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  1. News - China - HEALTH

    Guangxi boy confirmed with H7N9 virus after mother contracts bird flu

    Posted Feb 05th 2014, 10:54pm by Staff Reporter

    ... on January 28. The boy was stable but his mother's condition was critical. Xinhua reported that the national health commission said yesterday there was no proof the H7N9 was spreading ... Staff Reporter Mother and son confirmed with H7N9 Guangxi has reported a boy contracted the H7N9 strain of bird flu, a day after his mother was confirmed to have the virus. The Guangxi ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Breast milk 'best for preventing infections'

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 04:02am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... of the advertisements make ungrounded claims," said Dr Patrick Ip, an associate professor of paediatrics at HKU. "The mother's milk is a tailor-made formula … No matter what is put into formula- ...

  3. News - World - HEALTH

    Genes may cause cerebral palsy, Norwegian study suggests

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 09:55pm by AFP

    ... and learning difficulties Until now, most blame has been laid on events in pregnancy or delivery, such as premature birth, infection in the womb, iodine deficiency in the mother's diet, multiple ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hospitals to hand newborns straight to mums in Hong Kong breastfeeding drive

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 03:38am by Emily Tsang

    ... nurses to each hospital and placing baby beds next to the mothers'; beds, she said. "We will put the newborn in its mother's arms right after delivery so they can have immediate ... the Hospital Authority says. Babies also sleep at their mothers'; bedsides during the entire stay. The new procedures are among 10 requirements under the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative launched ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Concerns over long-term health effects of mobile phone antennae

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

    ... and a mother's exposure to mobile phone base stations during pregnancy. The World Health Organisation says on its website that there is no conclusive evidence that exposure to radio frequency fields from ... 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 ...

  6. News - China - HEALTH

    Nigeria quits youth Olympics in China amid Ebola-linked sporting bans

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 02:30am by AFP, Reuters

    ... events were only expected to affect three athletes. The 12-day Youth Olympics are expected to attract more than 3,000 athletes aged 15 to 18 from around the world. The WHO acknowledged on its ...

  7. News - World - HEALTH

    Ebola outbreak will take ‘six months’ to bring under control, says MSF

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 11:13am by AFP

    ... The Ebola outbreak that has claimed more than 1,000 lives in West Africa is moving faster than aid organisations can handle, the medical charity MSF said on Friday. The warning came a day after ... wartime,” she said a day after returning from the region where she met political leaders and visited clinics. WHO said Thursday it was coordinating “a massive scaling up of the international ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Charity given deadline on huge rent rise

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 04:13am by BRIAN YAP

    ... five days to decide whether to give up its headquarters or pay close to 50 per cent more in rent, potentially leaving the organisation out of funds in a year. In May, the Hong Kong Arthritis ... said letters were handled within 10 days of receipt and that senders would be told which department their queries had been handed to. The Housing Authority had no comment on the matter.   ...

  9. News - World - HEALTH

    New study questions conventional wisdom on health threat from salt

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 09:43pm by AP

    ... People who consume three to six grams of sodium a day (about eight to 15 grams of salt) had the lowest risk of heart problems or death from any cause during the nearly four-year study. More ... of sodium a day. The American Heart Association advises no more than 1.5 grams. "These are now the best data available," Dr Brian Strom said of the new study. Strom, the chancellor ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Mosquito crackdown as Japanese encephalitis cases in Hong Kong reach three-year high

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 04:34am by BRIAN YAP

    ... Brian Yap brian.yap@scmp.com Encephalitis cases spark mosquito clampdown Efforts to eradicate mosquitoes have been stepped up after this year has already seen the highest number of cases of Japanese encephalitis in three years. The Food and Environmental Hygiene Department launched a 42-day campaign following confirmation of the latest case of the potentially deadly disease a week ago ...




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