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  1. Lifestyle - Health - CASE HISTORY

    Case History: Tick induces malaria-like symptoms

    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Eileen Aung-Thwin

    ... for any unusual symptoms following insect bites while travelling. ...

  2. Health bites

    Posted Jun 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Bed bugs: no killers in the mist 'Bug bombs' or 'foggers' have been sold for decades for use against many common household insects, but a recent study published ... in insects.' In your face A Facebook profile photo speaks a thousand cultural words, according to recent research published in the International Journal of Psychology. The study found that the Facebook ...

  3. Lifestyle - Health

    Allergies need to become a medical discipline in Hong Kong

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

    ... to the unwanted substance. Other top allergy offenders include pollen; insect stings; animal dander; house dust mites; medications, especially aspirin and antibiotics; and substances that come ...

  4. HK reports 13th case of dengue fever

    Posted Jun 07th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... clean,?? the spokesman said. All travellers should wear long-sleeved clothes and use insect repellent. Mosquito screens and nets were preferable in rooms without air-conditioning, he added. Dengue ...

  5. Parasites play it smart to survive in warmer world

    Posted Dec 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... that infectious diseases caused by parasitic insects- such as malaria- could also increase, threatening both wildlife and humans, even in the most developed parts of the world. Despite this worrisome ...

  6. Utterly nasty, but they can be our friends

    Posted Sep 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... round and non-segmented bodies. Technically, they are not insects, but arachnids, the same class to which spiders belong. But even the smallest spider would make a tick look like a midget. ...

  7. Bug sprays lack health warnings

    Posted Dec 15th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zoe Mak The consumer watchdog urged manufacturers to provide adequate labels on products such as insect repellents containing naphthalene to consumers with a blood enzyme disorder. People ... with the deficiency. Consumer Council vice-chairman Ambrose Ho said it had tested 52 samples of household insect repellent and found 31 to be naphthalene-based. 'However, all but five of these lacked any ...

  8. In case of emergency

    Posted Apr 21st 2010, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... to clean a cut- it can sting, or hurt b. ointment used to stop the irritation caused by an insect bite 3 safety pins a. pins with a sharp point that fits into a round end used for fastening pieces ...

  9. Top-selling first aid kit in a bottle

    Posted May 12th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... remedy, which is gentle on the skin. It penetrates and repairs 'while being kind to body tissue. It has been widely used as a general first aid for cuts, burns, abrasions, insect bites, bee ...

  10. Bats could trigger a Sars-like epidemic, expert warns

    Posted Sep 11th 2005, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Chun-yuen, reminded the public not to disturb bats. 'The public should respect our wildlife. Chinese horseshoe bats feed on insects. They help regulate the insect population, including ...




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