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Singapore ‘has 2nd-highest proportion of diabetics’

03-Dec-2015 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Singapore has the second-highest proportion of diabetics among developed nations, a new report by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) revealed. It said 10.53 per cent [...]
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Asia-Pacific faces a HIV epidemic among adolescents – report

02-Dec-2015 Intellasia | Yahoo Newsroom | 6:00 AM

The Asia-Pacific region is facing a ‘hidden epidemic’ of HIV among adolescents, according to a new report by a United Nations team. There were an estimated 50,000 [...]
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Cambodian Red Cross Touts Steep Decline in HIV Infection Rate

02-Dec-2015 Intellasia | Khmertimeskh | 6:00 AM

The Cambodian Red Cross said yesterday that the number of Cambodians infected with HIV has dropped from an estimated 1.6 percent of the population in 1998 to an estimated 0.6 [...]
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Indonesia’s Papua battles Aids epidemic

02-Dec-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Fifteen-year-old Adina curls up in bed under a sheet, her body ravaged by Aids, one of many caught up in an epidemic sweeping Indonesia’s eastern Papua region. The [...]
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Beijing air pollution reaches hazardous levels

02-Dec-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Schools in the Chinese capital kept students indoors and parents brought their kids to hospitals with breathing ailments Tuesday as Beijing grappled with extremely severe air [...]
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Burma’s HIV patients shunned despite progress in treatment

02-Dec-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Shortly after Cho’s husband passed away at his parent’s home his family called to tell her he had died of Aids and said she should get tested. Cho vividly [...]
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Avian influenza outbreaks reported in Africa, Asia

26-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Cidrap | 6:00 AM

Avian influenza outbreaks tied to the H5N1 virus continue to strike poultry in Africa, with Ghana and Nigeria reporting new events, and two Asian locations are reporting new [...]
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41 kids die from mystery disease in Papua

26-Nov-2015 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

A large number of children, many below the age of seven, have died of an unexplained disease in Mbuwa district, Nduga regency, Papua, following the start of the rainy season [...]
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China’s climate act could prevent 684000 deaths by 2030

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

A new analysis from the World Health Organization (WHO) shows that an estimated 684,000 premature deaths in China could be prevented every year by 2030, with stronger action [...]
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Dengue fever cases surpass 35000 in Taiwan

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

The number of dengue fever cases in Taiwan had reached 35,744 since the start of May as of November 19, with 399 new cases recorded overnight, the Centers for Disease Control [...]
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Death toll from dengue fever in Taiwan rises to 158

19-Nov-2015 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The number of deaths caused by dengue fever infection has increased to 158 around Taiwan, according to data released by the Central Epidemic Command centre (CECC) on [...]
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Taiwan presidential hopeful picks SARS health minister as running mate

18-Nov-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The frontrunner for the 2016 Taiwan presidential election, opposition candidate Tsai Ing-wen, on Monday named her running mate as the island’s former health minister [...]
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China Tightens Rules As US Pork Producers Push More Processed And Refrigerated Meats

18-Nov-2015 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

It’s only 10 a.m., but all is quiet by the time Bonnie Geray walks through the warehouse to make a lap around the giant freezer she manages at the Port of Tacoma in [...]
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Cambodia reports outbreaks of H5N1 bird flu in northwest

18-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Cambodia reported two outbreaks of the highly pathogenic H5N1 bird flu virus among backyard duck flocks in the northwestern part of the country, the World Organisation for [...]
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Indonesia’s online health marketplace ProSehat launches mobile app

13-Nov-2015 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

Users can simply scan and send their prescriptions, track the delivery process of their medicine and pay on delivery Indonesia’s online health marketplace ProSehat [...]
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