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  1. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    At home, work and play, the robots are coming

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 03:29am by Martin Williams

    ... Mail newspaper as saying: "The SGR-1 can and will prevent wars." Huh would probably see potential for even greater "war prevention" in a "robotic cheetah" ...

  2. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    Prevention key to containing new avian flu outbreak

    Posted Apr 07th 2013, 12:00am by ERNIE YAP

    ... Ernie Yap Hong Kong's proximity to the mainland and its role as a travel hub mean it should get ready to fight the virus through screening, testing and drugs Prevention the key ... abdominal pain and chest pains. In the face of such a devastatingly infectious disease, prevention is key. Hong Kong's proximity to the mainland and its role as a global nexus puts ...

  3. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    In debate on price of new medicines, a middle ground needs finding

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 05:53am by Hari Kumar

    ... According to the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, about 3.2 million Americans are infected with hepatitis C. Based on the cost of the drug, it would cost US$260 billion to treat all those ...

  4. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    Peaches Geldof's death may amplify concerns about modern dieting fads

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 03:22am by Martin Williams

    ... they may be banned in the US, where health officials estimate their elimination could prevent 20,000 heart attacks a year. In Hong Kong, their presence in food must be labelled. Trans-fats ...

  5. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    Why 'anti-science' idiocy may have far-reaching consequences for us all

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 03:51am by Martin Williams

    ... But, much as with creationism, there is powerful climate change denial- and, importantly, this is preventing major efforts to stave off catastrophic consequences. Here in Hong Kong, we seem ...

  6. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    New dissolved gas analysis technology can keep Hong Kong powering ahead

    Posted Sep 15th 2013, 12:00am by SUNNY CHAN

    ... that athlete's health and ensuring that he or she is in shape is a big responsibility and one that involves preventative checks and medical examinations to watch for the tiniest symptom of a problem ... being piloted in Hong Kong could bring our reliability rating to even higher levels. The secret lies in the technological equivalent of preventative medicine. Dissolved gas analysis (DGA) ...

  7. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    Resistance to antibiotics prompts new health threats

    Posted Sep 29th 2013, 12:00am by Martin Williams

    ... director of the United States' Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). "Our strongest antibiotics don't work and patients are left with potentially untreatable ...

  8. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    Mathematical models give little hope for mankind's survival in a real zombie apocalypse

    Posted Jul 14th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... or HPV, in a population. Such epidemiological models are the bread and butter of frontline organisations such as the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organisation ...

  9. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    Hong Kong has right conditions for outbreaks of drug-resistant superbugs

    Posted Nov 04th 2012, 12:00am by ERNIE YAP

    ... is so difficult, prevention is key in keeping catastrophe at bay. In this, every party, especially hospitals and healthcare professionals, have a role to play. There should be an increased ... hand-washing and proper hygiene go a long way in preventing gram-negative and many other infections. NDM-1 as well as other emerging antibiotic-resistant bacteria are a direct result of widespread ...

  10. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    Benefits of vitamin D should be crystal clear

    Posted May 05th 2013, 12:00am by IRIS RAPOPORT

    ... of calcium of our body is located in bones. Calcium comes from our food, and for its optimal absorption from intestines we need vitamin D. This vitamin is necessary to prevent the formation ...




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