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  1. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Wine tax could be reintroduced to curb Hong Kong's binge drinking

    Posted May 16th 2014, 03:12am by LO WEI

    ... and students should know more about the harmful effects of drinking." Ching said many local students picked up the habit at university, from overseas students who brought in the drinking culture ...

  2. News - World - HEALTH

    One billion people still defecate in public despite health risks, says UN

    Posted May 09th 2014, 11:58pm by Reuters

    ... in more than 80 countries, the UN says. The goal is to eliminate the practice entirely by 2025. Poverty is no excuse, the study said, noting the role of cultural differences. ...

  3. News - China - HEALTH

    Nationwide campaign to promote smoking ban in public spaces in China

    Posted May 06th 2014, 03:21pm by Li Jing

    ... issued an order in December telling Communist Party officials to “lead by example” and to stop smoking in areas such as government offices, schools, hospitals and sports and cultural venues. ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    WHO chief raises prospect of ban on live poultry sales

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 03:47am by LO WEI

    ... Margaret Chan Fung Fu-chun, formerly Hong Kong's director of health, also said that the regional culture of eating fresh chicken would have to evolve to help governments fight the diseases. ... to encourage a change in that culture. WHO has been monitoring occurrences of diseases in different parts of the world, including analysing online posts to search for rumours and early indications ...

  5. News - World - HEALTH

    Being overweight risks becoming the new European norm, WHO warns

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 09:47pm by Reuters

    ... of physical inactivity, coupled with a culture that promotes cheap, convenient foods high in sugars, fats and salt. Obesity rates among 11-year-old boys and girls were highest in Greece, Portugal, ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong-mainland research team discovers possible treatment for Mers virus

    Posted Jan 30th 2014, 03:36am by LO WEI

    ... that an immunosuppressive drug and an antiviral drug were effective in inhibiting its growth in cell culture. "If a case suddenly emerges in Hong Kong now, and the patient does not respond to supportive ...

  7. News - World - HEALTH

    Hospitals in US state of Oregon allow mothers to take home placentas

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 10:19pm by NYT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Portland, Oregon New mothers allowed to take home placentas New mothers will now be able to leave hospitals in the US state of Oregon with two bundles of joy- one in a car seat, the other in a cooler. The first, of course, is the baby. The second, thanks to one of the more curious laws that went into effect with the new year, is the placenta. Many cultures ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Clinics visited by H7N9 bird flu patient will remain open

    Posted Dec 04th 2013, 02:02pm by Emily Tsang and Candy Chan

    ... at the gate, screening vehicles and measuring the temperatures of all individuals who entered. Boxes of protective clothing were unloaded and stacked. The Leisure and Cultural Services Department said ...

  9. News - World - HEALTH

    Multilingual people develop dementia later, says study

    Posted Nov 07th 2013, 09:27pm by NYT

    ... in this area has been with immigrants, who bring a native language to a new culture. Most people in Hyderabad are at least bilingual. They are exposed to Telugu and Dakhini languages in informal ...

  10. News - World - HEALTH

    Scientific study links gene variation to a darker view of life

    Posted Oct 14th 2013, 12:00am by WASHINGTON POST

    ... the negative in real time. Similar to how our genetic make-up can affect our individual taste for foods, our DNA- along with culture, experience, and environment- can influence our brain chemistry so ...




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