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  1. Lifestyle - Technology - Google

    Google founders see a brave new world of data-driven health care

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 03:10am by GUARDIAN

    ... The Guardian Self-driving cars are just the beginning for the pair that want to do to health care what they did to search, if they can survive the regulations Google founders see a brave ... other things, that Google was interested in health care but scared of its intense regulation. Page and Brin displayed their quite different personalities: Brin, the maverick and head of Google ...

  2. Lifestyle - Health

    Nobel laureate Richard Roberts says capitalism and health care do not mix

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 09:37am by Richard Lord

    ... Richard Lord life@scmp.com Asia should steer clear of the US funding model for health care, Nobel Prize winning scientist Richard Roberts tells Richard Lord Profits of doom Richard Roberts ... Prize in Physiology or Medicine for work into the mechanism of gene splicing that made much of the modern biotechnology and gene-science industry possible. If you're just using health care ...

  3. Lifestyle - Health - PALLIATIVE CARE

    Palliative care in India

    Posted Nov 20th 2012, 12:00am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... pleaded with him at their Pune home: "Just throw me over the balcony. Do anything, I don't care, I want this pain to go." Friends told Raghunath, a truck loader, about a free cancer hospital in Pune, near Mumbai, called the Cipla Palliative Care and Training Centre. They arrived in late September, and Raghunath has been learning how to look after his father while staying ...

  4. Lifestyle - Health - PROFILE DR DES FERNANDES

    Profile: Dr Des Fernandes

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by Catharine Nicol

    ... others, which he officially launched as the brand Environ in 1990. "[Vitamin A] is the crucial keystone in keeping up the health of the skin, controlling how cells grow," he says. ...

  5. Lifestyle - Family & Education - CHILDBIRTH

    Too many women are still dying in childbirth

    Posted Dec 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Angela Baura

    ... post-partum care, stronger healthcare systems and policies, education on family planning, and reproductive health," Turlington Burns says. Women often don't have the power, economic or individually, to get this care at the right time. EMC is primarily focused on advocacy, she says, working with NGOs and health leaders around the world. So it actively supports programmes that help ...

  6. Lifestyle - Health

    Treatments on the fly: Asia a top destination for medical tourism

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 04:52pm by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... Rachel Jacqueline The region continues to thrive as a health care hotspot Treatments on the fly When Hong Kong resident Brett Hinds chose to have an eye operation in Thailand last year, he ... to the Medical Tourism Association. Once enticed by the prospect of combining discounted health care with a holiday, medical tourists are now being lured abroad by the quality and broad range ...

  7. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Apple Watch features leave health professionals unimpressed

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 07:10pm by Reuters

    ... were quick to predict the demise of most rival fitness wristbands and watches when Apple launched its Apple Watch, but health-care professionals and fitness addicts have been left wanting more. ... critical-care specialist. Danielle Levitas, a technology analyst for IDC, described the health and fitness aspects as "table stakes". "I was expecting there to be some true health-care ...

  8. Business - Companies

    Fiat wins partial victory in bid to own all of Chrysler

    Posted Jul 31st 2013, 11:09am by Reuters

    ... with an autoworkers’ health-care trust that is a minority Chrysler shareholder. Delaware Court of Chancery Judge Donald Parsons stopped short of ordering VEBA, the United Auto Workers trust, to sell 54,154 ... A spokesman for the health care trust did not immediately respond to a request for comment. VEBA countersued Fiat, claiming the Chrysler shares were worth about US$343.1 million, closer to what ...

  9. Lifestyle - Health - LAB REPORT

    Lab report

    Posted Jun 04th 2013, 12:00am by Jeanette Wang

    ... never lighted up. Ohio State University researchers reached this estimate by drawing on past research on the costs of absenteeism, lost productivity, smoke breaks and health care costs. Smoke breaks accounted for the highest cost in lost productivity followed by health care expenses that exceeded the insurance costs for non-smokers. The research has been published online ...

  10. Lifestyle - Health - FROM THE EXPERTS

    From the experts: Can patient empowerment make a difference?

    Posted Nov 11th 2013, 02:54pm by DR K GANAPATHY

    ... in the brain shrinking. That produced a large clot between the brain and its coverings. An informed, questioning patient will ensure better doctors and better health care The chubby child was happily ... in the decision making? Not necessarily. But in the banal world of health care, health literacy is perhaps more important than antibiotics, access to diagnostics or state-of-the-art therapy in altering ...




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