• Sat, 20 Apr 2019 01:00
    Carter diagnoses the American disease 
    Ex-president’s warning on military hegemony spot on
    opinion
  • Sun, 14 Apr 2019 17:17
    People urged to be cautious about heatstroke
    As the mercury levels soar in many parts of Thailand and more people come outdoors for the Songkran celebrations, the Department of Disease Control (DDC) on Sunday has warned people to beware of heatstroke.
    national
  • Fri, 12 Apr 2019 01:00
    Feast all you like at Songkran but take care with the pork you eat, warn health experts
    WITH SONGKRAN celebrations having already started around the country and people feasting with families and loved ones, the Department of Disease Control (DDC) has warned against eating pork that isn't properly cooked.
    national
  • Thu, 11 Apr 2019 01:00
    Authorities work to boost knowledge, as malaria hits Si Sa Ket province
    AFTER MORE than 100 people contracted malaria in 15 months (January 2018 to March 2019) in the northeastern province of Si Sa Ket, health advocates joined forces to provide knowledge about this mosquito-borne disease to workers tapping rubber trees on the Thai-Cambodia border.
    national
  • Thu, 11 Apr 2019 01:00
    Avoid petting animals during summer
    THE DISEASE Control Department (DCD) is warning people to be cautious with animals during this hot season as the heat makes them irritable, and they might bite at the slightest stroke.
    national
  • Tue, 09 Apr 2019 01:00
    Right from the HEART
    Specialists from across the board in Singapore discuss the challenges of cardiovascular diseases and its prevention in an increasingly ageing population
    lifestyle
  • Tue, 02 Apr 2019 01:00
    $540m boost for digital research, innovation
    A NATIONAL research fund in Singapore will set aside an additional S$540 million (Bt12.6 billion) for the creation of artificial intelligence (AI) systems to identify patients predisposed to chronic diseases like diabetes, robots to perform menial tasks and wearable sensors to provide early intervention for heart failure.
    ASEAN+
  • Sat, 30 Mar 2019 11:06
    Stem cell treatment could reverse gum disease
    TOKYO - A research team from Juntendo University and others is this month starting a clinical trial to regenerate bones and organs damaged by periodontitis, commonly known as gum disease, using patients’ own stem cells and blood components.
    Tech
  • Wed, 13 Mar 2019 13:34
    Ministry scents a beer in malt’s clothing
    New alcohol-free malt beverages marketed by beer companies will come under the scrutiny of a working team the Public Health Ministry’s Department of Disease Control plans to establish in coordination with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
    national
  • Mon, 11 Mar 2019 00:24
    Silent killers
    Seven out of 10 deaths globally are caused by non-communicable diseases, which are the result of a combination of genetic, physiological, environmental and behavioural factors
    national
  • Fri, 08 Mar 2019 18:55
    Ban being considered on sale of alcohol on Thai New Year's day
    The Department of Disease Control is lobbying the government to ban the sale of alcohol on Thai New Year's day, April 13, in an effort to reduce the annual road carnage.
    national
  • Tue, 05 Mar 2019 01:00
    Smog in North takes big toll on public health
    NEARLY A quarter of a million people in the North sought medical treatment for four different kinds of ailments that flared up amid the intense air pollution between February 17 and 23.
    national
  • Mon, 25 Feb 2019 18:00
    Public urged to observe ‘hygienic way of life’ to avoid illness during high heat this summer
    With particularly high temperatures predicted this summer, the Disease Control Department has warned the public about the danger of five food- and water-borne diseases, including diarrhoea.
    national
  • Thu, 14 Feb 2019 20:00
    Woman flies to China to fetch mum, eight months after she went missing
    A 35-year-old Chiang Rai woman has been tearfully reunited with her 59-year-old mother, who suffers from Alzheimer’s disease and depression, after she went missing for eight months.
    national
  • Fri, 08 Feb 2019 01:00
    Bangkok ‘must plan to combat climate change’
    BANGKOK NEEDS to begin making adjustments for challenges like higher temperatures, floods and diseases brought on by climate change.
    national
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