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  1. Chrome dome

    Posted Nov 14th 2010, 12:00am by Kenneth Howe

    ... maybe? I nuked my flat with bug spray. Finally I found out it was neither a pest nor a disease-related affliction. My wife told me it was 'a thing' to attract babes. You mean, ... she's correct. But I'm staying away from Lan Kwai Fong- just in case it is contagious after all. ...

  2. Laughter

    Posted Jan 25th 2007, 12:00am

    ... immune function Laughter raises levels of infection-fighting cells, disease-fighting proteins and disease-destroying endorphins (body's natural painkillers) and produces a general sense of well-being. List five things that made you laugh 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Laughter is contagious! Match the synonyms for a laugh 1. Chuckle (chuhk-uhl) 2. Giggle (gig-uhl) 3. Cackle (kak-uhl) 4. chortle ...

  3. Do you think keeping dogs and cats is dangerous given the threat of bird flu?

    Posted Mar 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Kevin Kung

    ... brings the toll to more than 100 worldwide since 1997. With a frightening human mortality rate of 54 per cent, the disease is now also contagious to tigers, cats, dogs and humans, according ... direct contact with a diseased bird they can catch bird flu too. In turn, when you touch your pets you expose yourself to the virus. I am not telling you to abandon your cats and dogs. Stray ...

  4. Urban Jungle

    Posted Jul 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Eric Lai

    ... they make such great pets. Not only is the trip to the pet shop for a cat bath worthless, it exposes the cat to contagious diseases under stressful conditions, a certain recipe for disaster. ... The rapid breeding of animals has resulted in an increase in incidence and severity of hereditary diseases. The demand for ever-smaller animals has created an array of cute dogs and cats with poor ...

  5. First cases of dogs with swine flu on mainland

    Posted Nov 30th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of Respiratory Diseases, warned people should be alert to possible mutation of the swine flu virus, especially since the H5N1 bird flu virus had existed on the mainland for a while. He said that because the swine and bird flu viruses existed on the mainland at the same time, they could combine to form another, more fatal and contagious virus. ...

  6. For the love of it

    Posted Mar 05th 2009, 12:00am by Sara Yin

    ... their excitement contagiously enter my psyche and my being,' he said. While King races for the thrills, historically, the trail wasn't a 'fun run'. Turn to page six to read about how the trail formed in 1925, when dog runners raced across Alaska to save the isolated, disease-stricken community of Nome, which is now the final destination of the race. In two days' time, King ...

  7. Brush up on dental hygiene to avoid serious oral disease

    Posted Nov 01st 2009, 12:00am by Jade Lee-Duffy

    ... Jade Lee-Duffy Every week Dr Gerry Pahl of Victoria Veterinary Clinics sees advanced cases of oral disease in pets: dogs, cats and sometimes rabbits. In a two-part series focusing on dogs this week, and cats next week, we take a closer look at the dirty side of oral disease. While Pahl always tries to save diseased teeth, many cases require for them to be taken out. 'We ...

  8. Groomed for a dog's life

    Posted Oct 08th 2005, 12:00am by Andrea Li

    ... disease in dogs characterised by acute upper respiratory symptoms and fever. Mantle Dark-shaded portion of the coat on shoulders, back and sides. Parvovirus Causes a highly contagious febrile disease in canines. It is often spread by contact with infected faeces, and is marked by loss of appetite, lethargy, bloody diarrhoea and vomiting. Natural breed A breed of dog that occurs ...

  9. Dogs in firing line amid fears of disease

    Posted May 21st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... role in spreading epidemics. 'Everyone knows dogs will eat meat and other stuff wherever they go. As dogs run around the city, they could easily spread the disease to other places, ...

  10. Help protect yourself against the new type of scarlet fever

    Posted Jun 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Two young children have died of a disease called scarlet fever. One was a five-year-old boy and the other a seven-year-old girl. The disease is usually easily cured. But this is a new version of the disease that is spreading very quickly. People who catch the disease have a rash and a very red tongue. They need to see a doctor for help. You can do your bit by making sure you ...




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