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Utilising a collective case study system theory mixed methods approach: a rural health example

Insight into local health service provision in rural communities is limited in the literature. The dominant workforce focus in the rural health literature, while revealing issues of shortage of maldistribution, does not describe service provision in rural towns. 18 more words

The anxiolytic effects of a Valerian extract is based on Valerenic acid

Valerian is commonly used for the treatment of insomnia and anxiety. Valerian extracts allosterically modulate GABA-A receptors and induced an anxiolytic activity.
This activity is closely related to valerenic acid. 23 more words

The clinical presentation and early outcomes of necrotizing fasciitis in a Ugandan Tertiary Hospital- a prospective study

Necrotizing fasciitis is an infectious process characterized by rapidly progressing necrosis of superficial fascia and subcutaneous tissue with subsequent necrosis of overlying skin.Necrotizing fasciitis is a rare but fatal infection. 25 more words

Exploring the economic and social effects of care dependence in later life: protocol for the 10/66 research group INDEP study

In low or middle income countries chronic diseases are rapidly becoming the main cause of disease burden. However, the main focus of health policymakers has been on preventing death from cancer and heart disease, with very little attention to the growing problem of long-term needs for care… … 19 more words

Hong Kong and Thailand launch a new cross-border payment-versus-payment link

Hong Kong (HKSAR) – The following is issued on behalf of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority:
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) and Bank of Thailand (BOT) jointly announced today (July 28) the official launch of the new cross-border payment-versus-payment (PvP) link between Hong… … 10 more words

Modern Putian restaurant opens its first outlet in Hong Kong

Hong Kong (HKSAR) – Putien, a Singapore-based restaurant specialising in Putian cuisine, announced today (July 28) that it has made its first foray into Hong Kong, opening a restaurant in the city as an important step in its overseas expansion plan. 14 more words

HK Film Archive's "100 Must-See Hong Kong Movies" to screen classic melodramas from August to October

Hong Kong (HKSAR) – The flagship Hong Kong Film Archive (HKFA) series “100 Must-See Hong Kong Movies” has been well-received since its launch. The programme ambassador, emerging film director and singer-songwriter Juno Mak, recently recommended the programme to younger… … 18 more words