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Ebola - let's be rational
August 12, 2014 1:00 am

Ebola - let's be rational

The viral disease known as Ebola has been very much in the headlines in recent weeks, with television and newspapers broadcasting horror stories of the new and most important outbreak to date.

Burn-out or bore-out?
August 5, 2014 1:00 am

Burn-out or bore-out?

Employees with little to do all day suffer similar stress levels to those who disappear under piles of work

New option for treatment of Coronary Artery Disease
August 5, 2014 1:00 am

New option for treatment of Coronary Artery Disease

The number 1 killer in the US and a ever increasing health problem in Thailand, coronary artery disease is a condition of the heart in which the arteries become narrowed or blocked by the build-up of fatty deposits called plaque, which reduces blood...

Common cold - why home remedies are preferable
July 29, 2014 1:00 am

Common cold - why home remedies are preferable

The rainy season has finally arrived and with it has come the usual crop of colds.

Why even a benign lump must always be checked
July 22, 2014 1:00 am

Why even a benign lump must always be checked

Common in women over the age of 30, breast cysts are fluid-filled sacs within the breast.

Hand-Foot-Mouth disease: a concern for our little ones
July 15, 2014 1:00 am

Hand-Foot-Mouth disease: a concern for our little ones

A disease that inevitably strikes fear in the hearts of parents with kids of kindergarten or primary school age whenever an outbreak occurs, Hand-Foot-Mouth disease (HFMD) is a contagious viral condition affecting young children mostly under the age...

Hopes rise for Alzheimer's cure as drugs slow onset
July 15, 2014 1:00 am

Hopes rise for Alzheimer's cure as drugs slow onset

The ever-increasing number of people suffering from Alzheimer's has prompted increased effort by doctors and other scientists to find ways of alleviating or even curing the condition.

Art for autism's sake
July 14, 2014 1:00 am

Art for autism's sake

Yangon children's hospital hosts workshop aimed at helping developmentally disabled youngster learn through art

When a hip replacement becomes necessary
July 8, 2014 1:00 am

When a hip replacement becomes necessary

Diseases of the hip tend to cause more severe pain than osteoarthritis in other parts of the body.

Take a deep breath
July 8, 2014 1:00 am

Take a deep breath

A new implant is helping to treat a dangerous sleep disorder