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  1. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health Bites

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 09:44am by Kylie Knott

    ... of Medicine. The findings were published in The Journal of Clinical Investigation. The receptor, or ion channel, called TRPV1 was discovered in sensory neurons, where it acts as a sentinel for heat, acidity and spicy chemicals in the environment. "These are potentially harmful stimuli to cells," says Eyal Raz, professor of medicine. "Thus, TRPV1 was quickly described ...

  2. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

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    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 09:45am by Kylie Knott

    ... look to the experiences of our ancestors, the open access electronic journal, BMC Medicine, suggests. Scientists investigating pregnancies in four generations of rats show that inherited ...

  3. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health Bites

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 03:13am by Kylie Knott

    ... of medicine in renal-electrolyte and hypertension division, at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, matched 3,368 older donors 1:1 to older healthy non-donors ... early stages of pregnancy could give an indication of whether the baby will be born prematurely or the fetus will suffer poor growth, according to research published in BMC Medicine. Identifying ...

  4. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

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    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 10:41am by Kylie Knott

    ... among men and those working rotating shift patterns, indicates an analysis of the available evidence published online in Occupational & Environmental Medicine. Previous research suggested ...

  5. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Tips to keep children healthy

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 09:21am by Kylie Knott

    ... illnesses comes as no surprise, but a recent study quantifies the toll: the most extreme cases of obesity cut a person's lifespan more than cigarettes. The analysis, published in PLOS Medicine ...

  6. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

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    Posted Oct 16th 2012, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... 24. Registration opens online at hkmarathon.com on October 24. One of the experts, Dr Gary Mak, a specialist in cardiology and president of the Association of Sports Medicine and Sports ... Medicine researchers. In the study, published in today's issue of Annals of Internal Medicine, seven young, lean and healthy volunteers had four straight nights of 8½ hours of sleep, ...

  7. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health Bites

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 10:14am by Jeanette Wang

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com Bark of cork tree may fight pancreatic cancer The bark of the Amur cork tree (Phellodendron amurense), long used in traditional Chinese medicine, has been found to have potential to fight pancreatic cancer. In a study published in the journal Clinical Care Research, scientists from the University of Texas Health Science Centre show that cork ...

  8. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health bites

    Posted Oct 30th 2012, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... access journal BMC Medicine shows that nicotine exposure also causes asthma in the smoker's grandchildren. The dangers of smoking on smokers and their children are widely known; during ...

  9. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

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    Posted Oct 02nd 2012, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... the joints that causes excruciating pain and swelling. Patients have recurrent gout attacks in spite of many treatment options available. The study, led by Dr Zhang Yuqing, professor of Medicine ...

  10. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

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    Posted Sep 11th 2012, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... tumours, which has a somewhat worse prognosis. Lead researcher Victoria Cortessis, assistant professor of preventive medicine, speculates that the drug may act through the marijuana-regulating ... acupuncture or none at all for treatment of chronic pain. This is according to a report in the Archives of Internal Medicine. Researchers at New York's Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Centre ...




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