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  1. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health bites: cool indoor temperatures stimulate the growth of healthy brown fat

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 09:41am by Jeanette Wang

    ... The therapy reduced their risk of death alone by 55 per cent. Those benefits far outstripped rates of effectiveness for men, whose risk of heart failure or death declined by only 26 per cent with CRT, ... "Metabolism is affected by cyclical rhythms within the body that relate to sleeping, waking and light exposure."   Fertility troubles linked to psychiatric disorders in children Children born ...

  2. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health Bites

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 10:41am by Kylie Knott

    ... their physical strength and mental acuity longer than those who don't, according to a new review of past studies that found exercise that gets the heart rate up is best. "We found that all the studies showed that physical activity was associated with decreased rates of cognitive decline and that even becoming active in later life as opposed to a lifetime of physical activity still ...

  3. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE ANJALI HAZARI

    Learning Curve: student surveys can help in assessing a teacher's skills

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 09:44am by Anjali Hazari

    ... between student learning and higher ratings given to professors, while others report that some professors inflate grades to get favourable ratings. So can teachers be evaluated reliably to ensure ... student surveys, and student achievement gains. The report concludes that "this balanced approach has two important advantages: ratings are less likely to fluctuate from year to year, ...

  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Grain silos in Cape Town converted to feed the soul as museum

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 12:31pm by AFP

    ... as well as the site of a ferry terminal for Robben Island where liberation icon Nelson Mandela was imprisoned. In a country where anything African was considered second-rate the museum will plant ...

  5. Lifestyle - Health - HITS & MYTHS

    Hits & Myths: when menstruation doesn't mean ovulation

    Posted May 05th 2014, 09:42am by Sasha Gonzales

    ... children decreased, from 80.8 per cent in 2007, to 63.8 per cent in 2012. Despite these changing attitudes, birth and fertility rates in Hong Kong are still among the lowest in Asia, mainly because couples are getting married later or putting off having children. Another explanation for this trend is the misconception women have about their fertility, such as having a period means ...

  6. Lifestyle - Health - HITS & MYTHS

    Hits & Myths: are all vegetable oils heart-healthy?

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 03:13am by Sasha Gonzales

    ... cortex, and affect the detoxification pathway in your liver. What's more, in animal studies, trans fats have been shown to reduce fertility. "We not only need to make better food ...

  7. Lifestyle - Technology

    China's Dragon King Bridge connects two architectural concepts

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 01:49am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... stretches across Hangzhou Bay), rate among the engineering marvels of the world. Apart from a purely utilitarian function, bridges can also play a role both in defining cities- consider the Sydney ...

  8. Lifestyle - Technology

    Streaming services are becoming consumers' music delivery platform of choice

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 01:49am by Jamie Carter

    ... audio, now higher bit-rate, better-than-CD-quality tunes are being pushed by everyone from Sony and Onkyo to Android phones (which now support hi-res FLAC files) and soon- rumour has it- Apple ...

  9. Magazines - 48hrs - FOOD & WINE

    It's a bun fight! Who sells the best burger in Hong Kong?

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 11:10pm by Charley Lanyon, BERNICE CHAN AND KEVIN KWONG

    ... hotel, restaurant, takeaway and burger joint and rated them for creativity, presentation, preparation, ingredients, condiments, messiness, juiciness and overall flavour. We ordered each ...

  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Hong Kong's white elephants? Jury still out on Cyberport and Science Park

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 10:39am by Charley Lanyon

    ... after "graduating" from the incubation programme, but the survival rate drops after three years to 58 per cent. "We understand that Cyberport is too small," says Lam. ... but could not make enough from the first orders to pay his employees. So he went to the park management, which gave him 800 square feet of free office space and a subsidised rate for extra space. ...




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