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  1. Coping with old age

    Posted Aug 12th 2006, 12:00am by Andrea Li

    ... By 2025 Asia's elderly will make up more than half of the world's aged and they will all need help, writes Andrea Li STAYING YOUNG AND looking good in our celebrity obsessed culture has almost become an obsession for many people. But despite our ...

  2. Research professor seeks to combat the process of aging

    Posted Mar 11th 2006, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Zhou Zhongjun says you always have to be first in science, writes Linda Yeung Researchers at the front line ZHOU ZHONGJUN EPITOMISES a new generation of young scientists enchanted with top-notch research. In 2003 the native of Dalian in northeast China le ...

  3. Medi Watch

    Posted Dec 18th 2006, 12:00am by Jason Sankey

    ... Jason Sankey jason@otr-tennis.com Help yourself Altruism may be a cunning form of selfishness- at least from a genetic point of view. This is the conclusion drawn by Samuel Bowles in a Science magazine report. The economics and behavioural science researc ...

  4. HK men live longest, survey finds

    Posted Jul 26th 2006, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Despite the city's lifestyle and often choking pollution, its men live longer than those anywhere else on the planet and women's life expectancy is second only to those in Japan, a Japanese government survey has found. The average li ...

  5. Population getting too old, too soon

    Posted Feb 24th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jane Cai Planners warn of shortfall in providing services for the aged China is poorly positioned to deal with the impact of its ageing society and must act now to deal with a peak in the elderly population, believed to be about 25 years away, according t ...

  6. Ready to face the future

    Posted Nov 20th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... doctoral degrees. They are scientist-theologian Dr John Charlton Polkinghorne, theoretical physicist Professor Sham Lu-jeu, social policy and gerontology scholar Professor Alan Walker ...

  7. 'Silver-hair fair' to parade elderly spending power

    Posted Nov 08th 2006, 12:00am by Sherry Lee

    ... gerontology and sociology professor Alfred Chan Cheung-ming said a survey by the Hong Kong Council of Social Service showed that local elderly people collectively spent an average of HK$1 billion ...

  8. class notes

    Posted Oct 14th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Alan C. Walker, a scholar in social policy and gerontology will be bestowed a Doctor of Social Science and entrepreneur Dr Annie S. C. Wu, a pioneer in Hong Kong-mainland joint ventures, ...

  9. Class notes

    Posted Jul 08th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... or visit www.hkyaf.com vocational students graduate The first 50 graduates of the Institute of Vocational Education's diploma in community education (gerontology) graduated this week. About 10 ...


    Posted Sep 11th 2006, 12:00am by Jason Sankey

    ... on sausages and waffles. Johnson died on August 30 at the age of 112, baffling researchers at the Gerontology Research Group at the University of California, Los Angeles. 'All of his organs were ...




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