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  1. News - Asia - HEALTH

    Resistance to malaria drugs spreading in Southeast Asia

    Posted Nov 13th 2013, 03:19pm by Associated Press in Washington

    ... and Cambodia and has spread. It has been detected in southern Vietnam and probably exists in southern Laos, said Professor Nick White of the Thailand-based Mahidol Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit. White, a leading authority on the subject, said that while there’s no confirmed evidence of resistance in Africa, there’s plenty of risk of transmission by air travellers from affected ...

  2. Magazines - Faces

    Eastern promise

    Posted Jun 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... prone to premature ageing and because it contains more melanin, it burns less easily than white skin. Nevertheless, sun protection is a tried-and-tested practice among Asian women and a factor in their ability to look years younger than their white counterparts- a constant source of surprise to the latter whose skin often reveals the tell-tale signs of years spent seeking a golden glow. ...

  3. Officer's mother petitions chief

    Posted Mar 24th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Benjamin Wong The mother of a police officer who remains in a vegetative state after being stabbed seven months ago yesterday issued a plea to the police commissioner for help in having her son referred for alternative treatment. Constable Chu Chun-kwok w ...

  4. Patient group steps up drug subsidy battle with petition

    Posted Apr 20th 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez A patients' rights group yesterday delivered about 10,000 signatures from patients and their relatives protesting against the Hospital Authority's planned standard drug list. The Central Drug Formulary, which is under consultati ...

  5. Cabbie held over drugs after 'white powder found on his nose'

    Posted Dec 24th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... with white powder on his nose. An initial investigation found that the powder was ketamine and a small bag of the drug was also found in the car, police say. The 28-year-old driver was heading ... then stepped out of his car with white powder on his nose. Police say they found a bag of about 1.7 grams of ketamine in the car. The driver was sent to Tuen Mun Hospital for a check-up and was later ...

  6. Pearly whites

    Posted Jun 28th 2009, 12:00am by Debra Meiburg

    ... jelly across their pearly whites before entering a roomful of wines. Cheese and other fatty substances earlier in the evening will also provide a protective coating and are less likely to interfere with flavour. It is an age-old adage that pouring white wine on red spills will remove a fresh stain. This technique can also be used with some success in your mouth. If purple smile ...

  7. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH

    China health under pressure from rapid change in diets

    Posted Jun 17th 2013, 10:08am by Jeanette Wang

    ... to these changing dynamics, the Chinese government launched the China White Paper on Healthcare in December last year, outlining a plan for tackling non-communicable diseases by integrating prevention, ...

  8. White isn't quite right, says guest stylist at Clinique promotion for skin-lightening creams

    Posted Feb 19th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Fiona Ng, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak, Vivian Chen and Fiona Ng Clinique might have been trying to promote its Derma White line of whitening products at the Four Seasons hotel on Tuesday afternoon, but local stylist Bonita Cheung Kit-man (pictured) wasn't doing them any favours by suggesting that white isn't always right. 'Actually, I would prefer to work ...

  9. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    Stigma of epilepsy makes sufferers hide condition

    Posted Dec 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Anjali Hazari

    ... citing US vice president Joseph Biden who tapped into his own medical history and former White House colleague David Axelrod, whose daughter Lauren lives with epilepsy. My Christmas wish ...

  10. 'White angel' dispenses care and sympathy

    Posted Nov 08th 2008, 12:00am by Oliver To

    ... called 'white angels' and I am happy with such a name, which I consider a compliment. ...




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