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  1. News - China - HEALTH

    Children of Chinese blood donors offered grades boost as incentive

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 04:37pm by Nectar Gan

    ... many mainland internet users criticised the Pujiang government’s policy, saying it cheapened an act of charity. Others reacted with incredulity at what amounted to paying for social services ...

  2. Lifestyle - Technology - HEALTH

    Researchers in United States debunk theory that wearing bras causes cancer

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 04:18am by WASHINGTON POST

    ... those rumours on the internet and we had the data to examine this in a scientific way", said Lu Chen, a researcher at the facility who led the team. It compared 1,044 post-menopausal women ...

  3. Lifestyle - Technology - HEALTH

    Battle lines drawn on instant noodles after US study cites heart risks

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 03:30am by AP

    ... Individually wrapped disposable bowls and cups are everywhere: internet cafes, libraries, trains, ice-skating rinks. Even at the halfway point of a trail snaking up South Korea's highest mountain, ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Internet addiction warning as games fair hits Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 24th 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang and Ernest Kao

    ... Emily Tsang and Ernest Kao Internet addiction warning as games fair hits town The Centre for Health Protection urged parents to be on guard for obsessive use of computers and smartphones by their children yesterday as the city sees a big increase in cases of internet addiction among teenagers. The Non-communicable Disease Watch, a monthly bulletin released by the centre yesterday, quoted ...

  5. News - China Insider - HEALTH

    Chinese prostitutes as young as 15 suffering high STD and abortion rates, study reveals

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 04:46pm by Chris Luo

    ... were unable to answer most questions about sexual health asked by researchers. “They tend to be closed, less exposed to either traditional media or internet. Nor do they access relevant ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Survey reveals extent of toddlers' early exposure to computer screens

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 06:13pm by Emily Tsang

    ... on public health, warned that parents and their children might be unaware of the dangers of prolonged exposure to such screens. “They may not be aware that using the internet and electronic-screen ... with their kids over their use of electronic devices and the internet. Half of the students said they had lost sleep from using computers and other related devices, while 45 per cent said their academic ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Average Hong Kong toddler starts using electronic tablets at just 16 months

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 04:12am by Emily Tsang

    ... Chung and his researchers said. "Parents and their children may not be aware that using the internet and electronic-screen products for long hours can affect the physical and psychological ... in their report on the health effects of the use of the internet and electronic-screen products. Half of them said they had lost sleep from using computers and other related devices, while 45 per cent ...

  8. News - China Insider - HEALTH

    Drinking your own urine: The unorthodox Chinese 'miracle cure'

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 07:32pm by Nectar Gan

    ... but stopped because he felt it “had no effect”. After learning about urine therapy on the internet, he decided to give it a try. In his first two attempts to drink urine, Xiaoliu threw up due to its ... check and got better so [I] reduced the amount of medicine until he was cured.” Despite this refutation, Xiaoliu's story of urine therapy went viral on the Chinese internet, leading ...

  9. News - China - HEALTH

    Campaigners call for blanket ban on tobacco advertising in China

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 04:35am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... amendments propose extending the ban on the promotion of tobacco products from older forms of media such as television, films and newspapers to include the internet and mobile telecommunications. ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Mystery over how mainland celebrity was allowed to give birth in Hong Kong

    Posted May 05th 2014, 05:01am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... that a loophole exists in a ban on mainlanders giving birth in the city. Mainland internet users were left scratching their heads after actress Betty Sun Li on Saturday night announced on Weibo- ... The rule stops pregnant mainlanders from taking up resources at local hospitals, and skirts the issue of granting residency rights to babies born in Hong Kong to mainland parents. Internet users ...




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