Wed, 21 Feb 2018 14:22:59
Hospital app aims to reduce patient waiting time
Seven public hospitals will use an app in a pilot project to reduce the time patients have to wait to see their doctors, Public Health Minister Piyasakol Sakolsatayadorn said on Wednesday.
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 06:58:25
Dementia clearly linked to chronic boozing: study
Chronic heavy drinking is a major risk factor for all types of dementia, especially early onset of the disease, according to a study published Wednesday in The Lancet Public Health.
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 15:22:21
SSO expands coverage for stem-cell treatments
The Social Security Office (SSO) has expanded its insured person’s health coverage to include more stem-cell treatments at eight hospitals nationwide.
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 13:10:45
Coal plant opponents declare victory after deal struck with government
Opponents of plans to build coal-fired power plants in Krabi and Songkhla ended their hunger strike and declared victory on Tuesday after Environmental and Health Impact Assessment studies were cancelled.
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 10:42:17
23 tourists stung by bluebottle jellyfish at Songkhla beaches
Twenty-three tourists were stung by bluebottle jellyfish at two popular beaches in Songkhla during the past three days, a senior public health official said on Tuesday.
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 01:00:00
SAPPE fortifies marketing team in view of sugar tax
SAPPE PUBLIC Co Ltd (SAPPE), a manufacturer and distributor of innovative beverage products, sees continuous growth of the functional drink market this year after manufacturers announced plans to launch new products with less sugar content for health-conscious consumers, in line with the government’s new sugar tax, amid tough competition for sales shares.
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 12:03:37
Tak choking on smog from fires
Fire engines and municipal water trucks were spraying water into the air in part of western Tak province’s Mae Sot district on Monday as particulates reached an unhealthy level.
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 02:00:00
Two med-tech accelerate winners touted for commercial success
THE COMPANY behind a post-stroke brain-monitoring system, and another company with a cloud-based healthcare information platform have won the TCELS Life Sciences & MedTech Acceleration Programme 2017 competition.
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 03:00:00
High quality masks needed for pollution
Bangkok PM2.5 levels at less than critical levels, but staying indoors better option.
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 01:00:00
Laem Chabang expansion edges closer
CONSTRUCTION of a new phase of the deep-sea port at Laem Chabang is expected to get under way soon if a study into the environmental and health impacts of the project – a key plank of the Eastern Economic Corridor initiative – clears the final scrutiny in the next six months.
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 16:14:29
Running with a heart
More than 6,500 runners turned out for the sixth edition of the BITEC Half Marathon, the biggest running event in the Bangna-Trat area. As ever, the marathon supported a good cause, with “The Heart Runners” as it was dubbed raising funds for the Sai Jai Thai Foundation under the Royal Patronage and encouraging people to take up a more active and healthier lifestyle.
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 15:44:24
China confirms first human case of H7N4 bird flu
China has confirmed the first human case of H7N4 bird flu, prompting Hong Kong to issue a health warning for those travelling to the mainland during the busy Lunar New Year holiday.
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 01:00:00
Traffic blamed for air quality
Authorities plan to change fuel and launch the oddeven scheme BY 2029
Sat, 10 Feb 2018 01:00:00
Japan’s ageing population a lesson for China
People in Japan tend to live longer, and stay healthier in their later years, with an increasing number of pension-aged people living alone.
Sat, 10 Feb 2018 01:00:00
Lust for meat at core of most problems
I have been reading the dialogue between carnivores and vegans with great interest. As a vegan of 30 years, I know how much healthier and kinder we can live.