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Asia

UN Reports Growing Use of Synthetic Drugs In Asia

The United Nations released a report Tuesday documenting a significant expansion of illicit drug manufacturing, trafficking and use in East and Southeast Asia. The report from the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime urges governments in the region to increase enforcement, prevention and treatment programs to contain the growing problem.Read More

Technology

Measles Could Open Door to New Cancer Treatments

The discovery of how measles spreads could lead to promising new approaches in treating cancer, according to a new study published in Nature. Measles – the leading cause of death among young children, according to the World Health Organization – is commonly spread through coughing or sneezing.Read More

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Thai Deputy PM Chalerm to push forward with tougher anti-drug

BANGKOK 3 October, 2011 (NNT) – In another move to stem the spread of narcotics-related crime, Thai Deputy PM Chalerm Yubamrung has planned to apply a new stringent measure which will force rogue authorities to bear harsher consequences. Speaking after a meeting with the Justice Minister, the Deputy PM revealed that all drug addicts would […]Read More

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Thailand wants another 40,000 nurses

THAILAND – State-run hospitals across the country are competing strongly to grab newly graduated nurses because of a severe shortage blamed on government inattention over the past few years. Khon Kaen Hospital director Dr Peeraphan Suwanchaimart said even though his hospital had 800 nurses, it was not enough because of the National Health Security Office’s […]Read More

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HM the King of Thailand undergoes a treatment to rectify

BANGKOK, 2 May 2011 (NNT) -The Bureau of the Royal Household issued the announcement No.36 on His Majesty the King’s health condition, following his hospitalization at Siriraj with fever, fatigue and lung inflammation. All symptoms have been cleared and His Majesty has stayed at the hospital for physical rehabilitation. Royal physicians found that His Majesty […]Read More

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Thai doctor warns over new bacteria resistant to all antibiotics

BANGKOK, 17 February 2011 (NNT)-Assistant Professor Kamthorn Malatham of Mahidol University’s Faculty of Medicine revealed a new mutation that makes bacteria resistant to every antibiotic known to man has become more prevalent and soon no treatment will be able to cure patients who have them. Assistant Professor Kamthorn said from his observation in Thailand that […]Read More

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Drug addicts in Thailand will be treated next week

BANGKOK, 17 February 2011 (NNT)-The Ministry of Interior has picked next week to get all drug addicts across Thailand clean. Deputy Permanent Secretary for Interior Mr Surapong Pongtadsirikul has disclosed that there are approximately 30,000 drug addicts who have not been treated so far since the 3rd phase of the drugs eradication program has begun. […]Read More