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  1. Lifestyle - Health - LAB REPORT

    Lab report

    Posted Jul 08th 2013, 10:04am by Jeanette Wang

    ... Baby marks the ‘next generation’ A British woman’s newborn last month became the first baby to be born after being screened using a new genome-mapping technique known as “next-generation sequencing”. The method – reported today  by Dr Dagan Wells of Oxford University’s NIHR Biomedical Research Centre, who led the study’s international research team – can decode entire genomes (a ...

  2. Hospital Authority aims to match British success

    Posted May 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... nearly GBP57 million (HK$716 million) on tackling health care-associated infections, according to the National Audit Office. In 2007 alone, British hospitals spent nearly GBP120 million ... million. 'The British experience has aptly demonstrated that with appropriate leadership and resources support, a favourable outcome could be achieved,' authority chief executive Leung ...

  3. British hysteria failed to worry HK parents

    Posted Jan 07th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and for primary-one pupils. Even after the now-discredited British study linking autism with the MMR vaccine in 1998, the city's vaccination rate for locally-born children remained high. Since 2003, ...

  4. Lifestyle - Health - LAB REPORT

    Lab report

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Jeanette Wang

    ... into nitric oxide, a gas that aids blood flow.   The quick and the dead A high resting heart rate is not just a mark of poor physical fitness. A new study published in the British Medical ...

  5. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health bites

    Posted Apr 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Jeanette Wang

    ... a British national survey, researchers from the University of Exeter Medical School found that individuals reported less mental distress and higher life satisfaction when they were living in greener ...

  6. An 'ambassador' to count on

    Posted Jun 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ginn Fung When Dean Westcott left school in the United Kingdom, he joined a retail organisation as a general management trainee. Towards the end of the two-year training programme, he had the chance to sit in at meetings with the chief financial officer ( ...

  7. News - Asia - HEALTH

    Devi Shetty's Narayana Hrudayalaya can perform heart surgery for US$800

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... to late at night, six days a week, it is inspired by low-cost airlines that keep their planes in the air as much as possible. The British-trained surgeon sniffs at the output of Western ...

  8. Medical watchdog reforms overdue

    Posted May 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Public confidence in our doctors hinges on their high professionalism and a credible system to handle complaints. While the medical treatments given to patients in Hong Kong are generally among the world's finest, the channels for redress in case of ...

  9. News - China - HEALTH

    Health ministry to expand insurance to include 20 serious illnesses

    Posted Jan 22nd 2013, 12:00am by ZHUANG PINGHUI

    ... the lion's share of the premium and residents contributing less. Even though the scheme has covered most of the rural population since its establishment in 2003, it has been widely criticised for its ...

  10. Events

    Posted Dec 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Today: British Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'Making appraisals work'. British Consulate-General. Tomorrow: British Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'Enhancing land supply strategy through reclamation and rock cavern development'. Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce forum. HKCEC. ...




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