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  1. Surge in use of 'big gun' drug faulted

    Posted Jun 24th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of ertapenem- one of the family of so-called 'big gun' antibiotics known as carbapenems- had been given to patients in private hospitals last year, a surge of 27 per cent from the 16,869 doses ... throughout Hong Kong. The Health Department also met representatives of private hospitals regularly to discuss infection control and antibiotic use. University of Hong Kong microbiologist Ho ...

  2. China sticks to its guns in clone wars

    Posted Feb 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is born, so from a Chinese ethical perspective, tests on human cells are OK,' she said. 'Aborting a three-month-old foetus is legal and widely applied as a population-control measure, so ...

  3. China sticks to its guns in clone wars

    Posted Feb 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on human cells are OK,' she said. 'Aborting a three-month-old foetus is legal and widely applied as a population-control measure, so both scientists and Chinese citizens accept the use ...

  4. News - World

    Overweight children ‘to be new norm in Europe’

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 06:14pm

    ... the eating of fruit and vegetables in schools, improving the nutritional quality of school lunches, controlling advertising and imposing taxes on some foods, alongside initiatives to encourage more ...

  5. This week we test: BB cream

    Posted May 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Joyee Chan This hottest foundation produces no-makeup looks with the ability to even out skin tone and cover up dark spots and other blemishes. Maybelline Pure BB Mineral BB Base (HK$99/ 30ml) This blends eight kinds of minerals including copper, zinc, ma ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    MRSA cases at public hospitals level off; further reduction difficult

    Posted Dec 15th 2012, 12:00am by Johnny Tam

    ... be reaching a point where further reduction is difficult, the Hospital Authority warns. The use of powerful "big-gun" antibiotics, a measure seen as vital to containing the threat ... the average 20 per cent," said Dominic Tsang Ngai-chong, Hospital Authority chief infection control officer. Tsang said the hospitals quarantined newly admitted patients and conducted medical ...

  7. News - China - HEALTH

    WHO demands urgent smoking controls to curb number of deaths

    Posted Dec 08th 2012, 12:00am by ZHUANG PINGHUI

    ... for urgent action to curb smoking The World Health Organisation has called for the urgent introduction of tobacco controls on the mainland to curb non-communicable diseases (NCDs), the biggest cause ... Last month, the WHO released nine global voluntary targets for the prevention and control of NCDs, such as combating premature mortality from NCDs, alcohol and tobacco use. The target of a 30 ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - H7N9 Bird Flu

    Elderly man latest to die in Hong Kong after contracting H7N9 bird flu

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 03:34pm

    ... ward as he was in Tuen Mun Hospital have been placed under medical surveillance. On the mainland, the Legal Evening News, citing an official at the Chinese Centre for Disease Control ...

  9. Give me five

    Posted Jan 16th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Give me five furore (n) an outburst of excitement or anger Example: The school shootings in the United States have caused a furore over gun controls. cure-all (n) something that people think will solve all the problems Example: It is only a painkiller, not a cure-all for your illness. efficacy (n) the capability to produce a desired effect Example: The patient started to doubt ...

  10. News - World - HEALTH

    Control factor makes leaders less prone to stress, US study finds

    Posted Sep 26th 2012, 12:00am by MCT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Washington Those in control are less prone to worry about issues than people farther down the hierarchy Leaders benefit from lower stress levels, study finds ... serenity was pretty simple: control. Compared with workers who toil in lower echelons of the American economy, the leaders studied by a group of Harvard University researchers enjoyed control over ...




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