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Chinese University of HK gets HK$14 million to fund research into Crohn’s disease with Australian scientists

27-Apr-2017 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Institution to coordinate studies with foreign and Chinese laboratories into inflammatory bowel disease increasingly prevalent in Hong Kong The Chinese University of Hong [...]
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Appetite in Europe, Philippines may boost Vietnam’s 2017 rice exports – USDA

22-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Vnexpress | 6:00 AM

Vietnam’s global rice export ranking this year is expected to remain unchanged, trailing behind Thailand and India. Preferential import taxes in Eastern European [...]
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S Asia vulnerable to diseases like Zika, Ebola

21-Apr-2017 Intellasia | The Financial Express | 6:00 AM

Countries in South Asian are “vulnerable” to emerging infectious diseases like Zika and Ebola. Level of preparedness of these countries is not enough to protect [...]
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Smoking to kill 200m in China this century: WHO

17-Apr-2017 Intellasia | AFP Relax | 6:00 AM

Smoking-related diseases will claim 200 million lives in China this century and plunge tens of millions into poverty, a report said Friday. China is the world’s largest [...]
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Taiwan reports first Zika case this year

15-Apr-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Taiwan has confirmed a new case of Zika virus infection, involving a man who worked in Africa, the first Zika virus case in the country this year, the Centers for Disease [...]
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Financial intelligence for Asia’s healthcare markets

10-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Healthinvestorasia | 6:00 AM

Despite positive cues from Wall Street last night, markets in Asia had a distinctly mixed session after the US launched cruise missiles against a Syrian air base. This was in [...]
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Hospital investigated after patient kills three with chopstick: China media

08-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

A mentally ill patient in a China mental health hospital stabbed four patients using a chopstick, reported Chinese media. Three of them died after the attack. The hospital [...]
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Smoking causes one in ten deaths globally, major new study reveals

07-Apr-2017 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

One in 10 deaths around the world is caused by smoking, according to a major new study that shows the tobacco epidemic is far from over and that the threat to lives is [...]
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China reports six new bird flu cases, one death

China reports six new bird flu cases, one death

04-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China reported six new cases of H7N9 bird flu including one death in Hunan after live poultry markets in the province were shuttered last month. The infections were reported [...]
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Chinese doctors successfully transplant ear they grew on man’s arm

04-Apr-2017 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:00 AM

A man has had an ear that grew on his arm attached to his head by doctors in China. Renowned plastic surgeon Dr Guo Shuzhong carried out the complex hour long operation on [...]
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M’sian smokers turning to contraband cigarettes following price rise

04-Apr-2017 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Second Finance minister Datuk Seri Johari Abdul Ghani said today that the illicit cigarette trade is on the rise following the government’s raising of cigarette prices [...]
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Vietnam Veterans Stage in Rio, Aim for Better VA Health Care

30-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Capemay County Herald | 6:00 AM

Many Vietnam War veterans believe that the hidden costs of war that few people think about need to be paid, just like any other debt. For that reason, on March 28, several [...]
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Joma Sison wishes ‘best of health’ for ex-student Duterte

30-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:00 AM

Self-exiled Communist Party of the Philippines founder Jose Maria Sison wished President Duterte, his former student in college, the best of health on his birthday, Tuesday [...]
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Rise in new tuberculosis cases in Singapore last year

27-Mar-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Tuberculosis (TB) remains endemic in Singapore, with the number of new cases of active TB among Singapore residents rising in 2016. In a press statement released on World TB [...]
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South China Region Records 20 Cases of Bird Flu in 2017

27-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Sputniknews | 6:00 AM

Twenty cases of the H7N9 bird flu virus have been registered in China’s southern Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region since the beginning of 2017, including seven with [...]
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