Exploring relationship among child maltreatment experience in childhood and behavior problems as young adults: role of social support among college students in Hong Kong - Oh A, Han M, Choi Y, Lau S, Shum MSW.
Studies show the tremendous negative impact of child abuse, including physical and emotional abuse in childhood on externalizing mental health problems in later life (e.g. young adulthood). However, limited information about this relationship is available ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 12, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Woman, 26, with skin condition that causes her body to crack open was left suicidal
Mui Thomas, 26, from Hong Kong, is one of the oldest known survivors with harlequin ichthyosis - a condition which causes the skin to grow ten times the normal rate, crack and become infected. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prevalence of drugs of abuse found in testing of illicit drug seizures and urinalysis of selected population in Hong Kong - Cheng WC, Dao KL.
The study investigates the prevalence of drugs of abuse detected from 2011 to 2015 through (i) forensic drug testing of illicit drug seizures from law enforcement agencies; and (ii) analysis of common drugs of abuse in urine samples obtained from offenders... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Prevalence of child maltreatment and its association with parenting style: a population study in Hong Kong - Lo CKM, Ho FK, Wong RS, Tung KTS, Tso WWY, Ho MSP, Chow CB, Chan KL, Ip P.
Previous studies point to a link between parenting style and child maltreatment, but evidence from a Chinese context is lacking. We investigated the association between parenting style and child maltreatment in Hong Kong, and examined whether family socio-... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Thirteen new ant species discovered in Hong Kong
(The University of Hong Kong) Dr. Benoit Gu é nard and his team from the School of Biological Sciences, the University of Hong Kong have recently expanded the knowledge on Hong Kong ants by adding 13 new species, of which three are newly described in the world, but five are unwelcome new non-native species. The findings were published in two separate academic journal articles. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 3, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

How Chinese psychiatrists see and manage stigmatisation of psychiatric patients: a qualitative study in Hong Kong - Sun KS, Lam TP, Lo TL, Wu D.
This study explored the views of Chinese ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

HKUST scientists discover how RNA PoII maintains accurate transcription with super computer
(Hong Kong University of Science and Technology) Scientists from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology have recently uncovered the mechanisms of how RNA polymerase II performs intrinsic cleavage reaction to proofread RNA transcriptions, shedding light on how misregulation of accurate transcription can lead to diseases including cancer and Alzheimer's disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 2, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Ascertainment of self-harm at general hospitals in Hong Kong - Leung M, Chow CB, Ip P, Yip P.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

The meaning of aggression varies across culture: testing the measurement invariance of the refined aggression questionnaire in samples from Spain, the United States, and Hong Kong - Gallardo-Pujol D, Penelo E, Sit C, Jornet-Gibert M, Suso C, Buades-Rotger M, Maydeu-Olivares A, Andr és-Pueyo A, Bryant FB.
Cultural differences in aggression are still poorly understood. The purpose of this article is to assess whether a tool for measuring aggression has the same meaning across cultures. Analyzing samples from Spain (n  = 262), the United States (n = 34... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 27, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Effects of neighborhood discrimination towards mainland immigrants on mental health in Hong Kong - Chen J, Li Z, Xu D, Wu X.
Using data from a representative sample of Chinese adults who were surveyed in the Hong Kong Panel Study of Social Dynamics (HKPSSD), we estimate the effects of neighborhood discrimination towards immigrants from Mainland China on the mental health of Chin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Reciprocal relationships between moral competence and externalizing behavior in junior secondary students: a longitudinal study in hong kong - Shek DTL, Zhu X.
Defining moral competence using a virtue approach, this longitudinal study examined the prospective relationships between moral competence and externalizing behavior indexed by delinquency and intention to engage in problem behavior in a large and represen... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Ancient birds out of the egg running
(The University of Hong Kong) Using their own laser imaging technology, Dr Michael Pittman from the Department of Earth Sciences at The University of Hong Kong and Thomas G Kaye from the Foundation for Scientific Advancement in the USA determined the lifestyle of a special hatchling bird by revealing the previously unknown feathering preserved in the fossil specimen found in the ~125 million-year-old Early Cretaceous fossil beds of Los Hoyas, Spain. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - March 21, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Endogenous Testosterone Linked to Cardiovascular Disease
THURSDAY, March 7, 2019 -- In men, endogenous testosterone may have a causal role in thromboembolism, heart failure, and myocardial infarction, according to a study published online March 6 in The BMJ. Shan Luo, from the University of Hong Kong, and... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 7, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

