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  1. Euphoria!

    Posted Jul 07th 2003, 12:00am by Laura Walsh

    ... a positive attitude. Drugs, alcohol, certain types of food such as chocolate and chillis, have also been found to cause the brain to produce endorphins, but often with some unwanted side effects. One stimulus that makes our brains produce endorphins in large amounts is intense aerobic exercise. This was discovered by accident in the 1970s when scientists were researching drug addiction. Often ...

  2. Number of drug abusers down 15pc

    Posted Dec 20th 2003, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... May Chan The government yesterday hailed a 35.5 per cent drop in the number of registered young drug abusers this year- but social workers warned many were heading to the mainland for their fix instead. The Central Registry of Drug Abuse yesterday reported that the number of drug abusers under 21 in the first nine months of the year had fallen to 1,597, from 2,476 in the same ...

  3. Talkback

    Posted Aug 12th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Q Should a child's appearance be a factor in an underage sex case? Child sexual abuse is not caused by children, it is caused by perpetrators. As long as we continue to find excuses ... need to believe that our children are safe by hanging on to our illusion that sexual abuse happens to children because of their behaviour or their appearance. So the myth tells us, if we can ...

  4. Abuse of synthetic drugs on the rise in HK and across Asia

    Posted Sep 25th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Michael

    ... UN global survey on Ecstasy and amphetamines, which paints a picture of rising production, trafficking and abuse of party drugs worldwide. China, including Hong Kong, combined with Thailand, ... substances and their abuse by young people a priority this year. Police would continue to conduct checks on venues where drugs might be abused and carry out raids when necessary, she said. ...

  5. Strict rules to halt sales abuse of antibiotics

    Posted Dec 29th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Vivien Cui Tough measures on the sale of antibiotics are to be imposed from July to control the problem of drug abuse, the State Food and Drug Administration has announced. ... watchdog, announced the new rule on Tuesday. He said abuse of antibiotics had led to increasingly drug-resistant bacteria and some antibiotics had lost their effectiveness. Penicillin is one ...

  6. Torture confessions barred by new rule

    Posted Sep 10th 2003, 12:00am by Ray Cheung

    ... 'administrative cases'. Legal scholars said the term mainly referred to acts that disrupted public order and safety and other non-violent misconduct such as prostitution and drug use. 'The ... Zhou, who has made the prevention of police brutality his personal mission. However, both men believed police abuses would continue because the rules did not apply to criminal cases ...

  7. Jockey Club wary of new EPO test

    Posted Nov 13th 2003, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... that tests positive for either antibody from racing. The move has been hailed in America as an important step in addressing possible abuse of EPO, a human drug that is said to have been used to improve equine performance despite potentially dangerous consequences for the horses. EPO and Aranesp are prohibited substances in most racing jurisdictions. The extent and nature of drug testing ...

  8. Man jailed over attack that killed teenager

    Posted Jul 09th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A 23-year-old construction worker was yesterday jailed for six years for his role in a 'cowardly attack' on a teenager who was kicked and beaten to death outside a convenience ... that morning. Mr Lo said Poon had allegedly verbally abused Mr Tsui several days before the incident. Poon was struck on the back of the head and body with folding chairs and stools, and was kicked ...

  9. Alert urged for suicidal teens

    Posted Aug 06th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... not have a big drug abuse problem, which caused mental delusion. But he warned there was a growing trend in self-mutilation among troubled teenagers. 'Self-harming behaviour is not fatal ... Most teenagers who commit suicide show signs of mental illness that often are not detected, a psychiatrist said yesterday. Tang Chun-pang said more than 90 per cent of teenagers who ...

  10. Abusive graffiti daubed on wall outside police station

    Posted Aug 19th 2003, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Police are investigating an incident in which graffiti abusing the force was daubed on a wall outside the Sha Tin police station yesterday. The two-metre-long slogan, in English ... the slogan on the wall to express discontent against the force but that it could also have been a prank by teenagers. A police spokesman said the case was classified as criminal damage. The graffiti ...




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