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  1. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong workers want more mental health support at work, study finds

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 04:22am by Raquel Carvalho

    ... to make profits," he said. Tse said a number of factors influenced workers' mental health, including their level of responsibility, relations at work, stability of the working situation, ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Whose line is it anyway? Pregnant woman battles hospital over right to keep umbilical cord blood

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 04:22am by Ernest Kao, Emily Tsang

    ... a condition they were born with. Even for patients who develop a disease later, it was still better to receive stem cells from relatives or unrelated donors as it would stimulate the immune system ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Over 100 heart patients 'stitched up with expired thread' at Hong Kong hospital

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 01:40pm by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... investigation panels. Some 13 of the 104 patients affected died but none of the deaths was related to the expired stitches, the investigators found. The blunder emerged at the cardiothoracic surgery ... The hospital’s chief executive, Dr Albert Lo Chi-yuen, apologised to the patients and their relatives. He said the hospital would enhance supervision and monitoring systems and improve cross-departmental ...

  4. News - World - HEALTH

    Heavy use of benzodiazepines linked to Alzheimer's onset in older people

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 05:48am by MCT

    ... to encourage physicians to carefully balance the risks and benefits when initiating or renewing a treatment with benzodiazepines and related products in older patients," the authors wrote. ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Urban planners urged to build social living spaces for the elderly to cut suicide rates

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 04:49am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... support groups had to rely on repeated home visits. Family members should also take note of suicidal signs among elderly relatives, Ng said. "If your grandparents say their appetite has been ...

  6. News - World - HEALTH

    Novo’s weight-loss shot wins backing of U.S. advisers

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 09:50pm by Bloomberg

    ... drugs have a chequered past. The appetite- suppression drug fen-phen was taken off the market in 1997 and Abbott Laboratories' Meridia was pulled in 2010, both for heart-related side ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Local Ebola epidemic unlikely thanks to Hong Kong's experience, expert says

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 04:40am by Lana Lam

    ... of the city's best defences against the Ebola virus, which has claimed more than 1,500 lives in West Africa in recent months. As Ebola was not transmitted through the air, the city was relatively safe, ...

  8. News - World - HEALTH

    Potential life-saver takes risk from nuts

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 09:27pm by Reuters

    ... cent to 100 per cent by focusing on certain proteins that can trigger food-related anaphylaxis, a severe, whole-body allergic reaction. "We found that treating peanuts ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Number of new HIV cases in Hong Kong set to reach record high

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 03:23pm by Emily Tsang

    ... Aids is characterised by major clinical complications related to suppressed immunity. There were 40 new Aids cases reported between April and June, bringing the overall number of cases to 1,497 ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Ice Bucket Challenge risky for health of some people, Hong Kong doctors say

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 04:52am by DANNY LEE

    ... that people have had a heart attack immediately afterwards, but it might not be directly related," he noted. The Hong Kong Neuro-Muscular Disease Association has benefited from the charity ...




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