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  1. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    HKU researchers' new liver cancer system helps prolong patients' lives

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 04:13am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com New classification scheme delivers more targeted treatment, allowing patients suffering from city's third most deadly cancer to live longer Liver ... stages. Under the new system, about 30 per cent more liver cancer patients can now receive the more effective surgical treatment, researchers say. They believe the system will reduce resources ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1573016/hku-researchers-new-liver-cancer-system-helps-prolong-patients-lives
  2. News - World - HEALTH

    New study questions conventional wisdom on health threat from salt

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 09:43pm by AP

    ... Associated Press Controversial new study suggests sodium isn't the health risk it has been made out to be, and that too little can actually be bad for you Cut back on the salt? Maybe not A large international study questions the conventional wisdom that most people should cut back on salt, suggesting that the amount most people consume is OK for heart health- and too little may ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1573663/new-study-questions-conventional-wisdom-health-threat-salt
  3. News - World - HEALTH

    E-cigarettes need tight regulation, WHO says, citing health concerns

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 01:31am by AGENCIES

    ... by the Health Department. While the WHO acknowledged the devices were "likely to be less toxic" for the smoker than conventional cigarettes, it said there was a lack of research backing up ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1581019/e-cigarettes-need-tight-regulation-who-says-citing-health-concerns
  4. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Number of new HIV cases in Hong Kong set to reach record high

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 03:23pm by Emily Tsang

    ... of young HIV patients was "alarming". It plans to conduct 60 sex-education workshops for young people. Watch: How an expat lives in Hong Kong…with HIV Jim Hoe, programme manager ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580798/new-hiv-cases-set-reach-record-high-hong-kong-fourth-year-row
  5. News - World - HEALTH

    Chinese joining the scramble to escape Ebola

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 06:20am by AFP

    ... claimed more than 1,400 lives. No one wore masks on the 20-minute hop between Freetown and Conakry, nor the long-haul flight to Paris that landed early on Thursday morning. But the tension ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1580067/fear-ebola-palpable-air-france-flight-freetown-paris
  6. News - World - HEALTH

    Having good neighbours may help curb heart attack risk

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 10:23pm by AFP

    ... are the number one cause of death globally, claiming some 15 million lives in 2010, according to the latest Global Burden of Disease study. Research into neighbourhoods and health had in the past focused ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1577133/having-good-neighbours-may-help-curb-heart-attack-risk
  7. News - World - HEALTH

    British parliamentarians urge health warnings for alcohol

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 08:08pm by GDN

    ... is part of a series of measures put forward by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Alcohol Misuse to tackle what it says is an epidemic of alcohol abuse in Britain. Conservative MP Tracey Crouch, ... "Not only does it cost lives but it burdens the UK health service and the criminal and justice systems and others with ever increasing costs," he said. "All the political parties know ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1571471/british-parliamentarians-urge-health-warnings-alcohol
  8. News - China - HEALTH

    Nigeria quits youth Olympics in China amid Ebola-linked sporting bans

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 02:30am by AFP, Reuters

    ... official Xinhua news agency said. “We feel sad for the athletes as it will be extremely difficult for them,” Bach said of the Nigerians, Xinhua reported. “They already felt the excitement of living ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1574522/youth-olympic-games-nanjing-bans-some-athletes-ebola-zone
  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong is not equipped to study the Ebola virus

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 02:57am by Jessie Lau and Emily Tsang

    ... Ebola virus, which has claimed more than 1,000 lives so far in the world's biggest outbreak to date in West Africa. But health experts insist the absence of a laboratory safe enough ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1574397/hong-kong-not-equipped-study-ebola-virus
  10. News - World - HEALTH

    Ebola outbreak will take ‘six months’ to bring under control, says MSF

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 11:13am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Geneva Medecins Sans Frontieres warns Ebola outbreak moving faster than medics can handle after WHO says extent of scale epidemic may be ‘vastly underestimated’ The Ebola outbreak that has claimed more than 1,000 lives in West Africa is moving faster than aid organisations can handle, the medical charity MSF said on Friday. The warning came a day after ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1574152/ebola-outbreak-toll-has-been-vastly-underestimated-warns-who

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