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  1. Wake-up call

    Posted Apr 11th 2010, 12:00am by Daniel Jeffreys, Mark Footer

    ... radiation have been published and half of them suggest there are damaging effects. However, when he examined only those papers that had been funded independently, he found that three-quarters had ... of mobile-phone masts that have bloomed over the urban landscape. Many a local landlord- of tower blocks to village houses- is making a bit of extra money by renting out their rooftop to house multiple ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/711110/wake-call
  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Mobile phone antennae removed from university over cancer risk fears

    Posted Feb 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Teachers living on campus said workmen had been seen in the days after the story appeared, removing some antennae from blocks where there was a particularly high concentration of masts. Some ... we have seen workmen dismantling some masts at the densest spots like the undergraduate hall and the University Centre Bistro." The staff member said the WHO study cited in the memo ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1142176/mobile-phone-antennae-removed-university-over-cancer-risk-fears
  3. News - China - HEALTH

    Weeping doctor paraded around hospital by angry mob after patient dies

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 05:07pm by SIJIA JIANG

    ... received. The Guangzhou Daily said the doctor in Chaozhou was paraded around the hospital by angry relatives for about half an hour on Wednesday. Watch: A Sina.com video shows the doctor surrounded ... at Guangdong's Chaozhou Central Hospital was paraded through the hospital for half an hour by more than 100 friends and family members of a patient who died on Wednesday after being admitted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1441871/weeping-doctor-paraded-around-hospital-angry-mob-after-patient-dies
  4. Half young smokers depressed, study finds

    Posted Mar 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Nearly half of all young smokers suffer depression- making counselling vital as they find it tougher to quit, a new study has found. Researchers from the University of Hong Kong's school of public health say many people with depression take up smoking because of the short-term excitement nicotine gives them, while others become depressed after taking up ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/995621/half-young-smokers-depressed-study-finds
  5. Half-baked beliefs

    Posted Feb 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Elle Kwan healthpost@scmp.com Most people would agree that you can't live on bread alone. Beyond that, however, there are many points of contention about the staple. We debunk a few of the common myths. White bread is bad for you Truth: when foods ar ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/991915/half-baked-beliefs
  6. Only half the battle

    Posted Oct 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... was devastated,' she says. Fortunately, half a year of surgery and chemotherapy treatments helped. She returned to work last month armed with an entirely transformed outlook on life. '[Now], I slow ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/980876/only-half-battle
  7. Shampoo-maker suffers big loss in first half

    Posted Aug 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Sophie Yu Herbal shampoo-maker BaWang International reported a net loss of 295 million yuan (HK$359 million) in the six months to June, after a net profit of 147 million yuan in the same period last year. Revenue was 439.8 million yuan, down 52.7 per cent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/977501/shampoo-maker-suffers-big-loss-first-half
  8. Elderly face half-a-year wait for day care

    Posted Jun 24th 2010, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Elderly residents need to wait for more than six months to receive day care services in nursing, rehabilitation exercises, meals and escort provision that will help them remain living in the community, the welfare chief says. Matthew Cheung Ki ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/718005/elderly-face-half-year-wait-day-care
  9. Almost half of food products yet to meet new labelling rules

    Posted Apr 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... indicated that less than half of the surveyed items met the new restriction. 'Items at supermarket chains have met the standard already because since January 1, large retailers only take goods ... But low-volume products- with annual sales of 30,000 units or below- that do not make any nutritional claims can apply for an exemption. Another survey done by the HKFC and Go@l showed that about half ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/710349/almost-half-food-products-yet-meet-new-labelling-rules
  10. Half of HK could get swine flu, study finds

    Posted May 30th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang Half the people in the city might be infected with swine flu four months into a pandemic, University of Hong Kong academics have concluded. The researchers, from the school of public health, used a mathematical model to calculate the transmission pattern in the community. By early June, about 100 people in the city are likely to be infected. Assistant professor Steven ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/681951/half-hk-could-get-swine-flu-study-finds

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