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  1. 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 Kong that hopes to identify people at high risk of strokes or heart failure. Using a small device and software that can be run on a smartphone or tablet, University of Hong Kong researchers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557456/free-programme-will-use-mobile-technology-screen-abnormal-heartbeats
  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong diabetes patients as young as 3, while one fifth under 40

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 02:34pm by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Alarm as study finds diabetes is increasingly common in the young- who are less likely to realise they are affected, and more likely to die One in five HK diabetics is under the age of 40 One in five Hong Kong diabetics is under the age of 40- and the number is expected to double by 2030. A Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) study has found ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1561116/one-every-five-diabetes-patients-hong-kong-under-40-study-finds
  3. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong researchers may have found way to combat Alzheimer's disease

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 04:01pm by LO WEI

    ... found a way to slow the progress of Alzheimer's disease, one of the leading causes of death among elderly people. A team from the University of Science and Technology has identified ... in Alzheimer's patients and can slow the progression of the disease," she said yesterday. In 2009, Alzheimer's disease affected about 103,000 people in Hong Kong; by 2039 it is expected ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1548746/hong-kong-researchers-may-have-found-way-combat-alzheimers-disease
  4. 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. The software can be run on a smartphone and patients simply have to place a finger on a small sensor. University of Hong Kong researchers hope to screen 60,000 people over the two-year trial. ...

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

    Dead man's family says hospital ignored him

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 04:38am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Relatives of 84-year-old claim he died because staff neglected a bedsore on his back that became infected ulcer the size of a tennis ball Dead man's family says hospital ignored him The family of an 84-year-old man wh ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1562124/dead-mans-family-says-hospital-ignored-him
  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Short film casts light on bipolar disorder

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 05:56am by PASTY MOY

    ... to raise awareness of the condition. The disorder, which is also known as manic depression, affects one in 20 people in Hong Kong, but many have successful careers, said Institute of Brain Medicine ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1560647/short-film-casts-light-bipolar-disorder
  7. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    HKU won't drop pricey mainland Chinese hospital even after HK$200m bill

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 05:26am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Despite sky-high costs, the Shenzhen partnership will continue HKU won't drop costly hospital Despite a financial setback, the University of Hong Kong has decided to move forward with its Shenzhen hospital project. The university will continue its cooperation with the Shenzhen government in running the HKU-Shenzhen Hospital in Futian, its council ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1560105/hku-wont-drop-pricey-mainland-chinese-hospital-even-after-hk200m-bill
  8. 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 ... your home is safe, but it's not 100 per cent free of micro-organisms. We wanted to find a way to better disinfect water, given that we have issues with Legionella in Hong Kong from time ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1555437/hkust-scientists-invent-new-water-purifier
  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    HKU's HK$200m bill for mainland hospital

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 04:09am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Pioneering initiative in Shenzhen intended to promote reform of the medical culture faces crisis after two years in row over expenses HKU's HK$200m bill for mainland hospital The University of Hong Kong-Shenzhen hospital which opened in Futian two years ago with the aim of reforming the medical culture on the mainland is in crisis, with the Shenzhen ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1559293/hkus-hk200m-bill-mainland-hospital
  10. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Cheap cream can boost flu jabs for elderly, HKU study shows

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 04:09am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com HKU study shows that medication commonly used to treat genital warts can boost vaccines Cream makes flu jab work better for the elderly Hong Kong ... a microbiologist at the University of Hong Kong and one of the world's leading flu fighters, said doctors can apply imiquimod- a medicine for genital warts- to the skin of patients before giving them ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1559398/cheap-cream-can-boost-flu-jabs-elderly-hku-study-shows

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