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  1. News - World - HEALTH

    Pfizer trial shows experimental drug doubles time until breast cancer tumours grow worse

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:52pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters US Food and Drug Administration grants “breakthrough” status for the drug, palbociclib, but overall survival still not statistically significant, say researchers A clinical trial of an experimental Pfizer breast cancer drug nearly doubled the amou ...

  2. One cup noodle saltier than an old sailor

    Posted Mar 16th 2010, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip One cup of instant noodles will put more salt into your body than the daily maximum intake recommended by the World Health Organisation, according to a recent survey. The joint survey by the Centre for Food Safety and the Consumer Council found that 13 types of instant noodles are too salty. Among 48 samples, seven types of cup noodles and six types of bagged noodles ...

  3. News - World

    Overweight children ‘to be new norm in Europe’

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 06:14pm

    ... The Guardian Poor diets and too little exercise mean up to a third of 11-year-olds across Europe- and two-thirds of Britain’s adults- are too heavy, the World Health Organisation warns A lack of exercise and unhealthy diets high in fat and sugar are making it common for children and adults in Europe to be overweight, the World Health Organisation has warned. Up to one third ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - H7N9 Bird Flu

    Elderly man latest to die in Hong Kong after contracting H7N9 bird flu

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 03:34pm

    ... this month after receiving treatment. The latest Hong Kong H7N9 victim suffered from unrelated long-term illnesses including hypertension and diabetes. Earlier this month, he had spent seven days ...

  5. His cup of tea

    Posted Apr 21st 2007, 12:00am by Wanda Hennig

    ... towns across America. In 1990 the US tea industry, starting to rebound from a slump in tea drinking that dated back to the second world war, was worth US$1.84 billion. By 2006, strongly ... back. Two days after I got to this country, my uncle got me a paper route. 'I spoke no English- but everyone worked in the family. All seven of us. My parents instilled that kind of work ...

  6. Warning to World Cup fans: stay off those crisps and drinks

    Posted Jun 08th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Arthur Fang Soccer fans have been given a health warning on the eve of the World Cup kick-off. Fans can easily pack on 5.5kg during the four-week tournament by eating junk food, health professionals say. Soft drinks and crisps consumed while watching the matches on television are the main culprits behind the weight gain, the professionals warned yesterday at a press conference ...

  7. News - Asia - HEALTH

    Resistance to malaria drugs spreading in Southeast Asia

    Posted Nov 13th 2013, 03:19pm by Associated Press in Washington

    ... it reaches a higher level of resistance where the drugs don’t work, we are technically stuffed.” Professor Nick White The UN World Health Organisation, or WHO, is also warning that what seems ... border, and by the early 1990s it was virtually useless as an anti-malarial in much of the world. Resistance to artemisinin is caused by various factors, such as use of substandard or counterfeit ...

  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Parents play important role in kids' fitness

    Posted Mar 26th 2013, 12:00am by Jeanette Wang

    ... five-year-old Debbie Lau Yee, who was dressed as a banana, over a one-kilometre stretch of the Tsim Sha Tsui promenade. For this year's race, organisers from the World Cancer Research Fund Hong ... with their family at least once per week. Among children (aged seven to 12), 35 per cent of fathers and 38 per cent of mothers had not done any exercise during the past year. Only about two in five families ...

  9. World Aids Day

    Posted Dec 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Staff writer What? Today is World Aids Day. It is a chance for people around the world to join together in the fight against HIV, the human immunodeficiency virus. The virus destroys cells ... is World Aids Day important? It is a chance for people to learn the truth about HIV/Aids; for example, the fact that you can't catch it by sitting next to someone with the condition ...

  10. Lifestyle - Health

    On the hunt for herbal remedies

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 12:00am by Jeanette Wang

    ... this work." That was in 1995. Over the next four to five years he travelled the world at a furious pace, tracking down traditional herbs and helping to develop them. "My actual body of work ... rose root or golden root), schizandra (also known as wu wei zi ) and goji or wolfberry - plants that have been known for their medicinal properties in this part of the world for centuries, ...




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