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  1. Second suspected case denied

    Posted Jan 06th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Leu Siew Ying Guangzhou's Centre for Disease Control has denied media reports of a second suspected Sars case in the city, saying tests are still being carried out to learn if a pneumonia patient is infected with the coronavirus. The centre's deputy director, Wang Ming, said the patient, identified by Hong Kong media reports as a female worker in a seafood restaurant, ...

  2. Hair looms

    Posted Oct 19th 2009, 12:00am by Jacqueline Tsang

    ... skin problems. Kent Richards, spa director of Bliss at the W Hotel, answers our questions on male waxing. How is male skin different from female skin? Male skin usually has more open pores, making the skin oilier than female skin. Male skin is also thicker than female skin and, as such, is more difficult to keep hydrated. Waxing can act as a good exfoliator, allowing moisturiser ...

  3. Cancer sufferers battle anxieties

    Posted May 17th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... symptoms. There was no significant difference reported between males and females, or between those being treated in private or public hospitals. Cecilia Chan, director of the centre on behavioural ...

  4. Public views sought on health foods

    Posted Sep 27th 2003, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... released by the department yesterday, an advertising ban on health benefits attributed to food products would be extended to such claims as regulating blood pressure and female hormones, and boosting the immune system. It would also include the areas of slimming, weight reduction and detoxification. Deputy Director of Health Leung Ting-hung said there had been an increasing number ...

  5. Clinic shifts its focus to a quiet killer of men

    Posted Jan 14th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... female osteoporosis patients in 2001, with 740,000 expected by 2031. 'People often mistakenly think osteoporosis is a woman's disease, but it actually affects men as well,' said Annie Kung Wai-chee, director of the Osteoporosis Centre at the University of Hong Kong. Common causes of the condition in men include smoking, excessive alcohol consumption and prolonged ...

  6. Chinese most affected by acute glaucoma

    Posted Jan 09th 2004, 12:00am by Hannah Lee

    ... blindness and, since it can be symptom-free until an advanced stage, is commonly called the 'sneak thief of sight'. Vincent Lee Wing-hong, director of the Hong Kong Adventist Hospital eye centre, said: 'Ageing and family history are the consistent risk factors for glaucoma. Females have a higher incidence of glaucoma than males. Asian descent is a risk factor for PACG.' ...

  7. Heading for a fall

    Posted Oct 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... factors, on the other hand, is permanent. According to Gary Chow, managing director of Nu/Hart Hair Solutions, both male pattern baldness (also called androgenetic alopecia) and female pattern ... follicles. Jonathan Tang, managing director of HIS Hair Clinic, agrees that nothing can bring your hair back once the follicles are dead. 'Unless you have alopecia, which might be due to stress ...

  8. Unhappiness linked to poor memory

    Posted Oct 08th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... people who dined out at least twice a day also said their memories were getting worse. The April study questioned 2,289 people aged six to 73, both female and male. Respondents were asked whether ... director Roy Lam Kin-tung said 40 per cent of people felt their memories were getting worse, while just 4 per cent said their memories were improving. He said that the ability of a person ...

  9. Guangdong diet keeps people short as they pile on kilos

    Posted Dec 30th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... fatter, with 5.3 per cent of males being obese and 28.9 per cent overweight, while 4.2 per cent of females were considered obese and 21.7 per cent overweight. The rises were mainly due to a lack of exercise and excessive intake of animal fat, according to Li Jie, director of the Guangdong Institute of Physical Studies. The survey found that more than half of adults and nearly 45 per cent ...

  10. Abuse, poverty spur female infection rate

    Posted Feb 19th 2010, 12:00am by Cesar Chelala

    ... director of UNAids. It has been shown that violence, or even the threat of it, can lead women to avoid HIV prevention, treatment, and care and support services. The problem of violence against ...




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