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  1. Lifestyle - Health

    Are sugar alternatives really a healthier option?

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:59pm by Sasha Gonzales

    ... Sasha Gonzales There are countless sugar alternatives on the market, but are these so-called natural sweeteners better for you? Sasha Gonzales finds out Sweet talk There's no denying ... stuff. "Never before, in the history of mankind, have so many kilograms of sugar- and all its artificial and alternative substitutes- been consumed per capita," says Adam Friedman, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1546569/are-sugar-alternatives-really-healthier-option
  2. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH

    Alternatively speaking: Will Chinese medicine lead to a new diabetes cure?

    Posted Jun 24th 2013, 12:00am by Elizabeth Snouffer

    ... As the blending of alternative and mainstream medicine gains traction worldwide, more studies emerge on the benefits of embracing both Eastern and Western philosophies. A recent one published in the journal PLOS ONE found that a conventional diabetes drug, when taken alongside traditional Chinese medicine herbs, was significantly more effective in treating type 2 diabetes. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1265917/alternatively-speaking-will-chinese-medicine-lead-new-diabetes-cure
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Singapore's censorship of children's book defies reality of alternative lifestyles

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 12:11pm by Kelly Yang

    ... but for normalising alternative family arrangements. I'll never forget the day when my son was in a park in San Francisco and another boy told him he had two mums. My son's eyes widened. He ran over ... of children are being raised by grandparents. In Shanghai, 90 per cent of the children are reportedly being looked after by at least one grandparent. If we are serious about accepting alternative ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1557150/singapores-censorship-childrens-book-defies-reality-alternative-lifestyles
  4. Alternative Career Options In Law

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 12:29pm by Randee Stever

    ... alternative career options in law will pay well and provide them with meaning and self-worth. Some lawyers looking for a new profession may find their calling as an author. Lawyers are often required ... of alternative career choices in law that can provide financial incentive as well as professional and personal satisfaction. Some lawyers may find that after taking a break to pursue something different, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1557155/alternative-career-options-law
  5. Lifestyle - Health

    Study shows many medicines contain unlabelled animal products

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 09:48am by Richard Lord

    ... that there is no alternative medicine available. If it is not a basic need, just for a small sickness or improvement in a condition, then it is not allowed for a Muslim to use it if he knows it is made of non-Halal ... Richard Lord life@scmp.com Vegetarians or people with dietary restrictions could be unknowingly consuming animal products through common medicines, writes Richard Lord A tough pill ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1454063/study-shows-many-medicines-contain-unlabelled-animal-products
  6. Confusion for buyers of Chinese medicine

    Posted Dec 01st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang Consumers will still face confusion over whether Chinese medicine products will be legally okay in the city when a compulsory registration law takes effect on Friday. ... of over 11,000 drugs online. From Friday, anyone who has in their possession, sells or imports non-registered Chinese medicine will be liable to a maximum fine of HK$100,000 or two years in jail. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/732087/confusion-buyers-chinese-medicine
  7. Traditional medicines regime needs urgent fix

    Posted Aug 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Modern medicine has long posed a challenge to traditional health remedies. The Hong Kong colonial authorities only tolerated Chinese medicine, and did not give it the recognition it deserved until the final years of their rule. Soon after the handover, the Tung Chee-hwa administration outlined a plan to make the city a hub for the development of traditional medicine ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/722890/traditional-medicines-regime-needs-urgent-fix
  8. Lifestyle - Food & Wine

    Australian truffles offer off season alternative

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 12:09am by Vicki Williams

    ... Vicki Williams life@scmp.com Aussie truffles win global fans Selling Australian-grown Périgord truffles to French chefs may seem a foolhardy, even impossible goal, but that is exactly what The Truffle & Wine Co has successfully done. Why would French ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/food-wine/article/1551103/australian-truffles-offer-season-alternative
  9. New testing standards 'limiting medicines'

    Posted Jul 12th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chandra Wong Makers of Chinese formulas say clinical trials needed for approval are too costly A new registration system for Chinese medicines in Hong Kong is reducing the range ... Introduced under the Chinese Medicine Ordinance passed in 1999, the registration system requires all manufacturers, importers and sellers of Chinese medicine formula products to provide clinical ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/462792/new-testing-standards-limiting-medicines
  10. Chinese medicinal plant database online

    Posted Nov 09th 2009, 12:00am by Sunny Tse

    ... Sunny Tse Baptist University has launched an online, trilingual database of Chinese medicinal plants to promote the use of traditional medicine all around the world. The database, the first of its kind in Hong Kong, contains information on up to 1,000 species of commonly used Chinese medicinal plants. It is open to Internet users for free and allows them to check ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/697746/chinese-medicinal-plant-database-online

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