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  1. News - China - HEALTH

    Taiwan reports first human case of H6N1 bird flu to world health body

    Posted Jun 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung, LO WEI

    ... Taiwanese woman is first person to catch H6N1 flu strain; experts search for source of infection and play down fear of human-to-human spread Taiwan reported the world's first human case of H6N1 bird flu infection yesterday but appealed for calm, sayi ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hospitals can cope with bird flu outbreak

    Posted Apr 13th 2013, 12:00am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Contingency plans at public hospitals to cope with a possible outbreak of human cases of H7N9 bird flu have been worked out, the public has been assured. The plans cover procedures for isolating patients, dispensing medicine and deploying doctors and nurs ...

  3. News - Asia - HEALTH

    Two Koreas top of global suicide charts, for different reasons

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 05:21am by AGENCIES

    ... called it a suicide," Park said. Experts also point to taboos about seeking assistance. A psychiatrist at the National Medical Centre in Seoul, Kim Hyun-chung, said: "Koreans ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Gene tests 'critical' for diagnosing lung cancer

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 04:44am by Emily Tsang

    ... Chung-man said. "The reason behind such a trend is not really clear." Ho, a clinical associate professor in the department, said treatment with a drug targeting that mutated gene could ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Doctor probed for errors in 118 patients reports, failing to spot cancer

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 05:03am by Emily Tsang

    ... a condition that could cause cancer. "We feel that this is a serious incident," Dr Leung Chung-ying, consultant pathologist at United Christian Hospital in Kwun Tong, said. "Errors were ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    HKU researchers' new liver cancer system helps prolong patients' lives

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 04:13am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Chung-cheng says the system may in fact reduce the amount of resources required in the future because there would be fewer patients in need of long-term alleviating treatment. The system was published ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Nigerian staying at Hong Kong's Chungking Mansions tests negative for Ebola

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 06:47pm by SAMUEL CHAN, Patsy Moy

    ... into isolation at the Infectious Disease Centre at Princess Margaret Hospital  in Kwai Chung  for tests. He was the second person to test negative in the city after a local woman who fell ill on her ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong won't follow Macau's strict lead on Ebola, health protection chief says

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 04:54am by Patsy Moy

    ... not had any suspected cases so far. Any patient displaying Ebola symptoms would be kept in isolation at Princess Margaret Hospital in Kwai Chung, he added. Video: What is the Ebola virus Leung ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    High alert for Ebola needed in Hong Kong, health minister says after emergency meeting

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 04:54pm by Emily Tsang and Agence France-Presse

    ... at Princess Margaret Hospital in Kwai Chung while their Ebola test results were pending. Cathay Pacific Airways said it was monitoring the situation although it had no direct or connecting flights ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Dead man's family says hospital ignored him

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 04:38am by Emily Tsang

    ... at the Yan Chai Hospital in Tsuen Wan neglected a small wound on Yuen Chung-kun's back, his children say. They say it developed into a tennis ball-sized ulcer with a bacterial infection ...




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