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  1. News - World - HEALTH

    Pfizer trial shows experimental drug doubles time until breast cancer tumours grow worse

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:52pm by Reuters

    ... of an experimental Pfizer breast cancer drug nearly doubled the amount of time patients lived without their disease getting worse. However, overall survival has not yet been shown to be statistically ... with its experimental drug palbociclib, lived for an average of 20.2 months before their cancer progressed, compared with 10.2 months for patients given only letrozole. The United States Food ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1467035/pfizer-trial-shows-experimental-drug-doubles-time-until-breast-cancer
  2. Organ transplant team aims to conserve resources

    Posted Aug 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ng Yuk-hang yukhang.ng@scmp.com Queen Mary Hospital will set up a special team to handle emergency organ transplants by the end of this year, in order to avoid seconding manpower from general wards and disrupting other scheduled services. A dozen doctors ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/975204/organ-transplant-team-aims-conserve-resources
  3. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Organ donor saves two lives as doctors perform ground-breaking operation

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 01:57pm

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Man killed by brain haemorrhage donates lungs to one patient, heart to another Organ donations from a brain haemorrhage victim have enabled doctors to save two lives, one of them in a ground-breaking operation.   An operation involving a double lung transplant and heart repair surgery, carried out in Hong Kong for the first time, was one of two ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1436266/organ-donor-saves-two-lives-doctors-perform-ground-breaking-operation
  4. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Teaching pupils about benefits of rest has no effect on their sleeping habits: study

    Posted Mar 14th 2014, 06:15pm by JENNFER NGO

    ... among teenagers, because those are the years where eating, sleeping and living habits are formed,” she said. “It’ll be harder to change once you’ve acquired a bad living habit.” ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1448736/teaching-pupils-about-benefits-rest-has-no-effect-their-sleeping
  5. News - China - HEALTH

    Weeping doctor paraded around hospital by angry mob after patient dies

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 05:07pm by SIJIA JIANG

    ... a doctor in Guangdong was publicly humiliated over a patient's death. Li Bin, the minister of the National Health and Family Planning Commission, said hospitals were places for saving lives ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1441871/weeping-doctor-paraded-around-hospital-angry-mob-after-patient-dies
  6. Foreign talent could cure hospital resources ills

    Posted May 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and insufficient resources in the public health care system have dramatically increased staff workloads. These unreasonable work demands can lead to an increase in medical blunders, endangering the safety ... how they want to live their lives and what job they want to take. So it is understandable that public doctors and nurses change jobs to obtain better working conditions and pay. Doctors ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/967391/foreign-talent-could-cure-hospital-resources-ills
  7. News - Hong Kong - H7N9 Bird Flu

    Elderly man latest to die in Hong Kong after contracting H7N9 bird flu

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 03:34pm

    ... the H7N9 strain of bird flu rose to three yesterday when the virus claimed the life a 75-year-old man who recently spent a week living near a poultry market in Shenzhen. The fatality came ... a sample batch tested positive for the virus, prompting a city-wide ban on the sale of live chickens. Xinhua said mainland experts were not certain if human-to-human transmission was involved ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1416636/elderly-man-latest-die-hong-kong-after-contracting-h7n9-bird-flu
  8. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Rising costs in Hong Kong plunge 1 in 5 poor into despair

    Posted Apr 15th 2013, 12:00am by JOANNA CHIU

    ... she had not eaten meat in years and only bought discounted fruit close to rotting. During periods of high inflation, people's incomes usually cannot keep up with rising living costs. ... Lee. "It has an immense impact on people's everyday lives. Without timely help, anxiety will worsen and make people more susceptible to developing … depression and suicidal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1214796/1-5-low-income-hk-people-suffer-excessive-anxiety-cost-living
  9. Comment - Letters

    Paraquat not needed in Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 25th 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... to 14 days. During this period the person might have a change of heart and want to go on living, but in most cases it is too late, because there is no known antidote available and they face ... the Agricultural, Fisheries and Conservation Department is not banning this compound immediately. There are much less dangerous and more modern herbicides available which are registered in Hong Kong. We ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1090036/paraquat-not-needed-hong-kong
  10. Unconventional wisdom defies the conventional on autism

    Posted Jan 27th 2007, 12:00am by Liz Gooch

    ... offered around the world and not all were equally effective. ABA may be attracting a growing following among parents whose children have autism but some experts are still not convinced it lives up ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/579721/unconventional-wisdom-defies-conventional-autism

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