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Smartwatch to Measure Blood Glucose from Sweat – A Chula

No more worries for diabetics with weak muscles. The Metallurgy and Materials Science Research Institute, Chulalongkorn University will soon launch a cutting-edge, health innovation – a wristwatch that can check blood sugar levels from sweat in real-time.  It’s accurate, not painful, less expensive, and can replace imported equipment. It is expected to be available on the […]Read More

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Hospitals nationwide in need of blood for patients

BANGKOK, 28th January 2018 (NNT) – The Thai Red Cross Society is asking people to donate blood, particularly those with the A blood type, to help patients across the country. A shortage of blood is affecting hospitals nationwide. More than 150 hospitals need more than 3,000 units of blood of all types each day. Full […]Read More

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Blood donations flow in for injured American teacher

PHUKET: At least 20 people have donated blood following an urgent call this morning for O-negative blood for an American woman requiring emergency surgery after a road accident, confirmed the Phuket Regional Blood Center. “Chonita Michelle Cleary, 24, and two of her friends – who declined to be named – were involved in a collision […]Read More

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Blood donations save German crash victim

PHUKET: A motorcycle crash victim is out of danger after undergoing surgery and receiving seven units of A-negative blood following a plea last week for donations of the rare blood type. German national Bernd Langer, 51, is recovering at Bangkok Hospital Phuket after coming off his motocycle in Rawai on January 24. Read more: Phuket […]Read More

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Suspected Ebola patient found: Public Health Ministry

BANGKOK, Sept 2 – Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health suspects a Guinean woman aged 24 of contracting the Ebola virus disease (EVD) and her blood test will verify its suspicion. Dr Narong Sahametapat, Permanent Secretary for Public Health, said that the Guinean woman had a high temperature three days after her arrival in Thailand. Read […]Read More

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Urgent call for O-negative blood in Phuket to save Norwegian

PHUKET: The Phuket Regional Blood Center is calling for urgent donations of O-negative blood in order to save the life of a Norwegian man in the intensive care unit (ICU) at Bangkok Hospital Phuket. “The hospital said they need three units of O-negative to save the patient’s life,” PRBC Chief Pornthip Rattajak told the Phuket […]Read More

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Thai Red Cross pleads for urgent blood donation following blast

The Thai Red Cross Friday pleaded for urgent blood donations after a lot of blood units were sent to help hospitals taking care of Banthad Thong blast victims. The Thai Red Cross announced that the donation time for Friday has been extended to 7:30 pm. Read more: The Nation For further information, please contact Tel. […]Read More