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  1. Lifestyle - Health - FROM THE EXPERTS

    How to deal with a trial fibrillation- rapid or irregular heartbeat

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 09:39am by Kylie Knott

    ... Dr Anders Leung life@scmp.com Rapid heartbeat needs attention Many people have experienced heart palpitations- a feeling that your heart is beating too hard or too fast. In most cases these palpitations are neither serious nor harmful, but they can give y ...

  2. Lifestyle - Technology - DISEASE

    Scientists forced to cut safety corners in race to create Ebola vaccine

    Posted Oct 05th 2014, 03:50am by Reuters

    ... is conducting safety trials on healthy volunteers with an experimental Ebola shot developed by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK). Hill, a professor and director at the Jenner Institute at Britain's University ... the vaccine works? GSK is one of several drug firms that have either started or announced plans for human trials of candidate Ebola vaccines. The others include Johnson & Johnson, NewLink, Inovio ...

  3. Lifestyle

    How to make your own compost bin

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 05:27pm by ANN CHA

    ... food, home-made, healthy and on-demand from your compost bin. Starting your own compost system is a trial-and-error process, but that's half the fun. First, designate a corner of your ...

  4. Lifestyle - Health

    Drug trial offers hope to diabetics after pancreas removal

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 10:01am by MLT

    ... University of Pittsburgh Medical Centre's new Islet Transplantation Centre, led by director Martin Wijkstrom, is participating in a human clinical trial to test whether the drug, Reparixin, or REP0112, produced by the Italian company Dompe, will increase islet survival following a pancreatectomy. The drug in previous clinical trials improved outcomes in donor islets transplanted ...

  5. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Mock trials teach students about Hong Kong's legal system

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 10:36am by Andrea Zavadszky

    ... their ears," says the society's chief executive Andy Ng Wang-tsang. "We explore all types of programmes to carry this message. Through the mock trial [competition], they can learn about crime ... The Mock Trial Competition brings teams of students into the courtroom, where, dressed in silks and before real judges and a jury made up of volunteers, they take part in the trial of a young ...

  6. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    In The Judge, Iron Man star Robert Downey Jnr takes a more realistic role

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 10:30pm by Kavita Daswani

    ... Kavita Daswani Robert Downey Jnr leaves the superhero world of Iron Man behind to join veteran actor Robert Duvall in a film that brings fractured family relationships to the fore Trials and tribulations To say that The Judge has an unusual pedigree would be an understatement. The serious drama's star and executive producer is Robert Downey Jnr, who is best known these days for his ...

  7. Lifestyle

    How helicopter pilots helped build Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 10:28am by Charley Lanyon

    ... a typhoon, pilots say. Baggaley is something of a trailblazer. She was 19 when she joined the Canadian air force under a trial programme for women, and went on to become its first female helicopter ...

  8. Lifestyle - Books

    Book depicts Thai monarch as pawn of country's elite

    Posted Oct 04th 2014, 11:16pm by David Eimer

    ... result in a prison sentence. Twenty-two people are in custody awaiting trial on lese majeste charges. No one knows the power of the lese majeste laws more than Marshall. A Reuters journalist ... the NCPO has detained scores of its opponents without trial, cracked down further on press and social media freedom, while banning public gatherings of more than five people. Its justification ...

  9. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Films that make you hungry

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 10:37pm by SUSAN JUNG AND YVONNE TEH

    ... And I still have the same reaction every time I watch it. The movie follows the trials and tribulations of Tampopo — the chef and proprietor of an unsuccessful ramen shop — in her quest to make ...

  10. News - China Insider - DISEASE

    Rare ‘stone man syndrome’ turning Chinese teenager's body to bone

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 03:18pm by James Griffiths

    ... the only effective treatment for FOP is over-the-counter medication to alleviate sufferers’ pain, but a new medicine for treating the disease is under trial in the US and is expected to hit ...




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