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Autopsy today on mystery remains

A postmortem examination will be carried out today on a headless and limbless torso found floating off the Star Ferry pier in Central on Saturday. The torso was spotted by a 60-year-old fisherman at about 4.30pm. Police are treating the case as suspicious.

Monday, 24 December, 2007, 12:00am

Patients warned on bulging bellies

Cardiac patients are being urged to develop the habit of regularly measuring their waistlines after a joint survey revealed that a majority of patients knew of the risk of their bulging stomachs, but did nothing about it.

The Chinese University and Care For Your Heart, a cardiac patients' mutual support association, interviewed 342 patients by telephone from July to October.

6 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Om and ouch

Yoga is an ancient practice that's become increasingly popular in the western world. Often people take it up because they want to achieve an inner calm, as well as a strong and supple body. Many also think that, since it's a gentle activity, it won't cause harm. But the number of injuries sustained in yoga classes is on the increase.

23 Aug 2004 - 12:00am

Torso found on Lantau beach

A decomposed human torso was found washed up on a rocky beach at Cho Wan, Lantau Island, yesterday.

A construction worker, surnamed Wo, 41, discovered the headless and limbless corpse while walking near the beach at about 4.30pm.

The torso is believed to have been cut off above the groin, making it difficult to identify its sex.

9 Sep 2003 - 12:00am


You're in the middle of your run, swim or exercise class, when you begin to feel a cramp or pulling in your side. Ignoring it, you continue to exercise when all of a sudden that small ache turns into a sharp stabbing pain, forcing you to stop.

24 Feb 2003 - 12:00am