Blood transfusion therapy
While beauty centres have seen clients stay away in droves since the death of a patient in October, thousands of Hong Kong women still pay for beauty treatments - despite the risks.Friday, 8 May, 2015, 10:02am
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The boss of a chain of beauty clinics was questioned by detectives yesterday after high-risk blood transfusions left one woman dead and three in hospital.
Dr Stephen Chow Heung-wing, head of DR Beauty, was seen entering police headquarters in Admiralty early yesterday accompanied by two men.
He left the headquarters in a seven-seater vehicle more than an hour later.8 May 2015 - 10:02am
A rare but highly dangerous superbug was found in one of the four women who fell critically ill after receiving blood transfusion therapy at a DR beauty centre, health officials said yesterday.8 May 2015 - 10:02am
As three women lay critically ill after paying HK$50,000 for "anti-cancer" blood transfusion therapy, the founder of the DR beauty company that carried out the treatment, Dr Stephen Chow Heung-wing, admitted there was no evidence it worked.
The fourth woman to fall ill following the therapy is in stable condition and has been revealed as Chow's elder sister.8 May 2015 - 10:02am
The head of a beauty centre in Causeway Bay using a controversial blood transfusion therapy said on Saturday the treatment might help prevent people getting cancer.8 May 2015 - 10:02am 2 comments