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  1. News - China - HEALTH

    Smoking to have 'devastating' economic impact in China: WHO

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:39am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... with diseases linked to smoking. "Every year more than one million people die as a result of tobacco-related illness. This is a terrible statistic," she said. "China needs to take urgent ... and the deputy chairman of the National People's Congress Chen Zhu during her visit. She said she told leaders that tobacco-related illnesses such as cancer, cardiovascular disease and diabetes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1550692/smoking-have-devastating-economic-impact-china-who
  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Average Hong Kong toddler starts using electronic tablets at just 16 months

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 04:12am by Emily Tsang

    ... in their report on the health effects of the use of the internet and electronic-screen products. Half of them said they had lost sleep from using computers and other related devices, while 45 per cent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1549901/health-warning-survey-finds-hong-kong-toddlers-begin-using-tablets-16
  3. News - World - HEALTH

    Ebola death toll rises to 518 in west Africa

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 04:17am by AFP

    ... for their relative at home, and during funerals, are still ongoing. "If we don't stop the transmission in the several hotspots in the three countries we will not be able to say that we ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1550015/ebola-death-toll-rises-518-west-africa
  4. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Survey reveals extent of toddlers' early exposure to computer screens

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 06:13pm by Emily Tsang

    ... with their kids over their use of electronic devices and the internet. Half of the students said they had lost sleep from using computers and other related devices, while 45 per cent said their academic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1549694/survey-reveals-extent-toddlers-early-exposure-computer-screens
  5. News - China - HEALTH

    Measles makes a comeback in China as vaccination falters among migrant workers

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:23am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... for the whole of last year. "The outbreak of measles is related to the lack of vaccination. The incidence of measles is likely to rise, mostly in adults, because China has such a large mobile ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1548296/measles-makes-comeback-china-vaccination-falters-among-migrant-workers
  6. News - Asia - HEALTH

    Cigarette makers ignore Indonesia health warning label deadline

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 01:34pm

    ... Associated Press in Jakarta Tobacco-related illnesses kill at least 200,000 each year in country with world's highest rate of smoking among men aged over 15 Tobacco companies have ... and although new regulations ban sponsorship of events, some companies have continued that practice. Tobacco-related illnesses kill at least 200,000 each year in the country, which has a population ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1540253/cigarette-makers-ignore-indonesia-health-warning-label-deadline
  7. Lifestyle - Technology - HEALTH

    Sun worshippers beware: tanning may be addictive, study warns

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 03:19am by Reuters

    ... and Harvard Medical School in the US, who led the study. Fisher said in theory sun-related skin cancer should be highly preventable merely by reducing exposure, but the addictive qualities of UV ... and brown spots. Exposure to UV rays stimulates production of endorphins- the same hormones stimulated by activities like vigorous exercise. They turn on opiate-related receptors via the same ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1537731/sun-worshippers-beware-tanning-may-be-addictive-study-warns
  8. News - World - HEALTH

    New technology helps teeth to heal themselves, without need for fillings

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 10:29pm by WASHPOST

    ... into the tooth. In theory, a dentist would be able to place what Pitts calls a "healing hand piece" on the surface of the tooth for the duration of the relatively quick procedure. It emits ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1536315/new-technology-helps-teeth-heal-themselves-without-need-fillings
  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    'I could never give up on my HIV-positive son'

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 04:48am by LO WEI

    ... A relative took care of the boy at first. But when the boy was diagnosed as HIV-positive at the age of two, Chan sensed the relative did not want to continue. After completing initial treatment ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1530981/i-could-never-give-my-hiv-positive-son
  10. News - China - HEALTH

    Nation's drinking water pipelines contaminated with micro-organisms, say experts

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 04:06am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... to risks of creating panic among the public. The testing methods employed could identify only a relatively small number of organisms present in the pipelines. Other pathogens could have gone unnoticed, Guan said. Another option to improve quality is replacing urban drinking water networks, researchers say. "The water research community and related industries are all excited," ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1532118/nations-drinking-water-pipelines-contaminated-microorganisms-say-experts

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