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  1. Health issues highlight need to act on pollution

    Posted Jul 30th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of cardiovascular disease among Asians. The incidence of heart disease also reflects changing dietary habits and the ageing of the population. Smoking remains a better established individual risk factor ... away. The latest example is a report in this newspaper today relating air pollution to a clinical sore-eye condition and heart disease. A local ophthalmologist says irritating air pollutants ...

  2. Ill at ease in an unhealthy environment

    Posted Jun 27th 2006, 12:00am by Margaret Cheng

    ... deaths from cardiovascular diseases; 1.7 million deaths are diarrhoea-related; 1.5 million deaths are from respiratory diseases; 1.4 million from cancers; 1.3 million from lung diseases ... Margaret Cheng Environmental factors are responsible for close to a quarter of all human diseases and kill 4 million children every year. That news may not come as much of a shock ...

  3. letters

    Posted May 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Light pollution in HK Studies in the United States have found that light pollution can cause serious health problems including stress, hypertension and aggravating cardiovascular disease. Some ... Precious gift of life Once, I watched a TV programme about a couple and their baby girl. When the baby was not yet born, they already knew that she had a serious disease. And she may die ...

  4. Help people to prevent disease

    Posted Oct 24th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... are a complex interaction between many factors. Cardiovascular diseases, for example, are caused by both modifiable and non-modifiable risk factors- examples of the latter being advancing age, heredity ... on communicable diseases, without addressing non-communicable diseases such as heart disease, stroke and cancer, especially as the latter are the top causes of death in Hong Kong. I mentioned that similar ...

  5. Letters

    Posted Jun 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... that there is a link between exercise and good health and that they should avoid becoming couch potatoes or internet addicts. Apart from ensuring good health and lowering the risk of cardiovascular diseases ...

  6. Government not facing up to pollution problem

    Posted Sep 25th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and cardiovascular disease. The current air quality objectives (AQO) offer no health protection whatsoever. Even so, they are being used as a device for a permissive interpretation of environmental impact ... of architecture and fine arts, Dalian University of Technology Breastfeeding vs obesity The article 'Children at risk of heart disease' (September 23) highlights the health risks associated ...



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