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  1. Health bites

    Posted Jul 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... according to a new study published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine by Brigham and Women's Hospital researchers in Boston. A group of 626 adult white men were ...

  2. How much do you really need to drink

    Posted Nov 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... supplementing with foods that contain high moisture content, such as fruits and vegetables. The Institute of Medicine in the US states that adult men need about 13 cups (three litres) of fluid per day; ... of water when he was a political prisoner in Iran, using water to treat other prisoners when medicines were lacking. 'Sedentary people can drink less,' says registered dietitian Carmen Lo ...

  3. TURNING back time

    Posted Oct 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Suzanne Harrison Taking good care of your complexion requires a different approach as you age. Much like life itself, what you need at 50 is not the same as you did at 20. Specialists say the key is finding products with the most appropriate ingredients f ...

  4. Always tired? Mind your Bs

    Posted Jul 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Wynnie Chan healthpost@scmp.com Working 24/7 was something that Chan Wai-man was accustomed to. Tiredness came with the job, but the constant and painful tingling in his hands and feet was starting to get in the way of his work and his family life. His to ...

  5. WOW Factor

    Posted May 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... By Candace Kwan Into battle against oily skin L'Oreal's new line promises Pure & Matte skin during the summer. The Bright Charcoal Black Foam (HK$79/100ml) helps stop sebum rebounding after washing and contains salicylic acid to cleanse skin ...

  6. Drug dealers use dial-a-line taxi network

    Posted Mar 28th 2010, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu, John Carney

    ... John Carney and Fox Yi Hu In Hong Kong you can dial a pizza, dial a dinner or dial a prayer, and now you can dial a line- of cocaine. Drug dealers are using a network of taxi drivers to deliver and sell the narcotic for HK$1,000 a gram to customers who ha ...

  7. Poisoned chalices

    Posted Jul 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... on how much lead is actually leaching into food would require laboratory analysis. Our tests were conducted after speaking to Dr Gerald O'Malley, a physician in emergency medicine ... ingested lead exposure can come from multiple sources- including vegetables, drinking water, shellfish, heavy metals in traditional Chinese medicine, and even lime-preserved century eggs. ...

  8. Cream lends an air of beauty

    Posted Oct 26th 2007, 12:00am by Rachel Plecas

    ... as 1662, according to experts at Medical Multiplex. The Hyperbaric Oxygen Safety Committee was developed by the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine Society (UHMS) in 1976 to oversee the ethical practice of hyperbaric medicine, including the use of chambers to help treat deep-sea divers with decompression sickness. It is in this scientific environment that Dr Herzog developed medical-grade ...

  9. An apple a day does keep the doctor away

    Posted Mar 12th 2006, 12:00am by Niki Law

    ... Niki Law An apple a day- especially after a big oily meal- can indeed keep the doctor away, a Hong Kong scientist has confirmed. Biochemist Chen Zhenyu recently discovered how a plant compound called polyphenol in the fruit can help fight heart disease- a ...

  10. Study shows chemical may not be carcinogen: HK scientist

    Posted Aug 20th 2005, 12:00am by Anita Lam, Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Anita Lam and Mary Ann Benitez City University biologist Desmond O'Toole has cast doubts on claims that malachite green is carcinogenic, citing a comprehensive US study on the substance. 'It is not proven that malachite green is carcinogenic,� ...




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