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  1. Popular snacks laden with disease-causing trans-fats

    Posted Oct 16th 2007, 12:00am by Kelly Chan

    ... increase the chances of coronary heart disease. Legislator Fred Li Wah-ming said the caution against trans-fats was a recent thing and so the substance had not been included in the Nutrition ...

  2. Network to monitor food diseases, quality

    Posted Aug 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok The central government has set up a nationwide network to monitor food contamination and food-borne diseases to help improve food quality, which the Ministry of Health yesterday admitted lagged behind consumer expectations. The network, covering 15 provinces and 54 types of food products, was part of an effort to make food safer, ministry spokesman Mao Qunan said. ...

  3. News - China - CHINA DIGEST

    China Digest, December 7, 2012

    Posted Dec 07th 2012, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... disease because it would raise costs and put the homes at risk of legal action, the Chuncheng Evening News reports. A nursing home owner said if an Alzheimer's patient wandered away, ...

  4. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, January 6, 2013

    Posted Jan 06th 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... Clinical Infectious Diseases. A 35-year-old HIV patient who did not smoke was likely to live to 78, while one who smoked was likely to die before 63, it found. The risk of early death from cancer or heart disease was higher among infected smokers. Smoking was more closely linked to early death than obesity, excess drinking or baseline viral load (the sickness of a patient at diagnosis). NYT ...


    Traditional Chinese medicine

    Posted Sep 25th 2012, 12:00am by Wynnie Chan

    ... Anita Chan, who was one of 19 course participants. "I am here to learn more about the maintenance of health and prevention of diseases so that I can apply this knowledge when cooking meals ... evil"- one of the six climatic evils in TCM- causes deficiency of the life energy, qi, and body fluids. This is characterised by heat diseases in the summer, and damp diseases in the late summer ...

  6. Top dog in sausage-eating contest plans to tone up for his next bout

    Posted Mar 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... and tension were contagious- not to mention the indigestion. In the end, Chiu Sou-sang (second from left) was declared the big dog. For his effort, he took home a championship belt and HK$2,000 worth ...

  7. How the world's population exploded

    Posted Nov 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... could be produced. Food could not travel great distances or be kept for a long time. Often, droughts, floods or diseases would stop food production, and thousands of people would starve ... increases carbon emissions Achievements: Antibiotics Benefits: Fewer animals die of disease Drawbacks: Can result in diseases which are resistant to medicine Achievements: Hormones Benefits: Animals ...

  8. News - China - HEALTH

    Hunan milk firm shuts plant over contamination concerns

    Posted Oct 13th 2012, 12:00am by Alice Yan

    ... with raw milk purchased from both home and abroad." Alfatoxins, which can cause liver cancer and disease, are naturally occurring chemicals produced by fungus and often found on spoiled food. ...

  9. Excitotoxins: The Taste That Kills

    Posted Aug 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... claims, can also lead to neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's and Lou Gehrig's disease. Although there are probably as many disbelievers as supporters, Blaylock's ...

  10. No grain, no pain

    Posted Jul 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jennifer Huang Bread is said to be the staff of life. But if you happen to be among a small but growing number of people diagnosed with coeliac disease, a severe form of gluten ... light, go to sleep light.' Gluten is a protein found in wheat and other grains. Sometimes referred to as a 'gluten allergy', coeliac disease is really a chronic autoimmune disorder ...




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