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  1. Organ transplant team aims to conserve resources

    Posted Aug 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ng Yuk-hang yukhang.ng@scmp.com Queen Mary Hospital will set up a special team to handle emergency organ transplants by the end of this year, in order to avoid seconding manpower from general wards and disrupting other scheduled services. A dozen doctors ...

  2. Comment - Letters

    Paraquat not needed in Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 25th 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... the Agricultural, Fisheries and Conservation Department is not banning this compound immediately. There are much less dangerous and more modern herbicides available which are registered in Hong Kong. We ...

  3. Comment - Blogs

    Ultra crazy: The North Face 100, Hong Kong's latest 100km race

    Posted Jun 30th 2013, 11:07am by Jeanette Wang

    ... 100 series, which first race was held in Australia’s Blue Mountains in 2008. In the same year, races were also launched in the Philippines, Japan and Singapore. China launched the first TNF ... (Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department) no longer allows us to run on.   One of the signature characteristics of your King of the Hills races is bushwhacking. Are we going to see ...

  4. Lifestyle - Health - HITS AND MYTHS

    Hits and myths: juice detox

    Posted Jun 17th 2013, 12:00am by Sasha Gonzales

    ... stamina, since the energy that would otherwise have been used to digest food is conserved, a clearer complexion, thanks to the increased vitamin and mineral intake, and weight loss. The human body ...

  5. CK Life acquires Australia's Lipa Pharmaceuticals for HK$600m

    Posted Aug 04th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Australia, a turf product supplier in 2005. CK Life's health care business, such as food supplements, make up about 70 per cent of its sales, with environmental products accounting for 28 per ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Health reasons to keep off the artificial grass, experts say

    Posted Mar 21st 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... run-off during rain and the energy burned up in making the turf, have led to bans on its use in places including the United States and Australia. But in Hong Kong, the government has been quietly ... Australia banned its use on public and private verges last year. Their officials were concerned about the high concentration of lead in the rubber, the turf's lower water-holding ability ...

  7. Public-private hospitals worth consideration

    Posted Jan 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong's father of liver transplants has spoken out about a brain drain from the ranks of public hospital surgeons into private practice. It may be a steady leak rather than a flood, but that is not to be taken lightly in a city that depends heavi ...

  8. Lifestyle - Health - PERSONAL BEST

    Learning to run - at age 40-plus

    Posted Apr 16th 2013, 12:00am by Janelle Carrigan

    ... Jogging can be mastered at any age; just take it in your stride Unlike the current wave of tiger mums coercing their children into an exhausting array of extracurricular pursuits, my parents embraced a more laid-back style. When I say style, I really mean freestyle, or even no style. When I was growing up in Australia, there was no mad dash to swimming classes followed ...

  9. Lifestyle - Health - FIT & FAB

    Fit and Fab: the making of an ironman

    Posted Mar 05th 2013, 12:00am by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... hours a week. By finishing 55th in a field of more than 1,400 in the Melbourne Ironman in nine hours, 10 minutes, 46 seconds in Australia, he qualified for Kona in October. There he emerged ... group based in Asia, excluding Australia. ...

  10. News - World - SCIENCE

    Study finds people in tropics die younger

    Posted Nov 20th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... an average life expectancy of 64.4 years. This was 7.7 years less than those living in non-tropical areas, according to the broad-ranging research project, which was initiated by Australia ... of the world. Australia has the largest tropical area among developed nations. University vice-chancellor Sandra Harding said a person in the north typically died 2-1/2 years earlier than one ...




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