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  1. Lifestyle - Technology - HEALTH

    Battle lines drawn on instant noodles after US study cites heart risks

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 03:30am by AP

    ... Associated Press US study linking the Asian staple of budget eating to an increased risk of heart disease has sparked a passionate South Korean defence Battle lines drawn on the instant ... way out of the poverty and destruction of the Korean war into what's now Asia's fourth-biggest economy. Many vividly remember their first taste of the once-exotic treat, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1580099/battle-lines-drawn-instant-noodles-after-us-study-cites-heart
  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Whose line is it anyway? Pregnant woman battles hospital over right to keep umbilical cord blood

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 04:22am by Ernest Kao, Emily Tsang

    ... Ernest Kao and Emily Tsang Hospitals under fire as mothers are prevented from storing blood for stem-cell treatments Rights row over policy on umbilical cord blood A pregnant woman is locked in a battle with the Hospital Authority over the right to keep t ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1594958/whose-line-it-anyway-hospitals-policy-umbilical-cords-provokes-rights
  3. News - World - HEALTH

    Ebola fears in US spark overzealous measures against virus

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 05:13am by AGENCIES

    ... "The bottom line is that there is risk," he said. In New York state, Syracuse University rescinded its invitation to three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Michel du Cille. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1620108/ebola-fears-us-spark-overzealous-measures-against-virus
  4. News - World - HEALTH

    WHO report admits incompetent staff failed to combat Ebola outbreak

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 04:53am by AP

    ... of its Africa office. "It's the regional office in Africa that's the front line," he said. "They didn't do anything. That office is really not competent." Piot, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1618860/who-report-admits-incompetent-staff-failed-combat-ebola-outbreak
  5. News - China - HEALTH

    Mainland orders local governments to review Ebola preparations

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 04:12am by STAFF AND WIRE

    ... In Hong Kong, local airlines and hotels have stepped up measures as the city enters the peak season for business conventions and leisure travel. Front-line staff have been told to "remain ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1617972/mainland-orders-local-governments-review-ebola-preparations
  6. News - World - HEALTH

    Arrival of Ebola spreads alarm among US air crews and passengers

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 05:12am by Bloomberg

    ... ill on board planes. Crews surrounded an Emirates jet in Boston on Monday after passengers showed flu-like symptoms, three days after a similar rush to isolate a Delta Air Lines plane in Las ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1616300/arrival-ebola-spreads-alarm-among-us-air-crews-and-passengers
  7. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Dental school urged to 'come clean' on blunders

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 06:37am by Olga Wong

    ... of the incident. The investigation is expected to take two months The probe will look into why water being supplied to dental units through contaminated lines was not immediately halted and why water ... These representatives will oversee the hospital's operation and ensure it is in line with government policies. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1615283/dental-school-urged-come-clean-blunders
  8. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Dental school to investigate months-long use of tainted water lines

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 05:55am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Hong Kong University taskforce will include members from the medical and dental faculties, leading to questions about its independence Dental school to probe use of tainted water The faculty of dentistry at the University of H ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1582529/dental-school-investigate-months-long-use-tainted-water-lines
  9. News - China - HEALTH

    Health authority orders China's public hospitals to stop expanding

    Posted Oct 05th 2014, 05:38am by Alice Yan

    ... with 4,300 beds and Tongji Hospital in Wuhan with 4,000. Patients at mainland public hospitals often complain about long lines and impatient doctors who are under pressure from treating up to 200 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1609738/health-authority-orders-chinas-public-hospitals-stop-expanding
  10. 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. ... by poverty, and the psychological stress of living in a restrictive environment. The director of research and strategy at US-based NGO Liberty in North Korea, Sokeel Park, said some deaths reported ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1586198/two-koreas-top-global-suicide-charts-different-reasons

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