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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. Higher calling: discover the Lost World among the Green behind the Gold

    Posted Dec 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Coast in the heart of Australia's largest subtropical rainforest- along with its birdlife and unique family history, demand grew for a more luxe holiday experience. This has now taken form ...

  3. Packer: bullying billionaire who loved brothels

    Posted Jul 29th 2007, 12:00am by Billy Adams

    ... of Kerry Packer, a biography of Australia's richest man, tell of his 'love' for prostitutes and how he provided call girls for politicians and businessmen. The book also reveals ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    New York model to fight teen pregnancy not best for Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to high school girls as young as 14 is difficult to consider. Sex is an awkward subject for most schools and parents in our conservative society and young people are often left to find out about ... in conservative parts of the US, it is accepted in big cities. More than 7,000 New York girls between the ages of 15 and 19 become pregnant each year, with two-thirds having abortions and seven in 10 ...

  5. News - World - MEDICINE

    Insulin breakthrough may end daily jabs for diabetics

    Posted Jan 11th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Daily jabs may end for world's diabetics Research mapping how insulin works at a molecular level could open the door to novel new diabetes treatments, ending daily needle jabs for millions, scientists said yesterday. A team in Melbourne, Australia has been able to lay out for the first time how the insulin hormone binds to the surface of cells, ...

  6. The plant that grew into a flourishing industry

    Posted Apr 21st 2006, 12:00am by Daleena Samara

    ... Daleena Samara Venerated down the ages for its magical healing powers, Australia's tea tree is firmly rooted in modern pharmaceutical research and production For thousands of years, man has been turning to the tea tree for its seemingly magical healing powers. The medicinal tree, Melaleuca alternifolia, is native to the wetlands of New South Wales in Australia ...

  7. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Killer of heart surgeon Victor Chang to be released and sent back to Malaysia

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Chang, one of the world's top heart surgeons and one of the most prominent members of Australia's Chinese community, is to be released and deported to his native Malaysia after serving ... and was chief resident at the Mayo Clinic in the US before setting up an acclaimed transplant unit in Australia. Chang's 1984 transplant on 14-year-old Fiona Coote made him a celebrity and one ...

  8. Lifestyle - Technology - ENVIRONMENT

    We all need to be citizen scientists to guard our futures

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 12:00am by Martin Williams

    ... the tune" applies strongly. I am especially interested in nature conservation, and like the idea that the system involving environmental impact assessments can minimise or prevent severe harm ... assessments, yet their efforts often rely on volunteers who may have passion for and expertise in aspects of nature conservation. These "citizen scientists" include birdwatchers, botanists, ...

  9. Planning well in advance is key to relocation

    Posted Jun 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... for the country the animal will travel to,' says Stacy Tucker of Ferndale Kennels. 'Some countries are easy but others, like Australia, can take five or six months to prepare an animal for entry.' When British expatriate Karen Jackman left Hong Kong for Australia, she took her cat Harriet with her. 'Do your research to make sure you find a pet relocation service ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Superbug cases rise fourfold in Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 17th 2012, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... to countries including the United States, Australia and the Netherlands and is one of many deadly superbugs. Pak, who is also chairman of the Centre for Health Protection's Health Protection ...




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