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  1. Lifestyle - Technology - HEALTH

    Researchers in United States debunk theory that wearing bras causes cancer

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 04:18am by WASHINGTON POST

    ... a bra for long periods of time can cause breast cancer persists, and it turns out the issue hadn't really been studied in a scientific fashion. Until now, there has been just one academic ... those rumours on the internet and we had the data to examine this in a scientific way", said Lu Chen, a researcher at the facility who led the team. It compared 1,044 post-menopausal women ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1591778/researchers-united-states-debunk-theory-wearing-bras-causes
  2. News - World - HEALTH

    Gates Foundation funds 'ultra-thin' condom studies in bid to raise uptake

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 10:26pm by AFP

    ... of up to US$1 million to develop a condom that would "enhance the pleasure so as to increase uptake". Gates said first-world investors had little interest in developing medicines ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1596228/gates-foundation-funds-ultra-thin-condom-studies-bid-raise-uptake
  3. 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

    ... depressed or a loss of interest when they were at work. Professionals such as doctors, architects, teachers and lawyers were particularly vulnerable to mental strain. "They have a great deal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1594813/hong-kong-workers-want-more-mental-health-support-work-study-finds
  4. News - World - HEALTH

    Extreme altruists have bigger brains, Georgetown University study shows

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 10:42pm by MCT

    ... interested researchers, per se. It was the marked difference in volume of the right side of the amygdala- a region that processes emotional stimuli such as fear. Marsh and her colleagues wanted ... that maybe there are many more people out there who might be interested in donating to a stranger than who actually donate." ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1594001/extreme-altruists-gave-bigger-brains-georgetown-university-study-shows
  5. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    New mother wins battle with Hong Kong hospital to keep her placenta

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 04:34pm by Kylie Knott

    ... was born. It took four days for the results of the test, required by the authority in the interest of public health, to become available. “I got a wonderful reception at the obstetrics ward at Queen ... There is little scientific research on the subject of placentophagy – the act of consuming the placenta – and few Hong Kong-based doctors or health experts are willing to talk about it. But the practice ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1584469/woman-wins-battle-keep-placenta-dispute-hong-kong-hospital
  6. News - China - HEALTH

    33 sickened by ammonia gas leak in northwestern China

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 01:29pm by WU NAN

    ... the sites of explosions and fires in the past few months, causing severe financial damage and extensive injuries. Early this month, the warehouse of a chemical plant in Putian district of Xiamen, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1587785/thirty-three-sickened-ammonia-gas-leak-northwestern-capital
  7. News - China - HEALTH

    Chinese firm offers baby milk insurance after food safety scandals

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 06:34pm by Reuters

    ... Pharmacies in Hong Kong, where food safety regulations are perceived to be more stringent, saw a run on baby formula following the scandal and many Chinese still travel into the city, a special ... According to its e-commerce site, Redbaby stocks milk formula from multinationals including Mead Johnson Nutrition, Nestle, Danone as well as brands made by China’s New Hope Nutritional Foods ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1579367/chinese-firm-offers-baby-milk-insurance-after-food-safety-scandals
  8. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Woman fighting for right to keep placenta has baby; disputed organ ‘chilling’ in fridge

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 12:07pm by Kylie Knott

    ... on grounds of “public safety”. She wants to carry out placenta encapsulation, a practice where the organ is converted into capsules for consumption. There is little scientific research on the subject ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581100/new-mother-says-hong-kong-hospital-still-refuses-hand-over-her
  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong's only remedy for Ebola is a breast cancer drug

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 04:14am by Emily Tsang, Arthur Chan

    ... Supplies of other drugs are being kept for patients already infected in the biggest outbreak of the disease now afflicting West Africa. A government scientific committee on emerging diseases met ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1577156/hong-kongs-only-remedy-ebola-breast-cancer-drug
  10. News - World - HEALTH

    Africa to get experimental drugs to fight Ebola fight as death toll passes 1,000

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 07:14pm by AFP

    ... better after revelations that special protective gear was not worn and the site not disinfected. Tests on the patient, a Nigerian man, were negative. In the particular circumstances... ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1572205/who-backs-use-experimental-ebola-drugs-west-africa-outbreak

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