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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.
05 Nov 2013 : If there is one thing that we could do to improve our health and wellbeing, it is exercise. We have often been told that physical activity is good for both body and mind.
04 Nov 2013 : Sukosol Hotels, a local family-owned hotel group, is set to expand with a focus on developing boutique hotels with no more than 50 rooms.
03 Nov 2013 : The Office of the Consumer Protection Board (OCPB) has banned the sale of electric shock products used as for pranks as they can be dangerous to children and people with heart problems.
31 Oct 2013 : Diabetes has become a silent threat to the health of Thai people with almost 8,000 dying each year and more than 3.5 million Thais suffering from the disease, according to the Public Health Ministry.
30 Oct 2013 : Japan Tobacco Co said Wednesday it will close four of its nine cigarette manufacturing-related factories in Japan and a vending machine production base, most of them in March 2015, and cut 1,600 jobs, or about 20% of employees in its tobacco business, due to falling sales.
30 Oct 2013 : KHNOR - About 1,000 people, many in wheelchairs, some carrying children with contorted bodies or mangled limbs, line up along the rutted dirt track leading to a wooden stilt home.
29 Oct 2013 : Authorities seized more than 60,000 packages of coffee believed to be mixed with an anti-impotence drug in Kannayao district of Bangkok on Monday.
29 Oct 2013 : Adie-hard fan of deep-fried nibbles, Sirima Mongkolkulasat was recently diagnosed with a fatty liver _ a condition that often left her with lingering fatigue and could potentially lead to cirrhosis if left unattended. But instead of bidding farewell to the overly greasy snacks for good, Sirima had her own alternative.
29 Oct 2013 : These days, it is possible to almost cease to sweat under the arms. This means you don't have to go to the clinic every few months to get Botox, or take medication. Once you are treated, the results are permanent. You can freely lift your arms, openly hug or spin a special someone on the dance floor without having to be self-conscious about giving them a sneak peak of a wet armpit.
29 Oct 2013 : While cow's milk has long been prized in many parts of the world as an excellent source of protein, calcium and several other useful nutrients, a sizeable minority are unable to reap the benefits either because they have problems digesting milk and other forms of dairy produce.