• Sun, 23 Sep 2018 13:30
    AIR QUALITY INDICATORS
    The fact that, globally, one in nine deaths is attributed to air pollution should cause everyone to pay attention to air-quality indexes and find means of protection
    national
  • Fri, 21 Sep 2018 09:01
    Most nations to miss UN target on chronic diseases: study
    More than half of all countries will likely fail to hit the UN target of reducing premature deaths from a quartet of chronic diseases by a third before 2030, researchers said Friday.
    lifestyle
  • Sat, 15 Sep 2018 14:38
    Two confirmed deaths in Philippines super typhoon: police
    Two women were killed Saturday in a landslide set off by Super Typhoon Mangkhut, Philippine police said, the first reported deaths in the massive storm.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 15 Sep 2018 12:44
    Florence turns deadly, unleashing torrential floods on Carolinas
    A woman and her baby were killed when a tree fell on their house and several more storm-related deaths were reported Friday as Hurricane Florence slammed into the Carolinas, dousing the eastern United States with torrential rain.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 14 Sep 2018 10:43
    More than 80% of Koreans support idea of 'dignified death'
    More than 80 percent of South Koreans support the idea of "dignified death" -- meaning they do not wish to receive life-prolonging treatment should they become terminally ill without the possibility of medical treatment curing their illness or relieving pain -- according to a newly released study.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 12 Sep 2018 06:55
    Cancer in Europe: more cases but fewer deaths
    The number of cancer cases has continued to rise across Europe, however mortality rates from the disease have fallen, according to the World Health Organization's "European Health Report", published Wednesday.
    lifestyle
  • Mon, 10 Sep 2018 01:00
    Toxic farm chemicals take a toll on lives
    Nearly 600 people killed annually: NHSO
    national
  • Fri, 07 Sep 2018 10:06
    Deaths of two Thai students in Seattle ruled a murder suicide
    A Medical Examiner's Office in Seattle has ruled the deaths of two Thai female post graduate students who were roommates as suicide murder, reported Seattle Times on Thursday.
    national
  • Mon, 03 Sep 2018 15:15
    Sri Lanka probes deaths of wild elephants
    Sri Lankan authorities on Monday began investigating the deaths of wild elephants in the east of the island after pulling seven carcasses out of a marsh, a minister said.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 26 Aug 2018 01:00
    Bangkok to add 10 road cameras in bid to cut speeding deaths
    Bangkok will install 10 new speed cameras as parts of its participation in the Bloomberg Philanthropies Partnership for Healthy Cities.
    national
  • Fri, 24 Aug 2018 06:54
    Zero tolerance: no safe level of alcohol, study says
    Even an occasional glass of wine or beer increases the risk of health problems and dying, according to a major study on drinking in 195 nations that attributes 2.8 million premature deaths worldwide each year to booze.
    lifestyle
  • Wed, 22 Aug 2018 01:00
    What the longest spoon is for
    A recent article in The Nation informed us that deaths from rabies in Thailand are already more than 50 per cent up from last year.
    your say
  • Sat, 18 Aug 2018 16:14
    Love triangle results in triple deaths in Sakon Nakhon university staff residence
    Two men and a woman were found dead with gunshot wounds at a staff residence inside Sakon Nakhon University, in what police believe is a double murder and suicide related to a love triangle.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 15 Aug 2018 13:43
    Eating rabid water buffaloes puts Surin villagers at risk
    The recent deaths in Surin of four water buffaloes – three of which were later confirmed as from rabies but not before villagers had taken the animals’ meat to eat – have caused public fear of an outbreak of this incurable disease, which has killed 17 people so far this year in Thailand.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 15 Aug 2018 01:00
    Rise in human rabies deaths blamed on poor quality vaccines
    THE HUMAN death toll from rabies in Thailand has soared to 17 so far this year – 54 per cent higher than last year – as poor quality vaccines and a vaccine shortage have hampered efforts to curb the incurable disease.
    national
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