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  1. News - World - HEALTH

    British parliamentarians urge health warnings for alcohol

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 08:08pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London Report highlights cost to British economy of excessive drinking and rise in liver disease UK MPs urge health warnings for alcohol Health warnings should be compulsory on bottles of wine, beer and spirits to raise awareness of the dangers of excessive drinking and the growing problem of liver disease, a group of British MPs has said. The recommendation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1571471/british-parliamentarians-urge-health-warnings-alcohol
  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong experts cautious about British aspirin cancer claims

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 04:25am by Emily Tsang and The Guardian

    ... Emily Tsang and The Guardian HK experts cautious about aspirin cancer claims A British study that recommends people aged 50 to 65 take an aspirin a day to protect themselves from cancer has been greeted cautiously in Hong Kong. The Department of Health said it was aware of the findings and that aspirin would be taken into consideration for cancer prevention. But a spokesman ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1567926/hong-kong-experts-cautious-about-british-aspirin-cancer-claims
  3. News - China - HEALTH

    Jilin to ban schools from giving pupils medicine without parental consent

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

    ... institutions to administer medicine to their pupils without their parents or guardians’ express consent. It also prohibits schools from giving pupils medicine not approved by the local administration. ...

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

    Even light drinkers have increased risk of heart disease, says study

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 09:48pm by AGENCIES

    ... and 25 alcoholic units per week. Agence France-Presse, The Guardian ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1552274/even-light-drinkers-have-increased-risk-heart-disease-says-study
  5. News - World - HEALTH

    Ebola out of control in West Africa, says Medecins Sans Frontieres

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 09:43pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian West Africa's deadly ebola epidemic 'out of control' The ebola epidemic in West Africa is "out of control" and will be contained only if politicians, religious leaders and aid agencies urgently improve their response to the unprecedented outbreak, Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) warns. The disease, which is continuing to spread through Guinea, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1539831/ebola-out-control-west-africa-says-medecins-sans-frontieres
  6. Lifestyle - Technology - HEALTH

    Tomato extract lycopene relieves damaged arteries, says study

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 03:50am by GUARDIAN

    ... The Guardian Study says lycopene the vegetable contains improves function of patients' blood vessels Tomato relieves damaged arteries A substance found in tomatoes relieves impairment of blood vessels, which may explain why people who eat a Mediterranean diet have a notably reduced incidence of cardiovascular disease, according to a study. A supplement of lycopene, a powerful ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1532592/tomato-extract-lycopene-relieves-damaged-arteries-says-study
  7. News - China - HEALTH

    Discharge law traps many healthy people in Chinese mental hospitals, experts say

    Posted May 25th 2014, 05:23am by TING YAN

    ... to release him without the consent of his legal guardian, which is now his brother after his father died. "The hospital insists my brother should pick me up and said I am not able to deal ... process, except that patients unable to handle it themselves require their guardian's consent. Xie said that in many cases after psychiatric hospitals informed guardians that patients could ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1519392/discharge-law-traps-many-healthy-people-chinese-mental-hospitals-experts
  8. News - World - HEALTH

    Fear and ignorance help spread of killer Ebola virus in west Africa

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 09:09pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Lagos As killer virus spreads to urban areas in west African nations, local traditions and suspicion of corruption are hindering health officials Ebola on rise amid fear and ignorance When Ebola first struck Pujeh, a village deep in Sierra Leone's forested interior region, residents did what they always do when a mysterious illness brings death: they consulted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1545751/fear-and-ignorance-help-spread-killer-ebola-virus-west-africa
  9. News - World - HEALTH

    World Cancer Research Fund finds weight gain link to ovarian cancer

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 10:32pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London Ovarian cancer linked to weight gain Putting on weight can increase women's risk of ovarian cancer, researchers have found. Ovarian cancer has a poor prognosis because it has few symptoms and usually is caught at a late stage. If it is caught early more than 90 per cent of women will survive for at least five years, but at the late stage that drops ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1446566/world-cancer-research-fund-finds-weight-gain-link-ovarian-cancer
  10. Lifestyle - Technology - HEALTH

    British study links carb breakdown gene in saliva to obesity

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 03:39am by GUARDIAN

    ... The Guardian British researchers say discovery of material in saliva suggests dietary advice should focus on genetic predisposition to digest different foods Carb breakdown gene tied to obesity: study British researchers have discovered a link between a gene that breaks down carbohydrates and obesity, which may pave the way for more effective, individually tailored diets ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1465636/british-study-links-carb-breakdown-gene-saliva-obesity

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