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  1. Regaining control of a wilful bladder

    Posted Sep 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of the Hong Kong Urology Clinic. The average adult bladder can hold up to 550ml of urine and relies on its sphincter and detrusor muscles to fill and store urine. The sphincter muscle controls ... between these times. The voiding interval is then gradually increased, until the patient is able to control urination and limit it to once every three to four hours. Lifestyle changes play as big ...

  2. Controlling Guangzhou's stray cat population a labour of love

    Posted May 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... method of controlling the stray-cat population in urban neighbourhoods. Li, who lives with eight cats, a husband and their son, is better known by her online name, Wen Mao Ji Xing, which ...

  3. Bad buzz around mosquito repellents

    Posted Jul 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Mosquito Control Association say ultrasound repellents will not be effective. Manufacturers of sonic mosquito repellents claim their products emit ...

  4. This week we test: blemish control

    Posted Aug 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zoe Mak A good blemish-controlling product effectively treats and soothes skin. But make sure you pick one that's suitable for your skin type. Ettusais Clear Spots Superior (HK$190) ... Easy to apply, sinks right in- and very reasonably priced. Tel: 2153 6666 Kiehl's Blemish Control Daily Skin-Clearing Treatment (HK$300) Mild but effective. Pimples won't disappear ...

  5. Authority says MRSA is under control in Hong Kong, but cannot be eradicated

    Posted Jan 29th 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee A senior Hospital Authority official says the spread of hospital-acquired MRSA is under control but it is impossible to eradicate because it is endemic in the city. Authority chief infection control officer Seto Wing-hong said hospital-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Hong Kong was being closely monitored. Dr Seto, former head of microbiology ...

  6. Smuggled fertilised eggs dodging bird flu control measures, say trade sources

    Posted Dec 11th 2008, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Martin Wong

    ... Ella Lee and Martin Wong Smuggled fertilised eggs from the mainland containing chicken embryos that may be infected are bypassing government bird flu control measures and could be spreading the disease, trade sources say. They said the practice had grown since the administration curbed imports of day-old chicks from the mainland early this year, to prevent cross-border ...

  7. Patients may soon be able to control their records

    Posted Sep 19th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The development of a Hong Kong-wide electronic health record system is under way at the public level, but the next step for health-care management may allow patients to take full control of their records. IT organisations in the United States, such as Microsoft and Google, have launched personal health record systems that allow patients to store and control their own data. It is essentially ...

  8. New import controls ensure supplies during bird flu outbreak

    Posted Apr 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong New controls on poultry imports from Guangdong have been adopted in an effort to stabilise supplies while safeguarding health during a bird flu outbreak in the province. Under ... of the outbreak. Three zones have been designated: the infected area, the area 3km around it, known as the restricted area, and a control area 10km around the restricted area. Imports will be banned for 90 ...

  9. Damage control on typhoid scare

    Posted Jul 07th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Shirley Wu and Chow Chung-yan in Shenzhen Shenzhen health chiefs say cases in factories under control Shenzhen health officials yesterday sought to allay fears of a major outbreak of typhoid in the city by saying the disease in 'isolated factories' was under control. A spokesman for the city's health bureau was quoted by Xinhua as saying no deaths had been ...

  10. Abortion should not be used as a means of population control

    Posted May 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... enough, and what is needed must be made available. But it should not be there as a means of population control. Don't we decry exactly that in China? Are we hypocrites or serious? We have ...




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