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  1. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health bites: cool indoor temperatures stimulate the growth of healthy brown fat

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 09:41am by Jeanette Wang

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com Malnutrition may increase risk of high blood pressure Severe malnutrition in childhood may increase the risk for high blood pressure in adulthood- a possible significant impact on global health, according to research i ...

  2. Ivey & NEST partner to stimulate startup ecosystem in Hong Kong & Asia

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 03:02pm by REPORTER M

    ... fraud prevention technology to a line of equipment that allows smartphones to produce professional quality videography. This partnership is part of Ivey and NEST efforts to stimulate ...

  3. Business - Economy - INFLATION

    Beijing still has room to stimulate economy as prices rise 2.4pc

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 10:05am by AP

    ... below the official target for the year of 3.5 per cent, leaving Beijing room to stimulate the slowing economy with interest rate cuts or other measures if necessary. Imports shrank 11.3 per cent ...

  4. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Beijing moves to stimulate economy with tax cuts, rail projects

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 05:16am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing Tax cuts, rail projects to boost sluggish growth The mainland acted for the first time this year to steady its stumbling economy by cutting taxes for small firms yesterday and announcing plans to speed up the construction of railway lin ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - BRICKS & MORTAR

    Sex shop owner's insights stimulate debate among China's developers

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 11:48am by Langi Chiang

    ... Langi Chiang langi.chiang@scmp.com Wake up call from sex shop owner has mainland property developers worried about the future Developers in shock as they confront the power of the net Ma Jiajia has suddenly become a famous- albeit controversial- figure in ...

  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Meticulous planning goes into Frize's stimulating paintings

    Posted Sep 08th 2013, 12:00am by Catherine Shaw

    ... The viewing experience becomes more like a journey into yourself." He says the intense hyper-reality-inducing nature of his work is a deliberate effort to stimulate active participation ...

  7. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH

    Deep brain stimulation can aid Parkinson's sufferers

    Posted Jul 08th 2013, 12:00am by DAVID TAN

    ... and offers a much-needed source of relief. Over the past two decades, doctors have turned to deep brain stimulation (DBS) to help people with Parkinson's disease, and movement disorders like ... exploring other applications for the therapy: to treat obesity, Alzheimer's disease and psychiatric conditions such as depression and obsessive-compulsive disorder. Chronic stimulation ...

  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Arts education can stimulate creative thinking

    Posted Jul 30th 2013, 12:00am by LI HUI-MING

    ... Li Hui-ming life@scmp.com Classes bring creative thinking to less affluent children Arts and education groups roll out a plethora of innovative activities to keep children occupied and stimulated over the long summer break. But the programmes are often beyond the means of working-class families. Two non-profit organisations running workshops over the next few weeks hope to extend ...

  9. News - World - HEALTH

    Britain ignores advice and bans stimulant khat

    Posted Jul 04th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Britain ignores advice and bans stimulant khat British Home Secretary Theresa May yesterday announced a ban on the herbal stimulant khat, going against ... stimulant effect. On the publication of its report in January, ACMD chairman Professor Les Iversen said a ban would be "inappropriate and disproportionate", adding there is no evidence ...

  10. HK firm selling killer chemical despite UK party drug death

    Posted Jan 31st 2010, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... an amphetamine-like chemical related to cathinones - naturally occurring stimulants found in plants like the khat plant, chewed by many in tropical East Africa and the Arabian Peninsula. Methedrone, because ...




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