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  1. News - Hong Kong - TELECOMMUNICATIONS

    Cancer fears over mobile phone antennae at university in Hong Kong

    Posted Jan 27th 2013, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... consulting the Department of Health, guidelines issued by the International Commission on Non-Ionising Radiation Protection (ICNIRP) had been adopted in Hong Kong and there was "no ... anywhere in Hong Kong. For the university, with its student body of 12,600 and teaching staff of over 500, it's a win-win arrangement. Mobile phone companies improve their coverage, including ...

  2. Cases of brain cancer up 200pc in 11 years

    Posted Mar 06th 2005, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... International EMF Project- an authoritive review of all literature on the issue- is scheduled to deliver its assessment on the health risk of mobile phones in 2007. While Hong Kong has one ... Raymond Ma HK doctors say radiation from mobile phones may be to blame The number of Hong Kong people being treated for brain cancer has tripled over the last decade, with doctors saying ...

  3. No plan to study 'cancer phones'

    Posted Jun 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... president of the Hong Kong Information Technology Federation, urged Ofta to research this area. But an Ofta spokeswoman said: 'Any research about the impact of mobile phone use to human health ... researchers working in the public, private and academic sectors.' Hong Kong has one of the highest mobile phone use rates in the world, with 13.7 million handsets, representing two for almost ...

  4. Hong Kong shows the way in growing market for location services

    Posted Mar 15th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... single-handedly raised the profile of mobile location services in Hong Kong when it launched location-based Sars updates from the Department of Health. Sunday subscribers were given access to that data ... considered more hype than reality, are gaining mainstream acceptance in Hong Kong and other Asian markets, industry experts say. Business and consumer demand for location-based services have posted ...

  5. Read my blips: home health devices

    Posted May 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and patient.' CardioDock, which has been registered with and approved by European health authorities (hence approved for sale in Hong Kong, says Thomas) and Apple, was first launched in Europe ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com High blood pressure, or hypertension, is one of the most important risk factors for cardiovascular disease- the second biggest killer in Hong Kong ...

  6. Charity launches healthy site for parents, children

    Posted Mar 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... a balanced development of Hong Kong's younger generation. The news section of the website- which caters to children aged six to 14- includes stories related to education issues and other topics ... LEE WING-SZE The internet is full of information, but users may find it somewhat overwhelming. Local charity Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui St Christopher's Home has launched a website ...

  7. Google's principled stand deserves credit

    Posted Mar 24th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In the end, Google did not leave China altogether, though. Those using the popular search engine on the mainland are now directed to its Hong Kong site. Sadly, censorship remains- it is now carried ... clamping down on ideas and information from within and outside the country is harmful. If China is to have an open and advanced economy where sensible decisions about vital issues like health ...

  8. Awards set high standards

    Posted Sep 13th 2010, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... factor in the health and sustainability of any company,' says Aaron Yim, managing director of Ricoh Hong Kong, and a former member of the HKMA Awards organising committee. 'We must ... Chris Davis Ricoh Hong Kong credits the Hong Kong Management Association's quality awards scheme for helping to boost awareness of the benefits of good management practices in Hong ...

  9. Collaboration the only way to defeat Sars

    Posted Nov 25th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... company plans to begin human trials by the end of this year. Earlier this month, there was news that a collaboration between labs in Hong Kong and France has resulted in a vaccine that will soon ... and publish results. Scientific understanding of Sars has come a very long way since the beginning of the outbreak, thanks in large part to cross-border collaboration. Guangdong and Hong Kong ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Internet overuse risks making addicts of us

    Posted Nov 08th 2012, 12:00am by LAWRENCE LAM

    ... early counselling and treatment. Lawrence T. Lam is a professor in the Department of Health and Physical Education, Hong Kong Institute of Education ... a potential mental health issue since the mid-1990s in the US and Europe, with people exhibiting similar symptoms to other established addictions. Studies have shown that young, introverted men ...




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