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  • Nov 28, 2014
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Health

Into the light

Enjoy the sun and not its harmful effects with radiance-restoring facials, writes Catharine Nicol.

Thursday, 14 June, 2012, 12:00am

Chemical reactions

Many of the average 85 ingredients a man puts on his face every day can be harmful, writes Susan Schwartz.

8 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Beauty before age

Botox, fillers, lasers and more join the mainstream in ourquest for younger-looking skin, writes Catharine Nicol.

27 Sep 2012 - 12:45am

Spot treatment

Skincare brands line up to aid women worldwide in the quest for even-toned skin, write Tara Jenkins and Karen Pittar.

14 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Youthful bloom

Brands take the battle against ageing to deep within our skin cells, writes Tama Lung

27 Sep 2012 - 12:45am

Eastern promise

What’s the secret to soft, smooth and flawless skin? Just ask Asian women, writes Lizzie Turner.

14 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Pfizer trial shows experimental drug doubles time until breast cancer tumours grow worse

A clinical trial of an experimental Pfizer breast cancer drug nearly doubled the amount of time patients lived without their disease getting worse.

However, overall survival has not yet been shown to be statistically significant, researchers said.

7 Apr 2014 - 4:52pm

Doctors attacked by knife-wielding patient in Shanghai, latest in series of assaults on medics

Three doctors in Shanghai have been attacked by a patient with a knife, the latest in a wave of assaults against medical staff on the mainland. The attack came as police in a city in Hubei carried out a drill to practice how to deal with large groups of angry patient’s relatives attacking a hospital.

21 Mar 2014 - 6:40pm

Teaching pupils about benefits of rest has no effect on their sleeping habits: study

Results of Chinese University research are nothing to lose sleep over.

14 Mar 2014 - 6:17pm 2 comments

Weeping doctor paraded around hospital by angry mob after patient dies

A doctor in Guangdong province has been confronted by an angry mob and paraded around a hospital after a man he treated had died the previous night, a mainland newspaper reported.

7 Mar 2014 - 9:48am 1 comment

Organ donor saves two lives as doctors perform ground-breaking operation

Organ donations from a brain haemorrhage victim have enabled doctors to save two lives, one of them in a ground-breaking operation.  

An operation involving a double lung transplant and heart repair surgery, carried out in Hong Kong for the first time, was one of two life-saving procedures made possible by the organ donations of a man who died on Tuesday night. 

27 Feb 2014 - 3:27pm 2 comments

Overweight children ‘to be new norm in Europe’

A lack of exercise and unhealthy diets high in fat and sugar are making it common for children and adults in Europe to be overweight, the World Health Organisation has warned.

Up to one third of 11-year-olds across Europe are too heavy, says the UN agency that focuses on international public health.

25 Feb 2014 - 6:14pm

Elderly man latest to die in Hong Kong after contracting H7N9 bird flu

Hong Kong's death toll from the H7N9 strain of bird flu rose to three yesterday when the virus claimed the life a 75-year-old man who recently spent a week living near a poultry market in Shenzhen.

30 Jan 2014 - 1:03pm

Resistance to malaria drugs spreading in Southeast Asia

International experts raised the alarm on Tuesday over the spread of drug-resistant malaria in several Southeast Asian countries, saying it endangers major global gains in fighting the mosquito-borne disease that kills more than 600,000 people each year.

13 Nov 2013 - 3:20pm

On the hunt for herbal remedies

Several times a year, Chris Kilham ventures into the Amazonian jungles where he gets together with shamans for a few drinks. These are occasions that make a big Friday night in Lan Kwai Fong seem like a stroll through Victoria Park.

8 Oct 2013 - 9:59am

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