Samut Sakhon declared disaster zone after discovery of 15,000 tons of cadmium waste

Phanthai Norasing in Mueang Samut Sakhon District
Phanthai Norasing in Mueang Samut Sakhon District. Photo: Dextor DD. CC BY 3.0.

SAMUT SAKHON, April 5 (TNA) – The Samut Sakhon governor has declared Samut Sakhon factory premises a disaster zone with restricted access after 15,000 tonnes [Read More…]

Clean air advocate Dr Krittai Tanasombatkul succumbs to lung disease at 29

Chiang Mai Ram hospital waiting room
Chiang Mai Ram hospital waiting room. Photo: eltpics / flickr. CC BY-SA 2.0.

A 29-year-old Chiang Mai doctor suffering from lung cancer who showed his fighting spirit using the social media hashtag “Su-Di-Wa” (don’t give up) while sharing [Read More…]

Doctors from King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital Confirm ‘Lung Cancer’ is Curable with Correct Understanding, Early Detection, and Timely Treatment

The first building of King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital in Bangkok
The first building of King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital in Bangkok. Photo: BunBn. CC BY-SA 4.0.

Lung cancer, the earlier it is detected, the greater the chance of being cured. King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital urges everyone to have regular check-ups of lung health, as well as introduce the medical technology and medicines that help prolong life and support quality of life for patients.

Chulalongkorn University Presents Plant-Based Biopharmaceutical Research to Combat Cancer Cells in Lab Animals

Scientist woman testing chemical sample in flask at laboratory with herbs capsule and herbal leaf. Science or herb medical research and development concept.
Scientist woman testing chemical sample in flask at laboratory with herbs capsule and herbal leaf. Science or herb medical research and development concept. Photo: Chulalongkorn University.

For the first time in Thailand, lecturers at Chulalongkorn University’s Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences have successfully developed antibody from tobacco plants with inhibitory effects on the growth of cancer cells in laboratory animals. This signals hope for access to effective cancer medication and treatment at a lower cost.

Governor Narongsak Osottanakorn dies of cancer at 58

Chiang Rai Governor Narongsak Osottanakorn announces to the press that rescuers have reached the group of boys and their coach stranded in Tham Luang cave, on 2 July 2018.
Chiang Rai Governor Narongsak Osottanakorn announces to the press that rescuers have reached the group of boys and their coach stranded in Tham Luang cave, on 2 July 2018. Photo: NBT.

Pathum Thani Governor Narongsak Osottanakorn, who was hailed for his role in coordinating the “Wild Boars” rescue operation in Chiang Rai over four years ago, [Read More…]