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  1. News - Asia - HEALTH

    Two Koreas top of global suicide charts, for different reasons

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 05:21am by AGENCIES

    ... Agencies Poverty, stress and reluctance to seek help among factors behind grim toll Koreas top suicide charts for different reasons South Korea's problem with suicides is well known. But self-killing is even worse in its northern neighbour, making the peninsula one of the most suicidal regions in the world. An estimated 9,790 suicides took place in North Korea in 2012, with roughly ...

  2. News - Asia - HEALTH

    Mers virus unlikely to spread in Asia: World Health Organisation

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:00pm by Agence France-Presse in Manila

    ... peninsula Asian countries should keep their guard against the deadly Middle East respiratory virus, although it is unlikely to spread to the region, a World Health Organisation expert said ... then I think that what we have been seeing is what we will keep seeing.” The WHO said 15 countries have reported Mers cases, with the virus widely circulating in the Arabian peninsula. Both ...

  3. News - World - HEALTH

    US Centres for Disease Control scientists study infectiousness of mild Mers cases

    Posted May 18th 2014, 06:26am by Reuters and AFP

    ... and the virus is moving out of the Arabian peninsula as infected individuals travel from the region. Because Mers patients can have "mild and unusual symptoms", the World Health Organisation ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    MERS virus checks stepped up at airport as haj pilgrims return

    Posted Oct 20th 2013, 06:57am by Lana Lam

    ... of 70 airport screeners who conduct random temperature checks of travellers from the Arabian Peninsula and neighbouring countries. "The Centre for Health Protection will continue its ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Cocktails and cakes that are good for women's health

    Posted Oct 11th 2012, 12:00am by Christy Choi

    ... participating in Pink Desserts For A Cause include the Peninsula, Otto e Mezzo, Jimmy's Kitchen, Ammo and Fook Lam Moon. ...



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