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  1. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health Bites

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 09:45am by Kylie Knott

    ... in the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. Led by Rebecca Byrne from Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia, the study described quantity and diversity of food ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1571416/health-bites
  2. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health Bites

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 09:44am by Kylie Knott

    ... be an unremarkable reaction to the strain of everyday life into suicidal thoughts and behaviour. "Suicide is a major preventable public health problem, but we have been stymied in our prevention efforts ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1566263/health-bites
  3. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Apple Watch features leave health professionals unimpressed

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

    ... Reuters in San Francisco Sources suggest there will be a new model out early next year offering more health features Apple Watch leaves health professionals unimpressed Technology pundits 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. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1591082/apple-watch-features-leave-health-professionals-unimpressed
  4. News - World - INTERNET

    Google's claim it can save lives with health data is overstated, study says

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 06:09am by GDN

    ... and other hopes of providing public health breakthroughs by analysing huge amounts of medical data have been overstated, according to a new study. "If we actually began relying on the claims made by big data surveillance in public health, we would come to some peculiar conclusions," said John Ayers, a research professor at San Diego State University who was lead author ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1547613/googles-claim-it-can-save-lives-health-data-overstated-study-says
  5. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Music Lab's mission: take it to the public

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 01:38pm by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau elaine.yau@scmp.com Talented young ensemble mixes classical music with different art forms Off the scales What can musical prodigies do when they grow up? For a group of gifted young Hongkongers, the answer was to set up Music Lab, an outfit th ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1585993/music-labs-mission-take-it-public
  6. Lifestyle

    Legco archivists say law must be enacted to preserve public documents

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 04:04pm by Elaine Yau

    ... to the public (the information will be available from September), Legco is at the forefront of a drive to improve accountability in government. The records of public organisations, from government departments to statutory institutions, are vital so that citizens can scrutinise activities conducted on their behalf. Without such documents, the public cannot assess how choices are being made- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/article/1581695/legco-archivists-say-archives-law-must-be-enacted-preserve-public
  7. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1590933/course-offers-intense-training-carers-alzheimers-patients
  8. News - China - TECHNOLOGY

    Xiaomi looks to muscle in on digital wristband market with low-price offering

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 06:34am by WU NAN

    ... made by California-based Jawbone, when it came on the Chinese market last year. "It was a thrill for me to monitor my fitness and health in a timely way with such a simple device," ... Mexico and India," Lei said. Bong said it aimed to cater to a more specific part of the market- customers concerned about their health and quality of life, in particular exercise and sleep ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1591928/xiaomi-looks-muscle-digital-wristband-market-low-price-offering
  9. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Apple's smartwatch fails to impress Swiss makers of luxury timepieces

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 08:24pm by AFP

    ... in addition to former heads of Burberry and Yves Saint Laurent. Tag Heuer chief Stephane Linder said he was surprised at Apple's heavy focus on sport and health functions, which were not even new ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1593230/apples-smartwatch-fails-impress-swiss-makers-luxury-timepieces
  10. Lifestyle - Technology - SOCIETY

    Body upgrades nearing reality, but only for the rich, 'Sapiens' author says

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 04:18am by GUARDIAN

    ... to a certain level of health and capability. It was by definition an egalitarian aim," Harari said. "In the 21st century medicine is moving onwards and trying to surpass the norm, to help ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1591777/body-upgrades-nearing-reality-only-rich-sapiens-author-says

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