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  1. Eight-month waiting list for cancer test

    Posted Jul 12th 2004, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Initial rush by women for Pap smears after death of singer Anita Mui has snowballed and overwhelmed clinics Women are having to wait up to eight months to have cervical smear tests after an unprecedented surge in demand following the death from cancer of ...

  2. Chocolate and watercress: unlikely combination?

    Posted Mar 18th 2008, 12:00am by Wynnie Chan

    ... heart healthy. On the back of this evidence comes the development of the world's first chocolate watercress truffles. The Alresford Chocolate Company in Winchester, UK plans to make handcrafted plain chocolate eggs filled with chocolate watercress truffles by Easter. According to a press release by the Winchester City Council an entire bunch of watercress is used in each ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Concerns over long-term health effects of mobile phone antennae

    Posted Jan 27th 2013, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry Concerns over long-term health effects Myth or reality? It is very much a modern-day phenomenon- the sprouting of mobile phone base stations or antennae in recent years has sparked a slew of concerns about their long-term health effects. Stories about clusters of cancer cases in areas surrounding mobile phone antennae are as widespread and hotly debated as cases ...

  4. Lifestyle - Health - VACCINES PNEUMONIA

    Vaccine aids fight against pneumonia

    Posted Oct 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... to it," explains Professor John Simon, a specialist in infectious and tropical diseases, and the chairman of Hong Kong's Scientific Committee on Vector-borne Diseases. Certain people ... pneumococcal diseases. It expands the protection coverage offered by Pfizer's previous versions, Prevenar 10 and Prevenar 7. Simon explains that the new shot- a conjugate vaccine- is a big ...

  5. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Beijing smog scarier than Sars, says medical expert

    Posted Jan 31st 2013, 11:51am by Ernest Kao

    ... on recent record. Raw video: Smoggy and slippery Tiananmen Square on Thursday morning. Video by Simon Song  Doctors in Beijing said Thursday that hospital admissions for respiratory complaints rose ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Mobile phone antennae removed from university over cancer risk fears

    Posted Feb 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry Campus dwellers assured radiation exposure 'extremely low', but not all are convinced University removes antennae The University of Science and Technology has taken steps to ease fears among academics and students about a potential cancer risk from a proliferation of mobile phone antennae on campus building rooftops. A memo was sent out to all staff ...

  7. Drop Dead Healthy

    Posted Apr 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Charmaine Chan Drop Dead Healthy by A.J. Jacobs Simon & Schuster (audiobook) Weight: 168. Hours of sleep: 6. Gym visits: 12. Bench press: 55 pounds, 15 reps. This is not a poke at Bridget Jones' Diary. It is A.J. Jacobs' good-humoured record of his quest to be as healthy as humanly possible. A bout of pneumonia, he says, prompted him to evaluate his lifestyle. ...

  8. The End of Illness

    Posted Feb 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Charmaine Chan The End of Illness by David Agus Simon and Schuster (e-book) Oncologist David Agus, a medical professor at the University of Southern California, acknowledges in The End of Illness that he is disappointed in the progress the medical profession has made in its approach to cancer, arguing there might be a better way to achieving health than the method fostered by germ ...

  9. Eating green

    Posted Dec 12th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Produce Green Foundation chairman Simon Chau Siu-cheong holds an organic meal cooked from a selection of locally grown vegetables, including mushrooms, strawberries and broccoli. Dr Chau said even the seasonings in the dish were organic. The meal was presented at a lunch yesterday at a vegetarian restaurant in Tsim Sha Tsui to promote a healthy diet and environmentally friendly ...

  10. Customs officer who had liver transplant is home for new year

    Posted Feb 02nd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for the Lunar New Year. Yuen Wai-cheung, who received part of a liver donated by fellow officer Simon Hui Sai-man in November, was released from hospital yesterday afternoon. 'The first person ... the donation Hui, 40, recovered quickly and was released from hospital five days later. Yesterday, Yuen thanked the man who saved his life. 'Simon is like my big brother now,' he said. ...




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