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  1. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    1 in 3 success rate for fertility herbs

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 04:47am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Mum, dad and traditional Chinese medicine produce 50 babies, Baptist University reports 1 in 3 success rate for fertility herbs Fifty childless women who sought fertility treatment at Baptist University's traditional Chinese medicine clinics are said to have been able to conceive naturally after six months' treatment. They account ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Women's low sex drive blamed for Hong Kong's falling birth rate

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 05:50am by TIMMY SUNG

    ... Timmy Sung timmy.sung@scmp.com Women's low sex drive blamed for falling birth rate Lack of a satisfactory sex life among women has been singled out as a reason for Hong Kong's low fertility rate, the city's Family Planning Association said yesterday. Women in the high-pressure city tend to lack sexual desire and may not experience orgasm, according ...

  3. News - China - HEALTH

    Smog crisis in China leads to increased research into effect of pollution on fertility

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 09:36am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... pollution affects fertility. The number of studies funded by the National Natural Science Foundation of China, the leading research institute, has tripled in the last five years. It has supported 68 ... policy would become redundant." The infertility rate among all Chinese of childbearing age rose to 12.5 per cent in 2010 from just 3 per cent two decades earlier, Xinhua reported recently. ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Barriers block way towards fertility subsidies: health chief

    Posted Oct 31st 2013, 04:24am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Health chief is candid about the obstacles, but invites public views on feasibility of the plan Barriers block way towards fertility subsidies The health secretary ... was not highly cost efficient. The success rates of in vitro fertilisation treatments were about 20 per cent for women under the age of 40, and much lower for those above 40 years old, Ko said. ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Urban planners urged to build social living spaces for the elderly to cut suicide rates

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 04:49am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... socialising among residents. The suicide rate of those aged at least 60- although it has declined slightly in recent years- still stood at 21.6 for every 100,000 people last year, compared with the overall rate of 12.3. The University of Hong Kong's Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention said elderly people who lived alone but socialised with neighbours reported ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Doctors need to work on communication: survey

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 04:03am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... rating, but the hospitals scored much lower when it came to communication with patients. More than half of the patients said medical staff failed to tell them about the side effects of medications ... was 90. "The survey was not aimed at analysing or rating which hospital is the best or worst, but to identify what aspects at which hospitals need more improvement," said professor Yeoh ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    New treatment gives liver patients hope

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 04:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... compared against those of another 48 patients who underwent a more conventional treatment. The new technique showed a 70 per cent success rate in completely destroying the liver tumours, compared with the conventional method's 50 per cent success rate. The technique also yielded a higher median overall survival rate- a measure used in cancer trials to calculate the success of treatments- of 25 ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    'Don't wait to check for breast cancer'

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 04:03am by ALICE WOODHOUSE

    ... aware of the disease and see a doctor promptly as the survival rate for breast cancer is high if it is dealt with early. The report found the top three risk factors for breast cancer in Hong ...

  9. News - China - HEALTH

    Guangzhou disease control centre predicts end to dengue outbreak within weeks

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 05:42am by Mimi Lau, He Huifeng

    ... dangerous to human health. Dengue, which has a relatively low mortality rate, is linked to greater urbanisation. Symptoms include fever, headache, muscle and joint pain and skin rashes. A very small ...

  10. News - China - HEALTH

    'You can even tailor your baby's sex': Inside an illicit Beijing surrogacy firm

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 07:11pm by Nectar Gan

    ... by various factors such as increasing infertility rates and the one-child policy, according to the Chinese website of The New York Times. Liu said the technology on the mainland lagged behind ... are paid 190,000 yuan, in five instalments, after conception. Concerning the “not so high success rate of test tube baby procedures”, Liu said the company sold a “guaranteed surrogacy programme” ...




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