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  1. Lifestyle - Technology - HEALTH

    Battle lines drawn on instant noodles after US study cites heart risks

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 03:30am by AP

    ... Individually wrapped disposable bowls and cups are everywhere: internet cafes, libraries, trains, ice-skating rinks. Even at the halfway point of a trail snaking up South Korea's highest mountain ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1580099/battle-lines-drawn-instant-noodles-after-us-study-cites-heart
  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Reform of Medical Council needed to restore public confidence after Eugina Lau case: group

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 11:29am by EMILY TSANG AND LO WEI

    ... investigation committee, explained that delays were often caused by the mountain of documents that committee members had to go through when assessing complaints. They also had to consult experts ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1523714/reform-medical-council-needed-restore-public-confidence-after-eugina
  3. News - World - HEALTH

    Bullies in childhood may enjoy long-term health benefits, says study

    Posted May 13th 2014, 09:11pm by NYT

    ... of the National Academy of Sciences. Researchers used the Great Smoky Mountains Study, which has gathered information from 1,420 people from 11 North Carolina counties for more than 20 years. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1511335/bullies-childhood-may-enjoy-long-term-health-benefits-says-study
  4. News - China - HEALTH

    Nation ill-prepared for Alzheimer's epidemic sweeping growing ranks of elderly

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 04:24am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg The mainland has some nine million dementia sufferers and only 300 specialists to treat them Nation seen as ill-prepared for Alzheimer's epidemic When 71-year-old Shi Anquan chops firewood or visits the market in his village in the barren mountains north of Beijing, his wife Yuhua, also 71, plods quietly behind. Shi, a farmer, has given up tilling the land to devote ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1416088/nation-ill-prepared-alzheimers-epidemic-sweeping-growing-ranks-elderly
  5. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH

    Worn to run: Get in gear for running Hong Kong's trails

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 12:04pm by Jeanette Wang

    ... of hydration packs include CamelBak, Hydrapak, Mountain Hardwear, Nathan, Osprey, Raidlight, Salomon, The North Face, Ultimate Direction and UltrAspire. Each brand has models from minimalist handhelds ... runners. Lightweight packable jacket: to shield you from wind, rain and unpredictable mountain weather. Multifunctional bandana: this long tube of cloth is highly versatile- put it on your head, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1367789/worn-run-get-gear-running-hong-kongs-trails
  6. News - China - HEALTH

    Chinese county of eternal youth under threat from gravely ill seeking cures

    Posted Oct 11th 2013, 12:00am by He Huifeng

    ... of flour and rice as their staple. They must also climb mountains or walk to get to their fields, some of which are kilometres from their homes. This lifetime of hard work has given them strong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1328920/chinese-county-eternal-youth-under-threat-gravely-ill-seeking-cures
  7. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH

    Tap water may be better than the bottled variety

    Posted Jun 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Nadine Bateman

    ... of minerals. "The best source of water comes from a mountain stream which has been fed from a cloud in the Swiss Alps and has absorbed the minerals from the rocks." He says that companies, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1250684/tap-water-may-be-better-bottled-variety
  8. News - China - HEALTH

    Discrimination still plagues leprosy victims in mainland China

    Posted Jan 27th 2013, 12:00am by Alice Yan

    ... but can be effectively treated with multidrug therapy provided free by the World Health Organisation since the 1990s. In China, leprosy victims were often permanently quarantined in the mountains ... he said. "People don't want their neighbours to know they have leprosy. "The fact that so many of them are scattered in remote areas in the mountains makes screening ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1136867/discrimination-still-plagues-leprosy-victims-mainland-china
  9. News - China - HEALTH

    Medical tourists to Japan unfazed by Diaoyus row

    Posted Oct 24th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... East Asia, with many keen to see the dramatic mountains, extensive pastures and rich woodlands. That image is a key selling point for Zhang's tour operator, Medical Tourism Japan, which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1068256/medical-tourists-japan-unfazed-diaoyus-row

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