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  1. News - China - HEALTH

    Smoking to have 'devastating' economic impact in China: WHO

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:39am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... and the deputy chairman of the National People's Congress Chen Zhu during her visit. She said she told leaders that tobacco-related illnesses such as cancer, cardiovascular disease and diabetes ... with diseases linked to smoking. "Every year more than one million people die as a result of tobacco-related illness. This is a terrible statistic," she said. "China needs to take urgent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1550692/smoking-have-devastating-economic-impact-china-who
  2. News - China - HEALTH

    China approves DNA-sequencing devices to detect genetic defects in unborn babies

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 04:56pm by Angela Meng

    ... the use of the products for sex testing instead of imposing a blanket ban. But Zhang Xiaohong, director of obstetrics at Peking University People's Hospital, told the newspaper it would ... the controversial ban on medical diagnostic products that can help detect birth defects in unborn children. The China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) on Monday approved the registration of genomics ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1545648/china-approves-dna-sequencing-devices-detect-babies-birth-defects
  3. News - China - HEALTH

    Campaigners call for blanket ban on tobacco advertising in China

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 04:35am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... People's Congress. A survey released by the China Centre for Disease Control and Prevention two weeks ago suggested nearly half of all children aged 13 to 15 had seen tobacco advertisements ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com Campaigners say changes to the law should honour China's commitment under a treaty to outlaw all forms of promotion for smoking Activists urge ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1528936/campaigners-call-blanket-ban-tobacco-advertising-china
  4. News - China - HEALTH

    Measles makes a comeback in China as vaccination falters among migrant workers

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:23am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... for the whole of last year. "The outbreak of measles is related to the lack of vaccination. The incidence of measles is likely to rise, mostly in adults, because China has such a large mobile ... Health Organisation's call to combat measles in China. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1548296/measles-makes-comeback-china-vaccination-falters-among-migrant-workers
  5. News - World - HEALTH

    Fear and ignorance help spread of killer Ebola virus in west Africa

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 09:09pm by GDN

    ... or corruption. "The government of Liberia has come up with a new strategy to divert the Liberian people's mind," student Alfred Randall said. " The virus is very terrible, but Ebola ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1545751/fear-and-ignorance-help-spread-killer-ebola-virus-west-africa
  6. News - China - HEALTH

    Does Chinese law restrict doctors from helping outside their clinics? Man's fake rumour triggers heated debate

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 06:09pm by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... Zhuang Pinghui zhuang.pinghui@scmp.com Providing emergency help in good faith cannot be cause for malpractice lawsuit, experts say Courts, lawyers dispel fictitious doctor rumour A medical worker in Henan has been arrested for spreading a rumour- which ca ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1548827/man-punished-fake-news-doctor-was-convicted-illegally-delivering-baby
  7. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Putting fears into words to help fight breast cancer

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 03:16am by LO WEI

    ... fully explaining her condition to them and advised them how to answer people's questions. Fok said that no matter how much women tried to hide it, children were smart enough to know when ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1544447/putting-fears-words-help-fight-breast-cancer
  8. News - China Insider - HEALTH

    Drinking your own urine: The unorthodox Chinese 'miracle cure'

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 07:32pm by Nectar Gan

    ... Nectar Gan nectar.gan@scmp.com The China Urine Therapy Association claims that drinking urine can 'improve the body's ability to fight diseases' If the infamously bitter taste of Chinese traditional medicine is already bad enough to turn you off, just imagine that there are 100,000 people practising urine therapy in mainland China- at least according to claims ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1544386/drinking-your-own-urine-unorthodox-chinese-miracle-cure
  9. News - China - HEALTH

    Cancer is No 1 killer in Beijing for seventh year, says health report

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:42am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... in 2012. More than a third of the cases occurred in China, according to a report released by the World Health Organisation in February. "Several reasons contributed to the high incidence ... it to improved detection. The report said Beijing residents were among the healthiest in China, with life expectancy hitting 81.51 years, in line with the figure for developed countries. But it also gave ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1542669/cancer-no-1-killer-beijing-seventh-year-says-health-report
  10. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Liposuction tragedy to prompt tighter controls on GPs

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 03:41am by Patsy Moy and Ada Lee

    ... for dragging its feet on regulating salons that provided beauty treatments involving medical procedures. Leung did not return calls from the South China Morning Post for comment.   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1541998/liposuction-tragedy-prompt-tighter-controls-gps

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