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Sleep apnea often goes undiagnosed

About 80 per cent of sleep disorders turn out to be sleep apnea.

Six months ago, 11-year-old Henry Leung began to exhibit some strange sleeping behaviour. He would suddenly sit upright, and his mother would have to wake him up and tell him to lie down again.

Monday, 13 May, 2013, 10:00am

Overlooked 'ugly' cholesterol a big killer

Lower your blood cholesterol level by eating a low-fat diet and keeping your weight in the healthy range.

We know that high cholesterol is life threatening, but do you know which type is the most frequent killer?

22 Jan 2013 - 9:00am

Study draws link between statins and survival rates in cancer fight

A controversial new study reported that the use of statins increased the survival rate of cancer patients. Photo: May Tse

Does taking cholesterol-lowering medication help fight cancer? A controversial new study has drawn such a tantalising link. The New England Journal of Medicine recently reported a large study of 295,925 patients showed that the use of statins increased the survival rate of cancer patients.

9 Dec 2012 - 4:01am

Medi watch

Body clock switch pinpointed

17 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Medi watch

Jetlagged hamsters on Viagra

4 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

City Briefs

Ice dealer jailed after police drugs sting

6 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

FO01: News you know?

1. per cent of respondents to a survey by Hong Kong Policy Viewers gave Tung Chee- hwa's fourth blueprint a fail.

A Less than 40

B More than 50

C About 45

D Almost 40

2. One-in-four people are , with most blaming economic hardship, poor relationships and a lack of achievements, according to a survey.

24 Oct 2000 - 12:00am

Elderly fall for health fad

HUNDREDS of elderly people have fallen for a new craze of electric shocks to 'purify' their blood, but medical experts warn that the treatment is unscientific and useless.

Social workers say one company in particular has been setting up short-term chain stores in a number of districts to provide free sessions to the elderly.

5 Mar 2000 - 12:00am

Cholesterol levels rising, survey shows

Cholesterol levels are rising, with post-menopausal women found to be the highest risk group.

A total of 1,127 participants - 460 men and 667 women - had free blood tests for cholesterol levels this month, a survey showed.

27 Sep 1999 - 12:00am