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  1. Information flow vital in latest bird flu case

    Posted Nov 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and have experience from Sars and swine flu. There is a wealth of information that we have to refer to again. The circumstances of the Tuen Mun woman's case are still unclear. We need to find ...

  2. The best deterrence for drug abuse: trustworthy information

    Posted Apr 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the government tells them. If this nasty fact is accepted, then there is a chance an effective deterrent can be found. Teenagers are not stupid but they are implicitly questioning. The more informed they are and the more they trust the information, the more able they will be to make intelligent, informed decisions. Sam Bessant, Lamma ...

  3. Lack of information hinders fight against Aids

    Posted Mar 19th 2005, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma in Beijing Trouble identifying HIV patients has become a major obstacle to the government's plans to expand its free Aids treatment programme, Deputy Health Minister Wang Longde said yesterday. 'We only have information about 10 per cent of HIV carriers. We have no information about most HIV carriers and we have no idea when they need treatment,' he told ...

  4. More light needs to reach a secret world

    Posted Jan 27th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The legal definition of state secrets remains unclear and the penalties for those who breach the regulations can be severe. As a result, research is stunted and access to information which might be needed for the public good is sometimes denied. This was shown when Hong Kong's former director of health Margaret Chan Fung Fu-chun tried to obtain information about the early stages ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - MEDICINE

    Doctor charged for not checking on patient after surgery

    Posted Apr 15th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... O Hospital, where his rectal perforation and peritonitis were discovered and he underwent another surgery. Chan was also charged with failing to obtain informed consent from his patient before ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - MEDICINE

    Prioritising rare 'orphan diseases' of the medical world

    Posted Feb 18th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... support to patients and families. There are between 6,000 and 8,000 types of rare diseases in the world. In Hong Kong, there is not enough information on the prevalence of rare diseases ...

  7. Lifestyle - Health - APP OF THE WEEK

    App of the week

    Posted Aug 21st 2012, 12:00am by Katie McGregor

    ... and other minerals- but heavy on calories. I also learn that aspartame is often reported as a trigger for migraines. This is not groundbreaking information so I checked under "Herbs ... migraines, osteoporosis and type-2 diabetes. The information is more specific: under the section on migraines there are five essays including migraine basics, four nutrients for fighting migraines ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - MEDICINE

    Sex change patients getting younger, and are more likely to be women

    Posted Jan 06th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Doctor says information age has encouraged people to seek surgery at an earlier age, and women seeking to become men are in majority Sex-change patients getting ... information available, more are willing to see doctors." Also, women undergoing sex change operations to become men now outnumber men wanting to become women. A spokeswoman for the Hospital ...

  9. Lifestyle - Technology - PSYCHOLOGY

    Placebo effect has subliminal triggers, new study shows

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by GUARDIAN

    ... The Guardian Subconscious cues in the environment can make patients heal faster, a study shows Placebo effect has subliminal triggers Subliminal information can trigger the placebo effect ... for the brain to consciously process the information. "The work shows that processes like placebo and nocebo happen without us being aware of the cues that trigger them," Jensen said. "We ...

  10. Lifestyle - Health

    Breast cancer awareness month

    Posted Oct 02nd 2012, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... breast prosthesis, information booklet and other important items that help post-surgery patients with their healing and rehabilitation. Shop for Pink HKCF has collaborated with a number ... in your own unique style, organise a stand-alone Pink event. For more information, contact Sue Lo on 3667 6389 (suelo@hkcf.org), or Zoe Lam on 3667 6384 (zoelam@hkcf.org) ...




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