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  1. News - World - HEALTH

    Senior doctor leading fight against Ebola contracts the virus in Sierra Leone

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 10:37am by Reuters in Freetown

    ... Reuters in Freetown Sheik Umar Khan, a Sierra Leonean virologist credited with treating more than 100 Ebola victims, is reported to have contracted the deadly disease and is undergoing ... A statement from the president’s office said 39-year-old Sheik Umar Khan, a Sierra Leonean virologist credited with treating more than 100 Ebola victims, had been transferred to a treatment ward run ...

  2. News - World - HEALTH

    E-cigarettes can cause injury to eyes and skin, US CDC reports

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 10:00pm by NYT

    ... between 301 and 512. E-cigarettes are battery-operated devices that deliver users a hit of nicotine in vapour form without the carbon monoxide or tars that come from burning tobacco leaves. ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Healthy lifestyle of walking to work gets former weatherman 'addicted'

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 03:38am by Phila Siu

    ... the carbon footprint. He urged the government to decentralise offices so Hongkongers can live and work in the same district. "People in other countries can cycle to work. But not in Hong ...

  4. News - World - HEALTH

    Gene mapping used by US scientists to combat food poisoning

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 10:29pm by AP

    ... to pregnant women. Already, the government credits the technology with helping to solve a listeria outbreak that killed one person in California and sickened seven others in Maryland. "This ...

  5. News - China - HEALTH

    China halts poultry trading after new H7N9 bird flu cases

    Posted Jan 28th 2014, 12:12pm by Associated Press

    ... mostly chickens, at the territory’s wholesale market, putting the birds into black plastic bags and pumping in carbon dioxide to suffocate them. Live poultry trading will be halted in cities ...

  6. News - China - HEALTH

    Smog crisis in China leads to increased research into effect of pollution on fertility

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 09:36am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Wang said. "Environmental pollutants such as BPA [Bisphenol A, a carbon-based synthetic compound commonly used to make plastic products clear and tough] can do serious damage to eggs. ...

  7. News - World - HEALTH

    Over-regulation of opioids 'keeping billions of cancer patients in pain'

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 05:12am by Reuters

    ... Carbone Cancer Centre, who also led the study, says regulatory reform should be coupled with education of health workers about safe and responsible use of opioid drugs. "The next step ...

  8. News - World - HEALTH

    Sprite is the best cure for a hangover, Chinese researchers claim

    Posted Oct 09th 2013, 04:39pm by Staff Reporter

    ... responsible for some of alcohol’s health benefits. The scientists analysed 57 different non-alcoholic drinks, including herbal infusions, tea and carbonated beverages, and the impact they had ...

  9. News - Asia - HEALTH

    Eating fruit and vegetables lessens risk of suicide, say Japanese researchers

    Posted Dec 17th 2013, 01:37am by Julian Ryall

    ... precisely a relationship between dietary habits and suicide, but pointed out that fruit and vegetables contained folic acid and vitamin C, both of which have been credited with alleviating ...

  10. News - Asia - HEALTH

    Japan scientists first to prove how healthy diet lowers suicide risk

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 02:45pm by Julian Ryall

    ... a relationship between dietary habits and suicide, but she pointed out that fruit and vegetables contained folic acid and vitamin C, both of which have been credited with alleviating the symptoms ...




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