High testosterone levels could be killing men by causing blood clots and heart failure, study claims
A joint study by the City University of New York and the University of Hong Kong examined relations between the killer heart conditions and the male sex hormone. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Two Killed, 16 Hurt in Hong Kong Double-Decker Bus Crash
HONG KONG (AP) — A double-decker bus has crashed into a broken-down truck at the entrance to a harbor tunnel in Hong Kong, killing the drivers of both vehicles. Along with the two fatalities, 15 people aboard the bus and one inside the truck were injured in Monday morning's collision in the semi-autonomous Chinese region's Kowloon district. Police said the 59-year-old bus driver, identified only by his surname, So, apparently failed to brake in time and slammed into the truck, which was sitting in a middle lane awaiting a tow truck. They said So had worked as a bus driver for 17 years, while the truck driver, identif...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - March 5, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: International Rescue & Vehicle Extrication Major Incidents News Mass Casualty Incidents Operations Source Type: news

Two Killed, 16 Hurt in Hong Kong Double-Decker Bus Crash
HONG KONG (AP) — A double-decker bus has crashed into a broken-down truck at the entrance to a harbor tunnel in Hong Kong, killing the drivers of both vehicles. Along with the two fatalities, 15 people aboard the bus and one inside the truck were injured in Monday morning's collision in the semi-autonomous Chinese region's Kowloon district. Police said the 59-year-old bus driver, identified only by his surname, So, apparently failed to brake in time and slammed into the truck, which was sitting in a middle lane awaiting a tow truck. They said So had worked as a bus driver for 17 years, while the truck driver, identif...
Source: JEMS Operations - March 5, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: International Rescue & Vehicle Extrication Major Incidents News Mass Casualty Incidents Operations Source Type: news

Cyberbullying and suicide ideation among Hong Kong adolescents: the mitigating effects of life satisfaction with family, classmates and academic results - Chang Q, Xing J, Ho RTH, Yip PSF.
Notably cyberbullying victimization is a known risk factor of suicidal behavior among adolescents. In 2016, in Hong Kong, 36 adolescent suicides were identified, which significantly exceeded the annual average number of around 20 between the period from 20... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 5, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

New study indicates early-term infants can succeed at breastfeeding
(University of British Columbia Okanagan campus) Researchers have determined that healthy premature babies can have as much success breastfeeding as full-term babies.The study, conducted by researchers at UBC Okanagan's School of Nursing and the University of Hong Kong, involved 2,700 pairs of mothers and infants and included two different survey groups -- one in 2006/07 and another in 2011/12. The mother-infant pairs were monitored from birth to 12 months or until breastfeeding ceased. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 27, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

History postgraduates enjoy the flexibility of studying part-time
The flexibility of studying part-time was very much in evidence last week when three post-graduates, including one who studied from home in Hong Kong and took part in seminars and supervisions via Skype, received their degrees (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - February 26, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Postgraduate; Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Arts, School of Humanities, Faculty of Arts, School of Humanities, History; Press Release Source Type: news

Adolescent alcohol drinking in Hong Kong: a school-based survey - Ho DS, Huang R, Wang MP, Lo WS, Lam TH.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Underage drinking motivation and contexts in Hong Kong: a qualitative analysis - Yoon S, Lam WW, Ho DS.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Evidence-based suicide prevention: collective impact of engagement with community stakeholders - Law YW, Yeung TL, Ip FWL, Yip PSF.
PURPOSE: In response to the rising suicide trend in Hong Kong, the Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention ("CSRP") was established in 2002, with the aim to capitalize on the collective impact of research-support practices to prevent suicides. M... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Community-Based Prevention Source Type: news

