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Hong Kong think tank calls for pollution standards

In one of the world's fastest growing industrial regions, a study finding that a class of pollutants exist at levels four times that of U.S. air quality standards has prompted a Hong Kong public policy group to call for government standards on fine particulate matter. The finding was released by Civic Exchange, a non-profit public policy think tank comprised of scientists as well as representativ...

No significant genetic difference in viruses responsible for two major Hong Kong SARS outbreaks

The possibility that two different strains of the SARS virus were...responsible for the Prince of Wales Hospital and Amoy Gardens outbreaks in...Hong Kong earlier this year is disputed by authors of a research letter in...this week's issue of THE LANCET.... ...SARS is a global health concern. The apparent increased frequency of...diarrhoea (73% compared with 20%), admission to intensive care (32%...

Emory's Jeffrey Koplan joins Hong Kong SARS expert committee in report to government

Jeffrey P. Koplan, MD, MPH, vice president for academic...health affairs at Emory University, is one of 11 international public...health experts who reported today to the Hong Kong government on...lessons learned from that country's SARS outbreak. The SARS Expert...Committee was commissioned last May to review the management and...control of the epidemic and to identify lessons to be learned to....

A new strain of flu has turned up in Hong Kong

.As the northern hemisphere gears up for the annual flu season, another exotic.strain of the disease has turned up in Hong Kong. Although health officials are.anxious not to cause panic, the Hong Kong strain is being monitored closely.because it seems to have jumped from pigs-the animals thought to have been the.origin of the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic that killed an estimated 20 million.people w...
(Date:10/22/2014)... 22, 2014 Shriners Hospitals for Children® ... change the current location of Shriners Hospitals for Children ... across from the University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler ... care center, owned and operated by Shriners Hospitals for ... of children and their families well into the future. ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... During the Western United States’ worst ever ... low, Southern Oregon’s water is proving resistant to drought ... mountain snow pack on record in 2014, remain high ... That was the observation of journalist-hikers Art Bernstein and ... Oregon,” during an interview with water advocate Sharon Kleyne.† ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Although there are only ... time for many people who have trouble finding time within their ... to exercise for long periods of time to get in shape. ... goals while on the go. , Change Up Your Commute ... to work to add some exercise into your daily routine. If ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... HealthDay Reporter , TUESDAY, Oct. 21, ... length may be showing a genetic propensity for obesity as ... have been linked to increased body fat, but the same ... muscle, the researchers said. At 1 year, kids with ... and 3, however, these genes were linked to excessive weight ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... Salamon HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, ... conventional in vitro fertilization (IVF) -- the incubation of embryos ... a device inside the vagina, new research suggests. Scientists ... called an INVOcell, might sharply cut costs for pricey IVF ... more accessible to those who don,t live near big-city assisted ...
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