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  1. News - World - HEALTH

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

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in New Delhi Bill Gates funds research on ultra-thin sheaths in hope that increasing pleasure will increase use Next-generation condoms have feel-good factor ... couples to use condoms, preventing pregnancy and helping avert the spread of sexually transmitted illnesses such as HIV and chlamydia. The foundation said it could provide funding of up to US$1 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1596228/gates-foundation-funds-ultra-thin-condom-studies-bid-raise-uptake
  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Drive to ensure mothers make right breastfeeding decision

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 04:49am by REBECCA LAM

    ... mother-baby bonding. Part of their global effort is the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative, launched together with the United Nations Children's Fund to implement practices that protect, promote ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1589491/drive-ensure-mothers-make-right-breastfeeding-decision
  3. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Illicit cigarette study is blowing smoke, says council on smoking and health

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:12am by CHRIS LAU

    ... in cigarette tax between 2008 and 2009. He shrugged off suggestions that the study could be biased as it was partly funded by Philip Morris International, an American tobacco company. But COSH ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1588896/illicit-cigarette-study-blowing-smoke-says-council-smoking-and-health
  4. News - World - HEALTH

    Americans’ diet now less unhealthy, unless they’re poor

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 10:19pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Chicago Many in US have adopted somewhat healthier diets, butnutritional wealth gap has widened Americans eating better, unless they're poor Americans' eating habits have improved, except among the poor, evidence of a widening wealth gap when it comes to diet. Yet even among wealthier adults, food choices remain far from ideal, a 12-year study found. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1583871/americans-diet-now-less-unhealthy-unless-theyre-poor
  5. News - World - HEALTH

    WHO endorses using Ebola survivors' blood to help infected patients

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

    ... across the world are rushing funds and equipment to West Africa, but Ebola is spreading faster than ever and experts say the lack of trained staff in weak health systems is a major obstacle ...

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

    Little evidence testosterone-boosting drugs are beneficial, US regulator says

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 09:31pm by AP

    ... of the hormone. Regulators agreed to convene the September 17 meeting after two federally funded studies found links between testosterone therapy and heart problems in men. The scrutiny comes amid ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1585262/little-evidence-testosterone-boosting-drugs-are-beneficial-us-regulator
  7. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    'Arbiter' needed, doctors' chief says

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 05:55am by Emily Tsang

    ... to determine how government funding is split between the Hospital Authority and private doctors, Dr Louis Shih Tai-cho said. The partnership was introduced as part of a government push to utilise ... Shih. "The Hospital Authority now pockets all the government funding for the public-private partnership, and has taken into its own hands how to divide it between itself and the private ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1582482/arbiter-needed-doctors-chief-says
  8. News - World - HEALTH

    Potential life-saver takes risk from nuts

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

    ... with funding through an Agriculture and Food Research Initiative grant. The process consists of pretreating shelled and skinless peanuts with a food-grade enzyme. This post-harvest process does ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1581257/potential-life-saver-takes-risk-nuts
  9. 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

    ... and those suffering from high blood pressure. Launched in the United States to raise money for motor neurone disease sufferers, the campaign has gone worldwide and has raised funds for a range ... The doctors' warning came a day after China Daily ran a commentary criticising the fund-raising effort on another ground- as a waste of water amid shortages at home and overseas. Association president ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580196/ice-bucket-challenge-risky-health-some-people-hong-kong-doctors-say
  10. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    New hospital touts transparent pricing to serve middle class

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 04:00am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... the university has ever received. The rest of the money will come from other donations, loans and the university's reserve of private funds. The club also donated another HK$12 million ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1578786/new-hospital-touts-transparent-pricing-serve-middle-class

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