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  1. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Dengue fever surge triggers mosquito alert

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 04:06am by ELIZABETH CHEUNG

    ... of ancestors' graves is a tradition associated with this week's Chung Yeung festival. The Food and Environmental Hygiene Department's officer in charge of pest control, Yuen Ming-chi, reminded ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Reports of deadly disease caused by food bacteria more than double in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 06:48pm by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... reported in the first seven months of the year. "There are a number of factors," said Dr Samuel Yeung Tze-kiu, the centre's principal medical officer for risk and communication. ... exceeding the acceptable levels. Yeung said the centre had advised producers of the unsatisfactory samples to improve their processes. He advised the public not to consume food beyond its expiry ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong Red Cross volunteers return from Ebola-stricken Liberia, free of disease

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 02:45am by CHRIS LAU, TIMMY SUNG

    ... as lawmakers gathered to discuss measures to prevent the deadly virus from entering the city. Clinical psychologist Eliza Cheung Yee-lai and Dr May Yeung Pui-shan, both from Hong Kong Red Cross, showed ... health is good, and we are in good spirits," said Yeung, a public health expert. The pair left Hong Kong for Liberia on July 22 to train and teach medical professionals and citizens. ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    HKUST scientists invent new water purifier

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 04:23am by MICHAEL DE WAAL-MONTGOMERY

    ... plants very clean. But once it goes into piping for distribution, it usually gets contaminated," said Professor Yeung King-lun, of the chemical and biomolecular engineering department. Yeung ... to time," Yeung said. The waterborne Legionella pneumophila bacteria is responsible for most cases of legionnaires' disease, a form of pneumonia. Other common waterborne pathogens include ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong diabetes patients as young as 3, while one fifth under 40

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 02:34pm by Emily Tsang

    ... be reduced. She urged the public to get checked regularly. Anyone with a family history of the condition, even those under 30, should go for a test sooner rather than later. Betty Yeung, 30, who has ... disease and eye problems. He died around the age of 30. Yeung said due to his condition, she was prompted to undergo screening when she was young and was able to gain early control of the disease. ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    New electronic system will put patient health records online by end of year

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 03:16am by Emily Tsang

    ... will be online by the end of the year, the government said yesterday. While the computerised system is designed to facilitate co-operation between both sectors, Doctors Union president Henry Yeung ... but there are still a few hurdles to overcome," said Yeung. "One of which is to keep the system as simple to use as possible so that it is easy for older doctors to learn." He hoped that when ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Health chiefs to sign deal securing supply of chickenpox vaccine

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 03:51am by LO WEI

    ... to buy the vaccine in the 2014 to 2015 financial year. Hong Kong Doctors Union president Dr Henry Yeung Chiu-fat said the shortage was due to a doubling of demand after a finding two years ago ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Chicken cull hits dealers, but Hong Kong restaurants cope

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 04:29am by ADA LEE AND LO WEI

    ... with other types of food. At Palace Restaurant, orders for chicken had dipped 30 per cent since human cases of bird flu appeared on the mainland, restaurateur Yeung Wai-sing, chairman of the Association for the Hong Kong Catering Services Management, said. Business in general had not been affected, Yeung said. "Frozen chickens are safe and taste similar to fresh ones, and Hongkongers ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Parents urged to get children vaccinated against deadly bug

    Posted Dec 14th 2013, 05:29am by Austin Chiu

    ... to 90 clinics yesterday. "I will take my younger son to get a flu injection, but not the PCV13 vaccine," Jacky Yeung, a father of two sons aged three and five, said yesterday. "I have doubts about the effectiveness of the PCV13 vaccine." Yeung referred to the case of a 20-month-old boy who on Wednesday was confirmed to have been infected with serotype 3 despite ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong fails to promote breast milk even amid formula shortage

    Posted May 05th 2013, 12:00am by Hazel Knowles

    ... a problem. They must be so delighted." La Leche League's Caroline Carson said the shortage has been a lost opportunity to promote breastfeeding and had provided manufacturers with new means ...




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