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  1. Women caught in the Aids firing line

    Posted Jul 15th 2010, 12:00am by Cesar Chelala

    ... of UNAids, said It has been shown that violence, or even the threat of it, can lead women to avoid HIV prevention, treatment, care and support services. The problem of violence against women ... to keep themselves safe. Globally, only 38 per cent of young women were able to describe how to avoid infection, and were less likely than men to know that condoms can protect against HIV ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Better policy needed to treat mentally ill, top psychiatrist says

    Posted Jan 12th 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang and Stephy Shi Yuhan

    ... Emily Tsang and Stephy Shi Yuhan Psychiatrists say treatment could be improved after two patients carried out attacks this week Mental patient violence tied to flawed care system Two ... when he was found to be stable. On Tuesday, a mentally ill woman whose family had insisted on discharging her from hospital- against medical advice- strangled her son and hung herself ...

  3. News - China - HEALTH

    Doctors attacked by knife-wielding patient in Shanghai, latest in series of assaults on medics

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 05:00pm by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com Violence comes as police in Hubei province stage a drill on how to deal with angry relatives who storm a hospital after a loved one dies after treatment Three doctors in Shanghai have been attacked by a patient with a knife, the latest in a wave of assaults against medical staff on the mainland. The attack came as police in a city in Hubei ...

  4. Right approach needed in battle against Aids

    Posted Dec 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In a perfect world there would be no racial or sexual discrimination, no torture, no violence against women, no slavery, no drug trafficking, no corruption, and so on. In the real world ... and no discrimination against HIV/Aids sufferers. The infection would then be avoidable and more controllable and there would be no need for World Aids Day. Sadly, the real world falls short of all those ...

  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

    ... significant, researchers said. Pharmaceutical company Pfizer’s Phase 2 study, involving women with the most common form of breast cancer, found that those treated with hormone drug letrozole, together ... in post-menopausal women with locally advanced or newly diagnosed breast cancer that had spread to other parts of the body. The women had cancer that was both oestrogen receptor positive – meaning ...

  6. News - China - HEALTH

    Weeping doctor paraded around hospital by angry mob after patient dies

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 05:07pm by SIJIA JIANG

    ... and trouble-makers would be harshly dealt with. "Violence against doctors is a serious crime and [perpetrators] will be severely punished according to the law," Li said. On Wednesday, a doctor ... with the outcome of an operation. No tolerance for hospital attacks, health chief says People who cause violence in hospitals will be seriously punished, the mainland's health chief said, a day after ...

  7. Abuse, poverty spur female infection rate

    Posted Feb 19th 2010, 12:00am by Cesar Chelala

    ... director of UNAids. It has been shown that violence, or even the threat of it, can lead women to avoid HIV prevention, treatment, and care and support services. The problem of violence against ... victims of coercive or forced sexual relations with infected men. Women who are victims of sexual violence are at a higher risk of being exposed to the infection. According to a South African ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Pharmacists warn against trusting hangover cure drugs

    Posted Dec 27th 2012, 02:14pm by Ada Lee

    ... in the “remedies”, they said. The two organisations also warned that morning-after pills could damage women’s bodies and should not be relied on. They are not as effective as ordinary contraceptive measures, ... stomach pain, vomiting, and bleeding in the vagina. Frequent consumption would damage blood vessels, said association president Iris Chang Yee-man. Lui and Chang said women should not purchase ...

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    Overweight children ‘to be new norm in Europe’

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 06:14pm

    ... of men and 33 per cent of women – will be obese, the WHO says. Its data shows that only the Czech Republic and Malta now have a higher proportion of overweight adults than Britain. Britain's ...

  10. Doctors campaign against extremist

    Posted Jan 15th 2004, 12:00am

    ... weapons among Hindus to terrorise minorities. The petitioners have demanded that Dr Togadia, the firebrand general-secretary of the VHP, be struck off for spearheading a hate campaign against Muslims, openly advocating violence and ordering Hindu doctors, nurses and Hindu-owned clinics to boycott Muslim victims of sectarian violence. The council is empowered to revoke any doctor's ...




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