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20 Dec 2013 : A way of fighting cancer that turns the body's immune cells into targeted tumor killers was named the breakthrough of the year by the US journal Science on Thursday.
20 Dec 2013 : Medical services and beauty care offer the brightest prospects for growth for a fourth straight year in 2014, driven by growing awareness, according to a survey of the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce (UTCC).
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.
29 Oct 2013 : On a family trip to the Grand Canyon three summers ago, my son Erik, who was hiking behind me, remarked: ''Mum, your right hip is higher than your left.''
24 Oct 2013 : The Public Health Ministry is warning provincial health units to take action to prevent a pneumonia epidemic breaking out.
22 Oct 2013 : TOKYO - More than 15,000 people in Japan have been left with skin blotches caused by a chemical contained in popular skin-whitening creams, the maker of the products said Tuesday.
22 Oct 2013 : Health academics and consumer advocates have called on the government to issue regulations controlling the amount of lead in paint.
22 Oct 2013 : Most people look back on adolescence as the most carefree period in their lives, but Kreangkraimas Photjanasuntorn didn't enjoy his teenage years at all. A hypersensitive type, he remembers always being stressed about his academic performance or getting worked up about whether he was popular in class and said that this anxiety eventually drove him to hide himself away in his bedroom and cease interacting with the world outside.
22 Oct 2013 : At the back of his house by a canal, the old man takes us to see his home-grown krathom tree. Standing more than 2m tall, the plant sprouts green leaves of different sizes, the biggest larger than a person's palm, their shape vaguely resembling those of the bodhi tree. Nearby, goats bleat and cows moo, mixing with the occasional roar of passing long-tailed boats.
21 Oct 2013 : More than three quarters of paints sold in Thailand contain lead concentrations that exceed safety limits, the Ecology Alert and Recovery Thailand Foundation (Earth) warned on Monday.
21 Oct 2013 : Thailand has experienced its worst epidemic of dengue fever in 20 years with 126 deaths and 135,344 people infected with the virus, according to Sopon Mekthon, director-general of Department of Disease Control.