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  1. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Women's low sex drive blamed for Hong Kong's falling birth rate

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 05:50am by TIMMY SUNG

    ... Timmy Sung timmy.sung@scmp.com Women's low sex drive blamed for falling birth rate Lack of a satisfactory sex life among women has been singled out as a reason for Hong Kong's low fertility rate, the city's Family Planning Association said yesterday. Women in the high-pressure city tend to lack sexual desire and may not experience orgasm, according ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1599699/womens-low-sexdrive-blamed-falling-birth-rate
  2. News - World - HEALTH

    Women's wombs full of good germs, not bacteria-free after all, study finds

    Posted May 22nd 2014, 10:36pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Washington Scientists find the womb is not so sterile after all Surprising new research shows a small but diverse community of bacteria lives in the placentas of healthy pregnant women, overturning the belief that fetuses grow in a ste ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1518028/womens-wombs-full-good-germs-not-bacteria-free-after-all-study-finds
  3. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Cocktails and cakes that are good for women's health

    Posted Oct 11th 2012, 12:00am by Christy Choi

    ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com Cocktails and cakes that are good for our health Pink cakes and cocktails are on the menu for the month of October, as chefs and restaurants across Hong Kong help raise funds and awareness about hereditary breast cancer. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1058105/cocktails-and-cakes-are-good-womens-health
  4. News - World - HEALTH

    US study shows how pregnancy can increase risk of flu complications

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 09:08pm by MCT

    ... influenza infection among pregnant women. It is true that women's immune systems are strongly suppressed, overall, during pregnancy. But researchers suspected this alone could not explain pregnant women's increased vulnerability to influenza. It seemed to contradict chemistry and common sense. Recent studies had shown there was a complicated mix of chemicals promoting ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1598911/us-study-shows-how-pregnancy-can-increase-risk-flu-complications
  5. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Whose line is it anyway? Pregnant woman battles hospital over right to keep umbilical cord blood

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 04:22am by Ernest Kao, Emily Tsang

    ... Ernest Kao and Emily Tsang Hospitals under fire as mothers are prevented from storing blood for stem-cell treatments Rights row over policy on umbilical cord blood A pregnant woman is locked in a battle with the Hospital Authority over the right to keep the blood from her umbilical cord. Iris Liu Shun-hang, 41, who plans to store the cord blood in case it is needed for future ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1594958/whose-line-it-anyway-hospitals-policy-umbilical-cords-provokes-rights
  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Drive to ensure mothers make right breastfeeding decision

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 04:49am by REBECCA LAM

    ... Dr Rebecca Lam Hospitals awarded 'baby friendly' accreditation when they promote and support natural feeding Drive to ensure mothers make right breastfeeding decision The World ... to breastfeed, the nurses and doctors will fully support her decision and help in every way possible to ensure that she succeeds. The newborn is placed over the chest of his/her mother right after ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1589491/drive-ensure-mothers-make-right-breastfeeding-decision
  7. 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

    ... Kylie Knott kylie.knott@scmp.com Placenta on ice as row over its fate simmers An American woman locked in a battle with a public hospital over the right to keep her placenta has given ... was a violation of her human rights: “It’s my body and I should be able to do with it what I want.”   ...

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

    Doctors need to work on communication: survey

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 04:03am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... training for staff would be a step in the right direction," said Hospital Authority chairman John Leong Chi-yan. The hospitals were given scores out of 100 based on patients' answers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1600452/doctors-need-work-communication-survey
  9. News - World - HEALTH

    Big US soft-drink firms pledge to cut calorie count and container sizes over the next decade

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 11:16pm by WASHINGTON POST

    ... epidemic,” the Harvard School of Public Health notes on its website. This is why pledging to cut beverage calories by 20 per cent by 2025 is seen as an important shift in the right direction. Former ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1599824/big-us-soft-drink-firms-pledge-cut-calorie-count-and-container-sizes-over
  10. News - World - HEALTH

    New study questions conventional wisdom on health threat from salt

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

    ... is a fundamental flaw" that undermines confidence in the results, said Dr Elliott Antman, a Brigham and Women's Hospital cardiologist. The second study in the journal was led by Dr Dariush ...

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

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