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In Korea, Being HIV Positive Might Prevent You From Accessing Healthcare

24-Jun-2017 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

A new survey finds HIV stigma and discrimination rampant in the Republic of Korea. Woo Kim lost several teeth a few years ago and wanted a dental implant but for quite some [...]
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Victorian man dies after contracting Japanese encephalitis in Phuket, Thailand

23-Jun-2017 Intellasia | The Age | 6:00 AM

A Victorian man visiting Thailand has died from the rare virus Japanese encephalitis. It it is believed to be only the 10th case of the disease recorded in Australia and the [...]
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More than 80pct of Indonesian Kids Had Dengue by Age 10

17-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Medpage Today | 6:00 AM

In Indonesia, more than 80 percent of urban children ages 10 and older were infected with dengue at least once, a representative sample of Indonesian children found. Adjusted [...]
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Chinese app to aid diagnosis of skin diseases

17-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Asia One | 6:00 AM

A university hospital in Hunan province is developing an online service to accurately diagnose skin conditions in seconds, as well as offer advice on where to seek treatment. [...]
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HK lacks official strategy on viral hepatitis, study finds

16-Jun-2017 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

City found to be only one among 13 Asia-Pacific territories surveyed to be without government-led policy to eradicate disease A study by a Hong Kong university has found that [...]
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New Zika cases in S’pore: health ministry to tighten health screening at entry points

13-Jun-2017 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The health ministry (MOH) will tighten health screening at all entry points following reports of new Zika cases in Singapore. Deputy Health minister Datuk Seri Dr Hilmi [...]
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CHP investigates case of Japanese encephalitis

12-Jun-2017 Intellasia | 7thspace | 6:00 AM

The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) is investigating this evening (June 9) a case of Japanese encephalitis (JE) and again urged the public [...]
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Indonesia boosts chicken checks to keep bird flu at bay

10-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Coconuts | 6:00 AM

It’s not yet seven in the morning, but the slaughterhouses at the back of Terban market in Yogyakarta city are in full swing. Wholesalers, housewives and businesspeople [...]
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Asia will have 60pct of world’s diabetics by 2030: US expert

09-Jun-2017 Intellasia | DNA India | 6:00 AM

With diabetes projected to affect 380 million by 2030, there’s some bad news for Asia with a noted American physician and researcher warning that 60 percent of the [...]
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China’s Greatest Market Failure and Greatest Healthcare Opportunity

07-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Asiasentinel | 6:00 AM

Alzheimer’s is the fastest-growing, major fatal disease in China. Today there are at least 9.5 million diagnosed sufferers in China with perhaps as many cases [...]
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Korea to raise bird flu alert to maximum from June 6

Korea to raise bird flu alert to maximum from June 6

07-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s agriculture ministry said on Monday it will raise its bird flu alert to the maximum from June 6 as a case found on Saturday was confirmed to be the highly [...]
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Highly pathogenic bird flu outbreak detected in Korea

06-Jun-2017 Intellasia | IANS | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s Agricultural Ministry confirmed on Sunday the detection of a fresh bird flu case, which is highly pathogenic, at a poultry farm in the port city of Busan. [...]
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Korea raises bird flu alert after confirming first case since April

06-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea said on Saturday it will raise the bird flu alert level to the second highest after small flocks of farm birds tested positive for the H5N8 virus, the first in [...]
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14 years on, remembering Taiwan’s SARS heroes

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

Even for those getting jobs, many weren’t doing what they wanted, Zhaopin found. While only 6.7 percent of graduates wanted jobs in manufacturing industries such as [...]
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China struggles to kick smoking habit

02-Jun-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Most smokers in China, the world’s largest tobacco consumer, have no intention of kicking the habit and remain unaware of some of its most damaging health effects, [...]
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