Refugees or victims of human trafficking? The case of migrant domestic workers in Hong Kong - Anderson J, Li A.
China is party to the 1951 Refugee Convention and the 2000 UN Trafficking Protocol, but has not extended coverage of either of the treaties to the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China (Hong Kong). Hong Kong does however offer non-refoulement pr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Berry Genomics and Prenetics establish Circle DNA; key management hires announced
Beijing-headquartered clinical genomics testing company, Berry Genomics and Hong Kong and London-headquartered genetics and digital health company Prenetics announced today key management hires for the new company, Circle DNA, which will be operational for business by the end of Q2 2019. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 20, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Hong Kong, Crossroads of the Criminal Wildlife Trade
Despite reforms, the territory is a linchpin in the global traffic in illegal animal parts. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: CHARLES HOMANS Tags: Poaching (Wildlife) Hong Kong Endangered and Extinct Species Black Markets Elephants Ivory Pangolins Freight (Cargo) Rhinoceroses Ships and Shipping Sharks Smuggling Organized Crime Reptiles United Nations Office on Drugs and C Source Type: news

Getting less than seven hours' sleep a night 'could damage DNA beyond repair'
Researchers studied doctors in Hong Kong, some of whom worked night shifts. A lack of sleep was shown to increase DNA damage by up to 30 per cent and reduce its ability to repair itself. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Getting less than seven hours' sleep a night 'could damage DNA beyond repair'
Researchers studied doctors in Hong Kong, some of whom worked night shifts. A lack of sleep was shown to increase DNA damage by up to 30 per cent. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Do cold temperatures result in heat-of-the-moment purchases?
(University of Chicago Press Journals) In 2005, the New York Times reported that high end retailer Bergdorf Goodman kept its stores chilled to 68.3 degrees, whereas Old Navy's was kept at a balmy 80.3. Meanwhile, the sw.y IFC mall in Hong Kong is kept at a frigid 59 degrees Fahrenheit. There may be a reason why luxury retailers keep their stores so cold aside from keeping heating bills down. When consumers are uncomfortably cold, they rely more on their emotions rather than calculations when making decisions. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Effectiveness of DementiAbility Methods: The Montessori Way ™ on agitation in long term care home residents with dementia in Hong Kong - Yuen I, Kwok T.
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the effect of the DementiAbility Methods: The Montessori Way ™ (DMMW) on agitation in long term care home residents with dementia. The activities using the DMMW are hypothesized to reduce agitation in terms of its frequency and d... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

First discovered fossil feather did not belong to iconic bird Archaeopteryx
(The University of Hong Kong) A 150-year-old fossil feather mystery has been solved by an international research team including Dr. Michael Pittman from the Department of Earth Sciences, The University of Hong Kong. Dr. Pittman and his colleagues applied a novel imaging technique, laser-stimulated fluorescence, revealing the missing quill of the first fossil feather ever discovered, dethroning an icon in the process. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 4, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Effectively collecting tiny droplets for biomedical analysis and beyond
(City University of Hong Kong) In a single sneeze or a cough, as many as 40,000 tiny droplets are forcibly propelled from our mouth and nose into the air. While we cannot control our sneezing, researchers from City University of Hong Kong's (CityU) have recently developed an original method to collect micro-droplets, such as these precious human dewdrops, which may shed light on applications in detecting disease-causing bacteria and preventing the spread of disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 31, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Ekso Bionics Steps Up to Develop Exoskeleton Market in Asia
China is expected to have 30 million stroke patients by 2030, and many of those patients will have some degree of disability. And yet, the stroke and spinal cord rehabilitation industry in China is not as developed as it is in the United States. A new joint venture between Ekso Bionics, Zhejiang Youchuang Venture Capital Investment (ZYVC) and Zhejiang Silicon Paradise Asset Management Group could change that. "This joint venture is a transformative opportunity both for Ekso Bionics and for the millions of Chinese stroke and spinal cord injury patients who currently have limited access to advanced rehabilit...
Source: MDDI - January 30, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: MDDI Staff Tags: Orthopedics Source Type: news

