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  1. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH: ANALYSIS

    Transparency on hospital charges is just part of big health-sector overhaul

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 04:23am by Emily Tsang, LO WEI

    ... It will tie in closely with changes to the health insurance market, including the introduction of minimum requirements for insurance policies. A source from the Food and Health Bureau said making ... in Happy Valley, said much would depend on how detailed the charge list was to be. The source said lawmakers would be asked to approve three health reforms: on insurance, private hospitals ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1555451/transparency-hospital-charges-just-part-big-health-sector-overhaul
  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Health Authority to look into expired sutures use at Queen Elizabeth Hospital

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:43am by LO WEI, Patsy Moy

    ... Lo Wei and Patsy Moy Expired surgical sutures: authority to probe deaths The health minister says he will find out why expired surgical sutures were used on 239 patients at Queen Elizabeth ... abnormal post-operative infection in any of the patients. Secretary for Food and Health Dr Ko Wing-man said yesterday that the Hospital Authority would look into whether there were "special ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1548186/health-authority-look-expired-sutures-use-queen-elizabeth-hospital
  3. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Concern groups push for urgent action to limit milk powder advertisements

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 04:15am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Groups push to limit milk powder ads Unicef and other groups advocating breastfeeding yesterday urged the health minister to introduce immediate regulations on baby formula marketing in the face of what he termed "quite severe" opposition. Food and Health Secretary Dr Ko Wing-man, who is due to announce the results of a consultation on a proposed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1554952/concern-groups-push-urgent-action-limit-milk-powder-advertisements
  4. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Ex-drug users shun hepatitis treatment

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 05:16am by LO WEI

    ... work to treat the disease, a Chinese University study has revealed. Researchers from the university's centre for liver health screened 234 former users between 2009 and 2012, of whom 130, ... to liver cirrhosis and cancer, said Professor Vincent Wong Wai-sun, deputy director of the university's Centre for Liver Health. The hepatitis C virus is transmitted through blood and bodily ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1555653/ex-drug-users-shun-hepatitis-treatment
  5. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Bird flu threat has eased, says health chief

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 04:48am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Bird flu threat has eased, says health chief The government has lowered Hong Kong's influenza pandemic response level from "serious" ... no new cases. So … we decided to immediately adjust the response level from serious to alert," Secretary for Food and Health Dr Ko Wing-man said yesterday. The H7N9 epidemic on the mainland ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1530983/bird-flu-threat-has-eased-says-health-chief
  6. News - Hong Kong - HYGIENE

    Caught filthy-handed: single men have the worst toilet hygiene habits, survey finds

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 05:43pm by LO WEI

    ... worse habits than women when it comes to hand-washing hygiene, a Department of Health survey has found. Fewer men than women admitted they were in the habit of always washing their hands after ... there are no bacteria on them," said Dr Anne Fung Yu-kei, assistant director for health promotion. Of those interviewed during January and February, 9 per cent of men and 3 per cent of women admitted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1551144/caught-filthy-handed-men-and-singles-have-worst-hand-hygiene-habits
  7. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Young cancer survivor awarded for being inspiration to other patients

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 05:57am by LO WEI

    ... Cancer survivor Lam Yi-ning is only 12 years old, but she was rewarded for being an inspiration to others suffering from the disease- including her former teacher. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1553525/young-cancer-survivor-awarded-being-inspiration-other-patients
  8. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong researchers may have found way to combat Alzheimer's disease

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 04:01pm by LO WEI

    ... HKUST team identify protein and plant molecule which could help to slow progress of one of the leading causes of immobility and death among elderly people. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1548746/hong-kong-researchers-may-have-found-way-combat-alzheimers-disease
  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Putting fears into words to help fight breast cancer

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 03:16am by LO WEI

    ... to a survivor's husband who was able to reassure women that their health will always be the priority of the people who love them, not their breasts. Fok wanted to make sure women struggling in the throes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1544447/putting-fears-words-help-fight-breast-cancer
  10. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Women need new ways to quit smoking

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 02:43am by LO WEI

    ... need a different approach than men to help them quit, the Council on Smoking and Health said yesterday after a survey showed cigarettes served as an emotional crutch for many women. Stress, ... and interviewed 3,306 in 2012- including 765 smokers, 509 ex-smokers with the remainder who have never smoked. Those in the focus groups knew about the general health risks of smoking such as cancer ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1536411/women-need-new-ways-quit-smoking

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