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  1. News - China - CHARITY

    Party chief of scandal-plagued China Red Cross steps down

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 04:49am by Alice Yan

    ... and disease prevention and control. Zhao obtained her doctoral degree from the University of Cambridge in Britain in 1988. She worked at the central government's family planning commission ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1584041/party-chief-scandal-plagued-china-red-cross-steps-down
  2. News - Asia - DISEASE

    Japanese models contract dengue fever after visiting Tokyo park

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 10:54pm by AFP

    ... on assignment to the Tokyo park believed to be its source. The details emerged as the government said yesterday that at least 34 people had caught the disease, which has not been seen in Japan for seven ... Wednesday before news of the dengue outbreak spread. The revelation that the two beauties had succumbed to the mosquito-borne disease provided fodder for the TV shows that fill daytime schedules ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1583939/japanese-models-contract-dengue-fever-after-visiting-tokyo-park
  3. News - World - HEALTH

    Americans’ diet now less unhealthy, unless they’re poor

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 10:19pm by AP

    ... and chronic illnesses including heart disease, strokes and diabetes. Low scores mean people face greater chances of developing those ailments. The widening rich-poor diet gap is disconcerting and "will have important public health implications", said study co-author Dr Frank Hu of the Harvard School of Public Health. Diet-linked chronic diseases like diabetes have become more common ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1583871/americans-diet-now-less-unhealthy-unless-theyre-poor
  4. News - Hong Kong - AWARDS

    Recruiting officer for army of givers

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 04:03am by Annemarie Evans

    ... of the Givers' ambassadors, Vinson Hau, 21, who suffers from spinocerebellar ataxia, a hereditary, progressive and often fatal disorder that affects the nervous system. The disease has already killed his ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1583093/recruiting-officer-army-givers
  5. News - World

    Scientists identify DNA glaucoma link

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 11:50pm by AFP

    ... diagnosis and better treatment for the often-debilitating eye disease. Three studies published on Sunday in the journal Nature Genetics by separate groups of researchers found variants on genes that also play a role in regulating cholesterol in cells and in an age-related arterial disease, atherosclerosis. A variant in one of the genes, called ABO, also seemed to be more common in people ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1583206/scientists-identify-dna-glaucoma-link
  6. News - World - MEDICINE

    Seeing the light: smart glasses help boost sight of visually impaired

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 10:54pm by GDN

    ... for investigating how technology and the brain can work together when researching Huntington's disease about seven years ago. The latest prototype of his work uses two cameras and a laser to identify ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1583204/seeing-light-smart-glasses-help-boost-sight-visually-impaired
  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan confirms 22 people affected by first dengue fever outbreak since 1945

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 12:55pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo New cases of the mosquito-borne disease reported today involve suffers believed to have fallen ill after visiting Tokyo’s Yoyogi Park, which is popular ... with young Japanese and performance artists. The park, one of the largest open spaces in central Tokyo, is thought to be the source of the disease, which is transmitted by the bite of a mosquito ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1582860/japan-confirms-first-dengue-fever-outbreak-1945-may-have-affected-20
  8. News - China - PUBLIC HEALTH

    Ebola virus drug approved on mainland for emergency use only

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 11:51am by PINGHUI ZHUANG

    ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com The drug JK-05, which has been in the study phase for five years, has passed pre-clinical testing and a safety test; no Ebola cases reported yet on the mainland China’s first drug against Ebola virus disease (EVD) has obtained manufacturing approval for emergency use, a military newspaper reports. The drug, named JK-05, was developed by Professor ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1582834/ebola-virus-approved-mainland-emergency-use-only
  9. Lifestyle - Health - HITS AND MYTHS

    The best way to catch up on lost sleep

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 10:39am by Sasha Gonzales

    ... inflammation, and even serious illnesses such as heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, cancer and stroke. A recent study conducted by researchers at the Penn State College of Medicine revealed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1581746/best-way-catch-lost-sleep
  10. Business - Companies - THE VIEW

    Binders of Bozos – a database of directors

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 09:47am by Cathy Holcombe

    ... not suffer from some exotic tropical condition. He suffers instead from a more commonly tragic disease yet has defied the odds by managing, despite a number of visits to intensive care, to remain ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1582751/binders-bozos-database-directors

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