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  1. Two Hongkongers sought by police after further drug raids in Manila

    Posted Jan 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Raissa Robles in Manila Philippine anti-drugs police are searching for two Hongkongers after two Ice factories were found abandoned in the same upmarket community where five Hongkongers were arrested last week. Jose Gutierrez, executive director of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA), said Friday night's raid on two properties in Ayala, Alabang Village, were ...

  2. Swine flu expert tells Hongkongers to get jab

    Posted Mar 08th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui Respiratory disease expert Dr Zhong Nanshan says the higher mortality rate of swine flu in Hong Kong might be linked to a lower vaccination rate and has advised Hongkongers ... was contracted with the H1N1 strain, so taking the vaccine is a very important measure to prevent the flu,' Zhong said. He said Hongkongers in high risk groups, such as the elderly and pregnant ...

  3. Hongkonger's outstanding achievement

    Posted Aug 21st 2008, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Mickey Yan Wai-kiu, 38, has been selected as one of 10 Outstanding Young Persons of the World by the Junior Chamber International. Mr Yan- who was one of the 10 Outstanding Young Persons Award winners last year for providing voluntary cleaning ...

  4. 1 in 3 Hongkongers has indicators for heart disease

    Posted Sep 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy More than one in three adults in Hong Kong are at risk of suffering from heart disease, one of the city's major killers, taking more than 5,000 lives a year, according to a survey. The survey this month of 487 people aged 20 and older showe ...

  5. Microchip helps blind woman regain partial sight

    Posted May 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... siblings are among the 2,000 Hongkongers with the condition, for which there was previously no treatment. Tsang, who works as a masseuse, started losing her sight at about the age of 40. She has ... will be commercially available next year at a price of Euro100,000 (HK$1.02 million), including surgery. MEDICAL PROGRESS Retinal microchip 1,500 electrodes Absorb light and convert it into electrical energy ...

  6. Branding pointless unless real action is taken to clean up HK

    Posted Oct 21st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... It has been suggested that Hongkongers' concern for the environment could become a core value in the promotion of the 'Hong Kong brand'. While this is welcome as it reflects ... electricity subsidies for all households, effectively telling us all to waste as much as we want. The list of simple improvements that could be made is long and could quickly make a big difference ...

  7. Lifestyle - Health

    Cover story: coping with chronic pain

    Posted Aug 14th 2012, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau elaine.yau@scmp.com Thousands of Hongkongers suffer some form of chronic pain. But medical specialists are offering new treatments tohelp sufferers rebuild their shattered ... in the back, it sends electrical pulses to the spinal cord. These pulses interfere with the nerve impulses that register pain that are sent to the brain via the spinal cord. It costs more than ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - MEDICAL

    Improved odds for liver surgery

    Posted Mar 25th 2013, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... received a liver from his son, and a Hongkonger surnamed Hung, 50, whose wife donated part of her organ. They underwent surgery in January and earlier this month, respectively. Both suffered from ...

  9. Lifestyle - Beauty

    Beauty fix: CACI Intensive Lift

    Posted Sep 14th 2012, 12:00am by Tessa Chan

    ... This is a results-driven facial, not a pampering session. First is microdermabrasion. After a gentle cleanse Kwan pulls out the new CACI Ultimate machine- which looks a bit like an electric toothbrush. She ... light is antibacterial and healing. I feel an electric tingle as she clicks the machine on and off the skin on strategic points around my face. It's not painful but vaguely uncomfortable ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Screening elderly for irregular heartbeat urged

    Posted Sep 06th 2012, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... to lower the risk. Local experts say the advice is applicable to Hongkongers. "We suggest that when elderly patients see a doctor, they could ask them to feel their pulse. If the beat ... found that 15 per cent of Hongkongers with the condition were not on medication, and 44 per cent were taking antiplatelet drugs. Only 41 per cent were taking warfarin, the most common ...




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