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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 - 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
  4. 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

    ... 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 ... the money, says Sarah McGhee, honorary professor at University of Hong Kong's School of Public Health and the primary author of the study. "I tend to think of the price tag as not being ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1580560/growing-number-diabetic-and-obese-children
  5. Lifestyle - Books - SHORT STORIES

    Book review: The Dog: Stories by Jack Livings

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 07:52am by Kit Gillet

    ... Kit Gillet The Dog: Stories by Jack Livings Farrar, Straus and Giroux Disregarding his own health, and barely able to visit his dying wife in hospital, Zhou Yuqing sacrifices everything ... In Donate, a factory boss struggles with societal pressures to publicly give money following the 2008 Sichuan earthquake. As others pledge money and reap the prestige, Boss Yang, a former peasant, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1579141/book-review-dog-stories-jack-livings
  6. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health Bites

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 10:41am by Kylie Knott

    ... with a mood disorder. And those who have the hardest time shaking off the habit may have more mental health issues than they are aware of. Those insights were among the collective findings published ... links between working shifts and a heightened risk of health problems, including certain cancers, and cardiovascular disease. The authors based their study on 12 international studies out ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1561217/health-bites
  7. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Burning rubbish worse for us and the planet than thought, study shows

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 02:56am by AP

    ... Associated Press in New Delhi Health and pollution impacts a lot bigger than was previously thought, study shows Effects of burning rubbish 'misjudged' Rampant burning of rubbish ... the air. "Most health regulations are based on the total mass of particles in the air, based on their size. But that's not getting at what the particles are made of. That can have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1581353/burning-rubbish-worse-us-and-planet-thought-study-shows
  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Gwen Kao: a guiding light on Alzheimer's

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 05:29pm by Linda Yeung

    ... how to bring up a baby." It was a tragic mental decline. In 2009, before her husband's condition became known publicly, he was jointly awarded the Nobel Prize and earned the nickname ... a year. Since last year, the Hong Kong-based foundation has held brain health education sessions at more than 100 schools, teaching students the symptoms of dementia through talks, puppet shows ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1578473/gwen-kao-guiding-light-alzheimers
  9. Lifestyle - Technology

    Hong Kong gamers line up for rich pickings

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 10:28am by ALAN YU

    ... Hong Kong Esports Cheung understands the potential health hazards associated with playing video games all day and avoids targeting secondary school students with tournaments and discounts. Hong ... He's also thinking about starting his own business. Kim moved to the US in part for health reasons. At one point in South Korea, he spent eight months living with 24 other team members ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1581451/hong-kong-gamers-line-rich-pickings
  10. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/fashion-watches/article/1574296/recycled-clothes-shaping-next-fashion-trend

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