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  1. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    New hospital touts transparent pricing to serve middle class

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 04:00am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com Hospital sets prices to target the middle class Chinese University's HK$6.3 billion private teaching hospital will be the first of its kind to offer transparent and affordable pricing to the city's middle class. The hospital, with a gross floor area of 78,000 square metres, will be located near the University MTR station in Fanling ...

  2. News - World - HEALTH

    Growing middle class popping more pills, worrying antibiotic study shows

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 09:47pm by NYT

    ... India, and South Africa- accounted for more than three-quarters of the rise. The increase, particularly in countries with a burgeoning middle class, heightens concerns that overuse of antibiotics ... of cephalosporins and fluoroquinolones in low- and middle-income countries probably comes in response to acute diarrhoeal illnesses and to such fever-producing maladies as dengue and chikungunya, even ...

  3. News - China - HEALTH

    Stressed, depressed Chinese embrace therapy with 'less stigma': music

    Posted Jan 03rd 2014, 10:16am by Angela Meng

    ... Angela Meng angela.meng@scmp.com Not just for the rich, healing through trained music therapists is becoming an accepted practice amid taboos over psychotherapy Middle class tune ... yuan. “Most of our clients are upper middle-class, from all ages and backgrounds,” said Hu Lin, a music therapist at Ciming. “They see me for different reasons – some have been clinically ...

  4. News - World - HEALTH

    Double mastectomies not beneficial for breast cancer patients: study

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 10:57pm by AFP

    ... or ethnic minority women, and those from poorer backgrounds, were more likely to have undergone a single mastectomy. In contrast, women who had both breasts removed were more likely to be middle class or wealthy, white, under the age of 50, or some combination. The long-term survival rate for women who underwent lumpectomies with radiation was not statistically different from women who ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Government insurance plan may cost 10pc more

    Posted Oct 28th 2013, 05:17am by LO WEI

    ... whether to offer tax discounts … to provide incentives to the middle class to buy the voluntary private medical insurance and reduce their use of public medical services," he said yesterday. ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Medical services dumped as pillar industry, says minister Ko Wing-man

    Posted Sep 05th 2012, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... insurance scheme proposed by former health chief Dr York Chow Yat-ngok, so more of the middle-class could afford private services. The government will receive a proposal from a consultancy next year ...

  7. News - Asia - HEALTH

    Devi Shetty's Narayana Hrudayalaya can perform heart surgery for US$800

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... and we could see his commitment to poor people and middle-class people like us," said Ranjan Bhattacharya, a civil servant who brought his ill wife 2,000km by train from northeast India. ...

  8. News - World - HEALTH

    Later start to school day would benefit teenagers, research shows

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

    ... the chronic sleepiness of teenagers a public health issue in a policy statement on Monday. And to help fix the problem, the organisation called for US middle and high schools to push back their start ... "When high school classes begin early in the morning, we ask teens to shine when their biological clock tells them to sleep," said Timothy Morgenthaler, president of the American Academy ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Transplant lets kidney patient follow his dream of marriage and children

    Posted Jan 21st 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... for him. Despite his daily dialysis, Mui continued working but switched to teaching evening classes part-time. "The idea of doing anything spontaneous was impossible," he said. Today, he can get up in the middle of the night to bake bread for his wife's breakfast. "I wouldn't have been able to do that being attached to the dialysis machine," he said ...

  10. News - China - HEALTH

    In the face of escalating physical violence, outspoken Chinese doctors take grievances online

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 05:20am by WU NAN

    ... by 120,000 readers, and is one of the most widely followed doctors on the site. Ning felt compelled to write after a middle-aged couple, both local government officials, assaulted nurses and doctors ... to open a first-class private hospital with an epidemiology research centre. "The current medical system has limited patients' rights to know and choose their treatments," she says. ...




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