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  1. News - Hong Kong - SURGERY

    Concern over retirement of Hong Kong sex-change surgeon

    Posted Apr 14th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... with. Each patient can have up to three operations. His upcoming retirement in 2015 is also worrying surgeons and health professionals from the Prince of Wales Hospital in Sha Tin. The group has ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - CHARITY

    Gloria's so grateful for charity that saved her life

    Posted Nov 18th 2012, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... for recovering children in Sha Tin. Cheng was among those who benefited from the services. "I got much comfort from counselling. There were people who cared for me. I learned to accept ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Superbug cases rise fourfold in Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 17th 2012, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... transparency would warn and educate the public of [these superbugs], and heighten awareness of the issue," he said. Dr Wong Tin-yau, head of the centre's Infection Control Branch, said ...

  4. Lifestyle - Health

    No proof for alleged health benefits of DC-CIK

    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... which is conducted at DR Beauty's lab at the Hong Kong Science Park in Sha Tin, is a vulnerable phase. The killer cells are incubated at 37 degrees Celsius, or body temperature. "At ... Tinny Ho Tin-yee. "Another example is machines like lasers and radiofrequency devices [for skin or hair]. There are now home-use versions, so one can't say those machines can't ...

  5. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health Bites

    Posted Oct 16th 2012, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... the onslaught of boozing and buffets. A three-day juice detox and yoga programme could be an option for you. Pure Yoga is organising one starting on Friday, October 26 at its Tsim Sha Tsui branch, led ...


    Traditional Chinese medicine's scraping treatment put to the test

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by Elizabeth Snouffer

    ... There is mounting evidence that gua sha , an ancient form of Chinese medicine whereby the skin is scraped by a blunt instrument, can indeed be effective for pain relief. The 2,000-year-old treatment, used for generations by Chinese mothers as a home remedy for sick children, has migrated from East to West. Gua sha is now performed throughout Southeast Asia, and in Asian immigrant ...

  7. Lifestyle - Technology - ENVIRONMENT

    We all need to be citizen scientists to guard our futures

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 12:00am by Martin Williams

    ... sites such as Sha Lo Tung, Tai Long Wan and Tung Chung Bay, committed individuals are needed to make progress on broader issues, such as air pollution. With autumn winds blowing from the north, ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Plastic surgeons are picking lucrative private practice, professor says

    Posted Aug 14th 2012, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... 12 plastic-surgery specialists between them, says Professor Andrew Burd, head of plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery at Prince of Wales Hospital in Sha Tin. Burd's research ...

  9. Gauze left in four patients, hospital says

    Posted Aug 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... after returning home in June from the Sha Tin public hospital. The third case was discovered after the hospital contacted 26 other women on whom the intern had performed the same procedure. ...

  10. Letters

    Posted Aug 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... there is no biased material presented to students. You can nurture patriotism and still present information in an objective format. Tommy Chan Chuen-hin, Sha Tin Return to knock-out system ...




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