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Philippines HIV prevention policies leave behind men who have sex with men – rights group

09-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Philippines is not doing enough to tackle soaring HIV prevalence among men who have sex with men by offering greater access to HIV testing and condoms, an international [...]
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It’s time to address the lifestyle challenges affecting health in Asia

07-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Japan Times | 6:00 AM

With more than 10,000 known diseases affecting our world and viable treatments for only 500 of them, hundreds of patient advocates, researchers, investors and policymakers [...]
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Vietnam’s HCM City reports 94 Zika patients

06-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Global Times | 6:00 AM

Vietnam’s HCM City on Sunday confirmed four more Zika cases, increasing the total to 94, including 12 pregnant women, said the municipal Preventive Medicine Centre. To [...]
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H5N8 expands in France as H5N6 strikes more Korean farms

05-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Cidrap | 6:00 AM

French veterinary officials today said the highly pathogenic H5N8 avian flu strain spreading quickly though Europe has been detected for the first time in the country’s [...]
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319 new HIV cases reported in Singapore in Jan-October 2016

03-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

A total of 319 new human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections were reported among Singapore residents in the first 10 months of this year, the Ministry of Health (MOH) [...]
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Strong Asian economic environment requires healthy choices

03-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Phnompenh Post | 6:00 AM

As Cambodia welcomes a growing numbers of franchises, including fast food restaurants that have long dotted the blocks of American cities, some lessons from a recent trip of [...]
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Japan culling 230,000 more birds over avian flu

Japan culling 230,000 more birds over avian flu

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Japan has mobilised its military to help with a second mass cull of 230,000 chickens amid a spreading outbreak of a highly contagious strain of avian flu, officials said. The [...]
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Japan orders chicken cull on third bird flu outbreak in less than a week

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japan has started culling another 230,000 chickens after the discovery of a highly contagious form of bird flu on a farm in the north of the country, the local government [...]
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Korea confirms more cases of deadly bird flu

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

South Korea on Wednesday (November 30) revealed new cases of a deadly strain of bird flu as the authorities said they had slaughtered two million chickens and ducks in a bid [...]
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This Taiwanese startup’s smart sleep mask will help you snooze like a baby

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

Nuvi enables users to achieve deep sleep by playing specifically composed Zen music Contrary to the toxic “sleep is for the weak” mantra espoused by unhinged [...]
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Over two lakh people died in China this year due to HIV/Aids

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Hindu | 6:00 AM

Over two lakh people have died in China due to HIV/Aids this year with 94 per cent of them contracting the disease due to sexual transmission, according to official figures [...]
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Bird flu outbreaks cause alarm across Asia

Bird flu outbreaks cause alarm across Asia

01-Dec-2016 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

Japan slaughters 300,00 birds as avian influenza also spreads in South Korea A stream of bird flu outbreaks across Asia has alarmed public health officials, reviving memories [...]
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Korea to cull 3pct of poultry to contain bird flu

01-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea will cull 3 percent of its total poultry population to curb an outbreak of bird flu that has hit a number of farms across the nation, its agriculture ministry [...]
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HIV in Philippines now a ‘youth epidemic’

01-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The National Youth Commission (NYC) expressed concern yesterday over the rising number of young Filipinos testing positive for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which it [...]
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Japan starts culling chickens, ducks after bird flu outbreak-media

30-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japan started culling more than 300,000 chickens and ducks after a highly contagious form of bird flu was found in two locations in the north of the country, Kyodo news [...]
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