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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. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    New York model to fight teen pregnancy not best for Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in conservative parts of the US, it is accepted in big cities. More than 7,000 New York girls between the ages of 15 and 19 become pregnant each year, with two-thirds having abortions and seven in 10 ... SCMP Editorial Wiser solution to teen pregnancy The thought of Hong Kong fighting teenage pregnancy by following New York's example of handing out morning-after birth control pills ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Maternal instincts

    Posted Apr 25th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 10am-7pm; Sundays: 11am-7pm Looking for a book or educational toys to entertain your child? Try this one-stop shop on the south side of Hong Kong Island. Opened late last year, the bookstore ... to Hong Kong dollars, with no mark-up. The bookshop also plans to host weekend story reading groups in the near future. Total Eclipse Sai Kung Tel: 2358 0235 Email: info@totaleclipse.com.hk ...

  6. Warning over 'dangerous' illegal abortion drugs

    Posted May 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Planning Association of Hong Kong began a trial of medication-induced, as opposed to surgical, abortion in November last year, and will continue to offer the treatment after it proved successful ... for everyone,' Lo said. Drug-induced abortion is only suitable in the first nine weeks of pregnancy. Any abortion drug on sale in Hong Kong is illegal and unregulated, Lo says. The association obtained ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - SURGERY

    Concern over retirement of Hong Kong sex-change surgeon

    Posted Apr 14th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... no successor The only doctor who can carry out sex-change operations in Hong Kong public hospitals is due to retire in two years, triggering concern that patients who want life-altering surgery may ... that Dr Yuen is retiring and plan for that," he said. Professor Sam Winter, who specialises in transgender and sexuality studies at the University of Hong Kong, said Yuen's retirement ...

  8. Mothers of invention

    Posted Oct 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... list. 'I had always wanted a baby,' says the Australian who came to Hong Kong six years ago. 'As an early childhood education teacher, I know the early foundation years ... Luisa Tam Financial-sector executive Marie is typical of a generation of women in Hong Kong enjoying rewarding and challenging careers. At the age of 37, she still wants to have a child ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Hong Kong contractor charged over illegal asbestos removal work

    Posted Sep 01st 2012, 12:00am by Christy Choi

    ... particles can cause the lung disease asbestosis, lung cancer and mesothelioma. Blue and brown asbestos have been banned in Hong Kong since 1996. Carrying out unauthorised asbestos removal attracts ... over asbestos removal Seven summonses have been issued to contractor Hung Key Cheong Yip, accusing it of demolishing buildings without taking proper precautions to stop cancer-causing asbestos ...

  10. Crisis strengthens bonds of friendship

    Posted Jul 01st 2003, 12:00am by Anthony Woo

    ... Dongguan. These visits will begin in autumn and continue over the coming year. 'For Canadian business, it will show why Hong Kong is important and why they should be here doing business,' ... the flow of business between Canada and Hong Kong does not appear to have been affected, although it is still too early to fully gauge the longer-term impact of the health crisis, he says. Both ...




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