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  1. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Torn to pieces as they lay helpless: disabled patients among Gaza victims

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 04:19am by AGENCIES

    ... Agencies in Gaza City For Israel, bombardment is about punishing Hamas, but try telling that to carers for pair killed when rocket destroyed home for disabled Torn to pieces as they lay helpless Twenty-year-old Palestinian Sally Saqr lies in a hospital bed in Gaza's Shifa hospital with burns that have turned her cheeks an angry pink beneath her ventilation tube. She survived ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1553595/torn-pieces-they-lay-helpless-disabled-patients-among-gaza-victims
  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Disabled woman says service change deprives her of help at home

    Posted May 25th 2014, 05:15am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Tina Lau has to get friend to put in catheter after nurse visits cut from daily to three times a week Disabled woman faults change in home care help ... the government provides services for disabled people. Lau suffers from an ailment that affects her bladder function. She must have a catheter inserted every day to drain her bladder. Until last month, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1519375/disabled-woman-says-service-change-deprives-her-help-home
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHO SAID IT?

    Who said it?

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 03:59am by STAFF

    ... We need to revisit the vision and mission and to see how to apply that... Danny Yung Ning-tsun, board member of the troubled West Kowloon Cultural District Authority   Fighter pilots have ice their veins... fear is a disabling emotion 45 years after the Apollo 11 moon landing, astronaut Buzz Alldrin recalls that there was no room for fear on the epic mission   It's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1556742/who-said-it
  4. News - Asia - OBITUARY

    Disability did not stem the resolve of the 'Tiger of Jelutong', Karpal Singh

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 11:53pm by AMY CHEW AND AGENCIES

    ... Karpal Singh 1940-2014 Campaigner argued some of Malaysia's highest-profile legal cases Disability did not stem the resolve of the 'Tiger of Jelutong' A road accident ... to a politician. They should work to the last KARPAL SINGH His physical disability did not stop him from taking on controversial legal cases, including representing a Mongolian interpreter's family ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1486410/disability-did-not-stem-resolve-tiger-jelutong-karpal-singh
  5. Lifestyle - Health

    Lower back pain causes more disability than any other condition

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 09:49am by Jeanette Wang

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com As new research reveals the devastating toll of disability inflicted by lower back pain, Jeanette Wang looks at a widespread problem Spinal discord ... causes more disability around the world than any other condition. Researchers looked at data from the World Health Organisation's Global Burden of Disease 2010 study, which assesses ill ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1467137/lower-back-pain-causes-more-disability-any-other-condition
  6. A true vision of equality

    Posted Feb 17th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lai Ying-kit Most people will never know what it's like to be blind. Things we take for granted, like reading Young Post, would be impossible if we lost our sight. A world of complete darkness is full of difficulty and danger. Now, a newly opened exh ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/706261/true-vision-equality
  7. News - World - HEALTH

    Genes may cause cerebral palsy, Norwegian study suggests

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 09:55pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris Genes may cause cerebral palsy, study suggests Cerebral palsy, a disability of the brain linked to problems in pregnancy or birth, may have an inherited ... increased risk that the following brother or sister would also be born with it, compared with families with no history of the disability. Parents affected by cerebral palsy carried a six-fold risk ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1555384/genes-may-cause-cerebral-palsy-norwegian-study-suggests
  8. News - World - MEDICINE

    Paracetamol no better than placebo in treating lower-back pain: study

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 09:47am by Reuters

    ... as a first-line treatment," said Christopher Williams, who led the study at the University of Sydney in Australia. Lower back pain is the leading cause of disability worldwide. In the United States ... given paracetamol, and at 16 days for the placebo group. Paracetamol had no effect on short-term pain levels, disability, function, sleep quality, or quality of life, the researchers said, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1557998/paracetamol-no-better-placebo-low-back-pain-study
  9. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, July 8, 2014

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 04:32am by LETTERS

    ... There is really no point getting into arguments. Smooth implementation of national moral education is the best solution to this problem. Vanessa Leung, Sha Tin   Disabled lack enough job opportunities By and large, Hong Kong does a very good job providing considerate and comprehensive social services to disabled people. Government-sponsored rehabilitation, nursing homes, or schools and NGOs ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1549233/letters-editor-july-8-2014

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