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’1 in 3 Pinoys has mental health problem’

14-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Phil Star | 6:00 AM

One in every three Filipinos has a mental health problem, a local psychiatrist told the National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST), as she called for more vigorous [...]
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Tai Chi may boost exercise behaviour in heart patients

13-Oct-2017 Intellasia | IANS | 6:00 AM

Finding it difficult to join a cardiac rehabilitation centre due to rigorous workouts or financial constraints? Take heart, practising Tai Chi — a form of ancient [...]
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Significant drop in Malaysia’s HIV infection rates

18-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Todayonline | 6:00 AM

Malaysia has been lauded for its successful progress in the fight against the HIV epidemic, as the number of new infections falls. With new HIV infections dropping to 5,700 [...]
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Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus China

07-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Who.int | 6:00 AM

On 4 August 2017, the National Health and Family Planning Commission of China (NHFPC) notified WHO of one additional laboratory-confirmed case of human infection with avian [...]
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Dengue fever outbreak in Vietnam sends thousands to hospitals

Dengue fever outbreak in Vietnam sends thousands to hospitals

22-Aug-2017 Intellasia | INAS | 6:00 AM

Dozens of patients have been admitted to a hospital in the Vietnamese capital amid an outbreak of dengue fever, representing just a fraction of the thousands of dengue cases [...]
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Vietnam battles dengue outbreaks with 42pct more cases

Vietnam battles dengue outbreaks with 42pct more cases

21-Aug-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Vietnam has been battling raging dengue fever outbreaks with more than 10,000 new infections reported over the past week stretching its medical system. The number of admitted [...]
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China confirms bird flu outbreak at quail farms in Guizhou province

21-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China confirmed a bird flu outbreak at quail farms in the country’s southwestern province of Guizhou, according to a Ministry of Agriculture statement on Friday. The [...]
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Thousands ill in Vietnam dengue outbreak

21-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

Vietnam is battling a raging dengue fever outbreak with more than 10,000 new infections reported over the past week. The number of infected represents a 42 percent increase [...]
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Cambodian medic who spread HIV asks for court’s mercy

19-Aug-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

An unlicensed Cambodian medical practitioner who was sentenced to 25 years in prison for infecting more than 100 villagers with HIV on Thursday acknowledged his mistake in [...]
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Factory farming in Asia creating global health risks, report warns

15-Aug-2017 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

The use of antibiotics in factory farms in Asia is set to more than double in just over a decade, with potentially damaging effects on antibiotic resistance around the world. [...]
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Contaminated eggs scandal spreads from Europe to Asia

14-Aug-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A scandal involving eggs contaminated with insecticide spread to 15 EU countries, Switzerland and as far away as Hong Kong on Friday as the European Commission called for a [...]
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China lung cancer on rise, smog suspectedChina Daily

China lung cancer on rise, smog suspectedChina Daily

12-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China has seen a sharp rise in the incidence of lung cancer in the past 10-15 years, with long-term exposure to air pollution a possible culprit, the official China Daily [...]
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Philippines has fastest growing HIV infections in Asia: UN

03-Aug-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Philippines has the fastest growing number of HIV infections in Asia, a report by the United Nations and the government showed Tuesday. The Southeast Asian nation saw a [...]
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Cambodia’s health ministry Cautions Public About Latest ‘Bird Flu’ Strain

02-Aug-2017 Intellasia | RFA | 6:00 AM

Cambodia’s health ministry on Monday expressed concern about the latest strain of avian influenza, urging the public to take precautions and maintain good hygiene when [...]
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At least four dead in new H1N1 outbreak in Burma

02-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 6:00 AM

Passers-by don masks outside Yangon general Hospital in Yangon, Myanmar, yesterday, as reports confirm that at least four people in the country have died from the H1N1 flu [...]
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