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Lung Cancer

Women smokers face greater health risks than in past

Women smokers are at a greater risk than at any time in recent decades from lung cancer and other ailments linked to their tobacco use, according to a study published on Wednesday.

Thursday, 24 January, 2013, 3:51pm

Case history: When fate plays a hand

Matteo Russo's left thumb hurt every time he tried to move it. He assumed that, because he was 74, the problem might be age related.

8 Jan 2013 - 2:48pm

Health Bites

Asian women at risk

13 Nov 2012 - 8:55am

Lai See

Kids wheezing Down Under - what about those in HK?

There is less than cheery news from Australia on the subject of air pollution and child health.

25 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

A lucky old puffer

Every day for the past five decades, Jerry Wang, 71, would smoke 21/2 packs of cigarettes. Predictably, he racked up a host of health problems along the way: high blood pressure, gout, gastric reflux issues and other ailments.

8 May 2012 - 12:00am

Doctors join forces to cut soaring lung cancer toll

Doctors dealing with lung cancer on the mainland, the world's largest consumer and producer of tobacco, have set up the first association focused on battling the disease and its causes.

1 May 2012 - 12:00am

Lung cancer drug works as well in lower doses

A Chinese University study found that low doses of a popular drug used for treating advanced lung cancer work as well as a full dose, which will save money for both patients and the health system.

27 Sep 2011 - 12:00am