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  1. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    New electronic system will put patient health records online by end of year

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 03:16am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Patient records to go online by end of year A long-delayed system which will allow private and public doctors to share patient health records will be online by the end of the year, the government said yesterday. While the computerised system is designed to facilitate co-operation between both sectors, Doctors Union president Henry Yeung ...


    Shenzhen reports rat boom

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 02:18pm

    ... He blamed massive construction projects, such as the city’s subway system, for the increase in the rodent population. But control efforts at certain inspection spots had also slackened, he ...

  3. News - China - HEALTH

    China and India face huge cancer burden

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 08:59am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris China facing major cancer crisis Most cancer cases in China are caused by "modifiable environmental factors", including smoking, water contamination and air pollution, according to experts. In a major report published in The Lancet Oncology, more than 40 specialists warn that China and India, Asia's emerging giants, are facing huge ...

  4. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH

    A year of cancer, one photo at a time: Former Hongkonger keeps picture diary of battle

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 09:32pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... and spreadsheets to manage the flood of cancer-related information.  I am not, however, anyone’s idea of a domestic goddess, so I gratefully accepted when friends offered to arrange meals [for me] during ... well,” Glass says. “For now…my cancer seems to be contained and I am working to manage it so that it does not grow or spread again. I am cautiously optimistic about the future.” ...

  5. News - China - HEALTH

    Young Parkinson's disease patient in China starts website to help fellow sufferers

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 05:17am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... with Parkinson's Six years ago Ximen felt in the prime of his life. The young chemical engineer had recently married and was a manager at a Fortune 500 firm in Shanghai. An avid outdoors sport enthusiast, ... (HK$250,000), she finally accepted the best she could do was manage the disease through regular treatment. She offers her story on the website in the hopes others won't repeat her mistakes. Medical ...

  6. News - World - HEALTH

    Pfizer trial shows experimental drug doubles time until breast cancer tumours grow worse

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:52pm by Reuters

    ... Los Angeles, and a lead author of the study. Side effects seen in the trial, including low blood cell counts and fatigue, were manageable, he said before the study was presented ...

  7. Lifestyle - Technology - HEALTH

    British study links carb breakdown gene in saliva to obesity

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 03:39am by GUARDIAN

    ... be at higher risk of obesity. The findings, published in Nature Genetics, suggest that dietary advice may need to focus more on a person's digestive system, based on whether they have the genetic ...

  8. News - World - HEALTH

    US state of Maryland may be first to ban ‘Vaportini’ alcohol inhaler

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 10:53pm by NYT

    ... drunk," Palmer said, adding that she was unaware of any other laws against her Vaportini products. Unlike traditional consumption of alcohol, inhaled alcohol bypasses the digestive system ...

  9. News - World - HEALTH

    Britons groan as they’re told to eat more fruit and vegetables

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 09:51pm by AFP

    ... of adults currently manage five servings a day, according to NHS data, while other research puts the figure at one in 10. "Are they having a laugh?" wrote one newspaper commentator ... of choice, and there are concerns that moving the goal posts may be counterproductive. "We're managing to eat two, maybe three portions a day. If you start recommending unrealistic targets, ...

  10. News - China - HEALTH

    Maoming officials vow petrochemical plant will be shelved if public opposes it

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 04:13pm by Adrian Wan

    ... of Sinopec Engineering, told China Daily more should be done to inform the public of the environmental effects of PX as it was a necessary component of industry. Paraxylene is a chemical essential ...




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