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  1. News - Hong Kong

    Heart disease patients at greater risk of bowel cancer, say experts

    Posted Feb 21st 2013, 10:08pm by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei Heart disease patients should get tested for bowel cancer as they have a higher risk of contracting the disease, said medical researchers on Thursday. Among those who have coronary heart disease or are at risk of having coronary heart disease, 40 per cent have pre-cancerous bowel tumours, a study by the Chinese University found. “Coronary heart disease and bowel cancer, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1155707/heart-disease-patients-greater-risk-bowel-cancer-say-experts
  2. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health Bites

    Posted Jan 22nd 2013, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... between June 1996 and August 2011. About 4 per cent of travellers were affected by malaria, typhoid fever and other potentially life-threatening tropical diseases- though not a single traveller contracted the highly contagious and lethal Ebola virus. There were a total of 13 deaths, 10 of which occurred in patients with malaria. Travellers who become ill with fever or flu-like illness while ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1133047/health-bites
  3. Lifestyle - Health

    The deadly truth about red meat

    Posted Nov 20th 2012, 12:00am by BALVINDER SANDHU

    ... of dying from heart disease or cancer. But is it as bad as it's made out to be? Earlier this year, a study by the Harvard School of Public Health that tracked more than 121,000 people for up ... indirectly, it may increase coronary heart disease, meaning blockage in the heart vessels," says Lee. "It could also block off the artery going to the brain, which could cause a stroke. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1086149/deadly-truth-about-red-meat
  4. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    Cancer reflects the processes of the evolution of life

    Posted Jan 27th 2013, 12:00am by GUARDIAN

    ... Paul Davies Origins of cancer in both animals and plants reflect the development of biology over time Cancer can teachus the processes oflife's evolution Medical science treats cancer as a disease in which rogue cells proliferate uncontrollably, running amok around the body. Therapy focuses on killing the cancer before it kills the host. In the frantic search for an elusive ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1136768/cancer-reflects-processes-evolution-life
  5. News - World - HEALTH

    We're living longer, but getting more sick, study finds

    Posted Dec 15th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris Global study reveals lifespans have grown by more than a decade since 1970, but many spend much of that time fighting cancer or heart disease We're longer living, but sicker People live more than a decade longer on average than they did in 1970, but spend many of these years battling diseases such as cancer, according to a global health ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1105521/were-living-longer-getting-more-sick-study-finds
  6. Acidity may help us fight diseases

    Posted Jul 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ng Yuk-hang yukhang.ng@scmp.com Local scientists have discovered a new reason why our bodily processes might malfunction, opening the door to a new way to tackle cancer and diseases ... acidity does something similar. 'Our discovery will help doctors to understand better the origins of diseases,' said Professor Zhang Mingjie, who led the study. 'It will also assist ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/972433/acidity-may-help-us-fight-diseases
  7. Comment - Blogs

    Breast cancer blog: 'This is it: It’s over'

    Posted Jul 26th 2013, 12:07pm by Amy Wu

    ... oneself. Quitting Diet Coke was one thing, but personality and lifestyle is whole other story. At times I’ve wondered if this disease could change my nature, but as with any aftermath change can ... his illness the attention could at times feel overbearing. Of course everybody wants to be babied sometimes, but this wasn’t the sort of attention he wanted. He did not want the disease ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/blogs/article/1291136/breast-cancer-blog-it-its-over
  8. Medi watch

    Posted Apr 21st 2008, 12:00am by Jerome Watson

    ... of this year, compared with fewer than 800 during the same period last year, says the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. The World Health Organisation aims to rid Europe of measles by 2010, but 'we're moving in the wrong direction', says spokesman Ben Duncan. Measles, a highly contagious disease, kill about one person for every 1,000 infections, AFP reports. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/634509/medi-watch
  9. Disease linked to western diet 'biggest cancer killer in 5 years'

    Posted Sep 18th 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... cancer cases in Asia, following Japan. Experts at the meeting blamed westernised dietary habits, obesity and smoking for the increase in cases of the disease. Yasushi Sano, director of the Sano ... of Japan are also causes,' he said. Gastroenterology professor Wu Kai-chun, from the Fourth Military Medical University, also agreed a westernised diet was a major reason for the disease ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/608247/disease-linked-western-diet-biggest-cancer-killer-5-years
  10. Cancer warning as study finds rise in stomach disease

    Posted Jul 14th 2006, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... caused by gastroesophageal reflux also jumped, from zero in 1996 to 6 per cent of all patients with the condition in 2002, the study found. Gastroesophageal reflux is a common digestive disease ... of Digestive Disease. He said the research was interrupted by the Sars outbreak in 2003. Professor Sung warned that the treatment of Helicobacter pylori, a type of bacteria that infects stomach lining ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/556513/cancer-warning-study-finds-rise-stomach-disease

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