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  1. A bill of rights for mainland smokers, just to clear the air

    Posted Jun 25th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... smokers. And, indeed, they are entitled. Smokers enjoy many special rights and liberties that non-smokers are absolutely powerless to limit, amend or challenge. In a country where the word 'rights' is always a sensitive topic, you can be sure there is one class of citizens who enjoy more than the rest. So, just to be clear about the full extent of those rights, I thought it would ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/718073/bill-rights-mainland-smokers-just-clear-air
  2. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    Hong Kong has right conditions for outbreaks of drug-resistant superbugs

    Posted Nov 04th 2012, 12:00am by ERNIE YAP

    ... Ernie Yap New Delhi strain found at Princess Margaret Hospital in August so far defies treatment by most effective drugs available to medicine Antibiotic-resistant NDM-1 bacteria poses threat to HK In August, Princess Margaret Hospital reported the second ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1074907/hong-kong-has-right-conditions-outbreaks-drug-resistant
  3. Forced abortion casts shadow over human rights plan

    Posted Jun 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Raymond Li Authorities might have to ask themselves if they are serious about the latest national plan to protect human rights after reports emerged about a Shaanxi woman who was forced ... was treated. The revelation came one day after the State Council's Information Office made public the council's human rights action plan for 2012-15 via official media outlets including ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1004254/forced-abortion-casts-shadow-over-human-rights-plan
  4. News - Hong Kong - MEDICINE

    Prioritising rare 'orphan diseases' of the medical world

    Posted Feb 18th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... advocates the rights of rare disease patients. She set up the foundation in memory of her son, Joshua, who died at 15 in 2007 of a mitochondrial disease called Melas Syndrome, which affects ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1152631/prioritising-rare-orphan-diseases-medical-world
  5. Jobs had right idea, say HK cancer experts

    Posted Nov 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Adrian Wan, Lo Wei and Christy Choi In life, Steve Jobs revolutionised the computing and media industries. Then, while dying from pancreatic cancer, he helped his doctors pioneer treatments that, only a few years ago, might have sounded like science ficti ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/984681/jobs-had-right-idea-say-hk-cancer-experts
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Is a 'cure' for ageing the ultimate medical breakthrough?

    Posted Dec 12th 2012, 12:00am by PETER SINGER

    ... by the standards of medical research foundations. If there is only a small chance de Grey is right, the huge pay-offs make anti-ageing research a better bet than areas that are currently far better funded. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1103050/cure-ageing-ultimate-medical-breakthrough
  7. Just add water

    Posted Aug 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... be the possibility that the patient fails to mention something in the initial consultations, and the right remedy is found later.' The way the remedies are made draws the most vehement criticisms ... it's difficult for patients to make complaints. They can only seek recompense through the civil court. 'Another problem is delayed treatment. Some patients who go to homeopaths ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1014188/just-add-water
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China's formula for biotech innovation

    Posted Nov 28th 2012, 12:00am by JOHN C. LECHLEITER

    ... JOHN C. LECHLEITER John Lechleiter says China must bolster rights protection and ensure transparent regulation Tried and tested route to biotech innovation China has sought to balance its economic development with the need to invest in the well-being of its people, taking major steps to reform health care systems and extend vital services to its citizens. And China has focused ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1092327/chinas-formula-biotech-innovation
  9. Few asthma patients are receiving right treatment

    Posted May 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alice Yan Very few asthma patients on the mainland receive the globally accepted standard treatment because of poor awareness in rural clinics and misunderstanding among urban parents, experts said ahead of World Asthma Day today. Dr Wen Mingchun, preside ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/966648/few-asthma-patients-are-receiving-right-treatment
  10. Lifestyle - Health

    The rise of robotic surgery

    Posted Nov 06th 2012, 12:00am by Charley Lanyon

    ... Charley Lanyon charley.lanyon@scmp.com Hong Kong leads the region in the field of robotic surgery, writes Charley Lanyon Riseof therobots In September 2001, a 68-year-old woman checked into Strasbourg Civil Hospital in France for a cholecystectomy, a routine removal of the gall bladder. Her surgeon, Jacques Marescaux, was one of the best. The successful operation took only 45 minutes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1075441/rise-robotic-surgery

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