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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

    Modern approach no threat to age-old Chinese medicine techniques

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 03:55am by ELIZABETH CHEUNG

    ... Elizabeth Cheung elizabeth.cheung@scmp.com Watsons pharmacy chain has introduced traditional Chinese services into its stores, but seasoned practitioners aren't afraid of the competition Modern Chinese medicine: just what the doctor ordered? Pharmacy chain Watsons has introduced Chinese medicine services in some of its stores to blend the old with the new- but seasoned ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1618742/modern-approach-no-threat-age-old-chinese-medicine-techniques
  5. News - World - HEALTH

    Exposure to traffic pollution during pregnancy weakens unborn babies' lungs

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 05:19am by AFP

    ... said. In a long-term study, investigators in Barcelona enrolled 1,295 pregnant women who attended prenatal clinics in Sabadell, in Catalonia, and at Gipuzkoa in the Basque region. They measured ... the mothers had been exposed to gas, dust or fumes in their jobs while pregnant. Nor was it powered to measure exposure to particulate matter. Seif Shaheen, a professor of respiratory epidemiology ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1621398/exposure-traffic-pollution-during-pregnancy-weakens-unborn-babies-lungs
  6. News - World - HEALTH

    US study shows how pregnancy can increase risk of flu complications

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 09:08pm by MCT

    ... among pregnant women was down to the suppressed immunity that keeps the body from rejecting the fetus. But new research suggests the opposite: that the immune system goes into hyperdrive in pregnant flu patients, and this is what makes the women ill. The results, published online on Monday in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, could lead to new ways to combat ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1598911/us-study-shows-how-pregnancy-can-increase-risk-flu-complications
  7. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Women's low sex drive blamed for Hong Kong's falling birth rate

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 05:50am by TIMMY SUNG

    ... Chinese culture, sex is really a taboo," Dr Sue Lo Seen-tsing, a senior doctor with the association, said in a press conference yesterday. "Women rarely talk about sex. They don't describe having no desire as a problem because they are not supposed to have any desire." The association polled around 2,100 ethnic Chinese women aged between 21 and 40 from December 2007 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1599699/womens-low-sexdrive-blamed-falling-birth-rate
  8. News - China - HEALTH

    China's rich and corporations lag in fight against Ebola, World Food Programme says

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 04:37am by Reuters

    ... China has contributed about US$40 million in aid to fight the disease, including US$6 million to the WFP. "Where are the Chinese billionaires and their potential impact? Because ... in West Africa right now." Sihuan Pharmaceutical Holdings, a Chinese drug maker with military ties, has sent several thousand doses of an experimental Ebola drug to West Africa ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1620916/chinas-rich-and-corporations-lag-fight-against-ebola-world-food-programme
  9. News - China - HEALTH

    Guangdong gives all-clear to 43 people monitored for Ebola

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 04:54am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... Guangzhou from Ebola-affected areas since the end of August. Checks were under way on the rest of the visitors. Gao Fu, deputy director of the Chinese Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, who ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1622401/guangdong-gives-all-clear-43-people-monitored-ebola
  10. News - China - HEALTH

    WHO chief pledges 'transparent' review of its handling of Ebola crisis

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 04:19am by Zhuang Pinghui, AP

    ... Celsius). Chinese border and health authorities implemented a response plan in July to combat the virus at key entry points and to diagnose and treat the disease. The National Health and Family ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1621679/who-chief-pledges-transparent-review-its-handling-ebola-crisis

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