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  1. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Mobile phone antennae removed from university over cancer risk fears

    Posted Feb 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry Campus dwellers assured radiation exposure 'extremely low', but not all are convinced University removes antennae The University of Science and Technology has taken ... and students after the Sunday Morning Post reported last weekend that mobile phone companies had paid the university to erect an estimated 87 antennae on the rooftops of residential and student blocks. ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Chinese University's pill camera makes checks for bowel cancer easier

    Posted Sep 18th 2012, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Chinese University offers alternative to colonoscopy, aiming to shorten waits and provide a more appealing test Pill camera makes checks for bowel cancer easier Chinese University is offering a colon "pill camera" as an alternative diagnostic tool for bowel cancer, in an effort to spare patients the discomfort and embarrassment of invasive test ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Eye scanner that can detect stroke risk developed by Chinese University

    Posted Sep 07th 2012, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Researchers at Chinese University develop program that can analyse retinal images Eye scanner can see if you're likely to have a stroke A computer program that scans images of patients' eyes may offer a cheap and speedy way to identify people at risk of a stroke. Developed by Chinese University researchers, the system automatically checks blood ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Sick buildings at University of Hong Kong need safety check

    Posted Aug 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... SCMP Editorial HKU buildings need safety look The University of Hong Kong has a duty to provide a healthy work and study environment for its staff and students. It is expected to conduct regular safety checks on the campus, fix the problems identified and keep the students and staff informed. Sadly, the university appears not to be doing enough on this front. Concerns have been ...

  5. News - World - HEALTH

    Pfizer trial shows experimental drug doubles time until breast cancer tumours grow worse

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:52pm by Reuters

    ... are starting to separate... It hasn’t reached statistical significance, but patients are still being followed,” said Dr Richard Finn, associate professor of medicine at the University of California, ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Teaching pupils about benefits of rest has no effect on their sleeping habits: study

    Posted Mar 14th 2014, 06:15pm by JENNFER NGO

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Results of Chinese University research are nothing to lose sleep over Offering students special classes on the benefits of sleep had almost no effect on their sleep habits, a Chinese University study has found. But one school which delayed the start of its school day by 15 minutes as part of the study has decided to make the schedule change permanent ...

  7. Boosting university placements key to solving nursing shortfall

    Posted Oct 18th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to increase student places for health care disciplines. In regard to nursing service, there is an urgent need for the government to increase first-year, first-degree places for university nursing ... in nursing development. In response, universities have offered nursing education in Hong Kong for 20 years. Nursing quality and nursing education are interrelated. University nursing programmes have ...

  8. 570,000 hypochondriacs in city, Chinese University study finds

    Posted Sep 13th 2010, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... a survey of more than 3,000 people done by Chinese University's Mood Disorders Centre which estimates as many as 570,000 adults suffer from some form of hypochondria, or chronic abnormal ... behaviour, estimated around 11 per cent of adults in the city have developed such behaviour, based on a telephone poll done by the university's Hong Kong Institute of Asia Pacific Studies ...

  9. University to produce more pharmacists

    Posted Jul 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang Internships at a major personal health chain store will be compulsory for pharmacy students at Chinese University, which plans to double its intake in the face of increasing ... of business hours. More government pharmacists will also be needed as the Department of Health steps up the scrutiny of local drug manufacturers. Chinese University, which produces the most ...

  10. New university head says his youthfulness will be an asset

    Posted Nov 11th 2009, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau The Chinese University vice-chancellor-designate, Professor Joseph Sung Jao-yiu, says his medical background will be a great asset when it comes to raising donations, and his relative youthfulness will help strengthen communication with students and staff. The university council yesterday unanimously endorsed Sung's appointment. He will succeed Professor Lawrence ...




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