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  1. Johnson casts huge shadow on and off the field

    Posted Jun 12th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... dinner, and took time out before a coaching clinic at King's Park to share his thoughts on England rugby's greatest day. With due respect to Wilkinson, it was due more to the efforts ... and shove' they managed to hold the All Black eight. Asked afterwards what was going through his head, he replied: 'My spine.' Many, including coach Sir Clive Woodward, thought ...

  2. A leap, but heart drug for blacks rekindles race row

    Posted Jun 12th 2005, 12:00am by Jacqui Goddard

    ... of clinical trials are testament to its value- BiDil improved survival rates among blacks who had suffered heart failure by 47 per cent. In white patients, the figure was only 15 per cent. While ... for treating heart failure, has proved three times more effective in black patients than it has for their white counterparts, its manufacturers claim. Due to go before the US Food and Drug ...

  3. And the winners are...

    Posted Jan 18th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Congratulations to the winners of the BlackBerry 7290, given away by CSL 1010 and the South China Morning Post. They are (from left) Janet Cheng, Andrew Robertson and Angela Ho, who were selected from more than 800 entrants. Ms Ho- who travels frequently to her company's offices in Los Angeles, New York, Paris and Frankfurt- said the BlackBerry would come in handy on the road. ...

  4. Price war keeps private clinics busy

    Posted Oct 13th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy Growing numbers of private clinics are extending their hours to midnight as they fight a price war in which some are charging as little as $80 for a visit and two days' medicine. Undercutting the government accident and emergency services in public hospitals by up to $20, the private clinics are slashing margins in an effort to gain more patients. The Hang Seng ...

  5. Screen clinics and spas ahead of treatment

    Posted Sep 17th 2005, 12:00am by Elizabeth Horscroft

    ... Clinic. It has become something of a catch-22 situation for both doctors and potential patients. However, there are now 'spa' clinics that offer facial peels, Botox injections, laser skin resurfacing, laser hair removal and other procedures that should be carried out by qualified practitioners. 'Many clinics dedicated to cosmetic dermatology have opened and offer ...

  6. Stop civil servants clogging up public clinics: lawmaker

    Posted Jul 07th 2005, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy and Agnes Lam The government has been told it should provide medical insurance for the 160,000 civil servants and get them out of public outpatient clinics, where they enjoy ... clinics. Panel chairman Andrew Cheng Kar-foo agreed, but said officials lacked the political courage to make such a change. Civil servants and their families, about 600,000 people in all, ...

  7. Tung Chung unlikely to get clinic for Chinese medicine

    Posted Nov 15th 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez The airport new town of Tung Chung, with a young population who probably prefer western medicine, is unlikely to get its own Chinese-medicine clinic under a government plan, legislators were told yesterday. Three pilot clinics at Tung Wah, Yan Chai and Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole hospitals have been providing the service, at a cost of $120 per attendance ...

  8. Everything's sweet at first Chinese medicine clinic for pets

    Posted Dec 11th 2005, 12:00am by Niki Law

    ... at 'the only clinic of this kind on the planet' cost $180 and are available seven days a week by appointment. With six staff at the moment, the practice will add a western-medicine ... Dan Cheung, who started seeing Ms Lee before the clinic opened. Ms Lee has been treating pets for 20 years. 'He is very old and an operation could kill him. The western medicine I gave ...

  9. Dicing with death in Shenzhen sham clinics

    Posted Oct 16th 2005, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... three-year-old daughter watched her mother die in childbirth in an unlicensed Shenzhen medical clinic. Lee Ho-ming and his daughter Wing-lam were called to the clinic- one of thousands ... unlicensed clinics, often little more than filthy closets in which sham doctors perform various treatments and even surgery with little fear of the law. A Sunday Morning Post investigation found ...

  10. Clinics for all 18 districts in HK

    Posted Oct 19th 2005, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee A flu clinic will be set up in each of the city's 18 districts during an outbreak of bird flu, the Hospital Authority said yesterday. Liu Shao-haei, chairman of the authority's central committee on infectious disease, said public hospitals had 1,415 isolation beds to deal with a pandemic. The district flu clinics will be responsible for screening flu patients ...




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