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  1. Business - Companies

    ‘Digital health’ movement in focus at tech show

    Posted Jan 11th 2013, 12:41pm by AFP

    ... “Care Circles” that allows a parent or other individual to manage health care with a multitude of specialists and others. The program, which has not yet been publicly marketed but is available ... Agence France-Presse in Las Vegas With an app, a game or a gadget, technology startups and major companies across all sectors are trying to tackle some of the thorniest problems in health ...

  2. Dawn of a new era for health treatment

    Posted Sep 29th 2007, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... health care. He said Hong Kong's rapidly ageing population and the rising cost of public medical care had prompted the government and industry to investigate the possibilities of developing ... into a computerised bracelet on your wrist and transmit the data to your doctor, who advises you on your health. This is nothing futuristic, according to Arthur Mak Fuk-tat, chair professor and head ...

  3. No plan to study 'cancer phones'

    Posted Jun 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Services Research Fund, administered by the Food and Health Bureau, will consider funding applications for public health, health services research or traditional Chinese medicine from local ... said it had 'relevance for public health... as the number of users is large and growing, particularly among young adults and children'. Earlier this week, Francis Fong Po-kiu, ...

  4. Computerised X-rays provide doctors with picture of health

    Posted May 08th 2006, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee Doctors at public hospitals can now access electronic radiological images with the click of a computer mouse, saving the time once spent in searching for the traditional film ... and more than one doctor can share the images.' Health workers can access the electronic images from the authority's 12,000 work stations and some can do so from home computers. 'It ...

  5. Cases of brain cancer up 200pc in 11 years

    Posted Mar 06th 2005, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... the high proliferation of mobile phones in the city could be to blame. Official statistics show that the number of people being treated in public hospitals for brain cancer has risen from 517 cases ... it was theoretically possible for mobile phones to impair people's health. Doctors also cautioned, however, that a number of other factors could be blamed for the increase. Those include advances ...

  6. Blogging for mental health

    Posted Jul 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Jean Nicol

    ... But a blogger more explicitly creates a persona and voice that are tailored to the blog's audience. Because the process takes place in a public space, creating and maintaining that persona takes ...

  7. Business - China Business - MR. SHANGKONG

    Greedy Shanghai taxi drivers show the 'evil' side of new technology

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 02:59am by George Chen

    ... kind of new technology should improve the quality of life for the general public, not just allow some people, like taxi drivers, to make quick money or help app developers quickly gather enough ...

  8. Business - Economy

    Trade-off between productivity gains and job losses isn't so simple

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 02:06pm by PATRICK LOW

    ... adjustment costs. The absence of adequate long-term investments in appropriate infrastructure, education and health is a fundamental cause of prolonged unemployment, especially in industrial ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Hong Kong courtrooms now permit tweeting, texting

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 11:58am by Austin Chiu

    ... next Legal and media scholars have praised the judiciary’s decision to allow live text-based communication from court – paving the way for journalists and members of the public to tweet ... starting next month with the Wan Chai Law Courts Building, to enable the public to send e-mails and text messages, and to post to blogs and microblogs. Professor Doreen Weisenhaus, a University ...

  10. Life in your hands

    Posted Feb 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... is medical and public health practice supported by mobile devices, such as mobile phones, patient monitoring devices, personal digital assistants and other wireless devices. 'Mobile health ... management of health care costs, says Dr Mark Gaynor, an associate professor at St Louis University's school of public health in the US. 'The only way to cut the cost of caring for people ...




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