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  1. Urban Jungle

    Posted Dec 21st 2007, 12:00am by Eric Lai

    ... extraction. The renewed gingivitis not only threatened to make her heart infection worse, but it also risked her kidneys, where blood-borne bacteria could cause infection. By this time she had ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/620322/urban-jungle
  2. Letters

    Posted May 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and a brilliant new chapter in Chinese civilisation unfolding. Charlie Chan Wing-tai, Sha Tin URA hinders true renewal Ian Brownlee presents a clear perspective on the role of the Urban Renewal Authority ('URA must let owners get on with revamps', April 28), where the presence of the URA is actually hindering urban renewal and revitalisation. Owners are not going to invest in their old ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/679536/letters
  3. An urban disease that thrives in warm areas

    Posted Oct 17th 2010, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam Dengue fever is often described as an urban disease because the mosquitoes that spread the illness love big cities and thrive in warmer climes, making Hong Kong and its neighbours ideal breeding grounds. Last week the World Health Organisation (WHO) released a statement describing dengue fever as 'a major threat to global public health'. It warned that 2.5 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/727767/urban-disease-thrives-warm-areas
  4. Urban Jungle

    Posted Apr 24th 2009, 12:00am by Eric Lai

    ... Eric Lai There is an archaic saying that goes 'Behind every successful man, there is a woman'. It's one of those sayings that is a little sexist and outdated, but it is the truth in some situations. For me it is the absolute truth, but I wo ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/677861/urban-jungle
  5. Urban Jungle

    Posted Sep 18th 2009, 12:00am by Eric Lai

    ... Eric Lai Throughout human history there has existed the myth of the ultimate panacea, a 'cure-all' medicine, sometimes called the elixir of life. The word 'panacea' is derived from the name of the Greek goddess of healing, Panakeia. In ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/692771/urban-jungle
  6. Urban Jungle

    Posted Feb 27th 2009, 12:00am by Eric Lai

    ... Eric Lai It is amazing what you can miss if you bat an eyelid. I've just had a short holiday in Phuket. Thailand, the country of smiles, is always a good place for Hongkongers to escape the hustle and bustle of this urban jungle to unwind. But I returned from this short holiday to find I had missed an Earth-shattering announcement last week of the breakthrough discovery ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/671322/urban-jungle
  7. Urban Jungle

    Posted Sep 21st 2007, 12:00am by Eric Lai

    ... Celebrity vet Dr Eric Lai shares his views on society through the eyes of animals. Give him your feedback at urbanjungle@scmp.com This week: Dispensing drugs isn't as easy as it looks Inevitably there are times where even the healthiest among us will ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/608656/urban-jungle
  8. Urban Jungle

    Posted Dec 12th 2008, 12:00am by Eric Lai

    ... Guangdong province. It is now a bustling urban industrial centre, but when my father was young, it was dominated by rice and vegetable fields. Life was a constant struggle to meet the quotas set ... sister and me. I grew up listening to my father and mother's stories of their past. Their stories seemed so foreign and out of this urban world, more like past lives rather than ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/663523/urban-jungle
  9. Urban Jungle

    Posted Nov 21st 2008, 12:00am by Eric Lai

    ... Celebrity vet Dr Eric Lai shares his views on society through the eyes of animals. Give him your feedback at urbanjungle@scmp.com This week: ethical dilemmas My clients present me with many obstacles and challenges. Some are mental challenges, such as whe ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/660963/urban-jungle
  10. Urban Jungle

    Posted Nov 14th 2008, 12:00am by Eric Lai

    ... Celebrity vet Dr Eric Lai shares his views on society through the eyes of animals. Give him your feedback at urbanjungle@scmp.com This week: dental hygiene I have a stiff neck today from the dental day I had in the clinic yesterday. It often surprises peo ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/660087/urban-jungle

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