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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    By delaying release of iPhone 6 in mainland China, Apple encourages fakes

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 04:39am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... immediately that I do not approve of faked medicines, faked packaged foods that contain toxins or faked flight-critical components of aircraft. But I do very much clap and cheer when fashion goods ...

  2. News - World - HEALTH

    Heavy use of benzodiazepines linked to Alzheimer's onset in older people

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 05:48am by MCT

    ... prescribed medicines marketed as Ambien, Lunesta and Sonata (generically named zolpidem, eszopiclone and zaleplon) are "atypical benzodiazepines" and were not included in the analysis. ...

  3. News - World - NATURE

    Mexican axolotl salamander dubbed the 'water monster' faces extinction

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 05:48am by AFP

    ... are also being bred in a research lab. But the locations of the breeding grounds have been kept secret to prevent the theft and sale of the creatures as pets or for dubious medicinal purposes ...

  4. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Take that, Amazon: Google tests drones to deliver goods bought online

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 11:05pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in San Francisco Google is testing using drones to deliver items bought online, putting its own spin on similar efforts by internet retail titan Amazon.com. Two years of research into what Google referred to as "Project Wing" was capped this month with test flights delivering sweets, water, medicine, dog treats and other items to two farmers ...

  5. Lifestyle - Health

    Course offers intense training for carers of Alzheimer's patients

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 04:57pm by SASHA GONZALAS

    ... In terms of medication and treatment, Dr David Dai Lok-kwan, a consultant from the department of medicine at the Prince of Wales Hospital in the New Territories, says there has been no major ... in Hong Kong; that number is expected to reach about 332,000 by 2039. Dai believes advance care planning for sufferers is just as important as medicine and treatments, something the medical ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CHARITY

    Ice bucket challenge sees donations to local charity surge

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 04:56am by Amy Nip

    ... raised would go directly to patients- to help them buy breathing machines, wheelchairs, rehabilitation equipment and medicine. The money raised so far will help an estimated 200 patients, based ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong's only remedy for Ebola is a breast cancer drug

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 04:14am by Emily Tsang, Arthur Chan

    ... was denied supplies of other drugs being tested against the deadly virus. The medicine, which has shown promise in treating Ebola infections in mice, has never been tested in humans for this purpose. ... oestrogen receptor antagonist. Committee chairman Professor Yuen Kwok-yung said the medicine had proved safe for patients with breast cancer and infertility problems. "It causes mild side ...

  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Hong Kong urgently needs a hospital to teach Traditional Chinese Medicine

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 01:05pm by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung No remedyThe city is in urgent need of a teaching hospital for traditional Chinese medicine, its practitioners tellLinda Yeung in sight Chinese medicine clinics are everywhere in Hong Kong and, for more than a decade since the 1997 handover, Chinese medicine education has been part of the undergraduate curriculum. Many Hong Kong's practitioners were trained ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Six years on, we still haven't learned the real lessons from Lehman collapse

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 05:01pm by Andrew Sheng

    ... the right medicine was given after 2008. The mainstream diagnosis was that the problem lay in excess credit and there was a need to control banks and shadow banks through more regulation ...

  10. Magazines - Style - SIGN-OFF

    Socialising with clients has turned into a nightmare

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 02:23pm by Andrew Sun

    ... investors to create a large aquarium attraction for seahorses and later to harvest them for use in Chinese medicine. The big new trend is to create new China lifestyle brands using random American ...




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