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  1. Digital aids improve life for the disabled

    Posted Dec 06th 2006, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... in Hong Kong in June. Professor Hawking is severely disabled with motor neurone disease and made the remark using an infrared switch that controls a computer-based speech synthesiser. 'His ...

  2. Only the Congolese can settle their bloody war, say experts

    Posted Jul 21st 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Others call for long-term regional approach despite high cost The civil war in the Democratic Republic of Congo, possibly the most deadly conflict since the second world war, would be best resolved by the Congolese themselves without outside help, experts said. At least 2.5 million people have died in fighting and from disease and malnutrition since the war began in 1998, but efforts ...

  3. Once-thriving peacock farm has its wings clipped by wildlife ban

    Posted Jul 20th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and depending on borrowings from sympathetic friends. 'It's not scientific to say banning eating of wildlife will break the chain of transmission of diseases. It goes against the interests ...

  4. Cyclone hardly a wind of change

    Posted May 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Even as Myanmar is reeling after the disaster, the military rulers remain stubborn and cut off, writes Greg Torode With a spiraling death toll and fears of spreading disease in the aftermath of Cyclone Nargis, the catastrophe in Myanmar may appear to offer little cause for celebration. Yet the soothsayers that surround Than Shwe- Myanmar's most powerful general- ...

  5. Court order for renewal zone tenant

    Posted Dec 04th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... mobile number. But he said no one had tried to call him since. Mr Poon, who suffers from diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease, said he needed a ground-floor space as it would ...

  6. Industry works to build smart homes of future

    Posted Dec 04th 2006, 12:00am by Tony Henderson

    ... parents even though you or they suffer a chronic disease because the home serves as infrastructure for tele-health care. The moment standardised, affordable and simple solutions come to market ...

  7. Doing more harm than good

    Posted Jul 30th 2005, 12:00am by Albert Chen, Albert Cheng

    ... tobacco companies for damages, recouping billions of dollars of taxpayers' money spent on treating smoking-related diseases. And the practice of the Hospital Authority handing surpluses back ...

  8. Think-tank lashes the mainland's health care

    Posted Jul 30th 2005, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... expensive treatment. Basic health care for rural dwellers is almost nonexistent, the report said. That had led to the recurrence of infectious diseases brought under control before the market-based ...

  9. Guilt edged

    Posted Jun 24th 2005, 12:00am by Suzanne Harrison

    ... for everything that happens to us. 'These new agers have managed to interpret all physical diseases as psychological in origin and all illnesses as spiritual lessons we are giving ourselves. ... not changing my diet, not stretching often enough, not seeking medical help or trying alternatives before the disease progressed,' she says. 'I was depressed and blamed myself for creating ...

  10. talk back

    Posted Sep 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... become obese and prone to chronic diseases such as heart attack, stroke and cancer. This is despite the warning of doctors and the trend towards slimming in recent years. Predictably, the crisis ...




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