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  1. Lifestyle - Health

    Nobel laureate Richard Roberts says capitalism and health care do not mix

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 09:37am by Richard Lord

    ... in Europe. Roberts says that the funding model for health care in the US is fundamentally compromised and it's important that Asia goes down a different route, with proper public funding ... Richard Lord life@scmp.com Asia should steer clear of the US funding model for health care, Nobel Prize winning scientist Richard Roberts tells Richard Lord Profits of doom Richard Roberts ...

  2. Lifestyle - Technology - Google

    Google founders see a brave new world of data-driven health care

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 03:10am by GUARDIAN

    ... The Guardian Self-driving cars are just the beginning for the pair that want to do to health care what they did to search, if they can survive the regulations Google founders see a brave ... other things, that Google was interested in health care but scared of its intense regulation. Page and Brin displayed their quite different personalities: Brin, the maverick and head of Google ...

  3. Lifestyle - Health - PALLIATIVE CARE

    Palliative care in India

    Posted Nov 20th 2012, 12:00am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... Amrit Dhillon healthpost@scmp.com At theend of their tether The worst day in Dhyaneshwar Raghunath's life was when his 85-year-old father, in the advanced stages of mouth cancer, pleaded with him at their Pune home: "Just throw me over the balco ...

  4. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH

    China health under pressure from rapid change in diets

    Posted Jun 17th 2013, 10:08am by Jeanette Wang

    ... the researchers. “Aggressive tobacco control and national efforts to encourage changes in diet will be important.” China’s health care system also needs to do some catching up, Yang says. “The health care ... will only intensify the health risks and challenges to China’s health care system. Rising incomes mean the burden attributable to lifestyle factors is likely to increase. In response ...

  5. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches

    Recycled clothes shaping up as the next fashion trend

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 09:47pm by GDN

    ... SKS Textile was responsible for making it. Chief executive Urban Olsson says that SKS is working with the public sector, primarily the county-led health care system, to supply health care ...

  6. Lifestyle - Health

    Advance directives on medical treatments likely to catch on

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 10:15am by Richard Lord

    ... choose to mention specific treatments they don't want to receive, or talk more generally in terms of preferred outcomes. Hong Kong has a robust public health care system and patients rarely ... requires a wide range of health care institutions to provide information about them to patients on admittance. Advance directives help people make health care decisions for themselves Dr Lam Tung, ...

  7. Lifestyle - Health

    Treatments on the fly: Asia a top destination for medical tourism

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 04:52pm by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... Rachel Jacqueline The region continues to thrive as a health care hotspot Treatments on the fly When Hong Kong resident Brett Hinds chose to have an eye operation in Thailand last year, he ... to the Medical Tourism Association. Once enticed by the prospect of combining discounted health care with a holiday, medical tourists are now being lured abroad by the quality and broad range ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - ARTS

    Robert Miller's HK$100m gift to Asia Society highlights arts funding woes

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:41am by Vivienne Chow

    ... and health-care initiatives. "There's a big cultural difference between the West and the Chinese," Ho says. "Arts donations have a long tradition in the West. The idea of contributing ... the city needs to create ways to compel people to give. Most of the money from charity galas, balls and dinners goes to health care and social welfare. A few established arts companies, ...

  9. Lifestyle - Health

    A big fat problem: Childhood obesity and diabetes on the rise in Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 05:51pm by ALAN YU

    ... to see a further 90,000 more cases of diabetes, about 12,000 more deaths under 65 and an extra HK$34 billion dollar price tag for the health care system. But the problem isn't just about ... often than not those who are obese, statistics show. But on top of the public health concern, there is an economic and emotional cost to this alarming trend. Lai says the disease has placed ...

  10. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    How a discrepancy in welfare payments is thwarting care for China's elderly

    Posted May 16th 2014, 11:16am by Elaine Yau

    ... "The centre has two resident doctors but for serious medical cases, we won't rely on mainland health care as Hong Kong people have concerns about the standards," she says. Moreover, ... and his wife used to share a public housing flat in Sham Shui Po. But after she died last year, he was on his own as one son was based in Zhaoqing and the other lived in Tuen Mun. "There ...




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