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  1. Are we preparing for the bird flu pandemic?

    Posted Feb 01st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Margaret Cheng echoes WHO's doomsday scenarios about a bird flu pandemic (January 24). Indeed, the same day, a WHO spokesman was quoted as saying such a pandemic was 'inevitable'. Dr Cheng says bird flu is a 'highly lethal disease that has killed most people- about 70 per cent- infected by it'. She says we 'could be looking at millions of deaths ...

  2. Have Your Say

    Posted Aug 21st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... friendly and they are devout Muslims. The country is famous for its hot springs that can help cure skin diseases. Some of them contain fish that will eat your dead or damaged skin. How bizarre. ...


    Posted Aug 11th 2006, 12:00am by Brandon Zatt

    ... over the past decade to about 40,000 last year. More than 200,000 women are diagnosed with the disease each year, with the incidence growing by 3 per cent annually. Despite the prevalence, most people remain ignorant about the disease. In recent years, health campaigners have stepped up education activities, taking a cue from Pink Ribbon, a movement for breast cancer prevention ...

  4. 'I started snorting, then injecting... things got pretty bad'

    Posted Jan 31st 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... start talking to teach other. We live in a culture where we do not speak about our feelings or voice our opinions. 'I do not think so much about blame. I come to think of it as a disease ...

  5. The disaster that galvanised the world

    Posted Dec 26th 2005, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... anticipated 'second tsunami' of disease and malnutrition,' it said. 'Still, the danger existed that the tsunami relief story would play out like too many others: Aid pledges ...

  6. Tell-tale refusal to set poverty line for Hong Kong

    Posted Jan 27th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... was second-hand smoke implicated in the deaths? Cancer and cardiovascular diseases kill the majority of people in 'industrialised' societies. Was any attempt made to 'weight' ...

  7. Tiananmen revisited

    Posted Jun 22nd 2008, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... Schacter A professor of psychology at Harvard, Schacter wrote this acclaimed study of memory in 1996. It was praised as a history of memory and an examination of its vulnerability to disease. Ma ...

  8. Suspension of direct flights from HK hits Phuket

    Posted Jan 25th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... it has to be from poverty, hunger and disease. VIC KRISHNAN, Lam Tin Selling derision Simon Pritchard's reference to Stephen Vines expressing nihilist derision ('Investing in a point ...

  9. talk back

    Posted Jul 14th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... research facilities for incurable diseases, I am sure we would be able to establish an organ donor centre to attract more revenue for the Hospital Authority. Nalini Daswani, New York ...

  10. Eyes will be on Hu at G8 summit over N Korea tests

    Posted Jul 13th 2006, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... invited to attend as observers by Russian President Vladimir Putin. Mr Putin has set energy security, the prevention and control of epidemic diseases, education, and African development ...




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