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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

    Is cow's milk as good for us as we thought? Study suggests not

    Posted Oct 29th 2014, 09:49pm by AFP

    ... Drink lots of milk to strengthen your bones and boost your health, doctors say. But a study in The BMJ medical journal yesterday said Swedes with a high intake of cows' milk died younger, and women suffered more fractures. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1627687/cows-milk-good-us-we-thought-study-suggests-not
  3. Lifestyle - Technology - HEALTH

    How Hong Kong's urban light pollution creates 'mini jet lag'

    Posted Oct 26th 2014, 05:19am by GDN

    ... The Guardian Bright nights make our bodies think it's daytime, with brain and heart working faster- disruption that is associated with higher rates of cancer Urban light pollution creates 'mini jet lag' Astronomer Dr Jason Pun Chun-shing of ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1624566/how-hong-kongs-urban-light-pollution-creates-mini-jet-lag
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. News - China - HEALTH

    Changes eyed to Beijing indoor smoking ban set bad example, WHO says

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 05:42am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... representative in China. The municipal government proposed in April to revise the city's smoking control restrictions from "densely populated areas" to all indoor public spaces, a move ... areas, indoor areas of offices and public transport" to "public spaces, shared indoor areas of offices and public transport". Hotels and airports can set aside smoking rooms ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1599781/changes-eyed-beijing-indoor-smoking-ban-set-bad-example-who-says
  7. News - China - HEALTH

    'You can even tailor your baby's sex': Inside an illicit Beijing surrogacy firm

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 07:11pm by Nectar Gan

    ... by various factors such as increasing infertility rates and the one-child policy, according to the Chinese website of The New York Times. Liu said the technology on the mainland lagged behind Thailand, a known surrogacy hotspot owing to lax regulations. ”The domestic [surrogate] technology can only compare to the one in Thailand 15 years ago,” said Liu. And to assure the journalists ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1598817/you-can-even-tailor-your-babys-sex-inside-illegal-beijing-surrogacy-firm
  8. 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
  9. News - World - HEALTH

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

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

    ... condoms through the charitable Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. It looks like "there are some technological materials that will be able to maintain a [condom] barrier with a very thin, thin ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1596228/gates-foundation-funds-ultra-thin-condom-studies-bid-raise-uptake
  10. 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

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