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  1. State-of-the-art device gives heart to coronary patients

    Posted Feb 18th 2006, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy Heart patients implanted with a state-of-the-art device can wait for as long as 10 years before they need surgery to change the batteries. This is almost double the life of most long-lasting batteries used in conventional pacemakers, which have to be renewed every five to seven years, said Yu Cheuk-man, head of cardiology at Chinese University. The university is one ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Live blog: Kwoks used 'elaborate' scheme to mask payments for Hui, prosecution says

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 10:12am by Enoch Yiu, Stuart Lau, Patsy Moy

    ... apartments, which he got rent-free. Perry says that despite Hui signing a new 30-month tenancy agreement on June 24- days before he officially became chief secretary- which stated he would pay ... at the High Court, stalling even prosecutor David Perry QC, who was eventually allowed to skip the line and head to the courtroom at 9.45am. ...

  3. Sleep disorder could point to stroke risk

    Posted Jan 26th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... in 2002. The findings showed that 49 per cent of stroke patients suffered from sleep apnoea, compared with 24 per cent in healthy people. Findings in the United States have shown that people with any form of sleep-disordered breathing have 2.4 times the usual risk of heart failure and 1.3 times the risk of coronary artery disease. Professor Hui, head of the university's division ...

  4. Engineering a way to cheaper medical services

    Posted Aug 18th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... it would be at least five years before Hong Kong businesses could start producing high-level medical equipment such as pacemakers. For state-of-art equipment, such as X-ray or magnetic resonance ... and Taiwan. The biomedical project is part of a new department of health technology and informatics announced by the university yesterday. Department head Arthur Mak Fuk-tat said it consolidated ...

  5. Judge orders robbery trial after teenager alleges police brutality

    Posted Mar 30th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... of February 28 last year. Three victims were hit on their heads in the attack, the court was told. Prosecutor Mr Sham reacted angrily after hearing the defence allegation, saying he was surprised ... about the facts stated from Cheuk and his lawyers. 'It is a very serious allegation made by the defendant against the police officers. It is also inappropriate for a prosecutor to accept ...

  6. Degree plan to fix shortfall in nurses

    Posted Jun 13th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... to the city's shortage of nurses. The head of the University of Hong Kong's nursing studies department, Sophia Chan Siu-chee, said it was seriously considering launching a two-year course to train degree-holders as registered nurses. The programme usually takes three years, or four for a nursing degree. Visiting professor Judith Parker said universities in the United States and Australia had ...

  7. Trial for ex-Narcotics Bureau chief

    Posted Feb 05th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy A former head of the Narcotics Bureau and four other people were ordered yesterday to stand trial over disclosure of their living expenses and assets to graft-busters. Court ... a certain bank account and when. 'There must be hints and pointers a person could rely on to verify such matters... If I am obliged to state my opinion, I would say that recipients of a notice ...

  8. Insurance bid to pump $19m into charities

    Posted Jul 15th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... such as the United States, Britain and Australia. Hong Kong will be the first in Asia to introduce the scheme. Ms Pau said having wills written professionally was important, especially if leaving money ... such as the traditional flag sales,' Ms Fang said. The council says charities are struggling to keep their heads above water, with only about half their funding provided by the government. ...

  9. Prosecution against Wellcome 'justified'

    Posted Oct 29th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... to a special board headed by the director of public prosecutions. In its report released yesterday, the board recommended that the Department of Justice should create guidelines for government ... stated categorically that the prosecution had been brought on a false premise in light of the evidence relied on'. ...



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