• Thu, 16 May 2019 01:00
    Authorities propose free flu vaccines for students in 2020
    HEALTH AUTHORITIES will provide free influenza shots for some 9.6 million children from next year under a Bt1-billion proposal that will soon be submitted to the National Vaccine Committee for approval. The vaccines will cover children from Prathom 1 to Mathayom 6.
    national
  • Mon, 17 Dec 2018 12:57
    Health authorities focus on ‘first 1,000 days’
    Health authorities are focusing on “The First 1,000 Days of Life” – from conception to second birthday – in a bid to improve Thais’ wellbeing, unveiling a programme at a conference in Ayutthaya that fits in with the government’s 20-year national strategy.
    national
  • Wed, 08 Aug 2018 08:54
    Arid and ablaze, Europe battles deadly heat
    Europe's scorching heatwave has killed nine people in a week in Spain, health authorities said Tuesday, as stifling temperatures kindled wildfires in the country and neighbouring Portugal where a ferocious blaze encircled a resort town.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 02 Jul 2018 11:43
    Concern raised over harmful bacteria from cave bats
    Thorough medical check-ups await the 12 young footballers and their coach as soon as they’re rescued from the Chiang Rai cave after local health authorities expressed concern about the possible risk of contracting a virus from bats.
    national
  • Sat, 21 Apr 2018 07:07
    Spreading E.coli outbreak prompts US lettuce warning
    Romaine lettuce is off the menu of US households and restaurants, health authorities ordered on Friday after a spreading E.coli outbreak infected 53 people in 16 states.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 05 Jan 2018 01:00
    Social media aroused, health authorities disturbed as Thailand pioneers penis whitening laser service
    THAILAND IS probably the first country in the world where services are available to lighten the skin tone of male genitalia.
    national
  • Wed, 20 Dec 2017 14:37
    Four people succumb to Leptospirosis in Trang
    An outbreak of Leptospirosis in the southern province of Trang has claimed four lives this year, prompting health authorities to take action and urge residents not to wade in stagnant floodwaters.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 27 Jul 2017 18:26
    Myanmar seeks WHO help with deadly swine flu outbreak
    YANGON - Myanmar health authorities have asked the UN's health agency for help to combat a deadly outbreak of swine flu that has sparked alarm in the commercial capital.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 23 May 2017 01:00
    Four Thai fertility clinics linked to cross-border surrogate racket
    At least four unnamed fertility clinics in Thailand are believed to be linked to a cross-border network of surrogate mother-for-hire services, according to Thai customs and public health authorities.
    national
  • Tue, 16 May 2017 01:00
    A new buzz for Dengue
    Concerned at the early rains, the BMA and other health authorities set out to raise awareness about the deadly virus
    lifestyle
  • Fri, 27 Jan 2017 01:00
    Health authorities urge caution in working out after district chief suffers fatal heart attack
    HEALTH authorities have advised people to be aware of their physical limits and avoid working out under the scorching sun after the sudden death of a state official who collapsed during an exercise session.
    national
  • Thu, 24 Nov 2016 01:00
    Treat hypertension early to reduce stroke risk
    Doctors are increasingly seeing younger patients struck down by stroke in the prime of their lives, even though advancing age is the most common factor in strokes. Singapore’s health authorities report that one in 10 stroke patients is under 50.
    your say
  • Sat, 01 Oct 2016 01:00
    First two Zika-infected Thai babies born with microcephaly
    THAILAND has reported its first two cases of Zika-infected babies with microcephaly, or babies born with abnormally small heads, as health authorities urge pregnant women to avoid mosquito bites and unprotected sex to prevent infection.
    national
  • Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:41
    First Thai babies diagnosed with Zika-linked microcephaly: ministry
    BANGKOK - Thai health authorities said Friday that microcephaly in two babies was caused by the Zika virus, in what is believed to be Southeast Asia's first confirmed case of a link between the sickness and the birth defect.
    national
  • Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:00
    First Thai babies diagnosed with Zika-linked microcephaly: ministry
    BANGKOK - Thai health authorities said Friday that the Zika virus caused microcephaly in two babies, in what is believed to be Southeast Asia's first confirmed case of a link between the sickness and the birth defect.
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