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  1. News - Asia - HEALTH

    Two Koreas top of global suicide charts, for different reasons

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 05:21am by AGENCIES

    ... as suicides could have been people who died while in state custody. "It might be like in East Germany under the Stasi, where if someone died during an interrogation or while detained they just ...

  2. Business - Economy - HEALTH

    Sick workers cost economies billions

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 02:36pm by DAVID DODWELL

    ... David Dodwell Ill health could cost the world trillions of dollars in the coming decades, yet societies can help by facing up to the causes of the growing malaise Economies at risk if root causes of sick workers are not tackled After 900 million people watched Germany win the World Cup Final, there was a simultaneous global tsunami- of sick leave. As an average of 188 million fans ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Study finds hazardous chemicals in children's soccer boots on sale in Hong Kong

    Posted May 19th 2014, 06:08pm by FANNY FUNG

    ... markets in Latin America, Europe and Asia, including Hong Kong, were tested by the University of Exeter in the UK and at Greenpeace facilities in Germany. They included boots, shirts gloves ...

  4. News - China - HEALTH

    Chinese nurses enter training for opportunities abroad

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 05:02am by XU DONGHUAN

    ... German-language course in the coastal city of Weihai in Shandong province, and the students- Chinese nurses and nurse trainees- will jet to Germany later this year, where most already have job offers to work at residential care centres for the elderly. "The morning I received the job offer, I felt my world suddenly brighten up," said Zheng Min, one student headed to Germany. Once ...

  5. Lifestyle - Technology - HEALTH

    Scientists are closing in on drugs that may stop the deadly Ebola virus

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 04:56am by Bloomberg

    ... companies, said Stephan Guenther, head of the Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine in Hamburg, Germany. "If you count all the cases of Ebola since the discovery, it's below ...

  6. News - World - HEALTH

    Saudi Arabia's Sars-like virus death toll now 32

    Posted Jun 18th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... by the World Health Organisation stands at 34. The virus, which can cause coughing, fever and pneumonia, has spread from the Gulf to France, Britain and Germany. The WHO has called it the Middle East ... in Germany wrote in the latest Lancet Infectious Diseases journal. The first known case was in Jordan in April last year. The finding provides another clue as researchers try to figure out where ...

  7. News - World - HEALTH

    Relative of Sars virus had more victims

    Posted Nov 24th 2012, 12:00am by Reuters in London

    ... been identified as part of the enhanced surveillance in Saudi Arabia (3 cases, including 1 death) and Qatar (1 case)," the WHO said. Germany's Robert Koch Institute said the patient who fell ill in Qatar in October was brought to Germany for treatment in a speciality clinic and recovered after a month and was released this week. Britain's Health Protection Agency ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Cost of caring for Hong Kong’s elderly to rise by billions

    Posted Aug 29th 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... in public expenditure on health care would be 1.2 per cent from 2004 to 2033 due to the ageing population. Liu said Western countries like the US, UK and Germany had a much higher projection- 6 per ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Top cardiologist banned from performing surgery claims he is victim of conspiracy

    Posted Aug 28th 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... although Fung said he was not. The professor displayed several certificates obtained from Germany, Denmark and Switzerland stating that he had been trained to do the two procedures, the left atrial ...

  10. News - World - HEALTH

    Animals play key role in spread of deadly Mers virus- study

    Posted Sep 21st 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Health Organisation. While cases have been reported in people across the Middle East and in France, Germany, Italy, Tunisia and Britain, the vast majority of infections and deaths are in Saudi ...




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