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  1. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Unconventional therapy can extend life of prostate cancer patients, says alliance

    Posted Nov 17th 2014, 07:07am by ELIZABETH CHEUNG

    ... in 2011. While men aged 50 or above are more prone to prostate cancer, the majority of patients are aged 70 or above. Dr Andrew Yip Wai-chun, co-convenor of the Hong Kong Prostate Cancer Alliance ... and steroids, has been used for two to three years in Hong Kong. Dr Angus Leung Kwong-chuen, co-convenor of the alliance, said the combined therapy can slow the growth of tumours. "This therapy can ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong has 'highest level' of Ebola prevention control at airport, says health secretary

    Posted Oct 29th 2014, 12:37pm by ELIZABETH CHEUNG

    ... said yesterday on the sidelines of the sixth Global Conference of the Alliance for Healthy Cities in Tseung Kwan O. "We have enhanced monitoring in different areas, apart from border ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Doctor who misdiagnosed 118 had lapse in vigilance, panel says

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 04:02am by Emily Tsang and Elizabeth Cheung

    ... to strengthen coordination between departments. Alex Lam Chi-yau, vice-chairman of the Hong Kong Alliance of Patients' Organisations, urged the Medical Council to follow up on affected cases if any ...

  4. News - World - HEALTH

    Big US soft-drink firms pledge to cut calorie count and container sizes over the next decade

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 11:16pm by WASHINGTON POST

    ... of the agreement reached by the American Beverage Association and the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, Coca-Cola, Pepsi and Dr Pepper Snapple Group will promote smaller portions as well as zero- ... president Bill Clinton, whose charitable organisation, the Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation, helped found the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, called it “a critical step in our ...

  5. News - World - HEALTH

    Blood test could identify people more likely to commit suicide, says study

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 12:57am by WASHPOST

    ... Suicide is the 10th-leading cause of death for Americans, according to the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention. The organisation aims to reduce the national suicide rate by 20 per cent ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Inquiry launched after boy, 8, falls ill and dies in days

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 03:54am by Danny Mok

    ... of infectious disease had been detected at the school. The boy was the only son of Lau Wai-lun, who represents the Business and Professionals Alliance for Hong Kong on Sha Tin district council. ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Patients have plenty to say to new hospitals boss

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 05:05am by LO WEI

    ... about service and doctors' attitudes. The Patients' Alliance on Healthcare Reform, which organised the meeting in Wang Tau Hom, called on the authority to improve planning and use ... patients. For others, Leong promised a written response. Stephen Lam Wai-hung, of the patients' alliance, said he believed Leong had listened to their opinions, adding that he understood some ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Strain on Hong Kong's health system increases as government dithers over reform

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 04:30am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... is seen as normal. During the peak flu season last December, some patients waited for up to 40 hours before being admitted to a ward, a survey by the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Health Authority to spend HK$14m to subsidise private care for 6,000 people

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 11:52pm by Emily Tsang

    ... seeing an eligible patient. Hong Kong Alliance of Patients' Organisations chairman Yuen Siu-lam said being able to choose private clinics would often save the patients transport and waiting ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Bladder problems persist for most ketamine users

    Posted Dec 24th 2013, 05:15am by DARREN WEE

    ... and two dozen other frontline health-care professionals formed the Hong Kong Substance Abuse Medical Alliance to advocate early identification of, and intervention in, cases of psychotropic substance abusers. He said drug addicts typically lacked motivation to seek help and often held the misbelief they could control their drug use and quit any time. Ng said the alliance would speak ...




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