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  1. Older women must nurture body health

    Posted Jul 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Most women believe having children is a natural part of life but some are unaware that a healthy body is the key to a successful pregnancy and problems associated with ageing often cause ... and the pressure of work,' Ms Guo said. When the body is not fit enough to nurture the foetus, pregnancy becomes more difficult and there is a higher risk of miscarriage. A healthy body is important ...

  2. Common sense versus rules

    Posted Sep 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Hospital Authority makes much of its policies, procedures, rules and regulations. A series of blunders at public hospitals in recent months has meant the protective measures have been frequently reviewed and strengthened. Yet another report has been o ...

  3. Shared care programme deserves to be nurtured

    Posted Apr 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Any attempt to encourage people to move away from our overburdened public medical system into the private sector deserves to be nurtured and developed. The shared care programme, launched ... The absence of that nurturing patient-doctor relationship marks our system apart from those in many other developed economies. About 90 per cent of residents go to public hospitals for care ...

  4. Morality versus mortality

    Posted Dec 14th 2004, 12:00am by Andrew Marshall

    ... More Indonesian women die as a result of backyard abortions than almost anywhere else in the world. Andrew Marshall discovers why little is being done to help them On Jalan Raden Saleh, a busy street in central Jakarta, a young Indonesian woman called Sit ...

  5. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health Bites

    Posted Oct 16th 2012, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... cells, reducing by 30 per cent their ability to respond to insulin, a hormone that regulates energy. This reduction is comparable to the difference between cells from obese versus lean participants, or from people with diabetes versus non-diabetic controls. Fumes and fortune Exposure to ambient air pollution is harmful, but more so for children under the age of one, finds a new study ...

  6. Let our children develop a natural immunity to flu

    Posted Mar 19th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and the young. This is a known fact. It is also a known fact that we can build up our natural immunity to a disease once we have recovered from an infection. What is wrong with having the flu? With a lot ... What are the so-called experts thinking? The flu viruses are mutating, and we need to build up a stronger natural immune system to defend ourselves. I just cannot understand why doctors want ...

  7. Patient died of 'natural causes'

    Posted Feb 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui A chronically ill patient, whom an expert said might not have died if he had been given oxygen, died because of his illness, a Coroner's Court jury ruled yesterday. The five-person jury concluded that Yip Ming-cheong died of pneumonia on ...

  8. News - World - MEDICINE

    Insulin breakthrough may end daily jabs for diabetics

    Posted Jan 11th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... more than 20 years in the making, would make new and more effective kinds of diabetes medication possible. Lawrence said the team's study, published in the latest edition of Nature, had revealed the nature of the "molecular handshake" between insulin and its receptor on the surface of cells. Understanding how insulin attaches to cells was the key to developing novel ...

  9. Back to Nature

    Posted Jul 07th 2006, 12:00am by Jennifer Cardenas

    ... mixed with ginseng or echinacea. The next day we recovered completely. We were amazed.' Inspired by that experience, Karen and Kristin both began to study 'green', or natural ... these herbs externally can be just as effective as taking the medicine itself, the company claims- good news for those who want to benefit from natural herbs and medicines, but don't want to deal ...

  10. Fighting back, naturally

    Posted Jul 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Suzanne Harrison

    ... Suzanne Harrison Many people have experienced allergic bouts, from itchy skin to incessant sneezing, but what are they? According to website www.health AtoZ.com, an allergen is a substance your body perceives as dangerous, but that a non-allergic person&# ...




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