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The air pollution that’s choking Asia

29-Jan-2015 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

CNN.com is showcasing the work of Mosaic, a digital publication that explores the science of life. It’s produced by the Wellcome Trust, a global charitable foundation [...]
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Policeman guarding polio vaccinators killed in Pakistan

28-Jan-2015 Intellasia | World Bulletin | 6:00 AM

Gunmen shot dead a policeman guarding polio vaccinators in Pakistan’s southern port city of Karachi Monday, officials said. This is the second such attack in the past [...]
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H7N9 bird flu confirmed in BC resident who travelled to China

28-Jan-2015 Intellasia | CBC | 6:00 AM

The first human case of H7N9 bird flu in North America has been confirmed in a woman from British Columbia who had recently visited China, health officials say. The woman [...]
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FEATURE-Thai community fearing bad business votes to evict HIV hospice

24-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Trust | 6:00 AM

“Residents of Lang Nern do not want Glory Hut Foundation to bring people with Aids to live in this community”, read the white banner that went up last month after [...]
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China air quality dire but ‘improving’

24-Jan-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The skies of China’s notoriously smog-filled cities saw a marginal improvement last year, according to figures released by Greenpeace Thursday, but pollution remained [...]
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China university ‘expels student over genetic blood disease’

24-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Asiaone | 6:00 AM

A student in Beijing is suing his university after he was allegedly expelled for having the rare hereditary blood disease haemophilia, reports said Friday, the latest case in [...]
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Avian flu outbreak reaches peak in Taiwan

Avian flu outbreak reaches peak in Taiwan

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

Taiwan’s agricultural authorities have said the spread of avian flu has reached its peak. Still, they are anticipating a shortfall in the supply of geese later this [...]
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Bird flu-hit Taiwan mulls poultry imports

22-Jan-2015 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Officials in Taiwan are mulling poultry imports in the case of a shortfall in supply due to the outbreak of avian flu. According to the Council of Agriculture, the outbreak [...]
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Pakistan’s fight against polio clashes with battle against Taliban

22-Jan-2015 Intellasia | The National | 6:00 AM

One morning last week, dozens of families stood quietly in the white-tiled waiting room of a small clinic in one of Karachi’s innumerable slums; small children and [...]
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Taiwan Regulators in Push to Switch More Drugs to OTC Status

22-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Raps | 6:00 AM

The Taiwan Food and Drug Administration (TFDA) announced this month that it will be reclassifying 13 prescription drugs to be available over the counter (OTC), the Taipei [...]
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India facing threat of non-communicable diseases: WHO

22-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Jagran | 6:00 AM

The probability of an Indian between the ages of 30-70 years dying from the four main non-communicable diseases diabetes, cancer, stroke and respiratory diseases was 26 [...]
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Deadly TB strains emerged in Asia over 6000 years ago

22-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Siasat | 6:00 AM

London, January 20: In a path-breaking find, an evolutionary geneticist from the National Museum of Natural History in Paris has decoded the tuberculosis (TB) genome, [...]
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Measles warning for passengers on Singapore flight to Perth

22-Jan-2015 Intellasia | The West Australian | 6:00 AM

Western Australians have been warned of an increased risk of highly infectious measles, after concerns a person who was infected during holidays in India and Singapore may [...]
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Taiwan lifts deportation requirement for foreigners with HIV/Aids

21-Jan-2015 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Foreign nationals in Taiwan who are diagnosed with HIV/Aids will no longer be subject to deportation according to an amendment passed by the Legislative Yuan Tuesday. The [...]
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WHO says chronic diseases kill 3 million annually in China

WHO says chronic diseases kill 3 million annually in China

21-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

More than 3 million people are dying prematurely each year of chronic non-communicable diseases in China, the World Health Organization said on Monday, calling on the country [...]
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