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  1. News - World - MEDICINE

    World’s first miniature dialysis machine has saved eight babies, say Italian scientists

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 10:03pm by AFP

    ... miniaturised kidney dialysis machine has saved the lives of eight babies in nine months, the Italian scientists who raised the money to build it said yesterday. Until now, babies with kidney failure ... This was an "incredible" percentage given the historical mortality rate of up to 90 per cent, he explained. "This technology has the potential to revolutionise the treatment of infants with acute kidney ...

  2. Lifestyle - HITS AND MYTHS

    Hits and myths: Can eating too much animal protein damage your kidneys?

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 12:00am by Sasha Gonzales

    ... Sasha Gonzales life@scmp.com Is meat feasting a kidney buster? Q: Can eating too much animal protein damage your kidneys?   The straight answer: No, but… The facts: The consumption ... on their kidneys. However, as long as your renal function is not impaired, there is no reason to worry that consuming large amounts of animal protein will overload your kidneys, says Dr Winnie Mui, ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Designed to scale: the hissstory of snakes

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 11:25pm by AAYUSH NIROULA

    ... of feeding, a python’s small intestine and liver double in mass and its kidneys and heart also increase greatly in size, while its metabolic rate rises by up to 45-fold. That’s about the same ...

  5. Sport - Rugby - Six Nations

    Scotland comeback against Ireland pleases coach

    Posted Feb 26th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Leinster at Twickenham in May. On Sunday, he lasted until the 64th minute before Ireland coach Declan Kidney brought Ronan O'Gara off the bench only for the veteran fly-half to be denied a goalkicking chance. "Paddy's general play was good. He helped us get a few line breaks and his kicks down the line put us in a good field position," Kidney said. "His place-kicking ...

  6. News - China Insider - ORGAN TRAFFICKING

    Blindfolded and in pain: Chilling details of illegal kidney traffickers revealed

    Posted Aug 20th 2013, 12:40pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... Jeremy Blum and Zhuang Pinghui Investigations into an illicit organ harvesting gang in Wuhan reveal chilling details Authorities have cracked down on an illegal kidney harvesting operation ... of a kidney trafficking group on August 17, Chutian Metropolis Daily reported in a feature story. The group consisted of various personnel, including a professional medical team with a surgeon, two ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Lessons for China in fighting obesity

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 05:26am by SCMP Editorial

    ... management of weight issues. Given that health risks including cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes, osteoarthritis and chronic kidney disease increase with affluence, China needs to learn from ...

  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Last original native American Indian Navajo Code Talker dies

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 11:15am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Chester Nez, the last surviving Navajo Indian veteran of the second world war who helped create a battlefield code unbroken by Axis forces, has died in the US at the age of 93 Chester Nez, the last of 29 Navajo Indians who helped create a code used during second world war and never broken by the Axis Powers, died of kidney failiure on Wednesday. ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Hot spots: New World Beijing

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 11:56pm by Mark Peters

    ... of Heaven. Will I need to sell a kidney to pay for this? Not at all. Superior Rooms start at 1,388 yuan (HK$1,740) plus 15 per cent service charge per night, and Residence Club Deluxe rooms are 1,838 ...

  10. Magazines - Style - FASHION

    In the shadows

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 11:17pm by JACQUELINE.TSANG

    ... Photographer Tim Wong @ wongtim.com Stylist Declan Chan @ declanchan.com Associate Stylist Justine Lee Production Jasmine Chan @ declanchan.com Post Production Tung Ng @ wongtim.com ... HK$12,950 Stylist's own stockings ON JEREMY: DIOR HOMME Shirt, HK$5,800 Sweater, HK$7,000 Pants, HK$5,400 Jacket, HK$22,000 Shoes, HK$9,900   PHOTOGRAPHER TIM WONG @ WONGTIM.COM STYLIST DECLAN ...




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