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  1. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Free tests will use mobile technology to screen for abnormal heartbeats

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 03:30pm by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com New mobile technology that can detect if a person has an abnormal heartbeat in 30 seconds will be put to use as part of a free screening programme in Hong Kong that hopes to identify people at high risk of strokes or heart failure. Using a small device and software that can be run on a smartphone or tablet, University of Hong Kong researchers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557456/free-programme-will-use-mobile-technology-screen-abnormal-heartbeats
  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Mobile phone antennae removed from university over cancer risk fears

    Posted Feb 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... steps to ease fears among academics and students about a potential cancer risk from a proliferation of mobile phone antennae on campus building rooftops. A memo was sent out to all staff and students after the Sunday Morning Post reported last weekend that mobile phone companies had paid the university to erect an estimated 87 antennae on the rooftops of residential and student blocks. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1142176/mobile-phone-antennae-removed-university-over-cancer-risk-fears
  3. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Concerns over long-term health effects of mobile phone antennae

    Posted Jan 27th 2013, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry Concerns over long-term health effects Myth or reality? It is very much a modern-day phenomenon- the sprouting of mobile phone base stations or antennae in recent years has sparked a slew of concerns about their long-term health effects. Stories about clusters of cancer cases in areas surrounding mobile phone antennae are as widespread and hotly debated as cases ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1136798/concerns-over-long-term-health-effects-mobile-phone-antennae
  4. News - China - HEALTH

    Campaigners call for blanket ban on tobacco advertising in China

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 04:35am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... amendments propose extending the ban on the promotion of tobacco products from older forms of media such as television, films and newspapers to include the internet and mobile telecommunications ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1528936/campaigners-call-blanket-ban-tobacco-advertising-china
  5. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong won't follow Macau's strict lead on Ebola, health protection chief says

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 04:54am by Patsy Moy

    ... own way of preventing the virus," Leung said. "For Hong Kong, the difficulties are that some tourists do not buy sim cards to use mobile phones here, or some of them are reluctant ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1565695/hong-kong-wont-follow-macaus-lead-ebola-health-protection-chief-says
  6. News - World - HEALTH

    Researchers to study whether mobile phones affect teenage brains

    Posted May 20th 2014, 09:24pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London Phone effects on teen brains studied British researchers are launching the world's largest study to investigate whether using mobile phones and other wireless gadgets might affect children's brain development. The Study of Cognition, Adolescents and Mobile Phones, or SCAMP, project will focus on cognitive functions such as memory and attention, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1516360/researchers-study-whether-mobile-phones-affect-teenage-brains
  7. News - China - HEALTH

    Measles makes a comeback in China as vaccination falters among migrant workers

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:23am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... for the whole of last year. "The outbreak of measles is related to the lack of vaccination. The incidence of measles is likely to rise, mostly in adults, because China has such a large mobile ... for public health authorities of tracking the mobile population, are key reasons for much lower vaccination rates among migrants. The Guangdong-based Information Times reported in April ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1548296/measles-makes-comeback-china-vaccination-falters-among-migrant-workers
  8. News - China - HEALTH

    Wal-Mart boosts China food safety budget threefold to 300m yuan

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 02:44am by Reuters

    ... inspections and test more of its stores with its two mobile safety labs. China's food and grocery market, set to top US$1.5 trillion by 2016, is crucial for retailers like Wal-Mart and food ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1535237/wal-mart-boosts-china-food-safety-budget-threefold-300m-yuan
  9. News - World - HEALTH

    Ebola outbreak ion West Africa 'totally out of control'

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 01:17am by AP

    ... people were very mobile and had spread to even more densely populated areas. The disease typically struck sparsely populated areas in central or eastern Africa and so was less easily spread, he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1537330/ebola-outbreak-ion-west-africa-totally-out-control
  10. News - World - HEALTH

    One billion people still defecate in public despite health risks, says UN

    Posted May 09th 2014, 11:58pm by Reuters

    ... is this picture of someone practising open defecation and in the other hand having a mobile phone," said Maria Neira, director of Public Health at the WHO. Making the practice unacceptable has worked ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1508714/one-billion-people-still-defecate-public-despite-health-risks-says-un

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