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Source: Thailand Medical News  Sep 11, 2019  2 years ago
The ninth edition of MEDICAL FAIR THAILAND 2019 was opened today by Dr Prapon Tangsrikeartikul, Deputy Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Public Health, at BITEC, and its opening marked a reaffirmation of Thailand’s role as a growing Medical Hub in Asia. Already having the most number of JCI accredited hospitals in Asia coupled with a huge number of specialized physicians with standards surpas...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Sep 11, 2019  2 years ago
Medical Scientists from University of Columbia have shown for the first time a link between fluoroquinolones, the most commonly prescribed classes of antibiotics and two types of heart problems. The study in partnership with the Provincial Health Services Authority's (PHSA) Therapeutic Evaluation Unit found that users of fluoroquinolone antibiotics, such as Ciprofloxacin or Cipro, face a 2.4 t...
Source:Thailand Medical News  Sep 10, 2019  2 years ago
Researchers from Stanford University and Stanford Medical Centre in California along with the support of various Institutions in the US and Canada, have found supporting evidence that suggests recombinant human growth hormone (rhGH) can reverse epigenetic aging in humans based on a study that was recently conducted.   Aging is a normal process linked to specific patterns and changes in the ...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Sep 09, 2019  2 years ago
The Hong Kong Trade Development  Council  (HKTDC)  will featuring a number of companies from Hong Kong at the Medical fair Thailand 2019.   This year, Medical Fair Thailand will be the biggest yet since its  history in beginning in 2003. Medical Fair Thailand 2019 will feature over 1,000 exhibitor booths from over 60 countries and 21 National Pavilions. Included in this ...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Sep 08, 2019  2 years ago
Researchers from the University of Glasgow report that laser ablation and surgery appear to be better options than ultrasound-guided foam sclerotherapy in a study that spanned 5 years and involved 600 patients. Varicose vein is a chronic condition and new veins often occur after treatment. The treatments for varicose veins shunt blood from the affected veins to others. When this happens, the ve...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Sep 07, 2019  2 years ago
Medical Scientists from Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) have developed a compound that successfully promotes rebuilding of the protective sheath around nerve cells that is damaged in conditions such as multiple sclerosis. Trials in animal models has already been proven successful and the plans are underway to initiate human trials.   In the research study, the team from OHSU dis...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Sep 06, 2019  2 years ago
Patented Heart Cooling Technology could be worth trillions of dollars considering that CVDs (Cardiovascular Diseases) is the number one killer in the world with about more than 425 million people affected each year and about more than 18.05 million deaths resulting from it each year.   Collaboration with Thai Medical Institutions and Corporations will put Thailand in the frontier ...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Sep 06, 2019  2 years ago
Researchers from the American Cancer Society have conducted a new extensive global study with results that are very alarming. The study finds that colorectal cancer (CRC) incidence is increasing exclusively in young adults in high-and middle income countries spanning six continents. The study, appearing in the journal Gut, finds the rising rates are in contrast to stable or declining trends i...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Sep 05, 2019  2 years ago
A Study conducted by researchers from University of Minnesota show that people who suffered a financial, housing-related, or job-related hardship as a result of economic slowdowns were more likely to show increases in symptoms of depression, anxiety, and problematic alcohol and drug use. The research findings, published in Clinical Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psych...
Source : Thailand Medical News  Sep 04, 2019  2 years ago
Two teams of researchers from John Hopkins University School Of Medicine in Baltimore have discovered through a systemic review study of haloperidon and other second-generation antipsychotics that were prescribed for patients for the prevention or treatment of delirium for hospitalized patients or out-patients, that the drugs did not have any effect nor even treat the condition in any way.  ...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Sep 03, 2019  2 years ago
Anabolic steroids, also known more properly as anabolic–androgenic steroids, are steroidal androgens that include natural androgens like testosterone as well as synthetic androgens that are structurally related and have similar effects to testosterone. Although its usage should only be administered by qualified endocrinologists, many illicit performance-enhancing steroids has found its way i...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Sep 02, 2019  2 years ago
Biobeat, an Israeli firm has been granted clearance by the US FDA for the company’s wrist watch and patch that measure blood oxygenation, heart rate, and blood pressure. Biobeat is the first blood pressure monitor in the world that does not  rely on a traditional cuff allows for long-term monitoring of blood pressure, particularly in patients who have difficulty keeping track of their h...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Sep 02, 2019  2 years ago
Researchers  from Brigham Hospital and Greater Paris University Hospitals presented the results from The Effect of Ticagrelor on Health Outcomes in Diabetes Mellitus Patients Intervention Study (THEMIS), during the current European Society of Cardiology Congress 2019.The clinical trial  evaluated whether adding ticagrelor to aspirin improves outcomes for patients with stable coronary art...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Sep 01, 2019  2 years ago
For The First Time, The Economic and Trade Mission to Thailand, a division of  The Ministry Of Economy and Industry, Israel Is  showcasing 5 Major Innovative Medical Companies At The Medical Fair Thailand 2019  which will be held at Bitec Exhibition Centre, Bangkok from the 11th of September to 13th Of September.   The 5 companies will be debuting their medical innovations an...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Sep 01, 2019  2 years ago
