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  1. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    High Court orders paediatrician Alvin Chan to pay out over medical blunder

    Posted Nov 21st 2012, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com Paediatrician ordered to pay damages over failure to heal injury which led to amputation Payout for boy's finger loss The High Court ruled that a prominent paediatrician must pay a family compensation for the botched treatment of their son's injured finger that led to gangrene and amputation. The HK$314,608 in damages awarded against Dr ...

  2. Driver of truck that hit policeman jailed

    Posted Nov 06th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu A driver whose overloaded and defective truck hit a traffic policeman, causing him to lose half a leg, was jailed for nine months. Wong Yiu-po, 62, was earlier found guilty in the District Court of driving dangerously in the August 12 crash on Kwun Tong Bypass. Police officer Ling Siu-ngai, on a motorcycle, had his leg amputated below the knee. Wong, whose truck had faulty ...

  3. News - Hong Kong

    Court awards damages against top doctor

    Posted Nov 20th 2012, 03:49pm by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu A prominent paediatrician must pay HK$314,608 in compensation for treatment that resulted in the amputation of a baby’s fingertip, the High Court ruled on Tuesday morning. ... Bosco Law Yin-pok, now 4½ years old, had the tip of his right ring finger amputated after Chan inspecting the baby’s wound when Bosco was 14 months old, Deputy High Court Justice Conrad Seagroat ...

  4. News - World - MEDICINE

    New treatment using pig bladders regenerates human muscle lost in traumatic injury

    Posted May 01st 2014, 04:21pm by Reuters in Washington

    ... considered amputation at one point because they’ve just been through so much.” Three of them, including both soldiers hurt by bombs, were measured six months after the implantation operation ...

  5. Sport - Hong Kong - HONG KONG MARATHON

    Runners triumph over adversity

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 12:24pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Cheung Kai-shing lost his leg to a rare bone cancer a few years ago but that wasn’t enough to stop him from taking part in the 10-kilometre run at this year’s Hong Kong Marathon. With his right leg amputated below the knee, the 27-year-old has to make do with a carbon fibre prosthetic, similar to the one used by South African Olympic sprinter ...

  6. News - World - HEALTH

    Double mastectomy best for women with notorious gene

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 08:59pm by AFP

    ... to 66 of every 100 who opt for a single amputation, according to the research published in the British Medical Journal. "We conclude that it is reasonable to propose bilateral mastectomy ...

  7. Cat injured by plaza's escalator

    Posted Apr 27th 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam A cat had part of its hind leg amputated after the animal got stuck in an escalator at a Yau Tong mall yesterday. Firemen were called to the Lei Yue Mun Plaza at 2pm after a woman alerted police. In October, a stray kitten had to be put down after a similar accident at the same mall. ...

  8. Woman dies after burning charcoal

    Posted Feb 21st 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... which was badly burned, had to be amputated. ...

  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Nearly 36,000 runners reclaim Boston Marathon one year after attacks

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 09:55pm by AFP

    ... the city-wide hunt for the two brothers. Heather Abbott, amputated below the knee, planned to be near the starting line to applaud those who saved her life, Peter Riddle and Erin Chatham. “I’m really ...

  10. News - Asia - BRUNEI

    High-living Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei imposes Islamic hudud law

    Posted May 04th 2014, 06:16am by Staff Reporter

    ... the offences of theft and alcohol consumption by Muslims, which will be punishable by whipping and amputations. Capital punishment, including by stoning, will be introduced in the final phase a year ...




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