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    Colonic hydrotherapy has no proven benefits and carries risks

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 12:00am by Dr. Edmond Cheuk

    ... which uses filtered water to flush the colon, the final section of the digestive system- have transformed it from taboo to trendy in recent years. Hydrotherapists tout the "detoxifying" benefits of colonic cleanses, which include improvements in well-being, energy, bowel movements, mood, energy, immune system and even weight loss. Each treatment takes 30 to 45 minutes ...

  2. Flush with possibilities

    Posted Feb 24th 2006, 12:00am by Annabel Walker

    ... The colon is the last stop in our digestive process. It absorbs water and nutrients, and eliminates waste. Proponents of colonic irrigation say that the concertina design of the muscular colon ... is somewhat embarrassing for many and not usually a subject for polite conversation. Yet colonic irrigation has become dining-room chatter due to its popularity among people suffering from digestive ...

  3. News - China

    China Digest, October 29, 2012

    Posted Oct 29th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... of China, is intended to aid in the development of better and more reliable automated driving systems that could adapt to nearly all road conditions. More than 10 teams will compete in the race, ...

  4. HKU enteroscope improves intestinal disease diagnosis

    Posted Aug 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... system.?By a combination of movement of overtube and enteroscope and inflation of balloons, the enteroscope could advance in the small intestine easily without deforming it,? Dr Lai added. The double ...

  5. Beauty spot

    Posted Oct 01st 2003, 12:00am by Adele Rosi

    ... Lip service Since it was founded in 1881, cosmetic brand T Le Clerc has been coming up with innovative products. It was, for example, the first company to produce 'banana'-coloured face powder to disguise dark undereye circles. Its latest offeri ...

  6. Don't share in bear farming's barbarity

    Posted Feb 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com If you think 'de-finning' live sharks is cruel, try milking bears for their bile. This involves confining Asiatic moon bears to small cages for long periods, sometimes their entire lives, and the use of catheters to extr ...

  7. Opportunities set to mushroom across Asia for Hokuto

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 02:08pm by Reports by Stacey Johnson, Christina Liedke and Jessica Ryan

    ... Reports by Stacey Johnson, Christina Liedke and Jessica Ryan Healthier digestive, cardiovascular and immune systems are among the effects of eating mushrooms as part of a wholesome diet. As a quality mushroom manufacturer in Japan, Hokuto has cultivated its brand to represent the nutrition and tastiness that mushrooms add to Asian and Western cuisines. The company aims to familiarise ...

  8. News - China Digest

    The Post's daily China news round-up- July 7, 2014

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 07:35am

    ... biggest threat in decades. Discipline Inspection Commissions and shuanggui detention |Source: Chinese Law Prof Blog Defenders of the system do not generally argue that it is lawful. Chinese Uygurs ... fathers face Chinese prison |Source: Telegraph News China Digest ...

  9. After three misses, trip to Japan is no longer Sacred

    Posted Mar 24th 2010, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken Until he does shuffle off this mortal coil, Sacred Kingdom won't get any closer to death than he did less than a week ago and now we are looking forward to his return to racing. Had he boarded the plane to Japan, then suffered the colic a ...

  10. News - China Digest

    The Post's daily China news round-up- July 3, 2014

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 08:16am

    ... censors 'July 1 big march' |Source: Fei Chang Dao The battle for Hong Kong's soul |Source: Reuters Editorial: One person, one vote, two systems |Source: Financial Times Reclaiming ... drinkers grab a warm one as Coors alters can |Source: Bloomberg News China Digest ...




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