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  1. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Strain on Hong Kong's health system increases as government dithers over reform

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 04:30am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... "I just do not understand why it takes so long for public hospitals to arrange surgery. The doctors kept telling me to return for a check every year, as if the surgery would not be required ... expectations". The study recommended the adoption of a plan that would require employers and employees to both contribute 1.5 per cent to 2 per cent of wages to a fund to cover in-patient services ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Health Authority to look into expired sutures use at Queen Elizabeth Hospital

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:43am by LO WEI, Patsy Moy

    ... those affected to arrange check-ups. It has also asked a committee to investigate and submit a report in six to eight weeks. The hospital said in a statement that it had consulted infection ...

  3. News - Asia - HEALTH

    Cigarette makers ignore Indonesia health warning label deadline

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 01:34pm

    ... Agency. They were given a choice of five images last June. Health Minister Nafsiah Mboi said companies that missed the deadline will be issued warnings, and those that fail to comply could ...

  4. News - World - HEALTH

    US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention staff exposed to anthrax

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 11:20pm by Reuters

    ... used by scientists. Environmental sampling was done and the areas remain closed for decontamination. "No employee has shown any symptoms of anthrax illness," said Dr Paul Meechan, ... with second-stage inhalation anthrax die, even after antibiotic treatment. Meechan said it was too early to determine whether the transfer of live bacteria was accidental or intentional. All employees who ...

  5. News - World - HEALTH

    US gun lobby blasted for opposing Obama’s choice for surgeon general

    Posted May 08th 2014, 10:03pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington US gun lobby says Obama's nominee for surgeon general is a threat to 100 million firearm owners NRA blasted for opposing pick fortop medical post A leading US medical journal has hit out at the powerful American gun ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Drug trial hopes hit by tight regulations

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 04:21am by Emily Tsang

    ... arrangements to have the sample imported. The regulatory hurdles might only delay a trial by a month or two- but that is enough to drive sponsors to regional competitors with more flexible regulations, ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Disabled woman says service change deprives her of help at home

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

    ... and asked to choose between the two different services. She said Lau had not responded, and the department had arranged services for her pending an agreement. Complaints to the department would ...

  8. News - World - HEALTH

    Double mastectomies may be performed too often, cancer study finds

    Posted May 22nd 2014, 10:36pm by AFP

    ... removal] might be considered overtreating women... it might still be the right choice for some women for risk reduction, cosmetic, and/or emotional reasons." They urged doctors to share ... diagnosis as to why women don't breast-feed," said Regina Tames, director of the Group for Informed Reproductive Choice. "They just lighted on a banal argument that women were selfish ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Wine tax 'won't stop young binge drinkers'

    Posted May 17th 2014, 04:02am by Christy Choi

    ... choice. An unintended consequence of a general liquor tax rise could also be young drinkers heading to Macau or the mainland, where the tax was lower, he said. Hong Kong has a 100 per cent tax ...

  10. News - World - HEALTH

    Mers on the rise, but WHO not yet declaring a global health emergency

    Posted May 16th 2014, 01:24am by WASHPOST

    ... in Indiana has recovered. The second patient is in hospital in Orlando, Florida. Two hospital employees who were exposed to the Florida patient have developed flu-like symptoms, and one has been ...




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