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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China needs incentives for environmental health and safety

    Posted Oct 24th 2012, 12:00am by Henry Miller

    ... Today, it is the world's second-largest economy, with a thriving manufacturing sector and a rapidly growing, prosperous middle class. Until relatively recently, environmental protection ... Henry Miller Henry Miller says China can beef up its health and environmental policies as the West did A safety culture rests on the right incentives China's environmental authorities ...

  2. Green tea helps to protect our bodies

    Posted Mar 29th 2009, 12:00am by Wynnie Chan

    ... Green tea contains powerful antioxidants called catechins and flavonoids. Antioxidants protect our body cells against damaging free radicals that can alter cells by tampering with DNA (genetic ... is helpful for diabetes, reducing stress, preventing dental cavities and protecting against UV radiation and viral infection. However, the bottom line is that scientists just don't know enough ...

  3. EV71 closes nursery

    Posted May 10th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... year. The Centre for Health Protection said eight children at the AEFCHK-EFCC-Verbena Nursery School had developed symptoms of hand, foot and mouth disease, caused by EV71, between April 23 ... them to observe good personal and environmental hygiene,' the spokesman said. On Tuesday, health chief York Chow Yat-ngok warned that the number of infections could rise amid concern over ...

  4. Lead scandal claims chief

    Posted Jan 09th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter A local environmental protection chief in Anhui province has been suspended after more than 200 children fell ill with lead poisoning from emissions by a battery manufacturing plant. Zhao Yiping, director of the environmental protection bureau in Huaining county, which administers Gaohe town, where the children were poisoned, was suspended after tests showed ...

  5. Summer flu peak worse than winter, study finds

    Posted Jun 19th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... for special attention to be paid to the timing of vaccinations as well as the duration of the protection they gave. 'November to December is the best period for vaccination since its ...

  6. Flesh-eating bacteria infection puts man on critical list

    Posted Aug 14th 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... authorities in a month. The man, confirmed to be suffering from necrotising fasciitis, was reported to the Centre for Health Protection (CHP) yesterday. It is believed that he began experiencing ... bacteria. It lives in warm seawater. Environmental factors, such as moderate salinity, can increase the number of these organisms in shellfish. The CHP, in an online disease alert last week, said ...

  7. Expert advice on how to make you look and feel your best

    Posted Sep 01st 2010, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... taught me about sunscreens that provided the best protection from the sun's harmful rays. The most important suggestion was to 'cleanse, exfoliate and moisturise twice daily'. I think more guys should look after their skin properly. The benefits include clearer, radiant skin and fewer wrinkles in the long term. Taking steps to protect my skin daily is as important ...

  8. Lifestyle - Health - INSECT-BORNE DISEASES

    Going fragrance-free protects from mosquito bites

    Posted Sep 04th 2012, 12:00am by DR FRANCIS POWERS

    ... Dr Francis Powers healthpost@scmp.com No scents and dark clotheskeep bloodsuckers at bay Hong Kong has repeatedly failed to address public health issues, even where simple, proven and cost-effective methods are available. Take the topic of scents. Seeming ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - H7N9 Bird Flu

    Elderly man latest to die in Hong Kong after contracting H7N9 bird flu

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 03:34pm

    ... at the border, said Dr Chuang Shuk-kwan of the Centre of Health Protection. He was admitted to Tuen Mun Hospital with a fever and severe pneumonia on Tuesday and died yesterday morning. Four members ...

  10. Food and Environmental Hygiene Department conducts food survey

    Posted Mar 07th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 5.57pm: The Food and Environmental Hygiene Department this week would conduct a territory-wide survey on Hong Kong people's diets and food consumption patterns. Department consultant Ho Yuk-yin told reporters on Monday the information obtained would be used to establish a database for food safety risk assessment. 'The database will help ...




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