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  1. News - World - HEALTH

    Sniffer dog can detect cancer with up to 90pc accuracy

    Posted May 20th 2014, 09:22pm by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg Scientists find the sense of smell proves correct 90 per cent of the time for ovarian cancer Dog nose gives fresh hope on early cancer diagnosis Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania in the US say a labrador dog is more than 90 per cent successful in identifying the scent of ovarian cancer in tissue samples. This opens a new window on a disease with no effective test ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1516359/dog-nose-gives-fresh-hope-early-cancer-diagnosis
  2. Lifestyle - Technology - HEALTH

    Sun worshippers beware: tanning may be addictive, study warns

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 03:19am by Reuters

    ... exposure may help explain the dogged "sun-seeking behaviour" some people display through outdoor and indoor tanning and other pursuits. "Behavioural exposure to the sun is being ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1537731/sun-worshippers-beware-tanning-may-be-addictive-study-warns
  3. News - World - HEALTH

    Creator of lifesaving technique Henry Heimlich pens memoir

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 09:22pm by AP

    ... successfully tested the technique on a dog. "By 1974, I knew I needed to get the manoeuvre to the public as soon as possible to save lives," he said. The manoeuvre made headlines again ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1430464/creator-lifesaving-technique-henry-heimlich-pens-memoir
  4. Lifestyle - Technology - HEALTH

    How we manage to stomach Christmas

    Posted Dec 22nd 2013, 03:44am by GUARDIAN

    ... a food they like. The thinking behind SSS is that because humans are omnivores, and we must eat a variety of foods to survive, we evolved this mechanism to keep us from sticking doggedly to our ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1387704/how-we-manage-stomach-christmas
  5. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Robotic seal gets patients' approval

    Posted Oct 11th 2013, 06:45pm by DARREN WEE

    ... for its "attractive shape"- "like a big egg or rugby ball". The Japanese scientist said he developed cat and dog robots, but testers were disappointed because they kept ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1329543/robotic-seal-gets-patients-approval
  6. News - World - HEALTH

    Brain-eating amoeba in water supply worries people in state of Louisiana

    Posted Sep 21st 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... giving it to the dogs and I ain't cooking with it either." The worries began last week when the state health department reported that water in the Violet and Arabi communities outside ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1314048/brain-eating-amoeba-water-supply-worries-people-state-louisiana
  7. News - World - HEALTH

    Animals play key role in spread of deadly Mers virus- study

    Posted Sep 21st 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... are conducting studies of other potential reservoir species, including goats, sheep, dogs, cats, rodents and others. An "intermediary" source may also be possible, as most of the known cases ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1314047/animals-play-key-role-spread-deadly-mers-virus-study
  8. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hitting the high road in HIV fight with Aids Walk 2013

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... or dogs, and many added some colour to the event by wearing decorated masks. The chief executive of the organiser, Society for Aids Care's Alice Chan Lai-hing, explained that the masks were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1220098/hitting-high-road-hiv-fight-aids-walk-2013
  9. News - World - HEALTH

    Daily sunscreen use slows skin ageing, Australian study shows

    Posted Jun 05th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... and other signs of ageing quietly build up damage whenever a person is in the sun- a lunchtime stroll, school recess, walking the dog- and they even penetrate car windows. Researchers used a unique ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1253456/daily-sunscreen-use-slows-skin-ageing-australian-study-shows
  10. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH

    Biomimicry pushes science forward

    Posted Jun 24th 2013, 12:00am by DAVID TAN

    ... Science constantly looks to nature for inspiration in its search for solutions to problems, writes David Tan In 1941, Georges de Mestral was in a Swiss forest walking his dog when he noticed his socks were dotted with small burrs. Looking under the microscope, he saw the barbed covering of the seeds had hooked onto the looped fibres in his clothes. Here was a blueprint ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1265920/biomimicry-pushes-science-forward

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