And the beat goes on

S.K. Jain, 59, could hardly walk up the stairs a year ago. His heart was in such a bad state that he felt nauseated and breathless all the time.

Tuesday, 14 February, 2012, 12:00am

Got your finger on the pulse? Now there's a more hi-tech way to check

Instant Heart Rate by Azumio HK$0.99 Rating 9/10

30 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Umizaru 3: The Last Message (Film)

If anything embodies the spirit of 'all for one, one for all', it's director Eiichiro Hasumi's movie Umizaru 3: The Last Message. Initially it looks like just another cliched story, but the characters' desperate struggles almost reduce you to tears.

8 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Action-packed roller coaster

If anything embodies the spirit of 'All for One, One for All', it's director Eiichiro Hasumi's movie, Umizaru 3: The Last Message. It initially looks like just another cliched storyline, but the characters' desperate struggles almost reduce one to tears.

3 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Extraordinarily ordinary

Singer-songwriter David Archuleta's third album, The Other Side of Down, features his extraordinary vocals on often ordinary, down-to-earth songs. It's a more mature album than his earlier releases; at 19, the former American Idol contestant is growing up.

21 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Shock-wave therapy on trial as safe treatment for heart patients

Heart disease patients suffering severe chest pain will have a new choice of treatment open to them if tests on shock-wave therapy, now under way, are deemed a success.

Chinese University and Matilda International Hospital are collaborating in tests on 30 people to see how effective the treatment - which is already in use overseas - will be on Chinese patients.

15 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

Volunteer seeks change of pace in Laos

Gu Junqing , a traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) doctor from Shanghai, has just returned from a six-month stint in Laos, where he volunteered his services. The 33-year-old says the experience left strong impressions of the country's health and culture.

Why did you apply for the volunteer programme?

6 May 2007 - 12:00am

From the heart

Some people wear their heart on their sleeve. But, in the lead up to Valentine's Day, Elsa Peretti invites you to wear her Open Heart collection (made exclusively for Tiffany & Co) close to the heart. The range includes 18-carat gold, platinum and sterling silver heart-shaped pendants encrusted with pave diamonds, which hang from a red silk cord.

30 Jan 2005 - 12:00am

Heart to heart

Bored with saying it with flowers? Don't have the dosh for diamonds? Then how about telling your beloved how much you feel for him or her with a little something for the home from Christofle? St.

8 Feb 2004 - 12:00am

Treasure a Derby reserve

WONG Tang-ping's Flowers Treasure is officially fourth reserve for Sunday's $5.5 million Hong Kong Derby.

21 Feb 1995 - 12:00am

Pumping it up to the heart

HOW does your heart pump? The heart is a muscular pump that uses contractions to get the blood moving throughout the body.

There are three main phases the heart goes through for just one heartbeat.

The heart goes through a rest phase when it fills up with blood.

1 Mar 1994 - 12:00am

'Stop these heart op dirty tricks'

AN EXTRAORDINARY row flared yesterday in medical circles after a doctor at the centre of the controversial ox valve heart technique claimed his staff were the target of a ''dirty tricks'' campaign.

The Chinese University of Hongkong, which has pioneered the use of the innovative operation, said its technique had been attacked recently partly out of professional jealousy.

28 Feb 1993 - 12:00am

Patten walks to recovery

THE Governor, Mr Chris Patten, made the most of his enforced break yesterday by taking an hour-long walk in Aberdeen Country Park as part of his recuperation from last week's heart surgery.

8 Feb 1993 - 12:00am