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  1. News - World - HEALTH

    Dry roasting to blame for peanut allergies, research suggests

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 09:42pm by MCT

    ... allergies are much more common in North America and Europe than in East Asia. While people in both regions had similar levels of food allergies overall, peanuts were a "striking exception" ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong has higher background radiation level than Tokyo, say scientists

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 04:47am by Christy Choi

    ... and Fukushima nuclear disaster. They have been to Hong Kong several times, driving around in cars with Geiger counters to measure the radiation levels in some of the city's most heavily populated ... by Safecast, is about 2.4mSv- the same as the global average. The Observatory monitors the Daya Bay nuclear power plant to make sure it is not causing radiation levels to rise in the city. ...

  3. News - China - HEALTH

    China considers higher patient fees to fund salary boost for doctors

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 04:32pm by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... according to Lin. In comparison, housekeepers could earn 180 yuan a night, Lin said. Any change should strike a balance between the value of human resources and what is affordable to the public, ...

  4. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH

    A year of cancer, one photo at a time: Former Hongkonger keeps picture diary of battle

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 09:32pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... for “putting a human face on a frightening subject”. “I never had any idea that my story would strike such a chord with people, but it seems to resonate with anyone affected by illness or adversity- ...

  5. Lifestyle - Technology - HEALTH

    Scientists are closing in on drugs that may stop the deadly Ebola virus

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 04:56am by Bloomberg

    ... be able to stop the virus. People who are at risk of infection have little protection for now against a virus that kills as many as 90 per cent of those it strikes. The latest outbreak, in Guinea, ...

  6. News - China - HEALTH

    In the face of escalating physical violence, outspoken Chinese doctors take grievances online

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 05:20am by WU NAN

    ... hospital disturbances come with compensation. In the old days, patients made scenes by displaying wreaths and memorial tablets. It would cost them money. These days they just strike ...

  7. News - World - HEALTH

    Broadcaster Tom Brokaw ‘optimistic’ despite being diagnosed with cancer

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 08:45pm by Reuters

    ... that strikes white blood cells in the bone marrow called plasma cells, which normally produce antibodies to help fight infection. But in multiple myeloma, an over-abundance of malignant plasma cells ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Doctors confident Hong Kong is prepared if Sars strikes again

    Posted Feb 25th 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com More respiratory specialists and isolation ward beds mean city can better handle new outbreak Doctors confident HK prepared if Sars strikes again Hong Kong is prepared to responded to any future Sars outbreak, medical experts said at an event yesterday marking 10 years since the virus struck the city. They pointed to the greater number of respiratory ...

  9. Lifestyle - Technology - HEALTH

    Wellbeing trumps decorum when inflight flatulence strikes, say experts

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Wellington, New Zealand Medics tell flatulent fliers: don't hold it back A group of medical specialists has provided an answer to a dilemma that has faced fliers since the Wright brothers took to the air in 1903- is it okay to ...

  10. News - World - HEALTH

    Jet lag disrupts hundreds of genes, British study finds

    Posted Jan 21st 2014, 10:17pm by GDN

    ... and that must link up with negative outcomes." One of the most striking findings from the study is that jet lag and nightshift work had a similar effect on gene activity to ageing. As people age, ...




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