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  1. Gut-eating disease hits three babies

    Posted Jun 11th 2005, 12:00am by Caryn Yap, Patsy Moy

    ... been linked to outbreaks of the disease. 'Up to this moment, we have not identified any factors of infections from these three babies,' Dr Tsang said. Consultant paediatrician So ... disease that has hit three newborn babies in a busy hospital within two weeks. Two boys and a girl in Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital have been struck by necrotising enterocolitis (NEC), ...

  2. Strategy unveiled to combat Sars II

    Posted Sep 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez, Patsy Moy

    ... a case arising from a laboratory, or if there were two or three cases in different hospitals but they were not linked, it would be Level 1,' he said. Level 2 will be activated when ... But there is confusion over three-level battle plan and the hospital alert system The government yesterday unveiled a battle plan to combat Sars II, with Tung Chee-hwa taking a leadership ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Live blog: Kwoks used 'elaborate' scheme to mask payments for Hui, prosecution says

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 10:12am by Enoch Yiu, Stuart Lau, Patsy Moy

    ... with three bank loans, millions of secret funds and rent-free flats at his disposal. Hui splurged on a HK$33,000 dinner at Nicholini's (an Italian restaurant) at the Hotel Conrad in October ... in November 2007, he received it in four batches: HK$1 million sent to Hui's company, Top Faith Enterprises, then three cheques (for HK$3 million, HK$4 million and HK$3.182 million) to Hui. ...

  4. 80 misdiagnosed with Sars were prescribed steroids

    Posted Nov 04th 2003, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... More than 80 patients misdiagnosed with Sars may have received a steroid treatment linked to serious bone degeneration, Legco heard yesterday. Senior Hospital Authority official Daisy Dai ... within three weeks to arrange follow-up diagnoses to check their health. A spokeswoman later said the authority did not have the figures for patients who had received screening for avascular ...

  5. Study pinpoints threats to diabetics

    Posted Oct 08th 2003, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... released yesterday, confirmed earlier findings that one in 10 Hong Kong adults suffers from the disease. Diabetes is linked to the deaths of 30 patients every day on average. The Chinese University ... checkups, such as every three months, to maintain good health.' Diabetics are two to four times more likely to develop heart disease and die than otherwise healthy people. Patients are also 25 ...

  6. Parents told to seek advice over health foods

    Posted Jun 27th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... as young as three months. Dr Hon said the girl's condition was so severe that she needed resuscitation and oxygen when taken to hospital. She was discharged after three days. He said the bird's nest was believed to have caused the girl's condition, but the link needed to be confirmed through food allergy tests over the next few weeks. A paediatrician for more than 10 years, ...

  7. Screen doors reduce MTR fatalities

    Posted Jan 09th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... conference on suicide prevention. The MTR Corporation started installing screen doors in 2000, with more than 20 of 30 stations along the three major lines now fitted out. The remaining installations will be completed next year. Three rail suicides were recorded between January and September last year, according to the MTR Corporation. Dr Yip said the number of suicides ballooned to a record 1,238 ...

  8. Snorers make poor students, study shows

    Posted Nov 28th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy Research into night habits of primary school children finds link between noisy sleepers and behaviour If your child is not doing well in school and gets cranky easily, check ... three nights a week, which is regarded as habitual snoring. It was projected that at least 30,000 primary school pupils across the city were habitual snorers. The figures did not include ...

  9. Doctor links western diet to rise in children's allergies

    Posted Apr 04th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... cent grow out of the allergy in three to five years, and less then 10 per cent will suffer it all their lives. ...

  10. High allergy rates in children tied to lack of breastfeeding

    Posted Nov 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... who was invited to help present the survey findings, linked the high allergy rates among children in Hong Kong to the low incidence of breastfeeding. Dr Tam said allergy rates for local ... per cent, about three times higher than on the mainland, he said. The rate was 9 per cent in Taiwan. Environmental factors such as dust mites and allergens from food were also common causes ...




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