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  1. Legally taking life

    Posted Mar 31st 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg are the only European Union states that allow euthanasia. A set of strict protocols have been set up to prevent abuse of the practice. In the Netherlands, euthanasia is carried out by the administration of an injection to render the patient comatose, followed by a second injection to stop the heart. To avoid prosecution, the doctor can only ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Clinic makes a point of hiring top acupuncturists

    Posted Apr 15th 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... she said. Last year, 538 people took the WFAS acupuncture qualification test - up from 520 the year before. And those taking the exam came from as far afield as Korea, Japan, Brazil, Belgium ...

  3. Seventh superbug case found in baby boy

    Posted May 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of the superbug was in Belgium two years ago. ...

  4. Health bites

    Posted Jul 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Austria, Belgium, England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland. Dr Mary Pawlak, of the Colorado School of Public Health, and colleagues conducted a web-based internet search of access to indoor ...

  5. Study finds 10pc of traffic accident drivers drug-affected

    Posted Aug 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... revealed the ratio was 12.3 per cent in Belgium, 13 per cent in Sweden and 9.7 per cent in Thailand. They noted that exposure to illicit drugs could impair concentration and therefore the ability ...

  6. Health bites

    Posted May 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... in Belgium compared atherosclerosis risk in traditional pygmies- hunter-gatherers living in the equatorial forests of Cameroon- to two neighbouring groups: semi-urbanised pygmies and farmers known ...

  7. 30pc given antibiotics in public hospitals

    Posted Apr 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... per cent. Tsang said the antibiotics prevalence rate and hospital acquired infections rate were comparable to many developed countries. He noted that in Belgium, the antibiotics prevalence ...

  8. Right to die is for debate, but not assisted suicide

    Posted Aug 12th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the Netherlands and Belgium, where it applies only to the terminally ill who are in extreme pain. But what Mr Tang wants is 'assisted suicide' for healthy people with a disability. ...

  9. Health Bites

    Posted Aug 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... in humans. Noses out of joint Researchers in Belgium have found that about one in three people who want a nose job also have moderate to severe symptoms of BDD, or body dysmorphic disorder. BDD ...

  10. Dangerous fries

    Posted Mar 01st 2007, 12:00am by Wynnie Chan

    ... Wynnie Chan Deep-fried strips of potato- known as French fries or fries in North America, chips in the UK and pommes frites in Belgium- have been popular in fast food restaurants since ... of the following contain the least fat? a. Frozen, thick-cut fries b. Frozen, thin-cut fries c. Frozen, crinkle-cut fries 2. What are deep-fried strips of potato called in Belgium? a. Chips b. Pommes de ...




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