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Artificial Pacemaker

Short Science, November 11, 2012

1,000 Genomes Project results published

Sunday, 11 November, 2012, 2:53am

Pacemaker issue rears its ugly head

The most certain thing to come out of the 2012 Derby by the time the field reached the halfway mark was that the word pacemaker was going to get a decent workout in the aftermath.

21 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Warning on Italian pacemakers

Health officials warn that an Italian brand of pacemakers may not function properly. The alert came after the company, Medico, reported that three of its models, Sophos 151, Sophos 155 and Helios 300, showed intermittently unstable electric connections, although it said the chance of malfunctioning was only 0.013 per cent.

28 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

Skin-deep protest

Beauty consultants stage a protest in Central yesterday against plans to regulate the use of medical devices.

The protesters say the regulations, which would categorise devices ranging from bandages to pacemakers according to risk, are too strict and could put half of Hong Kong's estimated 100,000 beauty consultants out of work.

9 Feb 2004 - 12:00am

Pacemaker row helps remind SAR of its good fortune

Fairy King Prawn aside, punters and race fans should have found other reasons to be thankful for their geographical good fortune over the weekend. Chief stipendiary steward John Schreck said at the commencement of this season he wonders whether Hong Kong fans realise just how good racing is here.

3 Oct 2001 - 12:00am