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  1. Children's Panadol tablets recalled

    Posted Sep 01st 2010, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok GlaxoSmithKline is recalling Panadol Children's Chewable Tablets 120mg after a batch (XPH026) of the pain reliever was found to contain different dosing instructions on the product's carton and on a leaflet inside the package. It says ...

  2. Painkillers linked to fatal disease in children

    Posted Apr 30th 2008, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez A leading hospital pharmacist has warned doctors to beware when giving painkillers to feverish children as the medicines might trigger a deadly flu-related brain disease. A young boy died of the disease last month and another boy may have ...

  3. Success of methadone treatment is about more than just money

    Posted Apr 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Against the background of a declining number of reported heroin users, the Director of Audit concludes that methadone clinics should give way to programmes on soft drugs ('New focus urged on treating abusers', April 10). I see three grounds for ...

  4. Alive and kicking

    Posted Nov 05th 2007, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... A programme to help drug-addicted mothers and their newborn babies is yielding results, writes Ella Lee Kit cradled her one-year-old daughter in her arms, smiling at her while gently feeding her with a bottle of milk. Like other mothers, Kit loves her bab ...

  5. Lifestyle - Health

    On the hunt for herbal remedies

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 12:00am by Jeanette Wang

    ... a plant used in African folk medicine as a digestive tonic, to treat blood disorders, to reduce fevers and as an analgesic. Hunting native herbs in some of the most remote parts of the world ...

  6. Balm's icon should move aside: PR expert

    Posted May 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Business at analgesic balm-maker Pak Fah Yeow International will not be affected by the molestation case but its former chief executive Stephen Gan Fock-wai should cease to represent the company, a public relations expert said. 'Undoubtedly, in the minds of Hong Kong people as well as many Chinese-speaking communities [worldwide], Mr Gan is already an icon ...

  7. Tough decisions must be made in fight to curb teen drug abuse

    Posted Jun 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Last year, for the first time ever recorded, the number of reported psychotropic substance abusers overtook the number taking narcotic analgesics, with ketamine remaining the most popular psychotropic substance being taken. Compared to 2006, the number of abusers rose 29 per cent - 58 per cent of these people were under 21. The Court of Appeal has updated the sentencing scale ...

  8. Pregnant women at risk get much-needed help

    Posted Jun 11th 2007, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... Lilian Goh When Ah Hung (not her real name) looked at her tiny newborn baby- only 1kg- trembling and hiccupping in a hospital cot because of inherited drug-withdrawal symptoms, she knew she had to stop taking drugs. That was in May last year. Now she is p ...

  9. What really happens inside a user's body

    Posted Jun 25th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Carmen Ip Addicts need to continuously increase their dose of the drug because the body's resistance to it grows the more the drug is taken. Therefore, a habitual drug user must take a higher dose to achieve the same effect. This natural opposing eff ...

  10. Addicts in custody battle

    Posted Feb 06th 2004, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Government social workers are fighting to take custody of two young brothers whose parents were arrested by police after their 16-month-old sister died from a suspected methadone overdose. The Social Welfare Department will apply for a court o ...




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