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  1. Suit claims man caught HIV during transfusion

    Posted Mar 21st 2006, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... was banned from sale because it contained a highly contagious HIV-causing factor. 'The Shanghai firm and the other medical organisations should be held responsible. The difficulty of this case ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/541278/suit-claims-man-caught-hiv-during-transfusion
  2. Cancer-causing virus found in public areas

    Posted Nov 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com A virus that can cause warts and more serious diseases has been found on escalator handrails, lift buttons and door handles in several busy districts of the city, according to a study released yesterday by the Society of Physicians of Hong Kong. It reports that traces of human papillomavirus (HPV) have been found in seven busy locations, including escalator ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/984781/cancer-causing-virus-found-public-areas
  3. China top spender in fight against Aids

    Posted Jul 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Raymond Li raymond.li@scmp.com The amount China spent on fighting HIV/Aids quadrupled to US$530 million last year from US$124 million in 2007, making the nation an important player in the global campaign against the disease, a UNAids report said yesterday. China is now one of the top five contributors to research into HIV, spending US$18.3 million last year, including the pursuit ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1007170/china-top-spender-fight-against-aids
  4. Group urges more HIV tests for men

    Posted Jul 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com A health support group says men should have more HIV check-ups after a survey showed four out of five males have never tested for the virus. Aids Concern, a non-government body that runs Aids support and prevention programmes, inter ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1006925/group-urges-more-hiv-tests-men
  5. Health bites

    Posted Oct 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... who work out can reduce the chances of their new baby developing neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's later in life. Doing tests on mice bred to develop a disease roughly ... of the disease later in life. They also showed greater brain plasticity, which indicates more and better connections between the nerve cells. 'No one is resistant to the health benefits ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/980869/health-bites
  6. Everyone benefits when we speak up against stigma

    Posted Apr 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the overall effort in preventing the disease. In trying to combat HIV/Aids-related stigma, the media has an important role to play, as it can wield significant influence in shaping public attitudes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/999264/everyone-benefits-when-we-speak-against-stigma
  7. Lessons from an earlier battle

    Posted Mar 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the number of people living with HIV worldwide. Yet despite this devastating reach and the knowledge of the impact of these types of hepatitis for many decades, the global response to the disease ... Professor David Thomas, director of the division of infectious diseases at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland, delivered the keynote speech at the meeting, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/995262/lessons-earlier-battle
  8. 140 patients of H.I.V. doctor to be given tests

    Posted Mar 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Simpson Cheung and Danny Mok Viral tests and counselling services will be provided to 140 patients who had surgery performed by a doctor found to be HIV-positive after his death- the first move of its kind in Hong Kong. The 140 patients had higher risks o ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/996697/140-patients-hiv-doctor-be-given-tests
  9. Hospital staff 'must declare HIV status'

    Posted Mar 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jennifer Cheng jennifer.cheng@scmp.com The apparent suicide of an HIV-positive public hospital doctor has raised questions over the risk of medical workers and patients contracting the virus- and led to calls for compulsory HIV disclosure for both groups. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/996349/hospital-staff-must-declare-hiv-status
  10. Hospital staff 'must declare HIV status'

    Posted Mar 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jennifer Cheng jennifer.cheng@scmp.com The apparent suicide of an HIV-positive public hospital doctor has raised questions over the risk of medical workers and patients contracting the virus- and led to calls for compulsory HIV disclosure for both groups. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/996355/hospital-staff-must-declare-hiv-status

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