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  1. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Happy gas makes a return to labour wards

    Posted Aug 29th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Happy gas makes a return to labour wards Four public hospitals that stopped offering painkilling gas to women in labour will resume its use tomorrow, a year after claims it was affecting staff. Nitrous oxide - commonly known as laughing or happy gas - would be reintroduced in Kwong Wah, Prince of Wales, Princess Margaret and Tuen Mun hospitals from ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    'Doctor lied to me over inducing labour', former actress Eugina Lau Mei-kuen tells hearing

    Posted Jan 12th 2014, 06:35pm by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Former actress tells hearing that labour was induced without her knowledge Doctor lied to me, Eugina Lau claims Former actress Eugina Lau Mei-kuen told a Medical ... Hospital in Kowloon City in 2005. Obstetrician Dr Christine Choy Ming-yan and paediatrician Dr Wan Kam-ming were charged with professional misconduct after Lau and her husband, singer Peter Cheung ...

  3. News - China - HEALTH

    Donors flock to China's first breast milk bank

    Posted Apr 18th 2013, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... China's first such facility in Guangzhou is visited by many mothers as its hotline rings non-stop, helping sustain sick babies in need Guangzhou mothers flocked to the mainland's first breast milk bank to donate to premature babies and other nee ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Ban on risky surgery at beauty salons after death of therapy patient

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 04:28am by Emily Tsang

    ... to be decided. Medical sector lawmaker Dr Leung Ka-lau urged the panel not to go too far, in case it led doctors to being prosecuted for performing on-the-spot emergency operations. "If ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Relaying the message on cancer

    Posted Sep 30th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... conservative. Many still feel embarrassed mentioning women's cancers. Reluctance to seek treatment is a problem that still exists." Actress Carina Lau Ka-ling, the event's ambassador, ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Doctors urge regulation of laser skin treatment at beauty parlours

    Posted Dec 03rd 2012, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Doctors say that only medical professionals should be operating high-risk equipment in beauty parlours; high charges are criticised Call toregulatelaser ... told a forum yesterday. In one case, a woman who received laser treatment from a beauty parlour suffered a second-degree burn, said Connie Lau Yin-hing, a former chairwoman of the Consumer ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Milk-formula makers oppose plan to make Hong Kong regulatory code voluntary

    Posted Nov 20th 2012, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Formula makers slam voluntary code Six makers of top formula-milk brands, including Mead Johnson Nutrition and Wyeth, have slammed as "ineffective" the government's proposal to create guidelines that call for only voluntary compliance from companies. The six brands, which teamed up to form the Hong Kong Infant and Young Child Nutrition Association, ...

  8. News - China - HEALTH

    China to phase out harvesting organs from executed prisoners

    Posted Nov 03rd 2012, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Unethical practice of using prisoners' body parts for transplants to be phased out, official says The mainland will cut down on the unethical harvesting of organs from executed prisoners early next year when a new organ donation system is set up, a g ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Step up bird flu tests on chickens, Hong Kong health expert urges

    Posted May 01st 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI, Mimi Lau

    ... With rising risk of infection, health centre urges more checks on local poultry farms The Hong Kong government 's Centre for Health Protection yesterday recommended that tests for H7N9 bird flu on locally raised chickens be stepped up, with its exper ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Budget reaction: Tobacco duty increase ‘not enough’ to get smokers to quit

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 05:22pm

    ... duty to retail price of cigarettes to about 70 per cent – the minimum level recommended by the World Health Organisation. Chairman of the council Lisa Lau Man-man said the raise was not enough ...




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