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  1. News - World - HEALTH

    'Regulate pharmacy industry', United States told

    Posted Oct 12th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Chicago

    ... pharmacy industry' FDA told The deadly meningitis outbreak in the United States blamed on a tainted drug has triggered outraged calls for tighter regulation of the pharmaceutical compounding industry. At least 12 people have died while there have been 138 cases of fungal meningitis cases, as a result of a contaminated drug that was shipped to clinics and hospitals in 23 states ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1058841/regulate-pharmacy-industry-united-states-told
  2. News - World - HEALTH

    US state of Maryland may be first to ban ‘Vaportini’ alcohol inhaler

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 10:53pm by NYT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Annapolis Maryland may become first US state to ban the use of alcohol inhalers Maryland may become the first US state to ban the use of alcohol inhalers ... votes to 28 in March. Maryland is the only US state that has considered banning such devices, according to openstates. org, an organisation that tracks legislation in the nation. The inventor ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1465028/us-state-maryland-may-be-first-ban-vaportini-alcohol-inhaler
  3. News - World - HEALTH

    United States considers making HIV test part of routine health screening

    Posted Aug 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Reuters in Washington Move to make HIV testsstandard practice in US A US health panel may soon make HIV testing as standard a practice as checking cholesterol levels, a move that would fundamentally change how the virus is detected and treated in the United States. The US Preventive Services Task Force, a government-backed group of clinicians and scientists, is expected to make ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1019367/united-states-considers-making-hiv-test-part-routine-health-screening
  4. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH

    Are there foods to help you sleep? Scientists sift fact from fancy

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 05:53am by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... in the United States, said the best way to start adjusting your diet was to eliminate foods that interfere with sleep. "The obvious one is caffeine," he said, "but people forget about ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1489466/are-there-foods-help-you-sleep-scientists-sift-fact-fancy
  5. News - Asia - HEALTH

    Malaysia reports first Asian death from Mers virus

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 01:24am by AP

    ... to Malaysia on March 29 and developed a high fever and cough and had difficulty breathing more than a week later. The man, a 54-year-old from southern Johor state neighboring Singapore, died on Sunday ... personal contact with another Filipino hospital worker who died of the virus last week in the United Arab Emirates. Blood test results were released in the UAE after he arrived in the Philippines, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1485086/malaysia-reports-first-asian-death-mers-virus
  6. News - World - HEALTH

    MIT study finds sneezes propel germs much farther than was thought

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 09:53pm by NYT

    ... in the United States and published in Journal of Fluid Mechanics. The researchers used high-speed imaging of coughs and sneezes, combined with laboratory simulations and mathematical modelling, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1483170/mit-study-finds-sneezes-propel-germs-much-farther-was-thought
  7. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH

    A year of cancer, one photo at a time: Former Hongkonger keeps picture diary of battle

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 09:32pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... an adventurous spirit. In 1990, she left the United States and journeyed to Southeast Asia for several months of solo backpacking. Then, she migrated to rural Japan to teach English for two years before ... to the United States and settled in California. In late 2012, she was married to Harlan Seymour. And then, on January 5, 2013, only four months after her marriage, 50-year-old Glass was diagnosed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1483126/year-cancer-one-photo-time
  8. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    New treatment can help people with peanut allergies to build tolerance

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 06:19pm by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... and the Happy Valley hospital will now look at carrying out a larger-scale trial. A similar trial in the United States had achieved similar results, Lee said. The treatment cost some HK$300,000 per ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1484222/new-treatment-can-help-people-peanut-allergies-build-tolerance
  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Woman, 24, to sue dentist after 'operation leaves her paralysed'

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 03:38am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... be necessary. In mid-2012, she was referred to an orthodontist to prepare for the operation. During one consultation session, she was presented with a document stating the risks of the operation. Ma ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1493739/woman-24-sue-dentist-after-operation-leaves-her-paralysed
  10. News - Asia - HEALTH

    Filipino nurse from UAE tests negative for Mers

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 05:37am by AP

    ... who greeted him on arrival from the United Arab Emirates. "Fortunately, as well as for the comfort of everybody, the findings of our Research Institute for Tropical Medicine, he tested ... Arabia and the United Arab Emirates- likely involving human-to-human transmission since early last week. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1489697/filipino-nurse-uae-tests-negative-mers

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