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  1. News - China - HEALTH

    Warmer weather may be curbing spread of bird flu in China

    Posted May 16th 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Sharp drop in new H7N9 cases is linked to efficient measures by health authorities and the virus being sensitive to higher temperatures Government measures and favourable weather may be limiting the spread of a deadly new bird flu, as the number of report ...

  2. News - China - HEALTH

    40pc of bird flu victims haven't touched poultry

    Posted Apr 18th 2013, 12:29am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... A top mainland scientist said 40 per cent of the people who have tested positive for the new, deadly strain of bird flu had no recent contact with poultry, and so it is still unclear how they contracted the virus. The remark by Dr Zeng Guang , chief of ep ...

  3. News - China - HEALTH

    China poultry cull urged to halt spread of bird flu

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 09:08pm by Emily Tsang, STEPHEN CHEN

    ... As study links H7N9 virus to chickens, expert says mainland wet markets are 'smoking gun' A leading researcher has called for live-bird markets in H7N9-hit areas of the mainland to be closed and poultry culled to block the deadly virus' spr ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Bird flu warnings ahead of 'golden week' holiday invasion

    Posted Apr 19th 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang and Stephen Chen

    ... Safety advice handed to hotels and travel agents ahead of holiday invasion The travel industry in Hong Kong has boosted precautions against the deadly H7N9 bird flu in the run-up to the "golden week" national holiday as mainland and local expert ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Survey reveals extent of toddlers' early exposure to computer screens

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 06:13pm by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Study finds infants interact with electronic devices from as young as 16 months old, while one in three school students has given up on outdoor activities A public health expert has voiced concerns about young children’s early exposure to devices with electronic screens, as a government study revealed toddlers in Hong Kong begin using tablet ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Study gives parents a wake-up call over hidden dangers of snoring snoozers

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 11:09am by Emily Tsang

    ... of a sleep disorder that puts young sufferers at risk of health, behaviour and learning problems. “The study has highlighted a much neglected area of child health,” Kwong Wah Hospital paediatrician ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Putting fears into words to help fight breast cancer

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 03:16am by LO WEI

    ... relationships because of it. In her book, she tells of a young patient whose boyfriend proposed after learning that she had breast cancer, and stood by her when the cancer recurred. She also talked ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Wine tax 'won't stop young binge drinkers'

    Posted May 17th 2014, 04:02am by Christy Choi

    ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com Bars and restaurants say shops should step up identity checks instead Wine tax 'won't stop young binge drinkers' You're not thinking straight if you believe a tax on wine will reduce alcohol consumption among young people, bars and restaurants say. To make a real dent in underage drinking, educate the young and step up identity ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Dead liposuction patient was new mum

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 03:41am by Clifford Lo, Patsy Moy and Shirley Zhao

    ... as fashionable, regularly dying her hair a bright colour. "It's really a pity," said Ng. "She was quite beautiful and was so young. Her child is so little too." Ivy Leung, ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Woman dies after receiving liposuction at hair treatment centre

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 07:48pm by Emily Tsang, Danny Mok and Johnny Tam

    ... and three others suffered serious injuries following blood-transfusion therapy at a beauty clinic. In 2010, a young woman died after a beauty centre referred her to a gynaecologist to have breast ...




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