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  1. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH

    Nanomedicine could outdo surgery

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by DAVID TAN

    ... David Tan Nanoparticles programmed to dispatch drugs to specific parts of the body could make surgery a thing of the past, writes David Tan Time capsules Imagine swallowing a pill of tiny molecular robots that can hone in on any injured part of your body and perform repairs. In 1959, the Nobel Laureate Richard Feynman predicted that we would one day be able to "swallow ...

  2. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH

    That makes two of us: How bioengineers are using 3D printing to create body parts

    Posted Mar 18th 2013, 12:00am by DAVID TAN

    ... David Tan life@scmp.com Bioengineers are using the latest 3-D printing technology to create bones, body parts and, in the future, organs for transplant, writes David Tan That makes two of us It was used to create haute couture dresses at January's Paris Fashion week, Valentine's Day chocolates in the shape of a person's face in Japan and, possibly soon ...

  3. Banning youths from tanning is unwise

    Posted Oct 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... I am writing in response to the article 'Tanning salons to ban under-18s' (South China Morning Post, October 11). The ban seeks to prevent American youngsters from getting skin cancer through the excessive use of tanning beds. I doubt that will work. First of all, many tanning salon owners and their young customers will likely ignore the ban. Tanning is very popular ...

  4. Bronzed look could come at a high price, tanning salon junkies warned

    Posted May 16th 2007, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... Barclay Crawford Gym junkies, party people and others seeking a summer glow from a tanning salon have been warned they risk serious skin damage and even cancer. The Consumer Council yesterday also listed suppression of the immune system, cataracts and other eye diseases as possible side effects of exposure to ultraviolet radiation from tanning beds and sun lamps. ...

  5. Enjoy the summer sun and get a tan the safe way

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

    ... Having a tan seems to be the new 'in' thing. Soon, people may stop using whitening skin products and do whatever they can to have tanned, glowing skin. Many people will lie out in the sun for hours to get a tan. This increases a person's chances of getting skin cancer. Sunbathers also often use low protection sunscreen and lie in the sun even on the hottest days. ...

  6. More than just a tan

    Posted May 19th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Tanning Studio moniker may send a confusing message to first- time explorers, but dig beyond its name and you will find a select menu of treatments. Tanning services do make up ... to an individual's needs. The salon is offering a tanning and aroma package which includes one tanning session and two aroma therapies for $415. Call 25757687 for details. ...

  7. Tanning your hide

    Posted Sep 27th 2005, 12:00am by Suzanne Harrison

    ... Protection from the sun is a vital part of any daily skin-care routine. Suzanne Harrison looks at what the new generation of tanning techniques promises DESPITE ADVANCES IN sunscreen ... there are women here who say they prefer a slight tan. Priscilla Yee, a public relations executive for the Body Shop, says she prefers a bit of colour. 'I think I look healthier that way,' Yee ...


    Posted Sep 27th 2005, 12:00am by Suzanne Harrison

    ... the skin to give a natural, all-over tan. Chan says the research is preliminary, but that the effects wouldn't 'last too long. It would depend on the dose. After injection, it would start ...

  9. Lifestyle - Health - BEAUTY

    Top tips for sensational summer skin and hair

    Posted Sep 04th 2012, 12:00am by JEMMA ROGERS

    ... Jemma Rogers healthpost@scmp.com How to get up and glow Heat and humidity are the eternal summer foes of great skin and hair. What's a Hongkonger to do? We spoke to Ceri Silk from Glow with Ceri Silk spa, Robin Lomas from Paul Gerard hairdressing sal ...

  10. Health bites

    Posted Jul 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... able to manage about 3.3mm less in a standing long jump. The whites of their thighs That fake golden summer tan is getting harder to achieve. Restrictions on indoor tanning, which studies ... indoor tanning laws restricting those 18 years or younger increased from two (France and Brazil) in 2003 to 11 last year. The additional countries were all in Europe: Spain, Portugal, Germany, ...




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