New study sheds light on illegal wildlife trade in Hong Kong
(The University of Hong Kong) A study focusing on the type and volume of seizures relating to illegal wildlife trade in Hong Kong over the last five years, documented in the report, 'Trading in Extinction: The Dark Side of Hong Kong's Wildlife Trade,' illustrate the city's central role in global wildlife trafficking and the extent and nature of the associated criminality. It identifies clearly, how future policy and enforcement could be improved to provide the urgently required long-term sustainability. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

American Nobel Laureate Knew About Chinese Scientist Gene-Editing Babies, But Did Not Report Him, Emails Show
Long before the claim of the world’s first gene-edited babies became public, Chinese researcher He Jiankui shared the news with a U.S. Nobel laureate who objected to the experiment yet remained an adviser to He’s biotech company. The revelation that another prominent scientist knew of the work, which was widely condemned when it was revealed, comes as scientists debate whether and how to alert troubling research, and the need for clearer guidelines. Emails obtained by The Associated Press under a public records request show that Nobel Prize winner Craig Mello of the University of Massachusetts learned about the...
Source: TIME: Science - January 28, 2019 Category: Science Authors: CANDICE CHOI and MARILYNN MARCHIONE / AP Tags: Uncategorized China onetime Source Type: news

Sleepless nights? Researchers find that acupressure can help
(Natural News) People who suffer from insomnia can improve their condition without using harmful drugs. Researchers from Hong Kong suggest acupressure. In their study, published in the Journal of Sleep Research, they assessed the short?term effects of self?administered acupressure for alleviating insomnia. For the randomized controlled trial, they recruited 31 people who were suffering from insomnia.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health emergency disaster risk management of public transport systems: a population-based study after the 2017 subway fire in Hong Kong, China - Chan EYY, Huang Z, Hung KKC, Chan GKW, Lam HCY, Lo ESK, Yeung MPS.
This study explored: (i) the confidence in public transport safety, (ii) the relationship between socio-demographic chara... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Knowledge and perceptions of child protection and mandatory reporting: a survey of nurses in Hong Kong - Chan ACY, Cheng WL, Lin YN, Ma KW, Mark CY, Yan LC, Yim KW, Yim PY, Ho GWK.
This study examined knowledge and perceptions of child protection and MR among nurses working in Hong Kong. This cross-sec... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Scientists discover a chemical that slows the spread of deadly SARS, Zika and bird flu
Experts from the University of Hong Kong hope the chemical - named AM580 - will day be the go-to treatment for viruses - even those that have not evolved yet. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Brief Summary of Second International Summit on Human Genome Editing Now Available
Discussion, a new publication from the U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, provides a brief summary of the summit presentations and discussions. (Source: News from the National Academies)
Source: News from the National Academies - January 11, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: news

Connection of children to nature brings less distress, hyperactivity and behavioral problems
(The University of Hong Kong) A new 16-item parent questionnaire (CNI-PPC) to measure 'connectedness to nature' in very young children has been developed by Dr. Sobko and her collaborator Professor Gavin Brown, Director of the Quantitative Data Analysis and Research Unit at the University of Auckland. The results revealed that parents who saw their child had a closer connection with nature had less distress, less hyperactivity, and fewer behavioral and emotional difficulties, and improved pro-social behavior. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

HKUST scientists develop novel method to monitor molecular aggregation
(Hong Kong University of Science and Technology) Scientists from the Hong Kong University of Science& Technology (HKUST) have collaborated with researchers from Zhejiang University and South China University of Technology to develop a novel system of real-time, in-situ monitoring of molecular aggregation based off of circular dichroism (CD) that is significantly more cost effective than conventional methods used to determine molecular conformation. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 11, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Fire and EMS Crews Examine Suspicious Packages in Australian Cities
SYDNEY (AP) — Several foreign diplomatic missions were evacuated in the Australian cities of Melbourne and Canberra on Wednesday after they received packages containing suspicious substances. Police, fire crews and ambulances were seen at a number of foreign consulates in Melbourne, including those of India, Germany, Italy, Spain and South Korea. Officials at the U.S. and Swiss missions in the city said they had also received packages. The Vic Emergency website, the collective body of emergency agencies in Victoria state, of which Melbourne is the capital, noted at least 10 "hazardous material" incidents in...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - January 10, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: International News Source Type: news

