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  1. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Urban planners urged to build social living spaces for the elderly to cut suicide rates

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 04:49am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... elderly residents of such homes were seven times more likely to commit suicide than others. The government should also consider how to preserve elderly residents' original social networks ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1589602/urban-planners-urged-build-social-living-spaces-elderly-cut-suicide
  2. News - World - HEALTH

    US health agency finds old ricin, other deadly pathogens in labs

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 05:45am by AP

    ... security and safety issues. But these samples were in different labs, mostly in historical collections. "NIH takes this matter very seriously. The finding of these agents highlights the need ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1586687/us-health-agency-finds-old-ricin-other-deadly-pathogens-labs
  3. News - World - HEALTH

    Ebola outbreak could top 20,000 cases, says World Health Organisation

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 05:50am by AP

    ... the death toll could reach 10,000. "This far outstrips any historic Ebola outbreak in numbers. The largest outbreak in the past was about 400 cases," Bruce Aylward, WHO's assistant ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1581627/ebola-outbreak-could-top-20000-cases-says-world-health-organisation
  4. News - China - HEALTH

    Shenzhen hotpot found with high levels of preservatives

    Posted Jan 03rd 2013, 12:00am by CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... a spicy hotpot may be a popular way to keep the winter chill away, but the excessive preservatives found in the dish's ingredients by Shenzhen's market supervision authorities could give ... and supermarkets across the city, a popular dining destination for Hongkongers. The survey found the preservatives in beef tendon balls, pork balls, beef balls and mushroom balls, which the restaurants had ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1118608/survey-finds-shenzhen-hotpot-laced-preservatives
  5. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Private hospitals may be forced to reveal fee details

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

    ... Private patients have often complained about hidden charges and unclear bills. "The private hospitals [would be] mandated to develop a database of key historical statistics on their actual ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1555516/private-hospitals-may-be-forced-reveal-fee-details
  6. News - China Insider - HEALTH

    Drinking your own urine: The unorthodox Chinese 'miracle cure'

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 07:32pm by Nectar Gan

    ... the purest. Secondly, you need to use a glass instead of a plastic or metal cup to better preserve the original flavours.” However, the other interviewee, 88-year-old Zhou Linhui, said he had been ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1544386/drinking-your-own-urine-unorthodox-chinese-miracle-cure
  7. News - China - HEALTH

    Preserved egg companies shut in toxic chemical scandal

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... Li Jing jing.li@scmp.com 30 preserved-egg firms shut in food scandal Thirty companies producing preserved eggs have been closed by authorities in Jiangxi province after a media exposé ... on Friday showed that three plants producing preserved duck eggs, a popular delicacy also known as thousand-year eggs, were using industrial copper sulphate to halve the curing period to a month. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1261750/preserved-egg-plants-shut-toxic-chemical-scandal
  8. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong should follow US and consider ban on trans-fats, experts say

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 05:26am by Emily Tsang, LO WEI

    ... Emily Tsang and Lo Wei US move to dump artery-clogging preservative finds support in city HK 'should consider a ban on trans fats' Hong Kong should follow the lead of the United States and consider banning artery-clogging artificial trans-fats in food, local experts say. But outlawing the ingredient, widely used in the city's bakeries and restaurants to improve ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1455778/hong-kong-should-follow-us-and-consider-ban-trans-fats-experts-say
  9. News - World - HEALTH

    Creator of lifesaving technique Henry Heimlich pens memoir

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 09:22pm by AP

    ... and on other innovations he has created or proposed have put him at odds with some in the health field. But he hopes his memoir will preserve the technique that has cleared obstructions from windpipes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1430464/creator-lifesaving-technique-henry-heimlich-pens-memoir
  10. News - World - HEALTH

    Obesity rates among American children aged two to five halve in a decade

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 09:08pm by Reuters

    ... forward in the fight against obesity. "The key finding is that obesity prevalence throughout the US population has not changed in the last decade and remains at historic highs," Ludwig ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1435792/obesity-rates-among-american-children-aged-two-five-halve-decade

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