If people can make themselves healthy, should we blame them for getting sick?Friday, 7 December, 2012, 4:20am
Hong Kong property tycoon Cheng Yu-tung, who retired as chairman of New World Development in March, is in hospital with an unknown illness.
His eldest son, Henry Cheng Kar-shun, the firm's new chairman, confirmed his father was in hospital but said there was no serious problem with his health.21 Sep 2012 - 2:26pm
Raymond Chiu Hok-yin was born with epilepsy, an illness that can suddenly cause sufferers to shake uncontrollably. Because of the brain disorder, the boy's mental development was slightly impaired. And this affected his self-esteem.3 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
A psychiatric patient who killed a security guard yesterday had visited a public hospital just three hours earlier.
The guard was nearly decapitated in the frenzied chopper attack in Sheung Shui.
The 53-year-old man left North District Hospital after the consultation at 4.15am.31 Jan 2012 - 12:00am
A child's bedroom is perhaps one of the most challenging spaces to design, especially when you want to avoid children outgrowing it too quickly, while keeping the space clutter-free and creating a fun place to play.
Kids by Red Cabinet owner Clarissa Wong says it is important to think ahead to the future needs of the room.16 Dec 2011 - 12:00am
Castle Peak Hospital's management and staff are to be congratulated for introducing a recovery-orientated approach by employing former patients as mentors for those in the mental health system. In this way, the counsellors can help show the mentally ill that it's possible to enjoy a full recovery and lead a normal life.8 Nov 2011 - 12:00am
Patients with mental illness who do not show symptoms for up to two years can still suffer a relapse if they stop taking medicine, according to the latest study by the University of Hong Kong. Continued medication could reduce the risk of relapse by half, researchers said. They urged patients to talk to doctors before deciding to stop taking medicine.7 Sep 2010 - 12:00am
In polite company, cancer is not usually a topic of conversation. But the Youth Arts Foundation wants more young people to talk openly about the often hushed-up disease.
With funding from Operation Santa Claus, the arts group is moving forward with a project to empower young adults who are either living with the illness or have (had) close family members who are.11 Mar 2010 - 12:00am
Wu Minxia is considered the second-best Chinese springboard diver. Her name used to appear behind her synchronised diving partner Guo Jingjing's, but she has captured a lot of attention this year with her impressive performance.11 Jul 2008 - 12:00am
A long strip of graffiti runs along the bottom of two walls flanking the entrance of Art Projects, 10 Chancery Lane Gallery's second space inside a Chai Wan industrial building.11 May 2008 - 12:00am
Exercise has double-sided benefits
Moderate physical activity is the best way to stay fit and healthy, but fitness and health do not mean the same thing.
Fitness is defined in relation to a concept called physical work capacity, or how much work the body can do.10 May 2007 - 12:00am
Make more of video games
I'm writing in response to the article 'Game therapy' (Young Post, August 22).
Making fun video games that educate patients on their illness is a good idea.
Why don't games producers also have themes such as the environment, or air pollution?
They could also focus on poverty in poor countries, such as in Africa.2 Sep 2006 - 12:00am
firemen foil suicide bid by elderly man
Firemen abseiled down from a 37th-floor flat to rescue an elderly man, 81, who threatened to jump from the floor below at Riviera Garden in Yi Hong Street, Tsuen Wan, at about 2.30pm. Police said the man wanted to kill himself because of an illness. He was sent to Yan Chai Hospital for a medical check-up.24 May 2006 - 12:00am
Few people come away from a consultation with their family doctor knowing all they want - or need - to deal with the illness their doctor has diagnosed.16 May 2005 - 12:00am