EMS and Fire Crews Examine Suspicious Packages in Australian Cities
SYDNEY (AP) — Several foreign diplomatic missions were evacuated in the Australian cities of Melbourne and Canberra on Wednesday after they received packages containing suspicious substances. Police, fire crews and ambulances were seen at a number of foreign consulates in Melbourne, including those of India, Germany, Italy, Spain and South Korea. Officials at the U.S. and Swiss missions in the city said they had also received packages. The Vic Emergency website, the collective body of emergency agencies in Victoria state, of which Melbourne is the capital, noted at least 10 "hazardous material" incidents in...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - January 10, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Trevor Marshallsea, Associated Press Tags: International Major Incidents News Source Type: news

Exploring south Asian women's experiences of domestic violence and help-seeking within the sociocultural context in Hong Kong - Tonsing KN, Tonsing JC.
Data are reported from a survey of 49 South Asian women who self-identified as having experienced domestic violence from an intimate partner within the past 12 months. Logistic regression analysis reveals that perceived social support and having children e... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 10, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Social Etiologies and Disparities Source Type: news

Termites mitigate effects of drought in Tropical Rainforest
(The University of Hong Kong) Termites are commonly regarded as one of the most destructive insect pests, yet its unknown side was recently revealed by a major new study published in the prestigious journal Science -- the collaborative research co-led by Dr Louise Ashton of the University of Hong Kong, with researchers from the University of Liverpool and the Natural History Museum, London, has discovered that termites actually help mitigate against the effects of drought in tropical rain forests. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 10, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Boston Scientific shares tick up after Q4 prelims meet estimates | Wall Street Beat
Shares in Boston Scientific (NYSE:BSX) rose slightly this morning after the company reported preliminary results for the fourth quarter and full year of 2018 that were in-line with estimates on Wall Street. The Marlborough, Mass.-based company said it expects to report $2.56 billion in sales for the fourth quarter and $9.82 billion for the full year. In Q4, Boston Scientific’s cardiovascular business pulled in $970 million in sales, while its rhythm & neuro unit recorded $790 million in revenue. The company’s MedSurg division saw $800 million in sales, according to an SEC filing. Most of the company&rs...
Source: Mass Device - January 8, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Business/Financial News Featured MassDevice Earnings Roundup Wall Street Beat Alphatec Boston Scientific Hologic ICON plc Integra LifeSciences NovoCure Orthofix SeaSpine Source Type: news

Full-scale immersed tunnel fire experimental research on smoke flow patterns - Xu P, Jiang SP, Xing RJ, Tan JQ.
To research the smoke flow patterns and their effects on personnel evacuation during a tunnel fire, a full-scale model of an immersed 150  m tunnel was constructed, taking the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge immersed tunnel in China as the prototype. A seri... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Hong Kong's urban planning experiment in enhancing pedestrian movement from underground space to the surface - Zacharias J, He J.
Hong Kong has promoted intensive development at transport nodes since 1994, by offering density bonuses in exchange for certain public goods. In particular, private investment is leveraged to contribute infrastructure that is intended to facilitate pedestr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Associations of socio-demographic, family, and neighborhood factors with physical activity-related parenting practices among Hong Kong preschoolers' parents - Suen YN, Cerin E, Barnett A, Huang WYJ, Mellecker RR.
OBJECTIVEs Regular engagement in physical activity (PA) has numerous health benefits in young children. Young children's parents can influence their children's PA behavior through different PA-related parenting practices. This cross-sectional study examine... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Google life sciences spinout Verily lines up $1 billion investment
Google life sciences spinout Verily Inc. lined up a $1 billion investment — the largest biotech investment of the past 12 months — as it looks at strategic partnerships, new businesses globally and potential acquisitions. The South San Francisco-based company, part of the portfolio of Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) said the round was led by technology investor Silver L ake, which has offices in the Bay Area, New York, London and Hong Kong, and new investors including the Ontario Teachers' Pension… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 4, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news