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  1. Lifestyle - Technology - HEALTH

    Battle lines drawn on instant noodles after US study cites heart risks

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 03:30am by AP

    ... Min-koo, a freelance film editor who indulges in instant noodles about five times a week. "This is the best moment- the first bite, the taste, the smell, the chewiness- it's just ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Charity given deadline on huge rent rise

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 04:13am by BRIAN YAP

    ... but has so far only received a letter of acknowledgment. The foundation had asked the authority, a public body, to provide the offices on a welfare rather than commercial lease, for which ... said letters were handled within 10 days of receipt and that senders would be told which department their queries had been handed to. The Housing Authority had no comment on the matter.   ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Medical Council demands new misconduct body amid fears errors swept under the carpet

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 11:24pm by CANNIX YAU

    ... and 2013 occurred despite a 2010 letter from the council asking the authority to improve the "unsatisfactory referral" of cases. Lau was particularly disappointed at the authority's ...

  4. News - World - HEALTH

    US gun lobby blasted for opposing Obama’s choice for surgeon general

    Posted May 08th 2014, 10:03pm by AFP

    ... of radical gun control measures raises significant concerns about his ability to objectively examine issues pertinent to America's 100 million firearm owners," said one NRA letter ... urging NRA members to contact their senators to express their opposition. The editors of the New England Journal of Medicine said Murthy had stood for "reasonable and mainstream forms of gun ...

  5. News - World - HEALTH

    Food safety journal retracts article on 'cancer effect' of GM corn

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 10:50pm by NYT

    ... in France, had done other studies challenging the safety of genetically engineered foods, some of which had also been questioned. In his letter to Siralini, Wallace Hayes, the editor ... journal has decided to retract a paper that seemed to show that genetically modified corn and the herbicide Roundup can cause cancer and premature death in rats. The editor of the journal, Food ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Ex-Queen Elizabeth Hospital oncologist gets suspended sentence for failing to disclose conviction

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 02:57pm by Jennifer Ngo

    ... had committed professional misconduct over his conviction for misconduct in a public office and his failure to report it to the council. The council issued a warning letter and ordered ... and addresses of patients. He later sent letters to the patients regarding his private practice Chan had a clean record before this offence, and was well regarded professionally by both patients ...

  7. News - China - HEALTH

    Reports from the front lines of hospital violence in China

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 05:02am by AGENCIES

    ... occurs when medical accidents happen; such accidents often arise from the pressure to try new and expensive treatments. Letter to The Lancet September 14, 2013 ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Health Authority to spend HK$14m to subsidise private care for 6,000 people

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 11:52pm by Emily Tsang

    ... "We will send out invitation letters to patients shortly," Cheung said. "Since we have not set a quota, we will still fund eligible patients if the number exceeds 6,000." ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Chicken companies threaten to sue government over culling compensation

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 06:41pm

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Director says he will give Food and Health Bureau two weeks to respond to letter Two local chicken production companies are threatening legal action against ... Chicken, said the two companies would send a “pre-action” letter to the Food and Health Bureau and Secretary for Food and Health Dr Ko Wing-man on Friday. Cheng said he would give them two weeks ...

  10. News - World - HEALTH

    Gene therapy and new antiretroviral offer hope of better HIV treatment

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 09:37pm by GDN

    ... to spend the rest of their lives on antiretroviral drugs. But Levine said any improvement in the patients' health would be welcome. "Cure is a four-letter word. We don't like to use ...




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