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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.
PRINCE MAHIDOL AWARDS
22 Nov 2013 : One Belgian and three American doctors involved in HIV/Aids research have won the 2013 Prince Mahidol Award.
19 Nov 2013 : Much more effort will be needed by countries in Asia and the Pacific if they seriously aim to achieve an Aids-free generation in the region, according to the United Nation's Children's Fund.
19 Nov 2013 : The drop in temperature especially towards the end of the year brings with it not just the cool morning breeze but also the sound of people sneezing. From the beginning of November in particular, the unfamiliar weather makes people more susceptible to illnesses.
14 Nov 2013 : The Ministry of Public Health plans to spend 100 billion baht upgrading the public health system to meet international standards in the next decade.
13 Nov 2013 : WASHINGTON - International experts raised the alarm Tuesday over the spread of drug-resistant malaria in several Southeast Asian countries, saying it endangers major global gains in fighting the mosquito-borne disease that kills more than 600,000 people annually.
13 Nov 2013 : The Ministry of Public Health is stepping up efforts to prevent possible outbreaks of three deadly viruses during the cold season.
13 Nov 2013 : Central Plaza Hotel Plc (CENTEL) reported a strong performance in the third quarter on the back of record high tourism figures this year.
11 Nov 2013 : Almost 140,000 people have contracted dengue fever with 129 fatalities so far this year, the Public Health Ministry said.
Easy English news
08 Nov 2013 : (Latest: Haiyan downgraded to a tropical storm, dumping rain on northern Vietnam and southern China.) The international media reports the Tacloban City area looks like a tsunami hit the area. Estimates of the dead now exceed 10,000.
05 Nov 2013 : Many of my patients who have high blood pressure have asked me with great concern whether they will have heart disease. I can't answer for sure. High blood pressure is just a factor that contributes to the possibility of developing heart disease. Usually, it causes the artery walls to harden, leading to myocardial infarction. However, high blood pressure is not a permanent curse and it can be lowered easily.