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  1. HK mums too busy to breastfeed, poll finds

    Posted Sep 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jennifer Cheng jennifer.cheng@scmp.com Busy Hong Kong mothers are falling short of the World Health Organisation's recommendations on breastfeeding, despite awareness ... Association and Chinese University polled 402 mothers of children aged five or below from January to March. Licensed nutritionist Carmela Lee Hoi-yee said the shortfall was due to the length ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Teaching pupils about benefits of rest has no effect on their sleeping habits: study

    Posted Mar 14th 2014, 06:15pm by JENNFER NGO

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Results of Chinese University research are nothing to lose sleep over Offering students special classes on the benefits of sleep had almost no effect on their sleep habits, a Chinese University study has found. But one school which delayed the start of its school day by 15 minutes as part of the study has decided to make the schedule change permanent ...

  3. Food scares play havoc on business costs

    Posted Mar 30th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a menu to turn your stomach, and a diet of such food scares is leaving Chinese businesses with a bad tummy as well. China's constant food alarms can carve a slice from food industry profits ... be the death knell for a business, and every link in the food chain is vulnerable. The companies furthest down the chain are the most exposed as they must trust a long line of suppliers and growers ...

  4. Research into Chinese medicine aims to persuade the sceptics

    Posted Mar 05th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Chris Davis China's late premier Zhou Enlai once remarked: 'Until science can explain how traditional Chinese medicine works, there will always be doubters and sceptics.' To a certain extent this phenomenon still holds true and is one of the key challenges facing the traditional Chinese medicine sector of Hong Kong's pharmaceutical industry today. While ...

  5. Pharmacists stepping in to aid busy doctors

    Posted Sep 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy To ease the workload of doctors, pharmacists everywhere are playing a bigger role in advising patients on the use of medicines, according to an academic. Kenneth Lee Kwing-chin, professor of the school of pharmacy at Chinese University, said it was important to establish the concept of 'community pharmacists' in Hong Kong in view of the increasing workloads ...

  6. Margaret Chan 'too busy' for Sars alert

    Posted Jan 11th 2004, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Organisation's headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. Professor Sung, chairman of the department of medicine and therapeutics at Chinese University, headed the Sars team at the Prince of Wales Hospital. ... Hospital,' he told the Legco inquiry into the Sars outbreak. 'It was her mobile number and she was probably on her way somewhere. She told me that she was very busy and did not have the time. ...

  7. University research gets down to business

    Posted Mar 21st 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... by university scientists with promise in the treatment of diabetes, glaucoma, heart disease and cancer. It has also begun to investigate traditional Chinese medicine herbs. The Biopharmaceutical ...

  8. Bird-flu alert opens business windows

    Posted Apr 10th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... pointed out that some companies have already found new business opportunities linked to fears of a global pandemic. And opportunities are likely to grow as the danger increases. CLSA Asia-Pacific ... for vitamin C. Chinese suppliers such as China Pharmaceutical Group have claimed a large majority of the global market. ...

  9. Busy little lives

    Posted Oct 24th 2004, 12:00am by Michele Crew

    ... with a leading reputation for having opened up the arts to children in Hong Kong. Winton Au, an associate professor in the psychology department at Chinese University, compares extra-curricular ...

  10. Ren carries Chinese standard in drugs

    Posted Sep 24th 2007, 12:00am by Kandy Wong

    ... herbal medicines but they are not easy to market overseas. Why? Many Chinese drug companies have been badly-managed in the past. Some never thought about enlarging their business. The industry ... is battling some big problems in an industry that has been rocked by a series of scandals, including fake drugs that have killed several people. His big goal is to develop Chinese branded drugs ...




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