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  1. Lifestyle - Books - HISTORY

    Book review: Life and Death in the Garden, by Kathryn Meyer

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 11:53pm by David Wilson

    ... David Wilson Life and Death in the Garden: Sex, Drugs, Cops, and Robbers in Wartime China by Kathryn Meyer Rowman & Littlefield Before the Nazis invaded Poland, the second world war ... manoeuvre, according to Meyer, who has form in this field: another Meyer book, Webs of Smoke, exposes the history of the global drug trade. The ghetto Garden is awash with dirty heroin, which ...

  2. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches - STYLE CHECK JING ZHANG

    Second chance for John Galliano

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 10:37am by Jing Zhang

    ... for shouting anti-Semitic insults in public, fined but spared jail. Since then, Galliano has spent his time in rehabilitation for various drug and alcohol problems, apologising for his behaviour, ... London, losing his "first love"- a Jewish fellow student at London's Central Saint Martins, as well as his illustrious career and the drug and alcohol problems that led to his ...

  3. News - World - INTERNET

    US Navy treats Google Glass addict

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 10:27pm by GDN

    ... patients to quit addictive behaviours for 35 days- no alcohol, drugs, or cigarettes- but it also takes away all electronic devices. Doctors noticed the patient repeatedly tapped his right temple ...

  4. Lifestyle - Technology - DISEASE

    Scientists forced to cut safety corners in race to create Ebola vaccine

    Posted Oct 05th 2014, 03:50am by Reuters

    ... of Oxford, said that if his results showed no adverse side effects, GSK's new shot could used in people in West Africa by the end of this year. Even if a drug is shown to be safe, it takes ... the vaccine works? GSK is one of several drug firms that have either started or announced plans for human trials of candidate Ebola vaccines. The others include Johnson & Johnson, NewLink, Inovio ...

  5. Lifestyle - Books

    E-books/audiobooks: non-fiction

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 10:52pm by Charmaine Chan

    ... her attention because of deaths from accidents, crime and drugs. Although the simplest answers are usually the right ones, Melinek discovers that sometimes the causes of death are not obvious. ...

  6. Lifestyle - Books - HISTORY

    Book review: Opium and Empire, by Richard J. Grace

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 10:52pm by David Wilson

    ... warmongering antics, he seems a bit of a cad. Similarly, Matheson can seem a bit of a sleaze. According to scholar Julia Lovell, he bought his parliament seat with drug money. So Grace may be guilty ...

  7. Lifestyle - Health

    Drug trial offers hope to diabetics after pancreas removal

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 10:01am by MLT

    ... now takes a small daily dose of insulin, but retains some islet function, which makes his diabetes easier to control. Now there's hope that a new drug can increase islet survival University of Pittsburgh Medical Centre's new Islet Transplantation Centre, led by director Martin Wijkstrom, is participating in a human clinical trial to test whether the drug, Reparixin, ...

  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Ming dynasty exhibition puts spotlight on China's golden age

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 05:10pm by Victoria Finlay

    ... And beside your ears were dark jade beads suspended on threads, symbolising how you only hear the right thing." Zhu Tan died at the age of 19 after taking drugs intended to give him eternal ...

  9. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Businessman's book on fatherhood becomes a hit on the mainland

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 03:59pm by Bernice Chan

    ... says. "You are something like six times more likely to be a drug abuser, and four times more likely to be incarcerated and end up in jail. It's just statistics, but statistics lead ...

  10. Lifestyle - Technology

    Videogame: Dark Dreams Don't Die, by Access Games

    Posted Oct 04th 2014, 11:16pm by Pavan Shamdasani

    ... objects. That creates some fascinating possibilities, like the option to transport yourself onto a moving plane that you know will soon be struck by lightning- all to interrogate a drug pusher ...




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