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  1. Business - Economy - HEALTH

    Sick workers cost economies billions

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 02:36pm by DAVID DODWELL

    ... steadily worse, with a dwindling workforce carrying the cost of funding care for the elderly in their societies. Most of the numbers we use to track the price of ill health badly underestimate ... to medical treatment and care for the chronically sick? However grim the picture looks, there are many things we can do to mitigate this appalling attrition of our global wealth. First and foremost, ...

  2. News - World - HEALTH

    Immunity genes could hold clues to cause of schizophrenia, study says

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 10:57pm by NYT

    ... code associated with disease. The study was funded by the US National Institute of Mental Health and Broad Institute, a biomedical research organisation that partners with the Massachusetts ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    HKUST scientists invent new water purifier

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 04:23am by MICHAEL DE WAAL-MONTGOMERY

    ... led the team in the HK$1 million government-funded research alongside Professor Joseph Kwan Kai-cho, director of the university's health, safety and environment office. "Water from ...

  4. News - World - HEALTH

    Growing middle class popping more pills, worrying antibiotic study shows

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 09:47pm by NYT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune Pill popping up more than a third in 10 years, mostly through overuse, raising fears of rising global vulnerability to drug-resistant bacteria Antibiotic use rising as wealth increases Antibiotic use has surged by 36 per cent worldwide in a decade, much of it unwarranted, reveals a new study. A few countries experiencing economic growth- China, Brazil, Russia, ...

  5. News - China Insider - HEALTH

    Drinking your own urine: The unorthodox Chinese 'miracle cure'

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 07:32pm by Nectar Gan

    ... everywhere in China except for Tibet and Ningxia provinces. The organisation claims that it is “a non-profit non-governmental organisation for the common wealth recognised by the Hong Kong SAR ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Strain on Hong Kong's health system increases as government dithers over reform

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 04:30am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Hong Kong awaits report of latest study on how to fix the city's health funding ills, over 20 years after need for reform was first flagged System is sick ... billion out of HK$79 billion- according to a report released in 2011, with employer-funded and private insurance, and households, picking up the rest of the bill. There is growing concern ...

  7. Lifestyle - Technology - HEALTH

    Tomato extract lycopene relieves damaged arteries, says study

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 03:50am by GUARDIAN

    ... a wealth of research that suggests the Mediterranean diet- which includes lycopene found in tomatoes and other fruit as a component- is good for our cardiovascular health. But so far, it's ...

  8. News - China - HEALTH

    Nation's drinking water pipelines contaminated with micro-organisms, say experts

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 04:06am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... question whether the central government would commit to the funding, and if replacement is the most efficient solution. Water safety on the mainland has come under scrutiny following a tap water ... University, has been carrying out government-funded research on micro-organism in urban water networks for several decades. The organisms together with organic compounds and heavy metals are the main ...

  9. News - China - HEALTH

    China considers higher patient fees to fund salary boost for doctors

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 04:32pm by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... government subsidies to public hospitals gradually dropped – it now accounts for some 7 per cent of hospitals’ funds – these relied heavily on selling prescription medication, medical tests ...

  10. News - World - HEALTH

    Sniffer dog can detect cancer with up to 90pc accuracy

    Posted May 20th 2014, 09:22pm by BLOOM

    ... to develop devices that can mimic the animal nose. Dina Zaphiris, a dog trainer who works with canines on federally funded studies in detecting early cancer in humans, is leading the push ...




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