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  1. News - China - HEALTH

    Woman held in Shenzhen allegedly with blood of pregnant women set for Hong Kong gender tests

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 04:30pm by Huifeng He huifeng.he@scmp.com

    ... agencies in Shenzhen, which have helped mainland mothers give birth in Hong Kong for years, are focusing their efforts on early gender detection, since Hong Kong has prevented mothers giving birth ... abortions after prenatal gender tests had been carried out last year. She called for stricter measures to help crack down on medical centres in Shenzhen using Hong Kong to test the gender ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1571334/woman-held-shenzhen-allegedly-blood-pregnant-women-set-hong-kong-gender
  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong to probe Colgate toothpaste over cancer-linked ingredient

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 11:32pm by Phila Siu, Bloomberg

    ... we're taking a huge risk." A spokesman for Colgate's Hong Kong office said that Total had for over 20 years been the subject of rigorous and continuous scientific review by the FDA ... in response to a lawsuit over a Freedom of Information Act request. A departmental spokesman said: "As regards a report saying that Colgate Total contains triclosan, Hong Kong Customs will look ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1572441/hong-kong-customs-probe-report-colgate-total-toothpaste-contains
  3. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Number of surgical objects left in bodies of Hong Kong patients hits four-year high

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 11:04am by Erin Hale

    ... Erin Hale erin.hale@scmp.com Objects left inside seven patients after surgery Seven patients who underwent medical procedures in Hong Kong in the first quarter of the year had surgical ... between each period of reporting." Surgeon Kenneth Fu Kam-fung, a former president of the Hong Kong Public Doctors' Association, said surgical debris might be left inside patients due ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1564094/number-surgical-objects-left-bodies-hong-kong-patients-hits-four-year
  4. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong's only remedy for Ebola is a breast cancer drug

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 04:14am by Emily Tsang, Arthur Chan

    ... Emily Tsang and Arthur Chan City's only Ebola remedy is breast cancer drug A breast cancer drug is the only possible remedy Hong Kong has for an Ebola outbreak after the city ... yesterday to draw up a contingency plan to fight Ebola should the outbreak reach Hong Kong. It decided to recommend to the government that in such an event, it should use the breast cancer drug, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1577156/hong-kongs-only-remedy-ebola-breast-cancer-drug
  5. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Mosquito crackdown as Japanese encephalitis cases in Hong Kong reach three-year high

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 04:34am by BRIAN YAP

    ... which helps people in need in Hong Kong and around the world. The infections occurred despite a 42 per cent drop in complaints about mosquito numbers from Tuen Mun residents this year, to 173. ... Brian Yap brian.yap@scmp.com Encephalitis cases spark mosquito clampdown Efforts to eradicate mosquitoes have been stepped up after this year has already seen the highest number of cases ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1572331/encephalitis-cases-spark-mosquito-clampdown
  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Chickens at Yuen Long farm may have died from overheating

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 06:10am by Phila Siu, Patsy Moy

    ... reached about 2,000. Some 7,000 remain alive on the farm. Cheng said the owner of the farm told him that the chickens had received vaccinations against avian influenza and Newcastle disease, a contagious viral disorder. Kamei chickens were developed by the University of Hong Kong Kadoorie Agricultural Research Centre. The breed has been on the market for a dozen years. Professor David Hui ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1570785/chickens-yuen-long-farm-may-have-died-overheating
  7. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Chronic shortage of doctors in Hong Kong will not be resolved for years, report warns

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 11:46pm by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com University report warns that even with rising number of medical graduates in Hong Kong, city faces staffing shortage for years to come Pressure for more ... that train doctors, the University of Hong Kong and Chinese University. Some 320 graduates will join the workforce next year, rising to 420 by 2018. But the authority believes it will need 18,000 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1567939/pressure-more-foreign-doctors-meet-chronic-shortage-hong-kong
  8. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Tuen Mun man makes Hong Kong's fourth case of Japanese encephalitis this year

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 04:25am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... Samuel Chan samuel.chan@scmp.com Tuen Mun man fell ill last week, but there is no direct link in the four cases this year Fourth case of Japanese encephalitis confirmed Health authorities yesterday confirmed the city's fourth case of Japanese encephalitis this year, but said there was no direct link between the cases. The latest patient, a 36-year-old British man, developed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1567850/tuen-mun-man-makes-hong-kongs-fourth-case-japanese-encephalitis-year
  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong Red Cross volunteers return from Ebola-stricken Liberia, free of disease

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 02:45am by CHRIS LAU, TIMMY SUNG

    ... Chris Lau and Timmy Sung Volunteers return from Ebola-stricken Liberia Two local volunteers who worked to fight Ebola in Liberia arrived back in Hong Kong yesterday disease-free, as lawmakers gathered to discuss measures to prevent the deadly virus from entering the city. Clinical psychologist Eliza Cheung Yee-lai and Dr May Yeung Pui-shan, both from Hong Kong Red Cross, showed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1579477/hong-kong-red-cross-volunteers-return-ebola-stricken-liberia-free
  10. 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

    ... 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 ... that more than 130,000 deaths would be avoided over a 20-year period if Britain's 50- to 64-year-olds took a low-dosage daily aspirin for 10 years, because the beneficial effects continue even ...

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

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