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  1. News - World - HEALTH

    Potential life-saver takes risk from nuts

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 09:27pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Washington Potential life-saver takes risk from nuts A new method for removing allergens from peanuts may help millions of people with a potentially life-threatening allergy ... not change the peanut's shape or cause lipid oxidation- a key consideration when determining a product's shelf life. Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1581257/potential-life-saver-takes-risk-nuts
  2. News - World - HEALTH

    Later start to school day would benefit teenagers, research shows

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 11:37pm by NYT

    ... down after 14.5 to 18.5 hours awake than it does for people in other stages of life. "This research indicates that the average teenager in today's society has difficulty falling ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1580884/later-start-school-day-would-benefit-teenagers-research-shows
  3. Lifestyle - Technology - HEALTH

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

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

    ... Associated Press US study linking the Asian staple of budget eating to an increased risk of heart disease has sparked a passionate South Korean defence Battle lines drawn on the instant noodle Instant noodles carry a broke-college-student aura in North America, but they are an essential, even passionate, part of life for many in South Korea, Hong Kong and across East Asia. A US ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1580099/battle-lines-drawn-instant-noodles-after-us-study-cites-heart
  4. News - China - HEALTH

    Chinese firm offers baby milk insurance after food safety scandals

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 06:34pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters A Chinese retailer is offering insurance to customers who buy infant milk powder, highlighting the lengths to which companies are going to address concerns about food safety in China. Suning Commerce Group, which owns the Redbaby chain of stores, said it had launched the policy this week, backed by China’s second largest insurer Ping An Insurance Group. The policy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1579367/chinese-firm-offers-baby-milk-insurance-after-food-safety-scandals
  5. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    HKU researchers' new liver cancer system helps prolong patients' lives

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 04:13am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com New classification scheme delivers more targeted treatment, allowing patients suffering from city's third most deadly cancer to live longer Liver cancer system proves a life-saver Hong Kong researchers have developed Asia's first system that classifies liver cancer patients into different stages to receive more targeted treatment. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1573016/hku-researchers-new-liver-cancer-system-helps-prolong-patients-lives
  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong medical workers 'put at risk in Ebola scare'

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 05:03am by SAMUEL CHAN, Emily Tsang, BRIAN YAP

    ... to a top pharmacist. The calls for caution came as life at Chungking Mansions in Tsim Sha Tsui returned to normal yesterday after a brief Ebola scare at the weekend. No one was seen wearing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1571567/hong-kong-medical-workers-put-risk-ebola-scare
  7. News - World - HEALTH

    Blood test could identify people more likely to commit suicide, says study

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 12:57am by WASHPOST

    ... The Washington Post Researchers have found a genetic modification that identifies a person unable to handle stress and their vulnerability to taking their own life Blood test could help prevent suicide A simple blood test could determine a person’s risk of suicide and provide a future tool of prevention to lower suicide rates. In a study published online Wednesday in the American ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1563551/more-stressed-officials-taking-their-own-lives-corruption-crackdown
  8. News - China - HEALTH

    Pneumonic plague quarantine lifted in Gansu after no new cases reported

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 01:46pm by Nectar Gan

    ... restaurants. But now I will buy groceries from the market and cook for myself.” Even so, old town residents said the quarantine did not affect their lives much. “My life went on as usual. Except ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1558145/quarantine-lifted-after-eight-days-area-where-30000-live
  9. News - World - HEALTH

    Senior doctor leading fight against Ebola contracts the virus in Sierra Leone

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 10:37am by Reuters in Freetown

    ... health systems facing one of the world’s deadliest diseases despite waves of international help. “I am afraid for my life, I must say, because I cherish my life.” Sheik Umar Khan In a sign ... “policeman”, to check for holes in his protective clothing before entering an isolation ward. Nevertheless, Khan said he feared Ebola. “I am afraid for my life, I must say, because I cherish my life ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1558008/senior-doctor-leading-fight-against-ebola-contracts-virus-sierra-leone
  10. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    High-risk salons fined and warned

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

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Invasive treatments such as liposuction or blood transfusions may soon be banned at premises without life-saving equipment High-risk salons fined ... 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557056/high-risk-salons-fined-and-warned

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