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  1. Eggs from Germany to be tested for dioxin

    Posted Jan 10th 2011, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok The Centre for Food Safety said it had found possibly contaminated eggs imported from Germany in retail spots in Sha Tin, Wong Tai Sin and Hung Hom. It said samples had been taken to be tested for cancer-causing dioxin. Secretary for Food and Health Dr York Chow Yat-ngok said previously only 1 per cent of eggs in Hong Kong were from Germany. German authorities ...

  2. Genetic data on IQ could mislead, academics say

    Posted Dec 04th 2010, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... scheme by Nazi Germany set up baby farms to cultivate thousands of babies for Hitler's Aryan master race. More than 400,000 people were sterilised against their will under the Nazis' ... not considered genetically clever enough. Risk of discrimination The Lebensborn, or Fount of Life, scheme by Nazi Germany set up baby farms to cultivate thousands of babies for Hitler's Aryan master ...

  3. Brand story: Lavere Naturkosmetik

    Posted Nov 13th 2007, 12:00am by Susan Schwartz

    ... in Germany. What's the spin? Lavere's name is derived from verum, Latin for truth, and dore, French for golden. The first product, Hydro-Sensation, was formulated in 2001 and the brand now ...

  4. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    Benefits of vitamin D should be crystal clear

    Posted May 05th 2013, 12:00am by IRIS RAPOPORT

    ... in the skin under UV-B radiation from sunlight. Basically this should not be a problem for people in Hong Kong but in Germany it is: between September and March, the sun is not intense enough ... Kong, but a big one in Germany. Taking into consideration German sausage eating habits, one can estimate that only one fifth of our daily need is covered. The rest has to be replaced by that one ...

  5. Lifestyle - Health - FIT & FAB

    The ultimate test of mettle

    Posted Apr 09th 2013, 12:00am by BEN SIN

    ... village in Cologne, Germany, Martin Lieberz fell in love with sport at an early age. At 16, he entered a cycling race on a whim and finished first. Veteran cyclists, impressed by the teen's athletic prowess, persuaded Lieberz to join a triathlon club. By 19, Lieberz got so good at the sport - which consists of swimming, cycling, and running - he represented Germany's youth team. ...

  6. German products pass dioxin tests

    Posted Jan 15th 2011, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Samples of five German food products in Hong Kong all passed dioxin tests, the Centre for Food Safety says. Amid the scare over contaminated products from Germany, the centre said a sample of egg and four samples of pork sausages all showed no dioxin. The tests were taken despite assurances from the European Union that no contaminated products had been exported. ...

  7. Shenzhen scientists create fast test for E coli strain

    Posted Jun 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... as Germany's disease control centre said the number of people reported sick in the deadly outbreak was still rising, even though German officials said there was hope the epidemic was abating. The Robert Koch Institute said that another person had died in Germany from the E coli infection, raising the toll to 24 in Germany, plus one in Sweden. The number of reported cases is up by more ...

  8. See a doctor, unwell travellers told

    Posted Jun 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... yesterday urged anyone who felt unwell after travelling to the region, especially Germany, to get a medical check-up to ensure they were not infected with a mutated bacteria strain that had killed ... with the cancer-causing chemical DEHP. Scientists at the Beijing Genomics Institute in Shenzhen who have studied the bug in collaboration with Germany's University Medical Centre Hamburg-Eppendorf say ...

  9. News - World - HEALTH

    US doctors say circumcision is safe and helpful, but others disagree

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Francisco and Germany. The anti-circumcision group Intact America said most of the studies behind the new guidelines were based on research done on adult men in Africa. "The task force failed ...

  10. Lifestyle - Health - QUIZ CADMIUM

    Quiz: Cadmium in food

    Posted Sep 25th 2012, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... in the kidney," says Dr Stephan Clemens of the University of Bayreuth in Germany. Clemens is the lead author of a study published earlier this month in the journal Trends in Plant Science that examined ...




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