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  1. Coroners shun autopsy advice, pathologists say

    Posted Dec 31st 2007, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee Doctors claim postmortem examinations are waived despite uncertain causes of death Some public doctors have raised concerns that their professional views have been ignored ... to ascertain the cause of death. They were unhappy that the Coroner's Court, in those cases, eventually issued a finding of the cause of death without prior discussion with the doctors. ...

  2. channel hop

    Posted Aug 28th 2005, 12:00am by Felicity Glover

    ... it is in the hands of an anatomist such as controversial German Gunther von Hagens. Critics call von Hagens the 'Walt Disney of death' and it's easy to see why. The producers do him ... But whether it's art, science or freak show- we'll let you decide which- von Hagens has, without doubt, made a name for himself. From dealing with death, we head to Married to the Kellys ...

  3. Statistics show workload

    Posted May 15th 2004, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy According to the Department of Health, which has a team of 17 forensic pathologists, 6,714 autopsies were conducted last year on coroners' orders. A total of 36,421 deaths were recorded in Hong Kong last year- a six per cent rise from 34,316 in 2002. Of the 34,316 deaths last year, 9,315 (25.6 per cent) were reported to the coroner's court. A total of 2,678 ...

  4. News - World - CONSERVATION

    Cub's death might fuel debate on whether giant pandas can be saved

    Posted Sep 26th 2012, 12:00am by MCT

    ... death may be latest sign time is up for pandas For many, the death of the US National Zoo's newborn panda is a heartbreaking loss. But for others, the cub's demise could add fuel ... experts have tried for years to help Mei Xiang reproduce. But she has only had one other cub- seven years ago. Authorities are still trying to figure out the new cub's cause of death. The cub ...

  5. Life or death debate

    Posted Mar 24th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The case of a brain-damaged Florida woman has highlighted the right-to-life debate. Her parents want her kept alive while her husband feels she should be allowed to die. What do you think? Share your views. Write to us. ...

  6. Drug-maker Europharm sued after boy's death

    Posted Nov 28th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Queen Mary Hospital, where the boy died, was named as a defendant in the personal injury action. The claim comes just months after an inquest into a possible link between the death of eight ... others had died by misadventure. Traces of fungus were found in their intestines. The filing seeks damages for the accident that caused Ming-hon's death, which it says arose from negligence ...

  7. Second swine flu death spurs warning

    Posted Jan 29th 2011, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... death this year. A 27-year-old woman died in Tseung Kwan O Hospital on Tuesday. Two more swine flu patients, men aged 59 and 60, were admitted to intensive care units in public hospitals ...

  8. Panda death lightning rod for anger online

    Posted Sep 11th 2010, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... Ivan Zhai Talk about bad timing. A giant panda sent to Japan by China has died in Kobe zoo while under anaesthesia as scientists took its sperm for use in artificial insemination. Many mainland internet users who have been closely following the Diaoyu sta ...

  9. Overdoses blamed for child's malaria death

    Posted Jul 16th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Government officials yesterday blamed overdoses of anti-malarial medicines for the death of a child and 104 other people falling ill. They denied that drug quality was to blame, Xinhua reported. Lu Dajiang, of Shashi village in Neijiang, Sichuan, was diagnosed with falciparum malaria, the most dangerous form of the disease, on May 11, a statement from ...

  10. Mainland's first swine flu death occurs in Tibet

    Posted Oct 07th 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan The mainland announced its first human swine flu death yesterday, saying a patient in Tibet had died on Sunday. Concerns are now rising about a winter outbreak. A brief notice on the Ministry of Health's website announced a death but gave no details. 'An influenza A [A(H1N1)] sufferer in the region died after efforts to save the sufferer failed,' it said. ...




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