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  1. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health bites

    Posted Aug 14th 2012, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com Red alert for bowel cancer A study published last week in Cell Reports could explain why red meat is linked to an increased risk of bowel cancer. Scientists at Cancer Research UK have found that high levels of iron- re ...

  2. Cases of abuse against elderly on the rise

    Posted Jan 29th 2009, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... Colleen Lee Welfare group Against Elderly Abuse handled 1,780 cases of abuse against the elderly last year, an increase of 13.4 per cent on 2007. The group said 34.6 per cent of last year's cases involved complaints about people taking property of th ...

  3. Medi watch

    Posted Oct 15th 2007, 12:00am by Ned Lydon

    ... by Ned Lydon ned.lydon@gmail.com High-fat diet link to ovarian cancer A long-term low-fat diet may cut the risk of ovarian cancer by as much as 40 per cent, say US researchers who studied about 49,000 women over eight years. The reduced risk became appare ...

  4. 62pc of carers psychologically abuse relatives with dementia

    Posted May 13th 2010, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... social work and social administration department collaborated on the survey with the SH Ho Centre for Gerontology and Geriatrics at Chinese University. More than 120 family carers- mostly ...

  5. Caring for ailing parents stresses families to the limit

    Posted Nov 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of sufferers to reach 77,000 by 2019. A survey last year by Chinese University's Centre for Gerontology and Geriatrics revealed the tremendous stress that their caregivers are under. More than 60 ...

  6. Support urged for stressed carers of Alzheimer's patients

    Posted Oct 04th 2007, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... the problem and will just turn the relationship sour.' The president of the Association of Gerontology, Edward Leung Man-fuk, agreed there should be more daytime centres and that more training ...


    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 ...

  8. Homes for the aged seek carers

    Posted Jul 09th 2005, 12:00am by Patrick Poon

    ... On-the-job management training and subsidies were also made available to take external professional courses in gerontology and elderly care management. These formed an integral part of the action ...



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