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  1. News - World - HEALTH

    Liberian president appeals to Barack Obama for help with Ebola outbreak

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 04:55am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Dakar President appeals to US counterpart for urgent aid, amid warnings virus cannot be contained Liberia 'losing battle' against Ebola outbreak Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has appealed to her US counterpart, Barack Obama, for urgent aid in tackling the worst recorded outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus, saying that without it her country ...

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    Artificial sweeteners create conditions for onset of diabetes, study suggests

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 08:09pm by MCT

    ... blood-sugar levels. Finally, the researchers ran an experiment with seven healthy, non-obese volunteers who did not regularly consume artificial sweeteners. For one week, these seven people were given ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Whose line is it anyway? Pregnant woman battles hospital over right to keep umbilical cord blood

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 04:22am by Ernest Kao, Emily Tsang

    ... baby boy at Queen Mary Hospital in Pok Fu Lam. Melissa Grenham, who planned to turn the placenta into capsules to take for its supposed health benefits, was finally handed the organ after ...

  4. News - World - HEALTH

    Ebola epidemic is overwhelming health resources, WHO admits

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 03:31am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London and Geneva UN health agency says epidemic in West Africa is overwhelming resources amid appeal for massive worldwide emergency response We can't cope with Ebola, W.H.O admits The number of new Ebola cases in West Africa is growing faster than authorities can manage them, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said yesterday, renewing a call for health ...

  5. News - World - HEALTH

    Novo’s weight-loss shot wins backing of U.S. advisers

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 09:50pm by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Washington Wide acceptance likely for new drugs if health schemes cover more of cost Finally, fat pills that may go big in US A weight-loss drug from Novo Nordisk helped ... expectations. The newest treatments may finally spur consumer acceptance, said Charles Duncan, an analyst with Piper Jaffray. "Being first was not good because there was virtually zero ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Suicide: the taboo that’s killing Hong Kong’s elderly

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 11:35pm by ALICE WOODHOUSE, Shaheera Abdullah and Emilia Goh

    ... suicide cases are registered at the coroner's court. Wong could not explain the increase. The Health Authority launched the Elderly Suicide Prevention programme in 2002 to identify high-risk ...

  7. News - China - HEALTH

    33 sickened by ammonia gas leak in northwestern China

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 01:29pm by WU NAN

    ... the concentration of the leaked gases. Finally on the third air-quality test around the plant, no ammonia and hydrogen sulfide gases were detected. Several chemical plants across the mainland have been ...

  8. News - China - HEALTH

    Ambulance crew shortage costing lives, Shanghai experience shows

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 05:08am by Alice Yan

    ... the vehicle as quickly as possible. But we were told there was no ambulance available," said the woman, who lives in Shanghai's Putuo district. "The municipal emergency centre finally ...

  9. News - World - HEALTH

    Parents reunited with Ashya, but must await ruling before custody

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 01:15am by AFP

    ... Brett King said yesterday he feared he would not be allowed to see Ashya because an English court has had legal custody of the boy since last week when his parents took him to Spain. He said ... is located, Maria Jose Sanchez, said her department had been contacted by the court in Portsmouth and would have to consult with the justice ministry before taking "the appropriate ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    New mother wins battle with Hong Kong hospital to keep her placenta

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 04:34pm by Kylie Knott

    ... was rejected by the hospital on grounds of “public safety”. The final hurdle to her receiving the placenta was submitting a hepatitis C test, a request made by the Hospital Authority after the baby ... very curious about what was going on.” It is the first time the hospital has approved a placenta claim. “It was a learning process for all concerned, and I’m delighted with the final result,” ...




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