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  1. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH

    China health under pressure from rapid change in diets

    Posted Jun 17th 2013, 10:08am by Jeanette Wang

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com Increasing wealth and urbanisation on the mainland have led to a dramatic change in eating habits – and a matching shift in the causes of premature death, writes Jeanette Wang Under pressure China’s rapid economic growth and emergence as a global power has been accompanied by other speedy developments, two of which made headlines on the same ...

  2. News - China - HEALTH

    Guangzhou disease control centre predicts end to dengue outbreak within weeks

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 05:42am by Mimi Lau, He Huifeng

    ... dangerous to human health. Dengue, which has a relatively low mortality rate, is linked to greater urbanisation. Symptoms include fever, headache, muscle and joint pain and skin rashes. A very small number of cases lead to life-threatening dengue haemorrhagic fever. According to Xinhua, another 16 dengue cases have also been reported in east China’s Jianou city of Fujian province ...

  3. News - China - HEALTH

    Dengue epidemic rises rapidly in Guangdong

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 10:12pm by Mimi Lau

    ... "severely ill". The China News Service quoted Yin as saying the two deceased patients had high blood pressure and diabetes. Nearby Foshan had recorded 622 cases, while Zhongshan and Jiangmen ... and bacterial diseases dangerous to human health. Dengue is linked to urbanisation but has a relatively low mortality rate. Symptoms include fever, headache, muscle and joint pain and skin rashes. ...

  4. News - China - HEALTH

    Smog blamed as girl, 8, becomes youngest lung cancer patient

    Posted Nov 05th 2013, 04:21am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... blamed directly on environment factors. The girl from Jiangsu lived by a busy road where she inhaled all kinds of dust and particles, China News Service cited Dr Feng Dongjie of Jiangsu Cancer ... urbanisation and industrialisation has created some of the world's worst urban pollution, which is blamed for soaring rates of cancer and respiratory diseases. In Beijing, which has suffered ...

  5. News - World - HEALTH

    900m overweight in developing countries, says British report

    Posted Jan 03rd 2014, 09:25pm by GDN

    ... to the report, overweight and obesity rates have almost doubled since 1980 in China and Mexico, and risen by a third in South Africa. "The growing rates of overweight and obesity in developing ... the increase in obesity include rising incomes and urbanisation, which tend to lead to diets rich in animal produce, fat, salt and sugar; and the various influences of globalisation, among them ...

  6. News - World - HEALTH

    One suicide every 40 seconds somewhere in the world, WHO says

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 10:35pm by AFP

    ... suicide globally are pesticide poisoning, hanging and firearms, but jumping from buildings is a common method in highly urbanised areas in Asia. The WHO cautioned that suicide figures were ... with around 60 per cent in countries such as China and India, WHO said. The UN agency said its goal by 2020 was to cut national suicide rates by 10 per cent. The media and social network users ...



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