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Malaysia working to rein in rabies outbreak

23-Sep-2015 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Malaysia is awaiting the arrival of 50,000 doses of rabies vaccination from France as it works to contain a rabies outbreak in its northern states. As of Sep 18, 39 dogs from [...]
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Haze health myths: What you need to know

23-Sep-2015 Intellasia | Yahoo Newsroom | 6:00 AM

As the Pollutant Standards Index (PSI) dips and rises in Singapore, you might still feel that growing itch in your throat and in your eyes from time to time. While it may [...]
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Malaysia is most obese country in Asean, prone to diseases

21-Sep-2015 Intellasia | NST | 6:00 AM

In the past decade, the diet among Malaysians has dramatically changed as the country progresses with people having more disposable income, and the effects from urbanisation, [...]
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Mass mobilisation in Taiwan after dengue fever cases top 10000

18-Sep-2015 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

The public has been called on to prevent dengue fever in Taiwan as the number of cases breaks 10,000 across the island. From the start of summer to Wednesday, the number of [...]
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Dengue death toll rises to 25 in Taiwan

18-Sep-2015 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Taiwan has confirmed another seven deaths from hemorrhagic dengue fever, bringing the total number since May 1 to 25, the Central Epidemic Command centre (CECC) reported [...]
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Number of dengue fever cases in Taiwan surges to 9862

16-Sep-2015 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The number of dengue fever cases recorded since the start of summer in Taiwan has risen to 9,862 as the potentially deadly disease continues to spread on the island, the [...]
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Taiwan forms command centre to combat dengue fever

16-Sep-2015 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Taiwan formed a central command centre Monday to upgrade its fight against dengue fever, after the number of cases of the disease in Kaohsiung surpassed 1,000 that day. Sun [...]
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Dengue fever escalates to 8677 cases in Taiwan

14-Sep-2015 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The number of dengue fever cases recorded since the start of summer in Taiwan has risen to 8,677 as the potentially deadly disease continues to spread on the island, the [...]
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Italian-Chinese medical team to perform first head transplant

14-Sep-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

An Italian-Chinese medical team plan to perform the world’s first head transplant in China, one of the surgeons said Friday, amid concerns over medical ethics in the [...]
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Dengue fever cases top 7000 in Taiwan

11-Sep-2015 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The number of dengue fever cases recorded since the start of the summer in Taiwan has increased to 7,453, with 98.7 percent in the southern municipalities of Tainan and [...]
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CDC urges caution amid dengue fever outbreak in Southeast Asia

08-Sep-2015 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) urged the public Sunday to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes when travelling to Southeast Asian countries, as outbreaks of dengue fever, [...]
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Philippines reports increase of Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease

08-Sep-2015 Intellasia | Outbreaknewstoday | 6:00 AM

Health officials in the Philippines have seen a significant,in fact a three-fold increase in the number of hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) cases reported during the first [...]
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Asia markets mostly higher as China marks holiday

05-Sep-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A sense of calm returned to Asian trading on Thursday after weeks of China-fuelled volatility as a public holiday on the mainland allowed investors to focus on upbeat US [...]
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Asian stock markets ebb ahead of US jobs report

05-Sep-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Asian stock markets were mostly lower Friday as caution prevailed before the release of the monthly US jobs report and the resumption of trading on Chinese stock markets next [...]
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Most Asia stocks down as US jobs come into focus

05-Sep-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Japanese stocks led a broad Asian stock slide on Friday as the yen advanced ahead of a key US jobs report later in the day and after the European Central Bank indicated it [...]
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