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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Lifestyle - Health

    Osteoarthritis is becoming an increasing problem in Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 09:44am by ALAN YU

    ... No end to the daily grind Excruciating pain in the knee and other joints could become a growing public health issue in Hong Kong, according to local doctors. Yeung Siu-to, 83, noticed her aching ... couple of years, Lee says, he and his colleagues have been getting more inquiries from younger people, some in late 30s, seeking help for joint pain. "It's a public health issue, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1559143/osteoarthritis-becoming-increasing-problem-hong-kong
  4. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health Bites

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 03:13am by Kylie Knott

    ... Kylie Knott kylie.knott@scmp.com Kidney donation safe for healthy older adults Older kidney donors enjoy similar longevity and cardiovascular health as other healthy mature individuals, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Transplantation. The findings may provide reassurance to older people considering donation. Over the past two decades, live kidney ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1551986/health-bites
  5. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1552847/google-founders-see-brave-new-world-data-driven-health-care
  6. Lifestyle - Health

    Labelling seen as one way to trim the rise in obesity in Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 10:22am by Richard Lord

    ... the medical establishment, too, with a recent article appearing in the British Medical Journal, written by Simon Capewell, professor in the department of public health and policy at Britain's ... rather than for the entire drink. Labelling and public health campaigns have been effective around the world in reducing the consumption of alcohol and tobacco, and there are precedents globally ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1556179/labelling-seen-one-way-trim-rise-obesity-hong-kong
  7. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health Bites

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 06:53pm by Kylie Knott

    ... Kylie Knott kylie.knott@scmp.com High-protein weight loss a matter of balance Scientists have shown that instead of counting calories for weight loss, we should boost the protein content of our diet. Nutritional values of foods are typically given in kilo ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/article/1548814/health-bites
  8. Lifestyle - Technology - PUBLIC HEALTH

    Disease research lab mishaps rattle scientists and regulators

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 03:47am by GUARDIAN

    ... many labs are doing pathogen research is because there is so much to be investigated, in the interest of public and animal health," he said. The breaches in the US have fuelled concerns about some of the more extreme studies that scientists do. When the CDC declared its anthrax incident, Marc Lipsitch, professor of epidemiology at the Harvard school of public health, said we ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1559904/disease-research-lab-mishaps-rattle-scientists-and-regulators
  9. Lifestyle - Health

    Good dental hygiene can improve overall health

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 09:45am by DAVID TAN

    ... according to a study in Cancer Prevention Research in August. Researchers from University of Texas' School of Public Health studied data from nearly 3,500 people in the US and found those who ... David Tan life@scmp.com Good dental hygiene does more than benefit teeth- it can improve overall health, writes David Tan Chopper patrol We know the basic rules of good dental hygiene: ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1476343/good-dental-hygiene-can-improve-overall-health
  10. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health bites: cool indoor temperatures stimulate the growth of healthy brown fat

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 09:41am by Jeanette Wang

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com Malnutrition may increase risk of high blood pressure Severe malnutrition in childhood may increase the risk for high blood pressure in adulthood- a possible significant impact on global health, according to research in the American Heart Association journal Hypertension. Inadequate nutrition before birth and up to age five may harm ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1543644/health-bites-cool-indoor-temperatures-stimulate-growth-healthy

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