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  1. News - World - HEALTH

    Chinese joining the scramble to escape Ebola

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 06:20am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris Fear and rumour are fellow passengers on an Air France flight from Freetown to Paris, and from death stalking three West African nations Chinese joining the scramble to escape Ebola The Chinese fleeing Ebola, angry Africans, an understaffed flight crew and rumours on an Air France flight from Freetown to Paris seemed to encapsulate the global panic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1580067/fear-ebola-palpable-air-france-flight-freetown-paris
  2. News - China - HEALTH

    Chinese firm offers baby milk insurance after food safety scandals

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 06:34pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters A Chinese retailer is offering insurance to customers who buy infant milk powder, highlighting the lengths to which companies are going to address concerns about food safety ... Pharmacies in Hong Kong, where food safety regulations are perceived to be more stringent, saw a run on baby formula following the scandal and many Chinese still travel into the city, a special ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1579367/chinese-firm-offers-baby-milk-insurance-after-food-safety-scandals
  3. Lifestyle - Technology - HEALTH

    Researchers in United States debunk theory that wearing bras causes cancer

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 04:18am by WASHINGTON POST

    ... but many note a 1995 book, Dressed to Kill, which pointed out an association between lower breast cancer rates in societies where women don't wear bras and higher rates in cultures where ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1591778/researchers-united-states-debunk-theory-wearing-bras-causes
  4. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Suicide: the taboo that’s killing Hong Kong’s elderly

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 11:35pm by ALICE WOODHOUSE, Shaheera Abdullah and Emilia Goh

    ... putting in might just keep the balance." Experts say that a cultural taboo around death and suicide is a barrier to combating the problem, and that the city's cramped living quarters make some elderly people feel they are crowding their family. "I think it's a cultural issue because death is something we try to avoid talking about. Suicide is also one we ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1588977/hong-kongs-suicide-taboo-killing-our-elderly-experts
  5. News - China Insider - HEALTH

    Chinese prostitutes as young as 15 suffering high STD and abortion rates, study reveals

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 04:46pm by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com Prostitutes in a remote province of China – some of them as young as 15 – are suffering from high rates of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), unplanned pregnancy and prevalent abortions, a study by an award-winning research ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1561169/chinese-prostitutes-young-15-years-old-suffering-high-std-and
  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    HKU won't drop pricey mainland Chinese hospital even after HK$200m bill

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 05:26am by Amy Nip

    ... and that the whole project could lose HK$4.8 billion by 2023 if there were no effective reforms. Chinese-languag daily Ming Pao reported that the university's chances of recovering the sum were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1560105/hku-wont-drop-pricey-mainland-chinese-hospital-even-after-hk200m-bill
  7. News - China - HEALTH

    Mystery as hundreds of young Chinese workers are dying in their sleep

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 05:22am by Andrea Chen

    ... Panyu Migrant Worker Centre in Guangzhou. "It is especially hard to help the victims get compensation since the concept of overwork has not been recognised by Chinese law," said Zeng. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1557127/more-young-males-dying-mysteriously-their-sleep-dongguan
  8. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Ice Bucket Challenge risky for health of some people, Hong Kong doctors say

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 04:52am by DANNY LEE

    ... the experience, including Canto-pop king Andy Lau Tak-wah, Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development Greg So Kam-leung, HKTV boss Ricky Wong Wai-kay and Chinese University vice chancellor Professor ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580196/ice-bucket-challenge-risky-health-some-people-hong-kong-doctors-say
  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    New hospital touts transparent pricing to serve middle class

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 04:00am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com Hospital sets prices to target the middle class Chinese University's HK$6.3 billion private teaching hospital will be the first of its kind to offer transparent and affordable pricing to the city's middle class. The hospital, with a gross floor area of 78,000 square metres, will be located near the University MTR station in Fanling ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1578786/new-hospital-touts-transparent-pricing-serve-middle-class
  10. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong is not equipped to study the Ebola virus

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 02:57am by Jessie Lau and Emily Tsang

    ... to conduct Ebola culturing- extracting the virus from a patient's specimen and attempting to grow it- is not a cause for concern. Speaking in Beijing yesterday after attending the 4th ... and the World Health Organisation on issues related to laboratory diagnosis." Due to its virulent nature, Ebola culturing must be conducted in laboratories that meet a biosafety level of four ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1574397/hong-kong-not-equipped-study-ebola-virus

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