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  1. Young victim faces years of surgery to recover

    Posted Aug 27th 2005, 12:00am by Felix Chan, Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy and Felix Chan Severe arm injuries in childhood may stunt the limb's growth, but it could be at least five years before doctors know whether the boy chopped in Kwai Tsing will suffer this fate, bone specialists say. In the short term, Shum Ho-yin is likely to need intensive physiotherapy to restore full movement in his arm. He may also need several operations to repair ...

  2. Rodents make easy-to-keep companions for children

    Posted Jul 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Felix Paige Rodents may conjure up nightmarish images of plague-infested pests scurrying about and causing havoc in homes. Nonetheless, one look at these cute creatures is enough to change minds. Rats and mice make perfect first pets for children and for adults, given the small flats that many of us call home. Veterinarian Dr Patricia Shuen says there are numerous reasons why ...

  3. Regular dental regimen can prevent major problems

    Posted Jun 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Felix Paige Brushing teeth daily and maintaining good oral hygiene is important, and it is equally vital to look after your pets' teeth and gums. A friend found out the hard way when he noticed that his cat kept backing away from its food bowl every time it tried to eat. It turns out the cat has periodontitis and has to have all its teeth removed. An expensive exercise. ...

  4. There is no excuse for smoking

    Posted Jan 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... days! Remember that quitting is not impossible. With the right amount of determination, you can do it. Beatrice Lam, Miriam Lo, Tai You-ho and Felix Mei, Creative Secondary School From ...

  5. Desperate mother pleads for share of compassion

    Posted Jan 25th 2005, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... to promote more and educate the younger generation that there is nothing wrong with organ donation. It is very common to donate organs in Western countries.' Mrs Wong's son, Felix Wong Ka-cheuk, 30, was diagnosed with heart disease on the day before his wedding in 2003. He is now in critical condition in the intensive-care unit of Grantham Hospital. 'Felix first caught ...

  6. HK lawmakers demand pork ban

    Posted Jul 28th 2005, 12:00am by Felix Chan

    ... Felix Chan Major Hong Kong political parties have called on the government to impose an immediate ban on the importing of frozen pork from Sichuan province. Ahead of today's special meeting of the Legco food safety and environmental hygiene panel, its chairman Fred Li Wah-ming, of the Democratic Party, said the authorities had not acted decisively enough to protect public ...

  7. Artery disease and eczema respond to Chinese herbs

    Posted Mar 24th 2005, 12:00am by Felix Lo

    ... Felix Lo Medical experts at Chinese University have hailed the success of two research projects using herbal remedies to treat artery disease and eczema. Announcing the results yesterday, they said the finding showed the herbal formulas could be used to complement western medicine. In one project, a combination of two Chinese herbs improved the function of arteries in patients ...

  8. Bitter truth

    Posted Oct 30th 2008, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... to be a healthy food. I am really surprised it is high in sugar,' said Felix Tong Ka-yat, a Form three student from Wah Yan College, Hong Kong. Tong Ka-cheuk, a Form Three student from Salesian ...

  9. Baldness increasing among the young

    Posted Jun 19th 2004, 12:00am by Felix Lo

    ... Felix Lo A dermatologist has backed the findings of a survey that found baldness was increasing among younger people. Louis Shih Tai-cho, a private specialist, said on RTHK current affairs radio programme Advisor yesterday that hair dyeing, eating too much processed food and stress were contributing causes of baldness affecting people under 30. Half of the 636 respondents ...

  10. Depressed elderly more likely to apply to care homes, says poll

    Posted Sep 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... Felix Chan Hon-wai called on the Social Welfare Department to refer applicants who were found to have problems such as incontinence to public or private doctors for treatment, so they would ...




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