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Case History: Bone disease that works undercover

Madam Wang was navigating a pavement on a rainy day when she slipped and fell.

Tuesday, 16 October, 2012, 9:27am

Marksman's race against time

6 May 2010 - 12:00am

Urban Jungle

It is surprising things go to plan as often as they do. One thing about animal medicine compared to human medicine is the difficulty presented by dealing with patients that have no concept of hygiene and self-control.

22 May 2009 - 12:00am

Exercise for strong bones

A calcium-rich diet is good for bones, but a new study has found that regular workouts can be just as useful

Warming up before regular PE lessons can improve bone health in teenagers, according to a study published in the September issue of the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research.

30 Sep 2008 - 12:00am

A scary story set in a spooky city

The Bone Magician

F.E. Higgins0

Published by Macmillan

ISBN 978 1 4050 9040 7

Like last year's seriously spooky The Black Book of Secrets, Higgins' new novel The Bone Magician is set in Urbs Umida, a city of doom and gloom.

25 Aug 2008 - 12:00am



Guangdong Modern Dance Company

City Contemporary Dance Company

Beijing LDTX Modern Dance Company

Kwai Tsing Theatre

Reviewed: June 1

5 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Close to the bone

Samsonite Black Label has teamed up with British designer Alexander McQueen to create a line of luxury luggage and travel accessories. Drawing inspiration from the human physique, the collection includes a suitcase shaped from an imprint of a human torso, with the ribcage outlined on the front of the case and the spine on the back (left, in jet black).

24 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Making light of danger

In the wake of the sickening falls of Douglas Whyte and Chris Munce on Saturday came two stories which showed the lighter side of a potentially dark moment.

Jockey Club commentator Mark Richards reported that Munce had been taken to hospital with 'nothing major wrong, maybe a few broken bones but he's basically quite OK'.

15 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

Funny Bone

Self-styled funny men Jazz Mann and Fraser Young attempt to induce some hysterical laughter among the Music Room's cocktail-drinking audience. Feb 27-Mar 1, 9.30pm. $200 ($180 for Feb 27). In English. Music Room Live, 2/F California Entertainment Building, 34-36 D'Aguilar St, Central. Inquiries: 2845 8477

11 Feb 2003 - 12:00am

More human bones found during Kwun Tong sweep

More human bones were found yesterday during a police sweep of a hill in Kwun Tong. Leg bone fragments wrapped in cloth and a pair of spectacles were found on a slope near Tsui Ping Estate, following the discovery of a skull and a calf bone by a 63-year-old hiker on Saturday.

4 Jun 2001 - 12:00am

Ask Mr Brain...all will be explained

How can we measure the temperature of the sun? WONG TING-CHI Yuen Long Merchants Association Secondary School With a very, very long thermometer. The surface of the sun is about 5,500 degrees Celsius. For reasons which are not yet fully understood (although there are several hypotheses around), the temperature of areas close to the sun's surface soars as high as two million degrees Celsius.

9 Jun 1999 - 12:00am

Parallel Lives

Dr Philip Beh, forensic pathologist Age: 40.

Career path: I was born in Penang, but went to school in Kuala Lumpur. I came here in 1976 to study medicine at the University of Hong Kong. I was the first doctor in our family, but my two younger brothers have now become doctors. I graduated as a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery in 1981, then specialised in pathology.

18 Jan 1998 - 12:00am

Cancer victim to get novel bone implant

HONG KONG'S first pelvic bone implant using breakthrough computer imaging is expected at the Prince of Wales Hospital this week.

A young man suffering from bone cancer will have part of his pelvic bone replaced with a stainless steel implant after surgeons and scientists raced to produce the model following diagnosis two weeks ago.

28 Mar 1995 - 12:00am

Bone seized

TIGER bone was found in $4,000 worth of Chinese medicine seized during a routine baggage search at Kowloon railway station. A male passenger, 32, was released after questioning. The cache was handed to the Agriculture and Fisheries Department.

17 Dec 1994 - 12:00am

Not cuddly

IF it's of any comfort to Ms Maria Somers, (South China Morning Post, March 14), I find the ''flabby failure'' in the Philip Wain advert infinitely more attractive than the accompanying pair of coathangers.

13 Apr 1994 - 12:00am