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  1. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH

    Deep brain stimulation can aid Parkinson's sufferers

    Posted Jul 08th 2013, 12:00am by DAVID TAN

    ... Sending small pulses of electricity to the brain can relieve the symptoms of Parkinson's disease and other neurological conditions, writes David Tan Wires inserted into the brain delivering jolts of electricity able to alter movement and behaviour may sound like the stuff of a sci-fi movie. But for people suffering from certain neurological conditions, this scenario is real ...

  2. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH

    Biomimicry pushes science forward

    Posted Jun 24th 2013, 12:00am by DAVID TAN

    ... Science constantly looks to nature for inspiration in its search for solutions to problems, writes David Tan In 1941, Georges de Mestral was in a Swiss forest walking his dog when he noticed his socks were dotted with small burrs. Looking under the microscope, he saw the barbed covering of the seeds had hooked onto the looped fibres in his clothes. Here was a blueprint ...

  3. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH

    Nanomedicine could outdo surgery

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by DAVID TAN

    ... David Tan Nanoparticles programmed to dispatch drugs to specific parts of the body could make surgery a thing of the past, writes David Tan Time capsules Imagine swallowing a pill of tiny molecular robots that can hone in on any injured part of your body and perform repairs. In 1959, the Nobel Laureate Richard Feynman predicted that we would one day be able to "swallow ...

  4. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH

    That makes two of us: How bioengineers are using 3D printing to create body parts

    Posted Mar 18th 2013, 12:00am by DAVID TAN

    ... David Tan life@scmp.com Bioengineers are using the latest 3-D printing technology to create bones, body parts and, in the future, organs for transplant, writes David Tan That makes two of us It was used to create haute couture dresses at January's Paris Fashion week, Valentine's Day chocolates in the shape of a person's face in Japan and, possibly soon ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Bid to cut strokes in a heartbeat

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 04:57am by Emily Tsang

    ... People with abnormal heartbeats are five times more likely to suffer from strokes and have a higher risk of developing other health problems that can lead to heart failure, said Dr David Siu ... Chu Wai-sing, a consultant for the Hospital Authority, said 12 electronic sensors had been made available, each costing around HK$7,000. Patients with diabetes or hypertension or those aged ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Cancer patients receiving radiotherapy may be at higher risk of vascular diseases and stroke: study

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 05:25pm by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... as the blocked artery- to 1.2 per cent. The treatment had a similar effectiveness on atherosclerotic stenosis, when arteries thicken because of a build-up of white blood cells, the study showed. Chu ... to wear down. "I couldn't move when I had the stroke, but now I can walk and move my limbs freely," said Chu, who is now preparing to become a part-time minibus driver.   ...

  7. 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

    ... is not found in this part of the world," said University of Hong Kong microbiologist Professor Yuen Kwok-yung. David Heymann, a professor of infectious disease epidemiology at the London School ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Chickens at Yuen Long farm may have died from overheating

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 06:10am by Phila Siu, Patsy Moy

    ... a contagious viral disorder. Kamei chickens were developed by the University of Hong Kong Kadoorie Agricultural Research Centre. The breed has been on the market for a dozen years. Professor David Hui ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Mystery surrounds chicken deaths at Hong Kong farm as toll hits 3,500

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 05:03am by Phila Siu

    ... Professor David Hui Shu-cheong, the Chinese University's head of respiratory medicine, said it was unlikely the chickens died of bird flu. Hui added that if it was found that the chickens had ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Short film casts light on bipolar disorder

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 05:56am by PASTY MOY

    ... for Advancement of Bipolar Affective Disorder yesterday launched a short film, entitled You Are Not Alone. The film- which stars local actress Maggie Cheung Ho-yee and actors David Chiang Da-wei ... became a workaholic, working into the wee hours and sleeping only a few hours a day. He was also eventually diagnosed with the disorder. Dr David Wong Tai-wai, the institute's honorary ...




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