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  1. Lifestyle - Health

    Taking the fight to liver disease

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 05:08pm by David Wilson

    ... of a person developing a liver disease such as cirrhosis or fatty liver, and cancer. According to the University of Hong Kong, Asia has a high incidence of liver cancer, with more than 80 per cent ... Kong, accounting for 11.3 per cent of all cancer deaths in the city. On the mainland, the disease is the second most common cancer, accounting for more than 55 per cent of the almost one million ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1596123/taking-fight-liver-disease
  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Reports of deadly disease caused by food bacteria more than double in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 06:48pm by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com Doctors seeing more cases of bacterial infection as ready-to-eat meals grow in popularity Deadly food-borne disease on the rise Reports of a deadly food-borne disease are soaring as people switch to a lifestyle in which they eat more prepackaged food, doctors say. Cases of the bacterial infection listeriosis have risen more than twofold ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1594733/reports-deadly-disease-caused-food-bacteria-more-double-hong-kong
  3. News - World - AVIATION

    US air marshal, stabbed with syringe in Nigeria, monitored for disease

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 09:29pm by AP

    ... that he might have been infected with a disease. Nigeria is one of the West African countries dealing with an Ebola outbreak. However, preliminary tests by the Centres for Disease Control ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1589485/us-air-marshal-stabbed-syringe-nigeria-monitored-disease
  4. News - World - DISEASE

    Scientists make genetic map of Ebola disease strain raging through Africa

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 09:25pm by NYT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune International team of researchers have completed genome sequence of the disease strain now raging in Africa, a key step in finding a vaccine Ebola virus yields its ... of breathtaking", said Dr Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. "To get a whole genome sequence could take four or five months," added Charles Chiu, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1581818/scientists-make-genetic-map-ebola-disease-strain-raging-through-africa
  5. Lifestyle - Health

    How eye checks can detect disease

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 04:14pm by DARREN WEE

    ... Blood-related diseases can be diagnosed through eye tests, so regular check-ups are vital. What lies beneath Eyes are often said to be "the windows to the soul". But little do people know that they are also the windows to your health. Eyes are the only part of the body in which you can see blood vessels, and a wide range of diseases can be diagnosed through an eye ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1579182/eye-checks-can-detect-diseases-early-stages
  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong Red Cross volunteers return from Ebola-stricken Liberia, free of disease

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 02:45am by CHRIS LAU, TIMMY SUNG

    ... Chris Lau and Timmy Sung Volunteers return from Ebola-stricken Liberia Two local volunteers who worked to fight Ebola in Liberia arrived back in Hong Kong yesterday disease-free, as lawmakers gathered to discuss measures to prevent the deadly virus from entering the city. Clinical psychologist Eliza Cheung Yee-lai and Dr May Yeung Pui-shan, both from Hong Kong Red Cross, showed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1579477/hong-kong-red-cross-volunteers-return-ebola-stricken-liberia-free
  7. News - World - DISEASE

    Senior doctor who treated Nigeria’s first Ebola patient dies of the disease

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 09:17pm by AFP

    ... patient" in the country. The disease arrived in Nigeria via Liberian-American Patrick Sawyer, 40, a Liberian finance ministry consultant who died in a Lagos hospital on July 25, five days after ... on Saturday after it was attacked by club-wielding youths. Their disappearance had raised fears of a nightmare scenario of people with the highly contagious disease wandering the city. Liberia has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1577811/senior-doctor-who-treated-nigerias-first-ebola-patient-dies-disease
  8. News - World - OBITUARY

    Robin Williams was suffering from Parkinson’s disease, wife reveals

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 12:55pm by AFP

    ... Williams, found dead this week after an apparent suicide, was suffering from depression and the early stages of Parkinson's disease, his wife said on Thursday. The beloved comedian's ... afraid," she said. "Robin's sobriety was intact and he was brave as he struggled with his own battles of depression, anxiety as well as early stages of Parkinson's disease, which he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1574162/robin-williams-was-suffering-parkinsons-disease-wife-reveals
  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Cancer patients receiving radiotherapy may be at higher risk of vascular diseases and stroke: study

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 05:25pm by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... who receive radiotherapy to treat cancer in their head or neck may be more likely to develop severe vascular diseases including blocked blood vessels, leading to a higher risk of a stroke, ... tube is inserted within diseased blood vessels to prevent the narrowing of the carotid artery. "CAS is an image-guided and minimally invasive method of vascular reconstruction," said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1572152/cancer-patients-receiving-radiotherapy-may-be-higher-risk-vascular
  10. News - World - INTERNET

    'Treat cyber crime like deadly disease': security experts call for aggressive government action

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 04:49am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Las Vegas 'Treat cyber crime like deadly disease' Alarmed by mounting cyber threats around the world and across industries, a growing number of security experts see ... breaches, in the same way that deadly diseases must be reported to the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention. Critical industries should be subjected to "stress tests" like the banks, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1570864/treat-cyber-crime-deadly-disease-security-experts-call-aggressive

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