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  1. 7,000 being treated for kidney failure

    Posted Mar 16th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam The chairman of the Hong Kong Society of Nephrology, Lui Sing-leung, said 1,024 people had needed to start receiving treatment for kidney failure in the past year. Dr Lui was speaking at an event to mark World Kidney Day yesterday. There were about 7,000 patients being treated for kidney failure in the city, he said. ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ABORTION

    Shenzhen abortions hold high risks for Hong Kong women

    Posted Dec 03rd 2012, 12:00am by Christy Choi

    ... an estimated 7,000 women each year faced crisis pregnancies. "That [going across the border] happens a lot, especially among the population we serve," says Alia Marwah-Eyres, chief executive ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com Hong Kong women head to the mainland for quick, cheap and anonymous termination of pregnancy, while mainland mums come here to give birth Aborting ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH CARE

    Hong Kong Central Hospital closes after 46 years

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... goodbye as city hospitalcloses its doors Staff and patients wept as the Hong Kong Central Hospital in Mid-Levels closed yesterday. It became the first private hospital to shut in the city after ... each year, while many other private hospitals are reluctant to perform any termination of pregnancy for religious reasons. The Anglican church denied suggestions the abortion service ...

  4. Pregnancy tonic may damage mothers' health

    Posted Oct 04th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang Hong Kong women who take extra nutrition during pregnancy to bolster their health may be damaging it. The trend for expectant mothers to take supplements such as milk powder ... syndrome. The chance of this for mothers under 35 is one in 800, rising to one in 365 at 35 and one in 100 at 40. Of about 40,000 babies born in Hong Kong each year, 30 have the syndrome and half ...

  5. Knife's edge

    Posted Aug 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... according to a World Health Organisation (WHO) study last year. For every 10 women in Hong Kong who give birth, four have Caesarean sections, a rate nearly double that of other developed countries. In private hospitals, the rate rises to six in 10, the study says. Caesarean section delivery accounted for 16.6 per cent of all Hong Kong births in 1987, but 27.4 per cent in 1999. This rising trend ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Overseas doctors needed in Hong Kong to ease crisis, say UK experts

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 12:00am by EMILY TSANG AND LO WEI

    ... 'needed to ease crisis' Curbs on hiring overseas doctors should be eased because of a staffing crisis that poses a threat to the safety of patients, the Hospital Authority was told yesterday. ... clinical governance. "Overwork and an over-congested environment have had an adverse impact on both patient safety and staff morale," the report said. Any such relaxation would go well ...

  7. Public hospitals may act on mainland mothers

    Posted Apr 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... with the situation said that of the 11,000 mainland mothers who gave birth at public hospitals last year, more than 7,000 did not have a Hong Kong husband. 'Public hospitals will definitely cut ... was more than: 7,000 ...

  8. The risk of choice

    Posted Apr 17th 2006, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... children delivered by C-section. A strikingly different view is apparent at Baptist Hospital, which has the highest rate of Caesarean deliveries among Hong Kong's private hospitals. Last year ... reproductive health unit, Pang Ruyan, said a lack of understanding of the health implications of Caesareans in Hong Kong and the mainland might be behind the spiralling rise in the procedure. Debate ...

  9. Male pregnancy- a world reborn?

    Posted Oct 18th 2003, 12:00am by Luisa Tam

    ... would have to be drastically changed to cater to their demands. For example, maternity leave would last for years with full pay, instead of the meagre 10 weeks women currently get in Hong Kong ... A 30-year-old woman delivered a healthy baby boy after a rare ectopic pregnancy- a condition where the foetus develops outside the uterus. This has raised the question that if a foetus does not need ...

  10. Diabetes link to pregnancy

    Posted Jul 09th 2010, 12:00am by Vivian Li

    ... of pregnant Hong Kong women have GDM during pregnancy,' said Professor Tam Wing-hung, from the university's department of obstetrics and gynaecology. Researchers from both university ... high glucose levels during pregnancy- about a quarter had diabetes 15 years later. 'After eight years of follow-up assessment, 9 per cent of women with GDM developed diabetes, ...




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