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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 - Health

    Course offers intense training for carers of Alzheimer's patients

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 04:57pm by SASHA GONZALAS

    ... like those living with elderly people to be aware of how it manifests itself. "In the public health care system it takes between 18 and 24 months to get a diagnosis for Alzheimer's. ... Sasha Gonzales life@scmp.com Health care workers can take 80-hour course Open minds Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia, an irreversible and progressive brain ...

  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 - 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 ...

  8. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Apple Watch features leave health professionals unimpressed

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 07:10pm by Reuters

    ... were quick to predict the demise of most rival fitness wristbands and watches when Apple launched its Apple Watch, but health-care professionals and fitness addicts have been left wanting more. ... critical-care specialist. Danielle Levitas, a technology analyst for IDC, described the health and fitness aspects as "table stakes". "I was expecting there to be some true health-care ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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, ...




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