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Chinese scientists discover molecule to repair organs

23-Aug-2016 Intellasia | IANS | 6:00 AM

Chinese scientists have discovered a small molecule that can regenerate tissue, which in the future could potentially eliminate transplants of some organs. The research was [...]
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Asia dengue update: Thailand, Malaysia and Vietnam

22-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Outbreaknews Today | 6:00 AM

Earlier this week, we reported on the summer surge of dengue fever in the Philippines where some 25,000 cases were reported in July. Other countries in the region are also [...]
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China’s Zika rules for US exports easier than first disclosed

20-Aug-2016 Intellasia | JOC | 6:00 AM

Containers shipped from the US to China that are subject to that country’s regulations designed to prevent the spread of Zika virus won’t have to be fumigated but [...]
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FDA tests confirm hepatitis A in scallops from Philippines

20-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

US Food and Drug Administration tests found hepatitis A in scallops from the Philippines, which have been identified as the likely source of an outbreak of the virus in [...]
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Taiwan reports Zika in Miami visitor; Florida has 3 new local cases

19-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Cidrap | 6:00 AM

Taiwan today reported an imported Zika infection in a woman who had recently visited Miami, and Florida health officials reported three more locally acquired infections, with [...]
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Inovio licenses experimental veterinary vaccine to Korean firm

19-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Bizjournals | 6:00 AM

Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc. said Wednesday it has licensed its experimental veterinary vaccine for foot and mouth disease to Plumbline Life Sciences, a South Korean animal [...]
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Heart disease epidemic will rise in China: study

Heart disease epidemic will rise in China: study

17-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China is facing an epidemic of heart disease brought on by a shift toward the Western lifestyle, and researchers said Monday the trend shows no sign of slowing down. The [...]
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‘Smoke’ at Singapore station caused by air-conditioning leak

17-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A leak of refrigerant gas from a train’s air-conditioning system caused what looked like smoke to billow from an underground station in central Singapore on Monday, [...]
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HK government urged to introduce cervical cancer vaccination programme for all girls

17-Aug-2016 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

University of Hong Kong academic says school-based scheme targeted at girls before they become sexually active could cut HPV-related cancer cases by up to 90 per cent [...]
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Firms in aging Thailand bet on demand surge for robots and diapers

17-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thai elderly care robot Dinsow can not only keep track of your medication and video-phone your relatives, but can also exercise with you and even entertain you with its [...]
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New dengue cases in Singapore edge below 200 last week

17-Aug-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The number of new dengue cases in Singapore for the week ended August 13 edged down slightly to below the 200 mark, according to latest figures published on the National [...]
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Japan an unhealthy longevity superpower

16-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Japan Today | 6:01 AM

Want to live long? Laugh. Got nothing to laugh about? Laugh anyway. Force yourself. Seriously. Many factors go into longevity, some obvious, others mysterious. It makes [...]
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Naga still struggling with measles

16-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Elevenmyanmar | 6:01 AM

The measles outbreak in the Naga Self-Administered Zone is still not under control because of a lack of help from the regional and central government after one and half [...]
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Vietnam’s drug stocks surge on foreign demand

16-Aug-2016 Intellasia | The Globe and Mail | 6:01 AM

As Vietnam opens up to more foreign money, the country’s fast-growing pharmaceutical industry is emerging as one of the most attractive prizes for overseas investors. [...]
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Remote Burma measles outbreak claims another child

16-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AA | 6:01 AM

Days after authorities claim measles outbreak that has killed dozens under control, 6-year-old dies Days after Myanmar authorities claimed to have brought a measles outbreak [...]
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