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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    How much do man-made chemicals affect our health?

    Posted Mar 20th 2013, 12:00am by David Fullbrook

    ... David Fullbrook David Fullbrook says calls are growing to study and regulate substances that disrupt hormones How much do man-made chemicals affect our health? An urgent hunt is under way across Scandinavia for the culprit causing testicular cancer rates 10 times the global mean. Scientists suspect a man-made substance or interaction between substances which disrupts hormones, ...

  2. In Brief

    Posted May 10th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Olympic body to discuss HK equestrian events Talks will be held between the International Olympic Committee and the International Equestrian Federation on whether to allow Hong Kong to host the equestrian events at the 2008 Games. Speaking on a radio prog ...

  3. Passion to save lives is a must

    Posted Oct 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Ana Wang

    ... Recruits must undergo a 26-week training course that includes pre-hospital treatment procedures, followed by a three-year probationary period. Permanent appointments can be made once three criteria ...

  4. Mainland attitudes to HIV/Aids must change

    Posted Sep 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... On the eve of the Millennium Development Goals summit in New York, mixed messages from China reflected uneven progress towards the goal of halting and reversing the spread of HIV and Aids by 2015. Beijing is credited with investing a lot of political and ...

  5. Medi Watch

    Posted Apr 27th 2009, 12:00am by Jerome Watson

    ... slowdown is potentially fatal for some people, according to a British-Belgian study of suicide worldwide. Other suicide risk factors include being a man, a doctor and a smoker. The mainland has one ...

  6. Mainland is warned over Aids explosion

    Posted Nov 07th 2003, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Allen T. Cheng and Josephine Ma in Beijing Tens of millions could be affected by 2010, says senior UN health official China's economic growth is creating the perfect conditions for an explosion of HIV, the virus that causes Aids, and the government m ...

  7. Man sues after bone infection is missed

    Posted Jul 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com A man who was left unable to lift his head is suing the Hospital Authority for negligence after doctors failed to diagnose that his neck pain was a result ... at home and was rushed to the Prince of Wales Hospital in Sha Tin, where the correct diagnosis was made. According to a writ filed in the High Court on Wednesday, a doctor told Li after an X-ray ...

  8. Home and away

    Posted Jul 24th 2005, 12:00am by Stephen McCarty

    ... Stephen McCarty Are you prone to last-minute holiday panic? Are you a serial passport loser? Do you tan slowly, only to lose it all on the seat of the plane going home? With the help of a before, during and after vacation regime you too can wind up tanned ...

  9. City briefs

    Posted Jul 29th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on a two-way permit, was taken to Princess Margaret Hospital. Police interviewed the man and he eventually admitted he had punched his wife's head during an argument. He was arrested for assault and detained overnight. man posing as employee steals cosmetics A man found in the storeroom of a branch of Watson's coolly talked his way out of trouble and escaped with cosmetic products worth ...

  10. Recipe for disaster

    Posted Oct 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... a long list of forbidden foods that includes gluten, dairy products and anything fermented. Gluten is fairly easy to figure out- just avoid anything made of wheat. Dairy products, too, are pretty ... for her, but it was the most difficult meal I've ever made; I was just terrified that I'd inadvertently include something that made her sick. I was happy to do it, though, knowing ...




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