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Until Further Notice, I Am Alive

Until Further Notice, I Am Alive by Tom Lubbock Granta

Tom Lubbock is dead and this is the book he wrote as he was dying.

Sunday, 3 June, 2012, 12:00am

Until Further Notice, I Am Alive

Until Further Notice, I Am Alive by Tom Lubbock Granta

Tom Lubbock is dead and this is the book he wrote as he was dying.

3 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Changed man had something on his mind

Retirement can be the start of a whole new relaxing phase of life or a chance to pursue dreams sacrificed for a lifetime of toil. For others it casts a pall over their sense of worth as a productive member of society and can lead to depression.

11 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Blood connection between twins

An evening of music and fun at a pop concert for Mary Lau, 57, took a scary turn involving a trip to the emergency room, a wire inserted into her brain and a medical rarity involving her twin sister.

28 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Disconnects in cellphone cancer scare

Many people have for years worried about mobile phone use and cancer. Now the World Health Organisation has given the worst worriers an 'I told you so' moment.

It has put out a new report linking the electronic devices to cancer.

People in Hong Kong should be especially worried, as the city of 7 million has among the world's highest rates of use.

8 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Colour coding helps surgeons target cancers

A technique that highlights malignant cells through the use of a fluorescent material is enabling doctors to remove brain tumours more thoroughly than before.

The technique, first used in Germany about four years ago, has been brought to the city by a group of neurosurgeons at Queen Mary Hospital.

10 May 2010 - 12:00am

'Miracle girl' flies home with a hopeful heart

An eight-year-old Nepali girl flies home today with hopes of a new life after receiving a last-ditch operation in Hong Kong for a rare liver cancer.

Prashashsa Joshi underwent Cyberknife radiosurgery treatment in a desperate attempt to stop the malignant tumour.

1 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

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