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  1. News - World - HEALTH

    Extreme altruists have bigger brains, Georgetown University study shows

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 10:42pm by MCT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune Extreme altruists have bigger brains As if giving a perfectly good kidney to a total stranger wasn't enough of a distinction, it turns out that extreme altruists ... the brains of 39 kidney donors, according to a study published online in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Psychologist Abigail Marsh thought it would be tough to round up ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1594001/extreme-altruists-gave-bigger-brains-georgetown-university-study-shows
  2. News - World - HEALTH

    Obesity increases risk of having 10 common cancers, study shows

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 09:42pm by AFP

    ... of cancers of the uterus (62 per cent increase), gallbladder (31 per cent), kidney (25 per cent), cervix (10 per cent), thyroid (9 per cent), and leukaemia (9 per cent)," said the statement. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1573665/obesity-increases-risk-having-10-common-cancers-study-shows
  3. News - World - HEALTH

    Canada patient showing Ebola-like symptoms is placed in isolation

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 02:48pm by AFP

    ... kidney and liver functions.- Internal and external bleeding. Low white blood cell and platelet counts. - The time between infection and the showing of symptoms is two to 21 days. Source: WHO ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1569953/canada-patient-showing-ebola-symptoms-placed-isolation
  4. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong diabetes patients as young as 3, while one fifth under 40

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 02:34pm by Emily Tsang

    ... of developing kidney disease and a 48 per cent greater risk of cardiovascular disease. CUHK's Professor Juliana Chan Chung-ngor said: "This study shows that diabetes requires more attention. ... their condition. Chan said this could mean that sufferers missed the "golden period" for treatment- the first five years- when the risk of complications such as blindness and kidney failure could ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1561116/one-every-five-diabetes-patients-hong-kong-under-40-study-finds
  5. News - China - HEALTH

    Jilin to ban schools from giving pupils medicine without parental consent

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 05:14pm by Anne Yi

    ... of swallowing them were punished. Parents claimed their children suffered symptoms including nose bleeds, stomach aches, itching and even kidney problems after they took the drug, the report said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1563482/jilin-ban-schools-giving-pupils-medicine-without-parental-consent
  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Number of surgical objects left in bodies of Hong Kong patients hits four-year high

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 11:04am by Erin Hale

    ... Erin Hale erin.hale@scmp.com Objects left inside seven patients after surgery Seven patients who underwent medical procedures in Hong Kong in the first quarter of the year had surgical objects left inside their bodies- the most since 2010, according to new figures. The items included a 12cm drainage tube left in a patient's abdomen, a 4.5cm catheter tip left in a kidney ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1564094/number-surgical-objects-left-bodies-hong-kong-patients-hits-four-year
  7. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Chances of getting a donor kidney in Hong Kong as low as 5 per cent

    Posted Sep 29th 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney john.carney@scmp.com City faces severe lack of kidney donors Hong Kong faces a severe continuing shortfall in kidney donors that is leaving many people in need of transplants with little or no chance of receiving one. Hospital Authority figures showed 1,892 people were waiting for a kidney transplant as of June 30, and that only 99 received one last year. That means only ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1320252/chances-getting-donor-kidney-hong-kong-low-5-cent
  8. News - China Insider - HEALTH

    Drinking your own urine: The unorthodox Chinese 'miracle cure'

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 07:32pm by Nectar Gan

    ... in northern China's Tianjin, where an elderly man with no knowledge of urine therapy lives. Doctors interviewed by People’s Daily said urine is metabolic waste discharged by the kidneys which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1544386/drinking-your-own-urine-unorthodox-chinese-miracle-cure
  9. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH

    My sister and I: A story about life and second chances

    Posted Apr 29th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Wu

    ... Amy Wu life@scmp.com My sister and I: a story of life and second chances In my sister's new book Confessions of a Kidney Transplant Recipient, I am a chapter. Several years ago ... to tell the world her story. She was born with renal failure. She had her first kidney transplant at the age of five and a second when she was 12. Her life and our family's history for so ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1223922/my-sister-and-i-story-about-life-and-second-chances
  10. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Transplant lets kidney patient follow his dream of marriage and children

    Posted Jan 21st 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Ray Mui used to have daily 11-hour kidney dialysis sessions just to stay alive. Now he plans to start a family with his new wife Gift of life that allows dreams to flourish It was like getting a "big wedding gift" when engaged transplant patient Ray Mui received a new kidney - and a new lease of life - from a deceased donor. The 40-year-old ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1132499/transplant-lets-kidney-patient-follow-his-dream-marriage-and-children

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