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  1. News - China - HEALTH

    Jilin to ban schools from giving pupils medicine without parental consent

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 05:14pm by Anne Yi

    ... Anne Yi anne.yi@scmp.com Draft law comes after a number of kindergarten drug scandals in recent months The authorities in the northeastern Jilin province are planning to ban kindergartens ... the report said. Relevant county-level departments, such as the Educational Administrative Department and the Food and Drug Administration, will be responsible for meting out the punishment. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1563482/jilin-ban-schools-giving-pupils-medicine-without-parental-consent
  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Short film casts light on bipolar disorder

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

    ... but may be linked to heredity, brain structure, abnormal secretions of brain neurotransmitters, or other factors such as stress, drug abuse or trauma. Medication and psychological therapy can help ...

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

    Ex-drug users shun hepatitis treatment

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 05:16am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Chinese University study finds that 80 per cent of those diagnosed with disease opt against medication that cuts risk of cirrhosis, cancer Ex-drug users shun hepatitis treatment The vast majority of former drug users found to have hepatitis C in a screening programme did not take up an offer of treatment- with many apparently unwilling to take time off ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1555653/ex-drug-users-shun-hepatitis-treatment
  4. News - World - HEALTH

    Don’t get a tan, indoors or out, Americans told in skin cancer warning

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 09:19pm by AP

    ... lymph node, requiring two operations. She then spent two years on an experimental drug. Escalante said she realised now that she was lucky to survive, and was foolish to think she was immune ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1562848/dont-get-tan-indoors-or-out-americans-told-skin-cancer-warning
  5. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

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

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

    ... significantly speeded, boosted, and prolonged the immunogenicity of flu vaccination- a strategy that should be pursued for older people. "The drug is widely available and is as cheap as HK$20 [for ...

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

    Immunity genes could hold clues to cause of schizophrenia, study says

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 10:57pm by NYT

    ... that the body's immune system can attack them. All of the anti-psychotic drugs used to treat symptoms of schizophrenia target that system. Other suspect areas of the genome include coding associated ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1557611/immunity-genes-could-hold-clues-cause-schizophrenia-study-says
  7. News - World - HEALTH

    Growing middle class popping more pills, worrying antibiotic study shows

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 09:47pm by NYT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune Pill popping up more than a third in 10 years, mostly through overuse, raising fears of rising global vulnerability to drug-resistant bacteria Antibiotic use rising ... is leaving more of the world's population vulnerable to drug-resistant bacteria. The study, published online in the journal Lancet Infectious Diseases, provides the most comprehensive long-term ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1552271/growing-middle-class-popping-more-pills-worrying-antibiotic-study-shows
  8. 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

    ... The team has also identified a molecule in the Chinese medicinal herb gou teng (uncaria rhynchophylla) that inhibits the protein's activity. Developing a drug with the use of the molecule, ... While some drugs target Alzheimer's symptoms, there are none as yet that address its cause, which is not fully understood. The team has been studying the brain cell protein for more than 10 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1548746/hong-kong-researchers-may-have-found-way-combat-alzheimers-disease
  9. News - China - HEALTH

    Health care as a family affair: Shanghai’s family doctor scheme is slow to gain acceptance

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 09:29pm by Alice Yan

    ... practitioner. Tao said his doctor, Dr Chen Hua, had won his trust over the past two years and helped him as a relative would. Tao usually picks up drugs at the Zhoujiaqiao clinic for his stomach cancer, ... to worry about excessive drugs or check-ups." We hope that family doctors can serve as the gatekeepers of public health and medical fees LIU HONGWEI Chen said she saw patients every morning ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1552151/health-care-family-affair-shanghais-family-doctor-scheme-slow-gain
  10. 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

    ... to become restless, leading to memory and behaviour problems such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. “Habitual snoring is common in children and teenagers. But most people just neglect ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1550930/study-gives-parents-wake-call-over-hidden-dangers-snoring-snoozers

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