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  1. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    'Doctor lied to me over inducing labour', former actress Eugina Lau Mei-kuen tells hearing

    Posted Jan 12th 2014, 06:35pm by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Former actress tells hearing that labour was induced without her knowledge Doctor lied to me, Eugina Lau claims Former actress Eugina Lau Mei-kuen told a Medical Council hearing that her obstetrician lied to her when she induced her labour without her knowledge or permission. Her first child, Cheung Tin-lam, died a day after being born at St Teresa's ...

  2. News - China - HEALTH

    'You can even tailor your baby's sex': Inside an illicit Beijing surrogacy firm

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 07:11pm by Nectar Gan

    ... of obstructed labour, customers only need to pay a compensation of 50,000 yuan. If the foetus is found to be deformed, the surrogate mothers must undergo an abortion. The Ministry of Health in 2001 ...

  3. News - China - HEALTH

    Ambulance crew shortage costing lives, Shanghai experience shows

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 05:08am by Alice Yan

    ... said. "They work more than 10 hours a day and about 20 per cent of their income comes from working overtime. Most of their working hours are spent doing hard physical labour- carrying ... of achievement by helping save people's lives, I won't stick with it for too long because I don't often practice medicine," he said. "I'm more like a labourer carrying ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Drive to ensure mothers make right breastfeeding decision

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 04:49am by REBECCA LAM

    ... the mothers appreciate this new arrangement of rooming in with their newborns immediately after labour in order to encourage breastfeeding. Babies also sleep at their mothers' bedsides during ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Happy gas makes a return to labour wards

    Posted Aug 29th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Happy gas makes a return to labour wards Four public hospitals that stopped offering painkilling gas to women in labour will resume its use tomorrow, a year ... tomorrow, the Hospital Authority said yesterday. Officials were alerted to the problem last year when staff in the labour wards at Prince of Wales Hospital in Sha Tin complained about tiredness ...

  6. News - World - HEALTH

    British parliamentarians urge health warnings for alcohol

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

    ... of diseases associated with alcohol abuse. "It is about raising everyone's awareness rather than trying to shock anyone into not drinking," she said. Labour peer Clive Brooke, ...

  7. News - China - HEALTH

    Mystery as hundreds of young Chinese workers are dying in their sleep

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 05:22am by Andrea Chen

    ... pattern to international studies, suggesting that young male manual labourers were at greatest risk. More than 90 per cent of victims in Dongguan were manual labourers, the newspaper quoted ...

  8. News - China - HEALTH

    Does Chinese law restrict doctors from helping outside their clinics? Man's fake rumour triggers heated debate

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 06:09pm by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... and that the incident happened last month. He quoted police in Nanjing as saying that Li responded to a train station's alert over the public-address system that a passenger was in labour. I have never ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hospitals to hand newborns straight to mums in Hong Kong breastfeeding drive

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 03:38am by Emily Tsang

    ... more time with mum Three public hospitals eyeing international "baby-friendly" accreditation have stopped separating mothers from their newborn babies immediately after labour ... skin-to-skin contact. The mother can spend an hour with her baby while undergoing post-delivery medical procedures inside the labour ward. This can trigger feeding instincts." The previous ...

  10. News - World - HEALTH

    Saudi Mers toll tops 100 with eight more deaths

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 08:48pm by AFP

    ... that erupted in Hong Kong and southern China in 2003. Riyadh dismissed the health minister earlier this month without saying why, and Labour Minister Adel Fakieh, appointed acting health minister, ...




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