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  1. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH

    Worn to run: Get in gear for running Hong Kong's trails

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 12:04pm by Jeanette Wang

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com What you wear and carry can have a huge impact on how you perform Worn to run Trail running is an uncomplicated activity, a philosophy largely inspired by the soul of the sport, which is all about nature and simplicity. If you're new to the trails, you could get by with your road running gear. But if you want to get the most out of the sport, ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Government offers to lend HK$45b to NGOs to run private hospitals

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 04:46am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Government seeks new way on top of health insurance reform to get more using private care HK$45b in loans for NGOs to run private hospitals The government may loan HK$45 billion to non-profit organisations to run private hospitals in a bid to ease the burden on the public health care sector. The money will come from a HK$50 billion fund ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Liposuction tragedy to prompt tighter controls on GPs

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 03:41am by Patsy Moy and Ada Lee

    ... with the beauty industry. "I am very much concerned about the malpractice of doctors when they are running a beauty business with those parlours," Kwok said. He also criticised the government ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Woman dies after receiving liposuction at hair treatment centre

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 07:48pm by Emily Tsang, Danny Mok and Johnny Tam

    ... employed doctors to run separate clinics for medical procedures. These were usually found in residential or commercial buildings. He agreed the government should ensure all operating theatres met ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong Marathon: children's new attitude is important in the long run

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 04:38am by Ernest Kao

    ... and health experts at Kwong Wah Hospital in Yau Ma Tei. Beginning in July, the youngsters- half of whom had hypertension- were put on a vigorous training schedule to prepare them for the run ... behaviour by changing attitudes was key to success in the long run. "It's all about intrinsic motivation," he said. Child obesity has soared over the past two decades. In 1997, 16 per ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Strain on Hong Kong's health system increases as government dithers over reform

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 04:30am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... competitiveness. Again, the government opted for the status quo. By then, the heath saga resembled a long-running drama series. Another consultation paper in 2005 said the system needed more emphasis ...

  7. News - World - HEALTH

    New technology helps teeth to heal themselves, without need for fillings

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 10:29pm by WASHPOST

    ... said. Pitts and his partner, dentist Christopher Longbottom, formed a company called Reminova to raise money and run patient trials of the technology in partnership with King's College. ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Yoga beats running in avoiding depression

    Posted Dec 15th 2013, 03:31pm by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Chinese University study finds Hongkongers who do mind-body exercises are at much lower risk of developing a mood disorder Yoga beats running in avoiding ... cardio exercises such as running in reducing that risk, according to the study by Chinese University. "When you exercise, a kind of protein [known as a neurotrophic factor] is generated ...

  9. News - China - HEALTH

    Discharge law traps many healthy people in Chinese mental hospitals, experts say

    Posted May 25th 2014, 05:23am by TING YAN

    ... is privately run, refuses to send patients out for check-ups if they fall ill. He once pulled out a tooth because there was no dentist inside the hospital. Another time, he used a needle to pierce ...

  10. Lifestyle - Technology - HEALTH

    Arthritis breakthrough: 3-D printer and stem-cell solution used to create cartilage

    Posted May 18th 2014, 03:36am by MCT

    ... of 7,000. She can't run and isn't allowed to jump. Doctor's orders. But she works around the limitations. "There's always something I can do just to keep moving." While ...




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