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  1. Lifestyle - LAB REPORT

    Lab Report: social media and disease, nipple injections and deleted genes

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 12:00am by Jeanette Wang

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com Social media offers clue to how diseases spread The biological spread of diseases is intertwined with how society responds to those contagions, suggests a new study in Science . Based on this, study author Chris Bauch, a professor of applied mathematics at the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada, devised a method to tap social media ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/article/1324432/lab-report-social-media-and-disease-nipple-injections-and-deleted-genes
  2. Lifestyle - Health - LAB REPORT

    Lab report

    Posted Sep 30th 2013, 12:00am by Jeanette Wang

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com Folic acid deficiency 'harms generations to come' Folic acid deficiency can cause severe health problems in offspring, including spina bifida, heart defects and placental abnormalities. A new study published in the journal Cell reveals that a mutation in a gene necessary for the metabolism of folic acid not only affects ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1319208/lab-report
  3. Lifestyle - Health - LAB REPORT

    Lab report

    Posted Jul 15th 2013, 12:00am by Jeanette Wang

    ... Women's wobbly woes Two-thirds of women in Hong Kong are dissatisfied with their body shape, according to a survey conducted by The Nielsen Company. Five hundred women aged 25 to 49 participated in the poll, sponsored by global aesthetic device compa ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1281157/lab-report
  4. Lifestyle - Health - LAB REPORT

    Lab report

    Posted Jul 08th 2013, 10:04am by Jeanette Wang

    ... Baby marks the ‘next generation’ A British woman’s newborn last month became the first baby to be born after being screened using a new genome-mapping technique known as “next-generation sequencing”. The method – reported today  by Dr Dagan Wells of Oxfor ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1277788/lab-report
  5. Lifestyle - Health - LAB REPORT

    Lab Report

    Posted Jul 01st 2013, 12:00am by Jeanette Wang

    ... Tobacco control 'will save lives' Tobacco control measures put in place in 41 countries between 2007 and 2010 will prevent some 7.4 million premature deaths by 2050, according to a study published in the Bulletin of the World Health Organisation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1271139/lab-report
  6. Lifestyle - Health - LAB REPORT

    Lab Report

    Posted Jun 24th 2013, 12:00am by Jeanette Wang

    ... Partners in crime Female murder victims in Southeast Asia are more likely to have been killed by intimate partners more than anywhere else in the world - or 59 per cent of half a million homicides from 66 countries over the past 20 years that were analyse ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1265919/lab-report
  7. Lifestyle - Health - LAB REPORT

    Lab report

    Posted Jun 11th 2013, 12:00am by Jeanette Wang

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com Better brain at a stretch A 20-minute session of Hatha yoga improves certain brain functions compared to walking or jogging. In a new study in the Journal of Physical Activity and Health , 30 female undergraduate students showed more improvement in reaction times and accuracy on cognitive tasks after yoga than after the aerobic exercise, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1257851/lab-report
  8. Lifestyle - Health - LAB REPORT

    Lab report

    Posted Jun 04th 2013, 12:00am by Jeanette Wang

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com Firms burn cash on smokers A new study suggests that US businesses pay almost US$6,000 a year more on an employee who smokes compared to one who has never lighted up. Ohio State University researchers reached this estimate by drawing on past research on the costs of absenteeism, lost productivity, smoke breaks and health care costs. Smoke ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1252622/lab-report
  9. Lifestyle - Health - LAB REPORT

    Lab Report

    Posted May 27th 2013, 12:00am by Jeanette Wang

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com Great leap forward Traditional theory goes that our early ancestors took to two feet because they were forced out of trees when climate change reduced tree cover. Archaeologists from the University of York, in a new study published in the journal Antiquity , sugest hominins were attracted to the rocky outcrops and gorges of East and South ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1245153/lab-report
  10. Lifestyle - Health - LAB REPORT

    Lab Report

    Posted Apr 29th 2013, 12:00am by Jeanette Wang

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com Germs winning the war What doesn't kill you only makes you stronger - that can certainly be said of bacteria. Researchers from the University of Exeter and Kiel University treated E coli with different combinations of antibiotics in laboratory experiments. They found that the bacteria's rate of evolution of antibiotic resistance ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1223918/lab-report

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