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  1. Lifestyle - Health

    On the hunt for herbal remedies

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 12:00am by Jeanette Wang

    ... doesn't discover anything new; he simply bridges indigenous knowledge and practices with the mass market. In China, for example, he has investigated plants such as Rhodiola rosea (sometimes called ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1324445/hunt-herbal-remedies
  2. Public hospital system 'on brink of collapse' amid labour shortage

    Posted Apr 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Tanna Chong Public hospital staff yesterday repeated their call for standard working hours, warning the public health system was 'on the brink of collapse' because of manpower ... Kong, the ratio is one to 10,' Lee said. 'If this continues, the public health system could collapse.' A public hospital nurse also unleashed her grievances, saying the shortage ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/966018/public-hospital-system-brink-collapse-amid-labour-shortage
  3. Nurse tells coroner of collapse in private clinic

    Posted Feb 21st 2006, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy Woman, 70, passed out and died after receiving local anaesthetic for surgery A 70-year-old woman passed out shortly after the start of an operation to remove fat from her abdomen and later died, a coroner was told yesterday. Cardio-pulmonary and ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/537273/nurse-tells-coroner-collapse-private-clinic
  4. Dr Emily Chan works 90 hours a week and has seen colleagues collapse with exhaustion. It's part of being a Hong Kong hospital intern

    Posted Nov 21st 2004, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... back to work because life has to go on,' Dr Chan told the Sunday Morning Post. 'But I consider myself very lucky because some of my colleagues have collapsed due to exhaustion.' ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/479010/dr-emily-chan-works-90-hours-week-and-has-seen-colleagues-collapse-exhaustion-its
  5. Team aims to bridge financing gap

    Posted Nov 09th 2004, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez An advisory committee will be set up next month to examine health financing options, health chief York Chow Yat-ngok said. The decision has been taken as no public consensus has been reached on the issue. Dr Chow said there were several ways in which Hong Kong could help bridge the financing gap, including the user-pays principle, by increasing government ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/477469/team-aims-bridge-financing-gap
  6. Lifestyle - Health - PERSONAL BEST

    Learning to run - at age 40-plus

    Posted Apr 16th 2013, 12:00am by Janelle Carrigan

    ... you collapse in a heap; it was about finding a gentle rhythm in your breath and stride. Unlike Murakami, I'm not dedicated enough to give up alcohol, meat and late nights. But I'm ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1215293/learning-run-age-40-plus
  7. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH

    Nanomedicine could outdo surgery

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by DAVID TAN

    ... This scaffold can bridge gaps in damaged tissue and provide a framework for nerve regeneration. For example, So has tested his formulation on laboratory animals to repair optic nerveS, resulting ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1218416/nanomedicine-could-outdo-surgery
  8. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH

    That makes two of us: How bioengineers are using 3D printing to create body parts

    Posted Mar 18th 2013, 12:00am by DAVID TAN

    ... Three-dimensional printing technology is already generating revenue in two areas: dental fabrication of crowns, bridges, and implants; and prosthetics manufacturing. Last month, an 83-year-old Belgian ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1191591/makes-two-us-how-bioengineers-are-using-3d-printing-create-body
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Older bus drivers need tougher fitness tests

    Posted Nov 21st 2012, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Fitness to drive must be verified Hong Kong has once again been shocked by a fatal accident involving a driver who collapsed behind the wheel of his vehicle. In what could be a sequence from a disaster movie, his double decker bus carrying dozens of passengers lost control and rushed down a notoriously steep road in Chai Wan, after its 57-year-old driver suddenly passed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1087040/older-bus-drivers-need-tougher-fitness-tests
  10. Teenager's death while studying a mystery

    Posted Jun 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Phila Siu A 15-year-old student collapsed and died while studying at home. The Form Three student, whose surname was Cheung, collapsed at about 5pm on Tuesday. His mother applied ointment ... of blood vessels in the boy's heart or brain. The doctor added that Cheung would probably have had some warning symptoms such as a headache or pains in his chest before he collapsed. Pang said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/970061/teenagers-death-while-studying-mystery

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