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  1. News - World - HEALTH

    Child mortality halves in 20 years, but persists in Africa and South Asia

    Posted Sep 14th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... India (24 per cent of the total), Nigeria (11 per cent), Democratic Republic of Congo (7 per cent), Pakistan (5 per cent) and China (4 per cent) make up half of the total number of world deaths ...

  2. News - World

    Overweight children ‘to be new norm in Europe’

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 06:14pm

    ... followed by Portugal (32 per cent), and the Republic of Ireland and Spain (both 30 per cent), the WHO’s European Union data shows. The figures for children are alarming, says Zsuzsanna Jakab, ... of men and 33 per cent of women – will be obese, the WHO says. Its data shows that only the Czech Republic and Malta now have a higher proportion of overweight adults than Britain. Britain's ...

  3. Lifestyle - Health - THE TASTE TEST FRUIT & VEGGIE CHIPS

    The Taste Test: Fruit & veggie chips

    Posted Aug 21st 2012, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com Cassava Republic & Roots Chips (Lime Chilli Gourmet) HK$14.90 for 120 grams, ThreeSixty Made with produce grown in Java, this Singaporean product is 30 per cent lower in fat than regular potato chips. Each 28-gram serving has 148 calories and 8 grams of fat. Verdict: addictive- lots of crunch and not too salty (90mg of sodium per ...

  4. Rugby boys hit by eye infection

    Posted May 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com A city rugby boss is 'very disappointed' his team was not warned of a health risk in Singapore after 40 out of 60 boys aged nine to 16 returned from a rugby tournament with an eye condition rarely seen in Hong Ko ...

  5. Popular mooncake manufacturers fail to list nutritional details, lawmaker says

    Posted Oct 01st 2009, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan Six out of 11 of the most popular mooncake brands do not carry labels listing nutritional details, a study by the Democratic Party has found. One claims to be low in sugar ... of the People's Republic. Admission to all activities is free. ...

  6. News - World - MEDICINE

    Medecins sans Frontieres seeks China's help on Africa malaria cure

    Posted Aug 26th 2012, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... serious disease in Africa and China has officially stated its commitment to combating malaria on the continent of Africa," Karunakara, 48, said. For example, in the Central African Republic ...

  7. Leung opens up health care debate

    Posted Apr 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... When chief executive-designate Leung Chun-ying promised to exclude mainland mothers without Hong Kong husbands from private hospital maternity wards, he touched a sensitive public nerve. The outgoing administration has proved numb to it, pressing ahead wi ...

  8. Chinese medicine in toxic capsules recalled

    Posted May 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... million. The Pharmacopoeia of the People's Republic of China recommends a level of no more than 2ppm. Mainland authorities last month confiscated millions of capsules made from industrial, ...

  9. Mental centres a political hot potato

    Posted Nov 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in their district. Only 98 candidates, mainly from the pan-democratic camp, responded to a survey on the topic, which was conducted amid efforts by the government to defeat opposition from residents ... on the issue when deciding who to support. Among the respondents were all 41 Civic Party candidates, all six candidates from the Neighbourhood and Workers Service Centre, and 19 of the 132 Democratic ...

  10. Call for doctors to declare HIV status exaggerates risk of disease transmission

    Posted Apr 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... I am saddened by the call from a local concern group last month for the declaration of one's HIV status to be made mandatory in the health care profession. The call was made in the wake of the suicide of a young HIV-infected doctor. I am reminded of ...




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