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  1. Women caught in the Aids firing line

    Posted Jul 15th 2010, 12:00am by Cesar Chelala

    ... Cesar Chelala Aids is increasingly becoming a serious threat to women, particularly in developing countries. According to the World Health Organisation, Aids-related illness is the leading cause of death and disease among women of reproductive age in low- and middle-income countries. In China, women accounted for 27.8 per cent of all reported cases in 2006, up from 19.4 per cent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/719741/women-caught-aids-firing-line
  2. Pregnant women shy away from shots after fetus death

    Posted Jan 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Only four pregnant women reported for swine flu shots after the health authorities disclosed on Wednesday a woman's child was stillborn, weeks after she received the vaccination. The record-low number of pregnant women taking the shots came a day after the Centre for Health Protection said a pregnant woman, 37, had lost her baby three weeks after receiving ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/704326/pregnant-women-shy-away-shots-after-fetus-death
  3. More women carrying germ that could kill their babies

    Posted Dec 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang The number of pregnant women infected with bacteria that can cause life-threatening infections in their babies has increased dramatically since the 1990s, a Chinese University study shows. The prevalence of Group B streptococcus (GBS) among pregnant women was only 0.8 per cent in the early 1990s, but had risen to 10.4 per cent by 2002, according to a paper published ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/700620/more-women-carrying-germ-could-kill-their-babies
  4. How much do we love animals? Two women show us how to count the ways

    Posted Jul 31st 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen. Can anyone resist cute and cuddly animals? Probably not. Two local animal-lovers are pursuing their affection for animals in different ways. Former marketing executive Jen Chan (pictured ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/688453/how-much-do-we-love-animals-two-women-show-us-how-count-ways
  5. Aids project targets pregnant women

    Posted Sep 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee Hundreds of pregnant mainland women who risk passing HIV to their unborn babies will benefit from a drug programme organised by the China Aids Initiative. Aids scientist David Ho Dai-i, who directs the group, said that infected women who underwent the treatment reduced their chance of passing the virus to their babies from one-third to just 2 per cent. 'You can lower ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/517270/aids-project-targets-pregnant-women
  6. Giving women a chance to bloom

    Posted Jul 13th 2006, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with Andrew Sun, additional reporting by Helen Wu There's nothing women like more than flowers (OK, diamonds perhaps). To promote its new Pure Beauty cosmetic outlets, Watsons' ... stems disappeared in about 10 minutes. 'Flowers represent the beautiful women and we believe with the opening of our store, we can make them blossom,' Norrman explained. Whether all ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/556419/giving-women-chance-bloom
  7. Vaccinate men, says virologist

    Posted Jul 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com Young men and women should both be vaccinated to prevent cervical cancer- a women's disease- the winner of the 2008 Nobel Prize in physiology ... the testing of women for the human papillomavirus (HPV). The test determines the likelihood of getting cervical cancer- the third most common cancer in women- years in the future. 'I would even ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1006655/vaccinate-men-says-virologist
  8. Not the ultimate heart helper, but it does come with Babs

    Posted Dec 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Health app by the Cedars-Sinai Women's Heart Institute, which is free- and Barbra Streisand is one of the sponsors. Without singing a single note, Streisand explains in a short introductory appeal video that although more women die of heart disease than men, and although the causes, symptoms and treatments are different for women, much heart research has focused on men. 'Please ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/988204/not-ultimate-heart-helper-it-does-come-babs
  9. Lifestyle - Health - PERSONAL BEST

    Personal best

    Posted Sep 11th 2012, 12:00am by JEMMA ROGERS

    ... to the global burden of disease by 2020, according to the World Health Organisation. Previous studies have shown more than 300,000 Hongkongers suffer from depression, and three times more women than men. Based on projections from the latest population figures, about 700,000 middle-aged women in Hong Kong are at high risk of developing depression. The University of Kansas study is the first ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1033461/personal-best
  10. Inquiry into food poisoning at Noah's Ark

    Posted Apr 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Danny Mok The Centre for Health Protection is investigating two suspected cases of food poisoning involving 10 diners who had buffet meals in the Harvest Restaurant at Noah's Ark Resort in Ma Wan. A man and four women, aged 25 to 37, suffered abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea between 17 to 40 hours after their meals on April 17. Two men and three women ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/966184/inquiry-food-poisoning-noahs-ark

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