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  1. News - Asia - HEALTH

    Japan drug maker Takeda loses US lawsuit

    Posted Apr 28th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Los Angeles Takeda Pharmaceutical is ordered to pay a patient US$6.5 million for failure to warn of cancer risk from diabetes medicine Actos Japanese drug firm loses U.S. lawsuit Takeda Pharmaceutical of Japan must pay US$6.5 million in damages to a California man who said Asia's largest drug-maker failed to warn consumers that its Actos diabetes drug could ...

  2. Lifestyle - Health

    Economy fit, doctors a hit

    Posted Aug 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Dr Leung Ka-lau, member, Legislative Council As told to Chiu Po-sze Public Hospital Doctors Economy fit, doctors a hit Future trends for hiring doctors in public hospitals depend on the economic situation. If the economy is good, the Hospital Authority (HA) will receive more funding from the government and will be able to hire more doctors. If the economy is bad, however, ...

  3. Obama has to find a remedy for the economy

    Posted Mar 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to the economy. With midterm elections due in November, inspiring confidence and creating jobs for the country's army of unemployed will be crucial to preserving Democratic Party control of Congress, ... to the economy. Some economists at least agree with him. But Republican opponents contended that Obama's plan is too broad and expensive, and that further government intrusion in health care would ...

  4. Poor economy injects new life into caring sector

    Posted Mar 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... one was working for doctors who had set up their own private practices. 'If the economy is good, there is a lot of wastage [switching jobs] in nursing.' The first batch of graduates ...

  5. Our duty to care for the elderly can be an opportunity for growth

    Posted Jun 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... there are 75million baby boomers, of whom roughly half are reaching retirement age. In Japan, three employed people support one retiree, but in 10 years, it will be two to one. Harvard professor Arthur ... able to deliver these because its growing economy can generate the resources to deal with social inclusivity and the environment. It is much tougher in European countries facing financial ...

  6. No action on vaccine despite deaths in Japan

    Posted Mar 07th 2011, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok The Health Department said last night it would continue using a pneumococcal vaccine that was suspended in Japan after the deaths of four children who received the jab. ... had described the deaths as either unclear or impossible to evaluate. Some of the children had underlying illnesses. Japan also suspended another vaccine, ActHIB by Sanofi Pasteur, which ...

  7. New standards loom to ensure product safety

    Posted Mar 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... pesticides detected in frozen dumplings from a Hebei factory have been blamed for making at least 10 people in Japan ill. China said the dumplings were sabotaged, probably in Japan. Under Mr ...

  8. Chronic pain hurts economy, not just patients, survey shows

    Posted Jun 09th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Louisa Yan Chronic pain is a severe drain on the economy, a survey has found. The Hong Kong Medical Journal found that more than a third of patients treated at out-patient clinics ... welfare. But the journal said there was not enough data in Hong Kong to quantify the effect of chronic pain on the economy. In the United States, the economic cost of back pain is estimated ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    A measurement of success in helping the world's poor

    Posted Feb 07th 2013, 12:00am by BILL GATES

    ... around clear goals to help the poorest. The good news is that many developing countries have growing economies that allow them to devote more resources to helping their poorest people. India, ... others, even traditionally generous donors like Japan and the Netherlands, have reduced theirs. The direction of many countries, including the US, France and Germany, is unclear. Aid is critical. ...

  10. Depression costs economy $10.4b a year

    Posted Apr 25th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy The Hong Kong economy loses at least $10.4 billion a year through the lost working hours and efficiency of people suffering depression, a psychiatry professor at Chinese University has warned. Lee Sing, director of the university's Mood Disorder Centre, estimated about 400,000 Hongkongers suffered from different degrees of depression, including about 260,000 ...




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