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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Despite huge profits, Gilead Sciences defends price of its hepatitis drug

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 05:01am by Hari Kumar

    ... for hepatitis C, a blood-borne disease that can lead to liver cirrhosis and cancer. With the number of people afflicted with hepatitis C in the US alone estimated at more than three million, the company ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Rock stars and celebrities get in a mess over Tibet and Palestinian cause

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 02:50am by Alex Lo

    ... fighting poverty and eradicating diseases. ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Chinese dissenters dying in jail is a disgrace

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 04:09am by Alex Lo

    ... worsened since her detention in September and she died early this month. She reportedly suffered from tuberculosis, liver disease and other serious conditions. She was never given the necessary ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    City University's pet project for vets school makes little sense

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 03:57am by Alex Lo

    ... will initially focus on researching infectious diseases and food safety instead of training vets. That would only make sense if Hong Kong had a big agricultural and livestock industry. Such an industry ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Send world's squabbling leaders into space for out-of-the-box solutions

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 11:50pm by Hari Kumar

    ... but we go on haggling about how to stop it. Hunger and disease kills millions every year but we are yet to find a way to end these crises. Here is a plan we could try. Get a few world leaders ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Hong Kong did right by MMR vaccine

    Posted Apr 18th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... their advocacy on the work of a single medical researcher, since discredited and disqualified, to claim a link between MMR, bowel disease and autism. Since 2001, I have periodically written columns ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    One man's pain is still another's gain

    Posted Apr 04th 2013, 12:00am by Hari Kumar

    ... on generic versions to treat diseases like HIV-Aids. Other generic-drug-making countries will now be studying this case closely to see if they can follow India's model. But the multinationals ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Let's profit from inevitable loss of privacy

    Posted Mar 15th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... travellers, moviegoers, readers, cosmetics users, disease sufferers and pornographers, so large data can be collected and sold en masse? Let's monetise our likes and dislikes. Correction: The US, ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Sitting for too long is the new smoking

    Posted Jan 25th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... tied to 6 per cent of heart disease, 7 per cent of type-2 diabetes and 10 per cent of breast cancer and colon cancer in the US. According to a study in the journal Circulation, for each ...



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