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  1. News - World - HEALTH

    British parliamentarians urge health warnings for alcohol

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 08:08pm by GDN

    ... is part of a series of measures put forward by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Alcohol Misuse to tackle what it says is an epidemic of alcohol abuse in Britain. Conservative MP Tracey Crouch, ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Dead man's family says hospital ignored him

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 04:38am by Emily Tsang

    ... the family would also report several doctors involved in the treatment to the Medical Council for professional misconduct. A spokesman for the hospital said staff took a series of measures to treat ...

  3. News - China - HEALTH

    Company at centre of rotten meat scandal promises China division shake-up

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 05:43pm by Daniel Ren, Nectar Gan

    ... issue among consumers on the mainland after a series of scandals. Eight cooked food stores and a hotpot restaurant in Shanghai were ordered to shut down last year for selling mutton mixed ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    High-risk salons fined and warned

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 03:57am by Emily Tsang

    ... in a series of blunders at beauty salons since 2012. In response to these cases, the government plans to propose a new law this year to ban private premises without emergency life-saving facilities ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Woman dies after receiving liposuction at hair treatment centre

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 07:48pm by Emily Tsang, Danny Mok and Johnny Tam

    ... While the cause of death is still under investigation, the case is the latest in a series of tragedies involving medical procedures at private clinics. It prompted calls for the government ... the department's approval. At present, even procedures involving general anaesthetic can be carried out anywhere. The review followed a series of deadly blunders at beauty centres. In 2012, one woman died ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Strain on Hong Kong's health system increases as government dithers over reform

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 04:30am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... competitiveness. Again, the government opted for the status quo. By then, the heath saga resembled a long-running drama series. Another consultation paper in 2005 said the system needed more emphasis ...

  7. News - China - HEALTH

    Doctors attacked by knife-wielding patient in Shanghai, latest in series of assaults on medics

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 05:00pm by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com Violence comes as police in Hubei province stage a drill on how to deal with angry relatives who storm a hospital after a loved one dies after treatment Three doctors in Shanghai have been attacked by a patient with a knif ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Robotic seal gets patients' approval

    Posted Oct 11th 2013, 06:45pm by DARREN WEE

    ... Darren Wee darren.wee@scmp.com A cuddly baby harp seal is helping Hong Kong therapists treat elderly patients with dementia and depression. It's not a real seal but a robot developed by a Japanese company as a safe alternative to animal therapy using live pets. Paro, short for personal robot, has dozens of sensors that respond to touch, light, temperature and sound, and imitates ...

  9. News - World - HEALTH

    Removing ovaries best way for BRCA carriers to beat cancer, study shows

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 08:11pm by AP

    ... said Dr Claudine Isaacs, an oncologist and cancer risk specialist at Georgetown University's Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Centre, who wasn't involved in the new research. ...

  10. News - World - HEALTH

    Reason behind dark chocolate’s cardiovascular benefits revealed

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 08:35pm by NYT

    ... conundrum: specific chocolate-loving microbes in the gut converted an otherwise indigestible portion of the sweet into anti-inflammatory compounds, they said. Using a series of modified test tubes ...




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