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  1. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Ban on risky surgery at beauty salons after death of therapy patient

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 04:28am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Government rules to close loophole after 2012 fatality during beauty clinic transfusion therapy Risky salon surgery ban after blood patient's death ... after one woman died and three others suffered serious injuries following blood-transfusion therapy at a beauty clinic in 2012. The new rules- to be put forward by a Food and Health Bureau ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1454455/ban-risky-surgery-beauty-salons-follows-2012-death-therapy-patient
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    New rules will help keep beauty treatments safe

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 03:55am by SCMP Editorial

    ... women dying and three others suffering serious injuries following blood-transfusion therapy at a private beauty clinic in 2012. This put the focus on the blurred lines between health, beauty ... in company structures. It is therefore good that the bureau has three other working group panels looking at beauty treatment, premises for advanced therapies and rules for private hospitals. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1465609/new-rules-will-help-keep-beauty-treatments-safe
  3. News - Hong Kong - MEDICAL

    Blood therapy doctors could face manslaughter charges

    Posted Oct 11th 2012, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... therapy doctors 'could face charges' Doctors working for a chain of beauty therapy centres may face manslaughter charges after the death of a woman who had a high-risk blood transfusion, ... the equipment or the blood at any point during one of these procedures. According to a barrister, any doctor who performed a questionable therapy that led to a death was likely to face disciplinary ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1058204/doctors-involved-dr-beauty-chains-blood-transfusion-treatment-may
  4. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Fourth woman in hospital after blood transfusion beauty therapy

    Posted Oct 06th 2012, 12:00am by Jennifer Cheng, Clifford Lo, JOLIE HO, Stuart Lau

    ... Staff Reporters Clients fell ill after undergoing blood transfusion procedure usually used to treat cancer patients Fourth woman in hospital after beauty therapy A fourth woman was admitted to hospital yesterday after having the same blood transfusion beauty therapy that has left three others critically ill. Two of the three women, aged 46 and 56- who were admitted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1054984/fourth-woman-hospital-after-blood-transfusion-beauty-therapy
  5. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Blood therapy death at beauty centre prompts legal review

    Posted Oct 10th 2012, 11:37am by Lai Ying-kit

    ... Lai Ying-kit The government set up a committee on Thursday to tighten the supervision of high-risk beauty treatments, following the death of a woman who was given a blood transfusion. ... of labouratories handling the blood – should be held responsible. Chan contracted a rare super-bug, Mycobacterium abscessus, and suffered septic shock after having the treatment at the DR centre ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1057712/blood-therapy-woman-dies
  6. News - Hong Kong

    Briefs, October 28, 2012

    Posted Oct 28th 2012, 12:00am by Tony Cheung, Amy Nip

    ... Manslaughter part of probe into beauty case Police commissioner Andy Tsang Wai-hung said the investigation involving a blood transfusion therapy case in which a woman died was heading in the direction of possible manslaughter and deception. Four women who received the therapy at a DR beauty centre later suffered septic shock. Tsang said police would look into whether negligence caused ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1071394/briefs-october-28-2012
  7. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong urged to clamp down on beauty salon medical therapies

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by EMILY TSANG AND LO WEI

    ... ON BEAUTY SALON THERAPIES Pressure is mounting on the government to close regulatory loopholes that allow beauty salons to provide risky medical therapies without the supervision of health authorities. This comes after four women fell seriously ill last week following blood transfusion therapy. "I do not rule out the possibility of the need for legislation, or an amendment ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1056548/hong-kong-government-urged-clamp-down-beauty-salon-medical-therapies
  8. News - Hong Kong

    Blood transfusion therapy might help prevent cancer, says doctor

    Posted Oct 06th 2012, 07:57pm by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip The head of a beauty centre in Causeway Bay using a controversial blood transfusion therapy said on Saturday the treatment might help prevent people getting cancer. Dr Stephen Chow ... had promoted the blood transfusion therapy among clients and referred them to doctors. DR beauty clinic has referred some 40 people to several doctors for the same DC-CIK treatment, marketed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1055426/blood-transfusion-therapy-might-help-prevent-cancer-says-doctor
  9. News - Hong Kong

    Rare superbug found in sick woman who had 'anti-cancer' blood therapy

    Posted Oct 08th 2012, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Sick blood therapy woman has superbug A rare but highly dangerous superbug was found in one of the four women who fell critically ill after receiving blood ... in the four patients after they had the "anti-cancer" blood transfusion therapy at the DR beauty clinic. The therapy involves customers having some blood drawn, which is then processed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1056084/rare-superbug-found-sick-woman-who-had-anti-cancer-blood-therapy
  10. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Blood therapy death at beauty centre prompts legal review

    Posted Oct 11th 2012, 12:55pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... Lai Ying-kit The government set up a committee on Thursday to tighten the supervision of high-risk beauty treatments, following the death of a woman who was given a blood transfusion. ... of labouratories handling the blood – should be held responsible. Chan contracted a rare super-bug, Mycobacterium abscessus, and suffered septic shock after having the treatment at the DR centre ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1058561/blood-therapy-death-beauty-centre-prompts-legal-review

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