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  1. News - World - HEALTH

    Novo’s weight-loss shot wins backing of U.S. advisers

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 09:50pm by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Washington Wide acceptance likely for new drugs if health schemes cover more of cost Finally, fat pills that may go big in US A weight-loss drug from Novo Nordisk helped people get thinner, U.S. regulators said, as the Danish drugmaker became the latest to push a pharmaceutical remedy for America’s obesity woes. Novo's injectable drug, to be named Saxenda, ...

  2. Lifestyle - Technology - HEALTH

    Battle lines drawn on instant noodles after US study cites heart risks

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 03:30am by AP

    ... noodle Instant noodles carry a broke-college-student aura in North America, but they are an essential, even passionate, part of life for many in South Korea, Hong Kong and across East Asia. A US ... the soup. Some dismissed the study because the hospital involved is based in cheeseburger-gobbling America. "There's no way any study is going to stop me from eating this," says Kim ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong is not equipped to study the Ebola virus

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 02:57am by Jessie Lau and Emily Tsang

    ... (BSL4)- the highest level of biocontainment required to isolate dangerous biological agents in an enclosed facility. Most of the 27 facilities are in Europe and North America. There are only four ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong researchers may have found way to combat Alzheimer's disease

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 04:01pm by LO WEI

    ... The study was published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America last month. The team is now seeking to work with drug manufacturers and medical schools, ...

  5. News - World - HEALTH

    US gun lobby blasted for opposing Obama’s choice for surgeon general

    Posted May 08th 2014, 10:03pm by AFP

    ... of radical gun control measures raises significant concerns about his ability to objectively examine issues pertinent to America's 100 million firearm owners," said one NRA letter to lawmakers. Dr Murthy's... support of radical gun control measures raises significant concerns about his ability to objectively examine issues pertinent to America's 100 million firearm ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Study finds hazardous chemicals in children's soccer boots on sale in Hong Kong

    Posted May 19th 2014, 06:08pm by FANNY FUNG

    ... markets in Latin America, Europe and Asia, including Hong Kong, were tested by the University of Exeter in the UK and at Greenpeace facilities in Germany. They included boots, shirts gloves ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    HKU team hail H7N9 flu vaccine 'breakthrough'

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 03:35am by Emily Tsang

    ... Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America yesterday. The researchers used the vaccinia virus- the key ingredient in the smallpox vaccine- as a vaccine carrier. ...

  8. News - World - HEALTH

    H1N1 flu epidemic 'killed 203,000' according to WHO study

    Posted Nov 27th 2013, 10:23pm by NYT

    ... that the mortality burden of this pandemic fell most heavily on younger people and those living in certain parts of the Americas." The relatively modest number of deaths estimated by the WHO prompted ... of victims were younger than age 65. Traditionally, seasonal influenza hits seniors the hardest. Researchers also calculated that flu-related deaths were 20 times greater in Central America and South ...

  9. News - World - HEALTH

    Doubts over vitamin E health benefits

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 08:12pm by AFP

    ... to be ineffective at preventing the two most fatal diseases in America. The findings are based on a systematic review of scientific studies which found that vitamin E does not help- and beta-carotene ...

  10. News - World - HEALTH

    Televised mammogram saves ABC anchor with early stage cancer

    Posted Nov 12th 2013, 09:43pm by NYT

    ... anchor for American broadcaster ABC, had avoided a mammogram screening for one year, by her own account, when a Good Morning America producer called her at the end of September and asked her ... me bluntly, ‘That mammogram just saved your life’ ABC ANCHOR AMY ROBACH On Monday, Robach announced on Good Morning America that she would undergo a double mastectomy later this week. ...




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