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  1. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Suicide: the taboo that’s killing Hong Kong’s elderly

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 11:35pm by ALICE WOODHOUSE, Shaheera Abdullah and Emilia Goh

    ... Alice Woodhouse, Shaheera Abdullah and Emilia Goh Study shows over-65s are twice as likely to take their lives compared to people in other age groups. Suicide: the taboo killing our elderly The suicide rate of people over 65 in Hong Kong is almost double that of any other age group, and with a rapidly ageing population, prevention authorities face an uphill struggle. In 2012, ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Wearing hard contact lenses at night could raise infection risk: study

    Posted May 13th 2014, 05:58pm by Christy Choi

    ... and 2008, over 100 cases of microbial keratitis associated with ortho-k have been recorded globally, mostly in East Asia. “It’s not a condition to be taken lightly,” said Dr Alvin Young of Prince ...

  3. News - World - HEALTH

    Lack of estrogen leads to middle-aged spread in men

    Posted Sep 13th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... can make older men with low testosterone levels more youthful. "We had ignored this hormone in men, but we are studying it now," said Dr Alvin Matsumoto, a testosterone ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Star chefs line up for battle of the bulge

    Posted May 23rd 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei Wei.lo@scmp.com Star chefs line up for battle of the bulge Two Michelin chefs will face off in a contest to lose their chef's trademarks- big round bellies- in the next three months. Both will make donations to charity and the loser will dress as a waitress and work at the winner's restaurant for a day. Harlan Goldstein and Alvin Leung, friends for more than 15 ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Restart cornea imports to ease patients' suffering, say doctors

    Posted Jun 26th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... one cornea to be divided for use in up to six patients, there are still not enough, said Dr Alvin Young, chairman of the Hospital Authority's co-ordinating committee in ophthalmology. ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    HK to regulate labels on baby formula after iodine warning

    Posted Aug 13th 2012, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... paediatrics specialist Dr Alvin Chan Yee-shing recommended further tests. He says a low thyroid-stimulating hormone level may be caused by an overactive thyroid, which is rare in children. From last ...



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