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  1. Lifestyle

    Fish oil may not be a defence against heart disease, research shows

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 06:49pm by Sasha Gonzales

    ... Sasha Gonzales life@scmp.com Long-held scientific claims that omega-3 defends against heart disease may have been flawed, writes Sasha Gonzales Something fishy You've probably heard ... by two Danish physicians, Hans Olaf Bang and Jorn Dyerberg in the 1970s, which revealed that the low incidence of coronary artery disease (CAD) among the Greenland Inuits was linked ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/article/1548813/fish-oil-may-not-be-defence-against-heart-disease-research-shows
  2. News - China - HEALTH

    China seals off entire city in Gansu after resident dies of bubonic plague

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 06:47pm by AFP

    ... that killed tens of millions of people in 14th-century Europe. Primarily an animal illness, it is extremely rare in humans. The US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) says on its website that modern ... routes, state broadcaster China Central Television (CCTV) said. The 38-year-old victim died last Wednesday, the report said, and had been in contact with a dead marmot, a small furry animal which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1557217/china-seals-entire-city-gansu-after-resident-dies-bubonic-plague
  3. News - China - ANIMAL RIGHTS

    Dog-eating festival loses its bite as animal rights activists step in

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 04:39am by He Huifeng

    ... and transported to Yulin illegally, instead of being raised at legal dog farms," said Huang Shandai, the NGO's founder. According to the the Yulin Centre for Animal Disease Control ... festival loses its bite The influx of hundreds of animal rights activists and dog lovers to Yulin, Guangxi, during the past month appeared to have an impact on the city's much-criticised ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1537990/yulin-festival-dog-meat-sales-down-activists-take-fight-tradition
  4. News - China - CULTURE

    For animal rights activist, dog meat fight extends beyond summer festival

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 03:32am by He Huifeng

    ... He Huifeng in Guilin huifeng.he@scmp.com Global attention has turned to a summer festival in Yulin but its neighbour to the north has a long tradition of eating the animal For Guilin, dog meat not just festival food Lisa Gao, a passionate animal-lover who lives in Guilin in Guangxi province, has watched the recent worldwide effort to end the dog meat festival in Yulin, about ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1537252/animal-rights-activist-dog-meat-fight-extends-beyond-summer-festival
  5. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    WHO's Dr Chan warns of animal disease risk to humans

    Posted Dec 21st 2012, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Over the past 30 years, 70pc of infectious diseases came from animals, agency chief warns Rise in animal diseases infecting humans: WHO The World Heath Organisation's director general has warned the public to expect an increasing trend of animal diseases jumping to humans. Dr Margaret Chan Fung Fu-chun's advice came after the emergence this year ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1109320/whos-dr-chan-warns-animal-disease-risk-humans
  6. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Drought and disease afflict desert region of Pakistan

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 05:13am by AFP

    ... to the recent outbreak of animal disease, said he and other villagers were envious of Indian villages just across the border. "In the bordering town of India there is greenery all around ... Agence France-Presse in Mithi Experts warn of further disaster in poverty-hit area with 40 per cent Hindu population struck by lack of rainfall and death of livestock Drought, disease hit ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1449603/drought-and-disease-afflict-desert-region-pakistan
  7. Lifestyle - Technology - GENETICS

    Genome sequencing offers glimpse of tipping point for age-related diseases

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 03:10am by LA TIMES

    ... Los Angeles Times Sequencing used to vet ageing diseases The arrival of fast and relatively inexpensive genome sequencing is likely to open whole new avenues for diagnosing and treating diseases. But in a new study, scientists show that it can also reveal how some age-related diseases- from diabetes to neurodegenerative disorders such as Parkinson's disease and dementia- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1552849/genome-sequencing-offers-glimpse-tipping-point-age-related
  8. News - World - HEALTH

    Even light drinkers have increased risk of heart disease, says study

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 09:48pm by AGENCIES

    ... Agencies in London Light tipplers risk heart disease too, study says A glass or two of alcohol is good for your heart, according to long-standing medical advice that drinkers are often ... improve your chances against coronary heart disease, but also help you lose weight and ease high blood pressure, it said. Writing in the British Medical Journal, researchers carried out ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1552274/even-light-drinkers-have-increased-risk-heart-disease-says-study
  9. 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

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Researchers believe they can slow disease's progress with use of molecule found in medicinal herb New lead on Alzheimer's Researchers believe they have found a way to slow the progress of Alzheimer's disease, one of the leading causes of death among elderly people. A team from the University of Science and Technology has identified ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1548746/hong-kong-researchers-may-have-found-way-combat-alzheimers-disease
  10. News - China - HEALTH

    Sale of 40 tonnes of diseased pork sparks police inquiry

    Posted May 06th 2013, 12:00am by CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... Choi Chi-yuk chiyuk.choi@scmp.com Meat from diseased animals allegedly bought on farms, collected from roads, sold to restaurants Officials probe sale of tonnes of infected pork Two people hired by a county government in Fujian province to destroy pigs killed by infectious diseases have been detained for allegedly processing the carcasses and selling the meat in neighbouring ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1230944/sale-40-tonnes-diseased-pork-sparks-police-investigation

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