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  1. News - China - HEALTH

    Chinese firm offers baby milk insurance after food safety scandals

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 06:34pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters A Chinese retailer is offering insurance to customers who buy infant milk powder, highlighting the lengths to which companies are going to address concerns about food safety in China. Suning Commerce Group, which owns the Redbaby chain of stores, said it had launched the policy this week, backed by China’s second largest insurer Ping An Insurance Group. The policy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1579367/chinese-firm-offers-baby-milk-insurance-after-food-safety-scandals
  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Strain on Hong Kong's health system increases as government dithers over reform

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 04:30am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... to ensure that they could access certain types of private care when needed. Insurers could not reject applicants. Plans would cover patients with pre-existing conditions, and would accept high-risk ... billion out of HK$79 billion- according to a report released in 2011, with employer-funded and private insurance, and households, picking up the rest of the bill. There is growing concern ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1537954/strains-health-system-rise-government-dithers-over-reform
  3. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Ice Bucket Challenge risky for health of some people, Hong Kong doctors say

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 04:52am by DANNY LEE

    ... of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a type of motor neurone disease. The condition causes a victim's muscles to weaken, leading to difficulties in moving, speaking, swallowing and even ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580196/ice-bucket-challenge-risky-health-some-people-hong-kong-doctors-say
  4. News - World - HEALTH

    Obesity increases risk of having 10 common cancers, study shows

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 09:42pm by AFP

    ... Higher BMI also increased the risk of cancer of the liver (19 per cent), colon (10 per cent), ovaries (9 per cent) and breast (5 per cent), although the effect on these types was influenced ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1573665/obesity-increases-risk-having-10-common-cancers-study-shows
  5. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    HKU researchers' new liver cancer system helps prolong patients' lives

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 04:13am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... system to split patients into stages for different types of treatment until now. The Hong Kong Liver Cancer staging system divides sufferers of liver cancer into five stages of the disease's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1573016/hku-researchers-new-liver-cancer-system-helps-prolong-patients-lives
  6. 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

    ... of the foetus,” the man said. “You don’t need to worry any private information being leaked. We simply give you a copy of the type-B ultrasonic result.” This particular test is gaining popularity because ...

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

    Medical Council demands new misconduct body amid fears errors swept under the carpet

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 11:24pm by CANNIX YAU

    ... at least twice the amount of the medication he should have received at Queen Elizabeth Hospital. May 21, 2013: A woman transplant patient was given a heart that did not match her blood type ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1571647/joseph-lau-wan-yee-demands-new-misconduct-body-hospitals
  8. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Dead man's family says hospital ignored him

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 04:38am by Emily Tsang

    ... 4 pressure ulcer- the most severe type of infection. She said the family had never been told about the ulcer and was shocked to find it in such a condition after her father left hospital. Yuen, who ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1562124/dead-mans-family-says-hospital-ignored-him
  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong diabetes patients as young as 3, while one fifth under 40

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 02:34pm by Emily Tsang

    ... type 2 diabetes. That is slightly lower than the 12.7 per cent prevalence rate in Singapore, but higher than Japan's 7.3 rate and Taiwan's rate of 6.7, according to the International ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1561116/one-every-five-diabetes-patients-hong-kong-under-40-study-finds
  10. News - China - HEALTH

    30,000 people quarantined in China after resident dies of pneumonic plague

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 06:47pm by MANDY ZUO

    ... pneumonic plague is a severe type of lung infection. According to the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, it may develop from inhaling infectious droplets or untreated bubonic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1557217/china-seals-entire-city-gansu-after-resident-dies-bubonic-plague

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