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  1. News - World - HEALTH

    Researchers find bird flu can be detected using smell

    Posted Oct 21st 2013, 04:29pm by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff reporter Researchers have discovered that avian flu can be detected in infected birds based on smell. Following on from recent findings that diseases could modify animal odours in subtle ways, the team of scientists then examined how bird flu changed faecal odours in mallard ducks using behavioural and chemical methods. “The fact that a distinctive faecal odour is emitted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1336557/researchers-find-bird-flu-can-be-detected-using-smell
  2. Lifestyle - Health

    As Hong Kong's flu seasons looms... 10 tips to avoid catching a cold

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 04:37pm by David Wilson

    ... in its tracks by revving up your immune system and keeping the virus out of your sinuses. With the Hong Kong flu season looming, here are 10 tips on how to do just that. Choose chilli Bite a hot ... Kong, Thailand, Brunei, and Singapore- is used across China and India. It supposedly stopped the 1919 flu epidemic in India. Think zinc The final powerful anti-cold tool is zinc. This essential ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1585862/ten-tips-avoid-winter-colds
  3. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    Prevention key to containing new avian flu outbreak

    Posted Apr 07th 2013, 12:00am by ERNIE YAP

    ... alert. Avian influenza, or bird flu, is an infectious disease of birds caused by viruses of the same family that causes the "flu" in humans. They are, however, not identical and have ... to controlling new avian flu The unexpected outbreak of influenza A(H7N9) on the mainland marks the first time the virus has been detected in humans. By last night, there were 18 confirmed cases, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1208613/prevention-key-containing-new-avian-flu-outbreak
  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - REVIEW

    Picturesque Music- A Yuan Dynasty Painting Reinvented

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 04:39pm by ALEXIS ALRICH

    ... moving clouds and water, flying birds. The 120-strong combined orchestras made a ferocious sound with rolling drums, blazing suonas, frenzied strings and reverberating gongs. Chinese music ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1597986/picturesque-music-yuan-dynasty-painting-reinvented
  5. News - World - SCIENCE

    From doorknob to whole building in 4 hours: how quickly viruses spread

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 05:48am by WASHPOST

    ... to wash hands and disinfect surfaces frequently. Viruses such as diarrhoea, the flu and the common cold can cause illness when people have the viruses on their hands and then touch their faces, ... norovirus and flu, along with hand hygiene, reduced virus spread by 80 to 99 per cent," he said. Touch was found to spread the virus in places where people might least expect it. It wasn't ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1590398/doorknob-whole-building-4-hours-how-quickly-viruses-spread
  6. Lifestyle - Technology - PUBLIC HEALTH

    Disease research lab mishaps rattle scientists and regulators

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 03:47am by GUARDIAN

    ... strain of bird flu to scientists at the US Department of Agriculture. To the agricultural team's alarm, every chicken they infected with the virus died. It was only after 21 birds had succumbed that they discovered why: the CDC samples had been contaminated with a strain of highly lethal H5N1 bird flu. Natural outbreaks of the virus have killed hundreds of people in Asia. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1559904/disease-research-lab-mishaps-rattle-scientists-and-regulators
  7. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Discrimination and intolerance makes having a disability hard in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 10:46am by Charley Lanyon

    ... Charley Lanyon charley.lanyon@scmp.com Despite a fall in complaints about discrimination, people with disabilities continue to face hurdles and intolerance in the community Great barrier grief Hong Kong-based writer Paul Letters was looking forward to taking his young son on a visit to the bird enclosure in Hong Kong Park recently when they were stopped at the entrance. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1596176/struggle-being-disabled
  8. Lifestyle - Technology - RESEARCH

    Study linking narcolepsy to flu vaccine retracted

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 04:41am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London Study on sleep disorder link retracted Scientists who believed they had started to decipher links between a GlaxoSmithKline H1N1 pandemic flu vaccine and the sleep ... suggested narcolepsy can sometimes be triggered by a scientific phenomenon known as "molecular mimicry", offering a possible explanation for its link to GSK's "swine flu ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1570057/study-linking-narcolepsy-flu-vaccine-retracted
  9. Lifestyle - Family & Education - ROAD TEST

    Move and Play exhibition at Science Museum

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 12:00am by Catherine Shaw

    ... spread above a floor mat with a bird's eye view of Hong Kong that recreated the sense of walking between two high-rise buildings. Soccer-related activities are especially popular, and offer ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1593149/move-and-play-exhibition-science-museum
  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - MUSIC

    Album of the week: Green Language by Rustie

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 10:11pm by MADELINE GRESSEL

    ... that the sounds are born anew. The cover of his sophomore LP, Green Languag e (a medieval term for birdsong), features two entwined flamingos: a Janus-faced bird, both goofy and precise, fabulous ... club as a beach rave in Goa. Hints of Passion Pit, Aphex Twin and Bonobo throughout highlight a certain adherence to convention, but finally Rustie is his own strange species of bird. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1585808/album-week-green-language-rustie

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