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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

    ... each other," the centre's director, Professor Paul Yip Siu-fai, said. But he said design of community space in many parts of the city did not meet the needs of elderly people. ...

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

    Potential life-saver takes risk from nuts

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

    ... firm that commercialises emerging technologies in food and agriculture, to research the marketing potential of hypoallergenic peanut products. "This is one of the best technologies in the food and nutrition space we have seen," Johnny Rodrigues, chief commercialisation officer of Xemerge, said on the university's website. "It checks all the boxes: non-GMO, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1581257/potential-life-saver-takes-risk-nuts
  3. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Free tests will use mobile technology to screen for abnormal heartbeats

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 03:30pm by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com New mobile technology that can detect if a person has an abnormal heartbeat in 30 seconds will be put to use as part of a free screening programme in Hong ... seconds will see if their heartbeat is a cause for concern. The technology, developed in the United States, has a 99 per cent accuracy rate, said Dr Michael Chan Pak-hei of the HKU’s department ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557456/free-programme-will-use-mobile-technology-screen-abnormal-heartbeats
  4. Lifestyle - Technology - HEALTH

    Researchers in United States debunk theory that wearing bras causes cancer

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

    ... The Washington Post No support for idea bra use is linked to cancer It seems almost preposterous that a study like this one had to be conducted. But apparently the belief that wearing a bra for long periods of time can cause breast cancer persists, and it ...

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

    New technology helps teeth to heal themselves, without need for fillings

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 10:29pm by WASHPOST

    ... to help teeth "self heal" cavities without drilling. The technology, called "electrically accelerated and enhanced remineralisation", could put an end to fillings for early-stage cavities (known as lesions) and moderate tooth decay. Eventually it could lead to new treatments for more advanced decay. There's even better news. This technology could make ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1536315/new-technology-helps-teeth-heal-themselves-without-need-fillings
  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Gene tests 'critical' for diagnosing lung cancer

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 04:44am by Emily Tsang

    ... could find more patients who can be better treated." Ho said gene-analysis technology had been available only for about 10 years and since then, different medicines had been invented ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1577866/gene-tests-critical-diagnosing-lung-cancer
  7. Lifestyle - Technology - HEALTH

    Battle lines drawn on instant noodles after US study cites heart risks

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 03:30am by AP

    ... Associated Press US study linking the Asian staple of budget eating to an increased risk of heart disease has sparked a passionate South Korean defence Battle lines drawn on the instant noodle Instant noodles carry a broke-college-student aura in North Am ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1580099/battle-lines-drawn-instant-noodles-after-us-study-cites-heart
  8. News - China - HEALTH

    Nationwide campaign to promote smoking ban in public spaces in China

    Posted May 06th 2014, 03:21pm by Li Jing

    ... Li Jing jing.li@scmp.com Government has pledged to stop people lighting up in areas such as restaurants and bars by the end of the year A month-long publicity campaign is to be launched in China from Monday to promote a nationwide ban on smoking in public ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1505796/nationwide-campaign-promote-smoking-ban-public-spaces-china
  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Bid to cut strokes in a heartbeat

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 04:57am by Emily Tsang

    ... in a heartbeat New technology that can detect an abnormal heartbeat in just 30 seconds will be put to use in a free pilot scheme to identify people with a high risk of stroke or heart failure. ... above 65 would be priority targets for screening, he added. The technology, developed in the United States, has a 99 per cent accuracy rate, Chu said. He added that should the programme prove ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557677/bid-cut-strokes-heartbeat
  10. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    HKUST scientists invent new water purifier

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

    ... at the University of Science and Technology has invented a low-voltage pulsed electric field device that can kill more than 99 per cent of waterborne bacteria in seconds. The device, which costs HK$10 ... disinfection technologies such as chlorination produce pungent smells and toxic by-products, while heating and reverse osmosis consume energy and are costly. "The idea is to find a technique ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1555437/hkust-scientists-invent-new-water-purifier

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