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  1. In the Land of the Deaf (Le Pays des Sourds)

    Posted Sep 16th 2010, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... into an insane asylum just because of her impairment. The film is part of the opening programme of the First Hong Kong International Deaf Film Festival. September 17, 7.30pm, HK Arts Centre. ... with In the Land of the Deaf, a film about the joys and fears of various hearing-impaired French people with wildly different stories to tell. There are children learning sign language and a newly-wed deaf ...

  2. Kevin Sinclair's Hong Kong

    Posted May 16th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... working cripplingly long hours is certainly not fair to the doctors, nor to their patients, nor to Hong Kong. ... 48 hours a week. How about pilots? There are strict international laws, thankfully, that govern how many hours an aviator can be at the controls of a commercial airliner. These rules ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - SURGERY

    Concern over retirement of Hong Kong sex-change surgeon

    Posted Apr 14th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... no successor The only doctor who can carry out sex-change operations in Hong Kong public hospitals is due to retire in two years, triggering concern that patients who want life-altering surgery may ... that Dr Yuen is retiring and plan for that," he said. Professor Sam Winter, who specialises in transgender and sexuality studies at the University of Hong Kong, said Yuen's retirement ...

  4. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    Hong Kong has right conditions for outbreaks of drug-resistant superbugs

    Posted Nov 04th 2012, 12:00am by ERNIE YAP

    ... level, spread of the superbug is boosted by overpopulation, a humid climate, and most importantly, indiscriminate use of antibiotics. As a travel hub. Hong Kong is at risk. Because treatment ... Unfortunately, we may be entering a post-antibiotic era in which infections by some superbugs may be resistant to all treatment. Dr Ernie Yap practises internal medicine in the United States ...

  5. Lifestyle - Health

    Allergies need to become a medical discipline in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 04th 2012, 12:00am by Richard Lord

    ... Richard Lord healthpost@scmp.com Allergies are becoming more common in Hong Kong but a shortage of trained specialists is hampering treatment for sufferers, writes Richard Lord Not up to scratch Allergy incidence in Hong Kong is somewhere in the middle of the international league table. But unlike most established urban centres, in Hong Kong it appears to be rising- something ...

  6. Restoring their looks

    Posted Jun 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... University of Hong Kong and works at the Prince of Wales Hospital. Over the past 30 years, he has performed both cosmetic and reconstructive surgeries- several hundred of them each year. Burd ... and chronic wounds and scars. He is also involved in training the future generation of plastic surgeons in Hong Kong. 'To take a young child who is trapped in a 'prison' of scar tissue ...

  7. Polly Cheung- Founder, Hong Kong Breast Cancer Foundation

    Posted Oct 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in Chinese society, so we need to help them open up to share their emotional feelings and fear,' she says. In 2005, Cheung founded the Hong Kong Breast Cancer Foundation to help patients make ... in the United States, but my family was in Hong Kong and my position as academic surgeon at the University of Hong Kong could not be held. So I came back, where I have practised ever since.' Among ...

  8. Turbulent days from local rumour to international alert

    Posted Feb 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Sarah Monks

    ... their 10-day quarantine. The eventual toll is 329 infected, with 42 deaths. 2 The WHO revises its advice to international travellers, recommending postponing all but essential travel to Hong Kong ... February 10 Hong Kong media start reporting on Guangdong outbreak. Hong Kong health officials unsuccessfully seek information from their Guangdong counterparts. 11 Beijing's Ministry of Health ...

  9. Charity for Aids orphans will be partner at HK International Art Fair

    Posted Apr 27th 2009, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... with Annemarie Evans. Additional reporting by Clara Mak. The Chi Heng Foundation, which helps Aids orphans on the mainland, has been chosen by Art HK 09- the Hong Kong International Art ... of galleries and their attendees worldwide. The fair, which runs from May 14 to 17, with an invitation-only preview on May 13, is the second to bring international art to the city. 'We will have ...

  10. Medical student receives international award for liver transplant research

    Posted Jul 16th 2007, 12:00am by Audrey Parwani

    ... Audrey Parwani A Hong Kong medical student has become the first recipient of an international award for his research into one of the causes of the high tumour recurrence rate in liver transplant patients who had received grafts from living donors. Kendrick Shih Hoi-dik, who is 21, and his mentor, Kwan Man at the University of Hong Kong, were one of six winning teams this year ...




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