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  1. News - World - HEALTH

    Blood test could identify people more likely to commit suicide, says study

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 12:57am by WASHPOST

    ... prevent suicide A simple blood test could determine a person’s risk of suicide and provide a future tool of prevention to lower suicide rates. In a study published online Wednesday in the American ... centre of the brain, worsening the impact of even everyday stresses. Researchers studied about 150 postmortem brain samples of healthy people and those with mental illness, including some who had ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1563551/more-stressed-officials-taking-their-own-lives-corruption-crackdown
  2. Lifestyle - Technology - HEALTH

    Battle lines drawn on instant noodles after US study cites heart risks

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 03:30am by AP

    ... Associated Press US study linking the Asian staple of budget eating to an increased risk of heart disease has sparked a passionate South Korean defence Battle lines drawn on the instant ... study on their health effects has caused the emotional heartburn among their loyal consumers. The Baylor Heart and Vascular Hospital study linking instant noodles consumption by South Koreans ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1580099/battle-lines-drawn-instant-noodles-after-us-study-cites-heart
  3. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong is not equipped to study the Ebola virus

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 02:57am by Jessie Lau and Emily Tsang

    ... Jessie Lau and Emily Tsang Experts maintain highest-level biochemical lab is not necessary as infectious diseases like Ebola 'are not found in this part of the world' HK is not equipped to study Ebola virus Despite its hard-earned reputation as a centre for excellence in handling infectious diseases, Hong Kong is not equipped to conduct investigations into the deadly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1574397/hong-kong-not-equipped-study-ebola-virus
  4. News - World - HEALTH

    New study questions conventional wisdom on health threat from salt

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 09:43pm by AP

    ... Associated Press Controversial new study suggests sodium isn't the health risk it has been made out to be, and that too little can actually be bad for you Cut back on the salt? Maybe not A large international study questions the conventional wisdom that most people should cut back on salt, suggesting that the amount most people consume is OK for heart health- and too little may ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1573663/new-study-questions-conventional-wisdom-health-threat-salt
  5. News - World - HEALTH

    Obesity increases risk of having 10 common cancers, study shows

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris Being overweight boosts the risk of 10 common cancers, said a study of five million British adults that prompted a call yesterday for tougher anti-obesity ... extra cancers every year as a result", said a statement issued with the study, the largest of its kind, published in The Lancet medical journal. Measured as a ratio of weight (in kg) ...

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

    Cancer patients receiving radiotherapy may be at higher risk of vascular diseases and stroke: study

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 05:25pm by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com Researchers warn cancer treatment could lead to permanent disability a decade after therapy Radiotherapy may increase risk of stroke, says study Patients ... a recent study has found. Carotid stenosis- the narrowing of the inner surface of the carotid artery- induced by radiation could occur a decade after the therapy and could lead to permanent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1572152/cancer-patients-receiving-radiotherapy-may-be-higher-risk-vascular
  7. News - World - HEALTH

    Later start to school day would benefit teenagers, research shows

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 11:37pm by NYT

    ... of sleep affects mood, attention, memory and behaviour control. So can't they just go to bed earlier? The answer is: not really. Studies suggest that at the onset of adolescence, ... of Sleep Medicine. Studies have shown that when school starts later, it can help students get an additional hour of sleep per night, improve attendance rates, lower dropout rates, and even reduce ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1580884/later-start-school-day-would-benefit-teenagers-research-shows
  8. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Woman fighting for right to keep placenta has baby; disputed organ ‘chilling’ in fridge

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 12:07pm by Kylie Knott

    ... plans to do the same. Grenham, a Hong Kong resident, says a mother’s claim for her placenta does not add extra cost to a hospital or add extra work to hospital staff. The Hospital Authority said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581100/new-mother-says-hong-kong-hospital-still-refuses-hand-over-her
  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Number of new HIV cases in Hong Kong set to reach record high

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 03:23pm by Emily Tsang

    ... of young HIV patients was "alarming". It plans to conduct 60 sex-education workshops for young people. Watch: How an expat lives in Hong Kong…with HIV Jim Hoe, programme manager ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580798/new-hiv-cases-set-reach-record-high-hong-kong-fourth-year-row
  10. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Prince Philip Dental Hospital used contaminated water, documents show

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 11:37pm by Olga Wong

    ... with the water problem when they are not informed?" he asked. Central and Western district councillor Wong Kin-shing plans a survey to see if any patients were affected. "The hospital ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580724/prince-philip-dental-hospital-used-contaminated-water-documents-show

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