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  1. 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

    ... elderly residents of such homes were seven times more likely to commit suicide than others. The government should also consider how to preserve elderly residents' original social networks ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1589602/urban-planners-urged-build-social-living-spaces-elderly-cut-suicide
  2. 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

    ... health literacy," said Samson Tse Shu-ki, co-author of the study and associate dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences. He was referring to awareness of mental health issues among ... of responsibility and in some cases high-stress duties," Tse said. He said managers and the workers themselves shared the responsibility for improving workplace mental health. "The managers ...

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

    US$100m Ebola emergency response plan unveiled by WHO's Margaret Chan

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 04:03am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com US$100m WHO plan to combat Ebola emergency The World Health Organisation is launching a US$100 million response plan to combat an "unprecedented" ... the response against the disease to "a new level". The WHO had identified the need for "several hundred more personnel" to be deployed in affected countries, Chan said in an appeal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1563786/us100m-ebola-emergency-response-plan-unveiled-whos-margaret-chan
  4. News - World - HEALTH

    Artificial sweeteners create conditions for onset of diabetes, study suggests

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 08:09pm by MCT

    ... high doses of artificial sweeteners. Four of the people in the study developed an impaired glycaemic response by the end of the week, meaning they lost some of their ability to metabolise ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1595451/artificial-sweeteners-create-conditions-onset-diabetes-study-suggests
  5. 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

    ... to benefit anyone over the age of 10. Cord blood is rich in blood-forming stem cells, which are primarily responsible for replenishing blood and regenerating the immune system. The first successful ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1594958/whose-line-it-anyway-hospitals-policy-umbilical-cords-provokes-rights
  6. News - World - HEALTH

    Extreme altruists have bigger brains, Georgetown University study shows

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

    ... to measure whether that region was also more active in response to facial expressions. The difference was significant, but not as extreme as their rare acts of altruism might suggest. "They ...

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

    Ebola epidemic is overwhelming health resources, WHO admits

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 03:31am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London and Geneva UN health agency says epidemic in West Africa is overwhelming resources amid appeal for massive worldwide emergency response We can't cope with Ebola, ... the sheer size of the outbreak- particularly in the three hardest-hit countries of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone- required a massive emergency response. Sarah Crowe, a spokeswoman for UNICEF, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1591369/ebola-epidemic-overwhelming-health-resources-who-admits
  8. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Suicide: the taboo that’s killing Hong Kong’s elderly

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 11:35pm by ALICE WOODHOUSE, Shaheera Abdullah and Emilia Goh

    ... Hong Kong is an ageing society," warned Dr Frances Law Yik-wa, of the Department of Social Work and Social Administration at the University of Hong Kong. "The efforts we are now ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1588977/hong-kongs-suicide-taboo-killing-our-elderly-experts
  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Surgeon helped quake survivors live again

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 04:22am by Annemarie Evans

    ... challenges to achieve; conduct their business in a socially responsible way or use innovation for good by introducing new products that can help our society, among other categories. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581490/surgeon-helped-quake-survivors-live-again
  10. News - World - HEALTH

    WHO endorses using Ebola survivors' blood to help infected patients

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 05:45am by MCT

    ... the researchers wrote, adding that the blood transfusions may not have been responsible for their recovery. "The transfused patients did receive better care than those in the initial phase ... to the response. Reuters ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1586683/who-endorses-using-ebola-survivors-blood-help-infected-patients

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