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  1. Until Further Notice, I Am Alive

    Posted Jun 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Douglas Kerr Until Further Notice, I Am Alive by Tom Lubbock Granta Tom Lubbock is dead and this is the book he wrote as he was dying. An art critic for the Independent, he was a gifted writer. His wife was an artist and they had a small son. In 2008 he w ...

  2. Blood connection between twins

    Posted Jun 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Eileen Aung-Thwin healthpost@scmp.com An evening of music and fun at a pop concert for Mary Lau, 57, took a scary turn involving a trip to the emergency room, a wire inserted into her brain and a medical rarity involving her twin sister. The drama started ...

  3. Changed man had something on his mind

    Posted Oct 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Eileen Aung-Thwin healthpost@scmp.com Retirement can be the start of a whole new relaxing phase of life or a chance to pursue dreams sacrificed for a lifetime of toil. For others it casts a pall over their sense of worth as a productive member of society ...

  4. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwanese Health Minister Chiu Wen-ta resigns over 'gutter oil' scandal

    Posted Oct 04th 2014, 03:36am by Lawrence Chung, LAURA ZHOU

    ... responsibilities had been met so I announce my resignation and return to my neurosurgery post and medical education career," he said. Earlier, the Pingtung Prosecutors Office announced that eight ...

  5. Less intrusive surgery for stroke-risk patients

    Posted Mar 21st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Scarlett Chiang Doctors have begun offering a new method of treatment for restriction of blood flow in vessels to the head that can result in strokes or death. The Prince of Wales Hospital announced yesterday it would be offering carotid artery stenting, ...

  6. Dye vows to return better than ever

    Posted Jun 30th 2006, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Dye remains in the high dependency unit of the neurosurgery department at the Prince of Wales Hospital in Sha Tin, having been transferred from the intensive care unit on Wednesday morning. He will soon be moved to a private ward as soon as surgeon Wai Poon gives him the all clear. He groaned when Danny Wong Hoi-tung, honorary clinical assistant professor at the neurosurgery unit, ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Dec 31st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Children need protection from serious disease I read with interest the article regarding the absence of the Streptococcus pneumoniae vaccination in the inoculation programme for young children funded by the government ('Sick tots spark free-vaccine c ...

  8. Colour coding helps surgeons target cancers

    Posted May 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang A technique that highlights malignant cells through the use of a fluorescent material is enabling doctors to remove brain tumours more thoroughly than before. The technique, first used in Germany about four years ago, has been brought to the c ...

  9. 'Miracle girl' flies home with a hopeful heart

    Posted Aug 01st 2008, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez An eight-year-old Nepali girl flies home today with hopes of a new life after receiving a last-ditch operation in Hong Kong for a rare liver cancer. Prashashsa Joshi underwent Cyberknife radiosurgery treatment in a desperate attempt to st ...

  10. Disconnects in cellphone cancer scare

    Posted Jun 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Many people have for years worried about mobile phone use and cancer. Now the World Health Organisation has given the worst worriers an 'I told you so' moment. It has put out a new report linking the electronic devices to cancer. People in Hong ...




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