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  1. News - Hong Kong - ANIMAL CRUELTY

    Pet dog crippled by illegal snare in Pat Heung

    Posted Dec 29th 2012, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... front leg amputated yesterday after being caught in an illegal animal trap for about three days. When two-year-old Ah Tai was found, his leg's skin and muscle had been stripped back ... thin. Cheung, a long-term resident of the village, took Ah Tai to a vet in Mong Kok, where she was told the dog's leg had to be amputated to save his life. "It's very cruel ...

  2. Lifestyle - Health - FOOT CARE

    Foot health- from bunions to corns to ankle injury

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 12:00am by Angela Baura

    ... osteomyelitis [bone infection] may result and if unable to control, amputation of foot or leg may be required," Kong warns. The most common cause of non-traumatic lower limb amputation is diabetic ... per cent of 120,000 non-traumatic amputations performed yearly in the United States. In 2006, Britain's National Diabetes Support Team advised that more than one in 10 foot ulcers ...

  3. Worker to lose foot after stopping steel

    Posted Nov 18th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong A worker was having his right foot amputated last night after he tried to stop a roll of steel weighing more than 8 tonnes from falling into the sea at Cheung Sha Wan yesterday ... the foot would have to be amputated. ...

  4. liberal studies

    Posted Oct 10th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and phrases from the passage with their meanings on the right. 4 infiltrate 5 conventional 6 amputate 7 trigger 8 eradicate a something ordinary b to surgically remove a body part c to cause an event ... poverty? Web links http://www.fairtrade.net http://www.maketradefair.com http://www.fairtradefederation.org/ Answers 1. a, 2. c, 3. c, 4. e, 5. a, 6. b, 7. c, 8. d, 9. amputate, 10. conventional, ...

  5. News - World - MALI

    Macabre exhibit at Gao city hall of defeated Islamist fighters body parts

    Posted Feb 25th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... franchise in the region, ruled the city. They imposed an extreme form of Islamic law, flogging, amputating and sometimes executing violators. At the foot of the city hall steps, the cleanly severed ...

  6. Airline sued for turning away badly injured girl

    Posted Apr 08th 2006, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... doctors to later amputate her right foot. Pi Yajun was in a car in Jiayuguan, Gansu, on January 15 when the vehicle crashed and the foot was crushed, said Zhang Qihuai, a lawyer from the Beijing ... Military Area Command, but by the time she arrived the following morning it was too late to do anything but amputate the foot. Mr Zhang said the family decided to go ahead with the lawsuit after ...

  7. Sport - Rugby

    Hong Kong ‘blade runner’ stands tall again after rediscovering the sport he loves

    Posted Nov 22nd 2013, 09:33pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... to amputate it below my knee and I have worn a prosthetic limb ever since,” Harris says. “But because I had this accident at such a young age, it almost feels like second nature to me to wear ...

  8. Lifestyle - Health - MEDICAL

    Couple's happy reunion cut short by killer disease

    Posted Aug 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... On Sunday doctors warned his employer, who asked not to be named, that this particular strain of bacteria seemed resistant to antibiotics and the only thing left was amputation, but the bacteria might already have spread throughout his bloodstream and it might be too late. Ronald never regained consciousness and despite his leg being amputated at the hip in a second operation on Sunday, ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    PolyU helps set up Sichuan institute to manage disaster

    Posted May 21st 2013, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... "Many [Lushan] casualties fell from a height and were not crushed. Most broke limbs and bones," Li said. "There were fewer cases of amputations, lower-body paralysis and brain ...

  10. News - China - HEALTH CARE

    Chinese farmer saws off his own legs as insurance will not cover medical costs

    Posted Nov 11th 2013, 01:43pm by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... and not kill their motivation with too many requirements." Zheng has received free treatment at the Baoding No2 People's Hospital since his self-amputation made headlines last month. He ...




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