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  1. News - World - HEALTH

    Extreme altruists have bigger brains, Georgetown University study shows

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 10:42pm by MCT

    ... have bigger brains and are better than the rest of us at reading signs of distress in facial expressions. That's what Georgetown University neuroscientists found when they scanned ... not have been more delightful study participants." Many didn't even want reimbursement for travelling to the university, thinking it was taking money away from science. The participants ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1594001/extreme-altruists-gave-bigger-brains-georgetown-university-study-shows
  2. News - World - HEALTH

    Gates Foundation funds 'ultra-thin' condom studies in bid to raise uptake

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 10:26pm by AFP

    ... layer", Gates said on Thursday in New Delhi. His foundation has given one grant of US$100,000 to the University of Manchester in the UK to research a condom using a super-light conducive material known as graphene. Another US$100,000 grant has gone to the University of Oregon in the US for a proposal to create a polyurethane condom that would create a seal around the penis and be less ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1596228/gates-foundation-funds-ultra-thin-condom-studies-bid-raise-uptake
  3. News - World - HEALTH

    Artificial sweeteners create conditions for onset of diabetes, study suggests

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 08:09pm by MCT

    ... sugar. Meanwhile, the other three people saw no change at all. "The data in mice are very, very clear," said Dr Cathryn Nagler, who studies the microbiome at the University of Chicago. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1595451/artificial-sweeteners-create-conditions-onset-diabetes-study-suggests
  4. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong workers want more mental health support at work, study finds

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 04:22am by Raquel Carvalho

    ... by the Joyful Mental Health Foundation and conducted by the University of Hong Kong. The findings were revealed yesterday. "The government should create a programme to monitor what we call mental ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1594813/hong-kong-workers-want-more-mental-health-support-work-study-finds
  5. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Whose line is it anyway? Pregnant woman battles hospital over right to keep umbilical cord blood

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 04:22am by Ernest Kao, Emily Tsang

    ... said. "Storing umbilical cord blood can only be seen as an insurance plan for the infants," said Liang, professor of haematology and oncology at the University of Hong Kong. "The ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1594958/whose-line-it-anyway-hospitals-policy-umbilical-cords-provokes-rights
  6. News - World - HEALTH

    Atlanta's Emory University Hospital takes in first of two US Ebola victims

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 06:53am by MCT, Reuters

    ... in Marietta, Georgia shortly before noon local time, a base spokesman said. Brantly was transferred to an ambulance to be taken to Emory University Hospital in Atlanta for treatment in an isolated ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1565152/atlantas-emory-university-hospital-takes-first-two-us-ebola-victims
  7. News - World - HEALTH

    Heartbroken and old? You're more likely to fall ill, UK study finds

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 09:28pm by GDN

    ... to have a direct impact on the body's ability to fight off bugs. Anna Phillips, a reader in behavioural medicine at Birmingham University, in Britain's West Midlands, said the damaging ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1589501/heartbroken-and-old-youre-more-likely-fall-ill-uk-study-finds
  8. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Urban planners urged to build social living spaces for the elderly to cut suicide rates

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 04:49am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... with the overall rate of 12.3. The University of Hong Kong's Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention said elderly people who lived alone but socialised with neighbours reported ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1589602/urban-planners-urged-build-social-living-spaces-elderly-cut-suicide
  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Suicide: the taboo that’s killing Hong Kong’s elderly

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 11:35pm by ALICE WOODHOUSE, Shaheera Abdullah and Emilia Goh

    ... Hong Kong is an ageing society," warned Dr Frances Law Yik-wa, of the Department of Social Work and Social Administration at the University of Hong Kong. "The efforts we are now ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1588977/hong-kongs-suicide-taboo-killing-our-elderly-experts
  10. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Illicit cigarette study is blowing smoke, says council on smoking and health

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:12am by CHRIS LAU

    ... Brunei and Malaysia, which ranked first and second, respectively. The findings were contested by COSH. A study done by the council and the University of Hong Kong showed the consumption rate ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1588896/illicit-cigarette-study-blowing-smoke-says-council-smoking-and-health

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