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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Appalling birth conditions in poor nations spur two women into action

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 08:53pm by VIVIAN CHIU

    ... Vivian Chiu life@scmp.com Appalling birth conditions in poorer nations inspired two women to take action, writes Vivian Chiu Maternally grateful Alicia Wieser and Samar Shaheryar never met ... a line of clothing, to generate money to help mothers and infants in developing countries. With each purchase of an ethically produced baby outfit, the pair give something back: a birthing kit ...

  2. Lifestyle - Health

    Good dental hygiene can improve overall health

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 09:45am by DAVID TAN

    ... woman's dental health can also have an impact on her baby. Several studies indicate that women with gum disease may be at risk of giving birth prematurely or having a baby with a low birth weight. ...

  3. Magazines - 48hrs - FASHION & LIVING

    Thu Thu founder Thuy Duong Nguyen tells of her ethnic inspiration

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 10:39pm by Divia Harilela

    ... the inspiration for her label. "I discovered the Sapa fabrics and immediately thought, why is no one using these? The fabric is handwoven by the Hmong women to celebrate the birth of a baby ...

  4. Lifestyle - Technology - HEALTH

    IVF babies have greater risk of complications, says Australian study

    Posted Jan 12th 2014, 03:36am by GDN

    ... that preterm birth rates rose from 4.7 per cent in naturally conceived babies to 8 per cent in those born to couples who had IVF. Neonatal deaths rose from 0.3 per cent in naturally conceived babies to 0.5 per cent in IVF children. The findings build on previous work that has found similar rates of birth problems in IVF babies. A survey of medical reviews published in 2004 found IVF babies ...

  5. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film review: Inside Llewyn Davis

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 10:39pm by Richard James Havis

    ... Richard James Havis Lost in transition INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS Starring: Oscar Isaac, Carey Mulligan, John Goodman, Justin Timberlake  Directors: Joel and Ethan Coen Category: IIB Rating: 4.5/5   Some people think this film is about the young Bob Dylan, but it's a lot cleverer than that. Although Inside Llewyn Davis expertly deals with the New York Greenwich Village folk ...

  6. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film review: Rio 2 has a strong ecological message

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 10:39pm by James Mottram

    ... James Mottram RIO 2 Voiced by: Jesse Eisenberg, Anne Hathaway, Andy Garcia, Jamie Foxx, will.i.am, Bruno Mars (English version), Ella Koon Yun-na (Cantonese version) Director: Carlos Saldanha Category: English and Cantonese versions Rating: 3/5   This year, with the World Cup kicking off in Brazil in June, all eyes will be on the South American country. So it might look like ...

  7. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, April 6, 2014

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 03:39am by AGENCIES

    ... into earth, launching debris that later became the moon, happened about 95 million years after the birth of the solar system, research in last week's issue of the journal Nature showed. Reuters ...

  8. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH

    A year of cancer, one photo at a time: Former Hongkonger keeps picture diary of battle

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 09:32pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... with lung cancer. “My particular type of cancer is non-small cell lung cancer, stage IIIB,” Glass says. “The American Cancer Society estimates a five-year survival rate of five per cent.”  The day ...

  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    No request too small for Hong Kong's 'personal service providers'

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 10:26am by Elaine Yau

    ... for such a service." Like shopping platform Taobao, hkd50.com rates its sellers to weed out people who provide substandard services. "Buyers can rate the sellers after the transaction," Cheng says. ...

  10. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches

    Haider Ackermann is a designer who prefers to shun the limelight

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 12:18pm by Divia Harilela

    ... these days. We are not able to do that any more," he says. Travelling has been a big theme in Ackermann's life- both personally and in his collections. Colombian by birth, he was adopted ...




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