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  1. Lifestyle - Technology - SOCIETY

    Body upgrades nearing reality, but only for the rich, 'Sapiens' author says

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 04:18am by GUARDIAN

    ... deficits will be procedures that improve natural performance, making recipients biologically better than the rest. "In the 20th century, the main task of medicine was to bring everybody to a certain level of health and capability. It was by definition an egalitarian aim," Harari said. "In the 21st century medicine is moving onwards and trying to surpass the norm, to help ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Helping the hands that feed you

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 04:06am by Jessie Lau

    ... Jessie Lau jessie.lau@scmp.com The Food Expo is showcasing the work of seven social enterprises Helping the hands that feed you To Yin-fun is busy selling packets of Chinese medicinal herbs at a stand at Hong Kong's Food Expo in Wan Chai. The herbs were sorted and packed by her under a Yan Chai Hospital social enterprise in Tsuen Wan that hires housewives on a part-time ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Anti-graft guide for Chinese medicine practitioners launched

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 05:08am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... for Chinese medicine The city's graft-buster has launched a corruption prevention guide for Chinese medicine practitioners and clinics, advising them on how best to deal with situations that put them in danger of corruption. The Independent Commission Against Corruption said Chinese medicine clinics often did not give their workers clear guidelines on how to handle conflicts ...

  4. News - World - SOCIETY

    Financial meltdown in 2007 blamed for 13,000 suicides in North America and Europe

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 09:19pm by MCT

    ... after 2007. The good news is that the researchers- sociologists and public health experts from the University of Oxford and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine- seem convinced ...

  5. News - China - SOCIETY

    Mao Zedong's Great Famine of 1958-62 still blights rural lives, scholar says

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 05:40am by Verna Yu

    ... to have triggered an increase of the prevalence of the disease in this village", says Rodrigo Moreno-Reyes, chief clinical associate professor in the department of nuclear medicine ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Doctor delivers practical care where it’s needed most

    Posted Oct 13th 2013, 06:05pm by Annemarie Evans

    ... countries, unless the medicines can get from the airport to where they are needed, or unless the doctors are trained to administer them in rural clinics, the system fails. “Back in the 1880s, ...

  7. Lifestyle - Books - SOCIETY

    Book review: Why Philanthropy Matters, by Zoltan J. Acs

    Posted Apr 28th 2013, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... and its positive effect on education, science, medicine and other fields. Author Zoltan J. Acs is a professor at George Mason University in Virginia, and so Why Philanthropy Matters: How ... their wealth to set up foundations and promote knowledge. This philanthropy has benefitted many parts of American society- university research, education, medicine and science- and helped promote ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Breaking taboo on assets chat could help elderly

    Posted Feb 01st 2013, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... be alleviated by educating the elderly on the legal protection they can get. Dr Jean Woo, head of the Chinese University's geriatric division at the department of medicine and therapeutics, said ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Hard knock life for Sham Shui Po street sleeper

    Posted May 03rd 2013, 08:25am by Vicky Feng

    ... It is used by doctors to treat severe insomnia and relieve addiction problems. After taking the medicine, he looks dull and feels sleepy. Last year, he left home. “I didn’t want to influence my wife ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Quarter of mainland newcomers face discrimination

    Posted Dec 04th 2012, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... other," said Professor Gabriel Leung Cheuk-wai, head of community medicine at HKU's School of Public Health. "But [harmony at] the family and neighbourhood levels may not extend ...




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