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    Research: sudden cardiac death

    Posted Oct 30th 2012, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... attention, don't blame sport. Reviewing coroners' reports, Dr Andrew Krahn and a team of researchers found there were 174 cases of presumed sudden death in Ontario, Canada in 2008, ... a myth that sudden cardiac death often takes place during rigorous physical activity. "Put it this way: if you have a 13-year-old kid who is not the star athlete who dies at home watching ...

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    Death at HK's Queen Mary Hospital 'caused by disconnected oxygen tube'

    Posted Aug 31st 2012, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Simpson Cheung simpson.cheung@scmp.com Oxygen-delivery device became unattached during treatment, Queen Mary Hospital reveals Patient died afterlife-support tube was disconnected A patient with severe heart problems died in Queen Mary Hospital after a tub ...

  3. Fashion snapper turns lens on cancer patient in moving portrayal of life and death in the city

    Posted Jan 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Vivian Chen Death might not be a festive topic but there is no better time to talk about it. Cancer and the City, a TV documentary created by local filmmaker Sean Lee-Davies, aired on TVB ... Yik-lin lent her voice to narrate the Chinese version of the documentary. Understandably, the filming process had its own challenges, especially when Rae came close to death in the summer. ...

  4. New mother's death ruled as misadventure

    Posted Nov 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... it as a death by misadventure yesterday. Shi Jian accepted the verdict of Coroner Michael Chan Pik-kiu over the death last year of Mandy Yang Feng, but said he was 'extremely disappointed' ... death. The husband said he would consider further action, including a lawsuit against the hospital. The 39-year-old businesswoman died in March last year after complications from placenta ...

  5. Radiologist arrested in painkiller death case

    Posted Aug 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Patsy Moy patsy.moy@scmp.com A senior radiologist was arrested over the death of her godmother, a well-known philanthropist, who overdosed on potent painkillers. Anson Chan Yiu-cheung, ... said he was first approached by the police about 18 months ago to assist in an investigation into his mother's death. Last December, a Coroner's Court jury determined by a majority ...

  6. Drugs suspected in death leap

    Posted May 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Clifford Lo A naked man who jumped to his death from his 21st-floor flat in Yuen Long yesterday was probably high on drugs, police said. The 34-year-old, who has only been named as Tse, ... when her boyfriend jumped and only became aware of his death when officers came to her door. Police believe Tse jumped out of a living room window. He did not leave a suicide note. Officers ...

  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. Painkiller death was misadventure

    Posted Dec 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Ng and Ng Yuk-hang Philanthropist Anita Chan Lai-ling, who overdosed on potent painkiller patches prescribed by a doctor, died of misadventure, a jury decided. Chan's death ... could prescribe as many as 6,000 tablets of anti-depressants, controlled under the Dangerous Drugs Ordinance, between January 2003 and his mother's death. 'She has no experience ...

  9. Health authorities deny covering up tick disease deaths

    Posted Sep 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui Mainland health authorities have shrugged off media accusations that a cover-up of a mysterious tick-borne disease has led to deaths and panic in Henan, saying they have ... Some deaths could have been avoided if caught early and treated with the right antibiotics. Media reports say 33 people in 12 provinces have died from HGA in the past four years but information ...

  10. Other germs eyed in flu death

    Posted Sep 11th 2010, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy Doctors are puzzled how swine flu, which is not considered highly lethal, could have killed a healthy three-year-old boy. They suspect that the child, who died in Tuen Mun Hospital on Wednesday, might have had other infections that aggravated hi ...




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