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  1. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong compiles database of 13,000 breast cancer patients

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 11:13am by LO WEI

    ... cancer database to launch Doctors in Hong Kong will for the first time have access to a new online database of local breast cancer patients next month. Doctors in the city have previously relied mainly on Western data. On May 22, the Hong Kong Breast Cancer Foundation will be making its registry of information accessible to doctors. Relying on donations over the past seven years, ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong should follow US and consider ban on trans-fats, experts say

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 05:26am by Emily Tsang, LO WEI

    ... a priority of this government". Leo Yuen Chun-on, founding chairman of the Hong Kong Food Science and Technology Association, said Hong Kong should not follow the US. "Since the East ... Emily Tsang and Lo Wei US move to dump artery-clogging preservative finds support in city HK 'should consider a ban on trans fats' Hong Kong should follow the lead of the United ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    21,000 hospital patients wait three years for specialist care

    Posted Apr 19th 2014, 03:05am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com 21,000 in three-year wait for specialist care More than 21,000 patients had waited three years before receiving specialist treatment at the city's overburdened and understaffed public hospitals last year, with more th ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    New technique boosts regrowth in liver cancer patients

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 01:51pm by LO WEI

    ... who previously could not undergo the surgery can now have it done because of this new technology," said Professor Ronnie Poon Tung-ping, head of hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery at the University of Hong Kong. Assistant Professor Albert Chan Chi-yan of HKU said all six patients aged six to 65 who had undergone the surgery since October had recovered well. The results would ...

  5. News - World - HEALTH

    MIT study finds sneezes propel germs much farther than was thought

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 09:53pm by NYT

    ... released as much as five to 200 times, according to the study, "Violent expiratory events: on coughing and sneezing", conducted by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    New electronic system will put patient health records online by end of year

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 03:16am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Patient records to go online by end of year A long-delayed system which will allow private and public doctors to share patient health records will be online by the end of the year, the government said yesterday. While the ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    New treatment can help people with peanut allergies to build tolerance

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 06:19pm by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... aged eight to 12, were injected once or twice per month with omalizumab- an antibody used to reduce allergic reactions- for the first 18 weeks of the six-month study by the Hong Kong Sanatorium ... Lee Tak-hong, director of the centre. Accidental exposure- such as when people with a nut allergy eat food that is not labelled as containing nuts- accounts for about half of the allergic ...

  8. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH

    A year of cancer, one photo at a time: Former Hongkonger keeps picture diary of battle

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 09:32pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... Jeremy Blum jeremy.blum@scmp.com Former Hong Kong resident Jennifer Glass took a photo of herself daily during a year-long battle with lung cancer Jennifer Glass has always had ... taking on three years of public relations work in Hong Kong – a city she still describes as “a place where anything could happen and [everything] was possible”. Eventually, Glass returned ...

  9. News - World - HEALTH

    Gene mapping used by US scientists to combat food poisoning

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 10:29pm by AP

    ... to pregnant women. Already, the government credits the technology with helping to solve a listeria outbreak that killed one person in California and sickened seven others in Maryland. "This ... decoding the DNA of all the listeria infections diagnosed in the US this year, along with samples found in tainted foods or factories. It is the first time the technology has been used for routine ...

  10. News - China - HEALTH

    Black lungs, rotting teeth: China urged to use graphic warnings on cigarette packs

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 11:45am by Staff Reporter

    ... recommends graphic warnings, among other measures, there has been sluggish government action. The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, tasked by the state to lead tobacco control efforts, ...




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