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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. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1067210/case-history-tick-induces-malaria-symptoms
  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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1002989/health-bites
  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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1028758/allergies-need-become-medical-discipline-hong-kong
  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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/551875/hk-reports-13th-case-dengue-fever
  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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/987476/parasites-play-it-smart-survive-warmer-world
  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. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/724377/utterly-nasty-they-can-be-our-friends
  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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/619628/bug-sprays-lack-health-warnings
  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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/711977/case-emergency
  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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/548351/top-selling-first-aid-kit-bottle
  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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/515821/bats-could-trigger-sars-epidemic-expert-warns

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