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  1. News - Asia - HEALTH

    Japan drug maker Takeda loses US lawsuit

    Posted Apr 28th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Los Angeles Takeda Pharmaceutical is ordered to pay a patient US$6.5 million for failure to warn of cancer risk from diabetes medicine Actos Japanese drug firm loses U.S. lawsuit Takeda Pharmaceutical of Japan must pay US$6.5 million in damages to a California man who said Asia's largest drug-maker failed to warn consumers that its Actos diabetes drug could ...

  2. No action on vaccine despite deaths in Japan

    Posted Mar 07th 2011, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok The Health Department said last night it would continue using a pneumococcal vaccine that was suspended in Japan after the deaths of four children who received the jab. ... had described the deaths as either unclear or impossible to evaluate. Some of the children had underlying illnesses. Japan also suspended another vaccine, ActHIB by Sanofi Pasteur, which ...

  3. Mysterious outbreak paralyses Japan

    Posted Nov 11th 2009, 12:00am by Sunny Tse

    ... and massive convulsions. He dies under disturbing circumstances. Matsuoka soon discovers a large number of patients in the hospital have been infected, and the virus spreads rapidly across Japan ...

  4. Good Ba Ba clears Japan hurdles

    Posted May 24th 2008, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... lurched from most unlikely to extremely likely- all in a day. The trip had been in doubt with the possibility jockey Olivier Doleuze would not be allowed to enter Japan, due to his cocaine ... importation. But an e-mail from the Japan Racing Association yesterday afternoon confirmed that the UK was now considered officially free of the disease and that Good Ba Ba's feed would ...

  5. Have your say

    Posted Mar 08th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... will like it very much. Lau Yuk-yu Tsuen Wan Public Ho Chuen Yiu Memorial College A taste of Japan I did an internship at Olympus Corporation in Tokyo, Japan, from July 1 to August 29 last year. ... park when a worker said 'Excuse me' and bowed to me as she went past. Then she said 'Sorry to bother you' and bowed again before leaving. Japan is also very safe. ...

  6. Radiation Crisis

    Posted Mar 24th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter After Japan's disaster it seems everyone is worried about radiation. Radiation cannot be seen, but if we get a lot of it, it can kill us. It can hang around on our food ... northern Japan, that were damaged by the tsunami. Parts of the plants which generate electricity need to be cooled. The cooling system was damaged by the tsunami and quake. When the nuclear ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Clinic makes a point of hiring top acupuncturists

    Posted Apr 15th 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... she said. Last year, 538 people took the WFAS acupuncture qualification test - up from 520 the year before. And those taking the exam came from as far afield as Korea, Japan, Brazil, Belgium ...

  8. Thyroid growths found on Fukushima children

    Posted Jul 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... larger than 5.1mm. A study by the Japan Thyroid Association in 2001, jointly authored by Dr Shunichi Yamashita, who is also president of the association, found that no children in the city ... long-term testing of children who were under the age of 18 on March 11 last year, the day the magnitude-9 Great East Japan Earthquake struck off the coast of northeast Japan, triggering the massive ...

  9. Comment - Blogs

    Ultra crazy: The North Face 100, Hong Kong's latest 100km race

    Posted Jun 30th 2013, 11:07am by Jeanette Wang

    ... 100 series, which first race was held in Australia’s Blue Mountains in 2008. In the same year, races were also launched in the Philippines, Japan and Singapore. China launched the first TNF ... quite a lot of overseas participation, in particular people who have never run Hong Kong trails. What advice would you give them for TNF 100? Having just done a trail race in Japan, Hong Kong ...

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    Hong Kong runner Andre Blumberg's Grand Slam quest

    Posted Jul 04th 2013, 12:12pm by Jeanette Wang

    ... Most hail from the US; just 20 are from overseas, including only one from Asia (Japan). Last year, 25 people attempted the feat and 15 completed it – a 60 per cent success rate, the second ... in Japan, in 31:33:12. Over this year’s Lunar New Year, Blumberg led a few others in his brainchild, the Four Trails Ultra Challenge. The event covers all four of the territory’s long trails ...




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