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  1. News - World - HEALTH

    New technology helps teeth to heal themselves, without need for fillings

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 10:29pm by WASHPOST

    ... Academic research supporting the validity of the remineralisation technology is expected to be published in industry journals in coming months. Pitts offered a "conservative" estimate ...

  2. News - World - HEALTH

    Double mastectomies may be performed too often, cancer study finds

    Posted May 22nd 2014, 10:36pm by AFP

    ... cancer in one breast. Nearly 8 per cent of the women had both breasts removed, 35 per cent had just the affected breast removed, and nearly 58 per cent had breast conservation surgery, in which ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    New bird flu tests show no new cases: authorities

    Posted Jan 25th 2014, 04:02am by Emily Tsang and Mimi Lau

    ... is a strain, indicate whether the farms the birds come from are or have been infected. In Hong Kong, the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department said 90 samples taken from a group of 12,000 ...

  4. News - China - HEALTH

    Second new H7N9 case in 2 days hits Guangdong

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 09:55pm by Danny Mok, LO WEI, Adrian Wan

    ... whether it was safe to buy live chickens. Dr Thomas Sit Hon-chung, of the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department, responded: "When the number of chickens exceeds that stated ...

  5. News - China - HEALTH

    More doctors and nurses being assaulted by disgruntled patients and relatives

    Posted Nov 28th 2013, 08:48am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... conservative and not take risks even though they might save the patient. It's the difference between risk control to avoid future trouble and saving lives, and patients are suffering ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Relaying the message on cancer

    Posted Sep 30th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... conservative. Many still feel embarrassed mentioning women's cancers. Reluctance to seek treatment is a problem that still exists." Actress Carina Lau Ka-ling, the event's ambassador, ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Dual-drug treatment brings hope after strokes

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

    ... anti-platelet drugs. Previous studies have suggested that Chinese patients have a higher chance of brain bleeds than Westerners, so Chinese communities have been more conservative in their use ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong reports second Japanese encephalitis case this year

    Posted Jul 19th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee, Emily Tsang

    ... mosquito prevention measures, particularly within two kilometres of the area, pest control officer Yuen Ming-chi said. Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department inspectors visited pig ...

  9. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH

    Parasitic caterpillar fungus in decline

    Posted Mar 25th 2013, 12:00am by Elizabeth Snouffer

    ... according to a recent study supported by the National Geographic Society. In a paper published online in this month's edition of Biological Conservation , two researchers from the University ... at a startling rate. The decline is so fast, they said, that more systematic conservation efforts may be needed. Caterpillar fungus, which has been used as a tonic for pain relief and an aphrodisiac ...

  10. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH

    Deep brain stimulation can aid Parkinson's sufferers

    Posted Jul 08th 2013, 12:00am by DAVID TAN

    ... of patients was conservative - choosing the most disabled patients. [But] it turned out that the moderately disabled patients benefited most," Poon says. A recent two-year clinical trial found ...




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