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06 Dec 2013 : Hong Kong health authorities on Friday confirmed a new human case of the deadly H7N9 bird flu, the second case to come to light in less than five days.
03 Dec 2013 : Behaviours that increase individual health risks are on the increase around the world and pose issues for public health, especially in developing countries, a World Bank report warns.
03 Dec 2013 : HONG KONG - Hong Kong reported the territory's first confirmed human infection of the H7N9 strain of bird flu, health service chief Ko Wing-man said late Monday.
03 Dec 2013 : It's in brake pads which help drivers avoid a crash. It's in fire protective clothing which protects firemen during their potentially dangerous work. It's used in the production of cement roof sheets which shield us against rain and sunlight. Asbestos _ a naturally occurring mineral _ is found in several parts of our daily life.
29 Nov 2013 : The National Health Security Office (NHSO) has set aside 400 million baht to fund further promotion of Thai traditional medicine under its universal healthcare coverage scheme.
26 Nov 2013 : Milk from a variety of animals including camels, llamas and moose should be more widely used to counteract high cow milk prices due to growing demand for dairy in the developing world, the UN food agency said on Tuesday.
26 Nov 2013 : Veteran psychiatric nurse Supanich Polpairin's calm demeanour and comforting voice seems to have a reassuring impact on her female patients who are diagnosed with mental disorders that have left them in a state of emotional limbo.
26 Nov 2013 : High fever, headaches, persistent cough bringing up mucous, sore throat, runny nose, muscular aching and general fatigue. If those symptoms are all too familiar, it is because most of us have had bouts of influenza more times than we can count.
25 Nov 2013 : The state plans to set up a one stop crisis centres for the 9,750 community health centres across the country to improve services for child and female victims of violence and other abuse, the Ministry of Public Health announced on Monday.
25 Nov 2013 : The National Health Security Office (NHSO) has begun providing stem cell transplants to patients with white blood cell cancer and lymphoma cancer under its universal coverage health care scheme.
25 Nov 2013 : The Public Health Ministry will expand its One Stop Crisis Centre (OSCC) next year, Public Health Minister Pradit Sintawanarong has said.
24 Nov 2013 : With a gloved and practised hand, she takes the one-use needle from its packaging, dips the tip into a jar of alcohol for sterilisation and applies it to the syringe. A clear liquid, a silicone filler almost as transparent as water, is drawn into the syringe ready to be injected into the patient's forehead.