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  1. News - China - HEALTH

    Woman held in Shenzhen allegedly with blood of pregnant women set for Hong Kong gender tests

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 04:30pm by Huifeng He huifeng.he@scmp.com

    ... Huifeng He huifeng.he@scmp.com Case highlights practice – illegal in the mainland – of many expectant Chinese mothers transporting blood to test in Hong Kong using 'underground' ... it analyses foetal DNA in a pregnant woman’s blood to identify a child’s sex weeks earlier than other alternatives. If a Y chromosome is detected, then the child will be a boy. Many medical services ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1571334/woman-held-shenzhen-allegedly-blood-pregnant-women-set-hong-kong-gender
  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 ... stem-cell treatments, said that the Hospital Authority had breached her human rights. "It is a violation of patients' rights and human rights," Liu, now 38 weeks pregnant ...

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

    Chinese prostitutes as young as 15 suffering high STD and abortion rates, study reveals

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 04:46pm by Chris Luo

    ... and abortion rates. Nearly half of those polled had been pregnant at least once in the past. A staggering 98 per cent of them chose to have an abortion after the pregnancy was confirmed. A separate ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1561169/chinese-prostitutes-young-15-years-old-suffering-high-std-and
  4. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Ice Bucket Challenge risky for health of some people, Hong Kong doctors say

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 04:52am by DANNY LEE

    ... Danny Lee danny.lee@scmp.com Hong Kong physicians say pouring a bucket of freezing water over someone for charity could be risky if they are ailing, elderly or pregnant Doctors cool on ice ... with high-blood pressure or heart disease, the elderly and pregnant women should be careful," Shih said. He explained that people in those vulnerable categories could go into shock, with their blood ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580196/ice-bucket-challenge-risky-health-some-people-hong-kong-doctors-say
  5. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Reports of deadly disease caused by food bacteria more than double in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 06:48pm by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... increased." Listeriosis can lead to miscarriage, stillbirth, blood infection and brain infection among pregnant women, newborns, elderly and people with a weak immune system. The centre had tested 100 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1594733/reports-deadly-disease-caused-food-bacteria-more-double-hong-kong
  6. News - World - HEALTH

    Eating fish while pregnant is good for you, US says in dietary U-turn

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 09:28pm by NYT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune It's good to eat fish when pregnant, US now says In a change of course, the US now wants pregnant women to eat more fish, but not the kinds that are high in mercury. Altering its 2004 advice to shun most seafood, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said in an updated report that pregnant and breast-feeding women and young children should eat ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1530277/eating-fish-while-pregnant-good-you-us-says-dietary-u-turn
  7. News - World - HEALTH

    Chinese joining the scramble to escape Ebola

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 06:20am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris Fear and rumour are fellow passengers on an Air France flight from Freetown to Paris, and from death stalking three West African nations Chinese joining the scramble to escape Ebola The Chinese fleeing Ebola, angry Africans, an understaffed flight crew and rumours on an Air France flight from Freetown to Paris seemed to encapsulate the global panic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1580067/fear-ebola-palpable-air-france-flight-freetown-paris
  8. News - China - HEALTH

    Chinese firm offers baby milk insurance after food safety scandals

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 06:34pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters A Chinese retailer is offering insurance to customers who buy infant milk powder, highlighting the lengths to which companies are going to address concerns about food safety ... Pharmacies in Hong Kong, where food safety regulations are perceived to be more stringent, saw a run on baby formula following the scandal and many Chinese still travel into the city, a special ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1579367/chinese-firm-offers-baby-milk-insurance-after-food-safety-scandals
  9. News - World - HEALTH

    E-cigarettes need tight regulation, WHO says, citing health concerns

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 01:31am by AGENCIES

    ... there was enough evidence "to caution children and adolescents, pregnant women, and women of reproductive age" about e-cigarette use, due to the "potential for fetal and adolescent nicotine ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1581019/e-cigarettes-need-tight-regulation-who-says-citing-health-concerns
  10. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    New test detects gene that causes mental disability

    Posted Apr 24th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Screening for Fragile X syndrome, which may cause autism and social anxiety among other conditions, is suitable for pregnant women New test detects gene that causes mental disability A quick test for a congenital mental condition is available in Hong Kong for the first time, Chinese University announced yesterday. The test for Fragile X syndrome- the second ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1221702/new-test-detects-gene-causes-mental-disability

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