The ketogenic diet is a high-fat, adequate-protein, low-carbohydrate diet that many are advocating as good for weight lost and also for other medical conditions of which there are no substantial supporting studies. But new research  conducted by the University of Southern California (USC)  is showing that many on the Keto diet are developing a serious liver condition known as nonalcoholi...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Aug 31, 2019  2 years ago
An international research collaboration led by the University Of Oxford and involving Big Data analysis of over 100,000 female patients with breast cancer from 59 epidemiological studies worldwide, has found that using Menopausal Hormone Therapy (MHT) is associated with an increased risk of breast cancer and  increased risk persists even for more than a 12 years after usage is stopped. The fi...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Aug 30, 2019  2 years ago
The current trend of individuals moving towards vegan or vegetarian based diets inorder to save the planet etc is a commendable initiative but doctors and healthcare professional are getting worried. The reason being is that in countries like Britain, US, Australia and India, medical researchers are discovering a connection that as more people switch to such diets, the is a corresponding increase ...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Aug 29, 2019  2 years ago
In Asia, about 72 percent of the populations have sensitive skin without knowing that they are having so while in the US, the figure is about 40 percent. For Asians, the hot and humid weather, air pollution and long periods of time in the air-cons at offices, shopping malls or homes, often puts the skin under a lot of stress. Unfortunately many are ill informed through advertising and media tha...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Aug 28, 2019  2 years ago
Researchers from Aarhus University, Denmark have discovered a new form of immunotherapy that has so far been tested on animal models  that makes it probable that oncologists in the future may be able to treat some of the patients who are not responding to existing types of immunotherapy. Instead of attacking the cancer cells directly, the new technique targets and removes a subtype of immune ...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Aug 27, 2019  2 years ago
A breakthrough cancer protocol involving fourteen of the first 15 prostate cancer patients  treated in a clinical trial of the gold nanoparticle-based, focal therapy showed no detectable signs of cancer a year after treatment, crossing a milestone in a decades long quest to develop a treatment that destroys tumors without the debilitating side effects of chemotherapy, invasive surgery and rad...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Aug 26, 2019  2 years ago
Researchers from Keele University and the Quadram Institute in a new study has provided evidence that antibiotic usage is associated with an increased risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is the most common type of autoimmune arthritis. It is caused when the immune system is not functioning properly. RA causes pain and swelling in the wrist and small joints ...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Aug 25, 2019  2 years ago
An  team of dental researchers has found a mechanism that could offer a potential new solution to tooth repair. Their  study showed that a gene called Dlk1 enhances stem cell activation and tissue regeneration in tooth healing. Stem cells hold the key to wound healing, as they develop into specialized cell types including in teeth. The work was led by Dr Bing Hu from the University of...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Aug 25, 2019  2 years ago
A variety of studies conducted by the McMaster University in Canada, Tehran University of Medical Sciences  and also University of Birmingham , all indicate that using a combination of our cheap generic drugs can reduce cardiovascular risk by about 80%. The cheap daily pill regimen that contained two blood pressure drugs, a cholesterol medicine and aspirin cut the risk of heart attacks, strok...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Aug 24, 2019  2 years ago
A research team from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst has demonstrated that fried foods and also frying oil, when consumed, exaggerated colonic inflammation, enhanced tumor growth and worsened gut leakage, spreading bacteria or toxic bacterial products into the bloodstream. The team was lead by key author and Ph.D. student Jianan Zhang, Associate Professor Guodong Zhang, and Professor a...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Aug 23, 2019  2 years ago
EDITORIAL The Thailand Medical Industry has great potential to help uplift  the local economy over the next few years if more attention and also collaboration is under taken by the various government agencies in a more concerted effort. Thailand has to date more than 1,840 hospitals in the country with more than 37 percent of these being private hospitals, of which 70 percent of these are...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Aug 23, 2019  2 years ago
Dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a common disorder that is caused by damage to the macula,the part of the eye that is responsible for our sharpest vision. It is the the leading cause of blindness and dry AMD, has no cure to date. Dry AMD It can take years for signs of dry AMD to be found in the eye and often by the time it is diagnosed the disease is irreversible. Even if ophthalmo...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Aug 22, 2019  2 years ago
Multiple myeloma is a cancer that forms in a type of white blood cell called a plasma cell. It is the second form of mostly diagnosed type of blood cancer and very often becomes resistant to various existing treatments and become untreatable. Fortunately, Mount Sinai researchers have found a new type of therapy to be effective for patients with this particular type of blood bone marrow can...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Aug 21, 2019  2 years ago
Researchers from the Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden and Harvard University, Boston, US have discovered through a study that lipophilic statins were associated with significantly reduced hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) incidence and mortality. Approximately 1.5 million cases of HCC are diagnosed worldwide each year, related primarily to chronic infection with hepatitis B virus or hepatit...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Aug 20, 2019  2 years ago
The US FDA has approved the first ever clinical trial involving the use of cold plasma technology to treat cancer using equipment designed by a leading aerospace engineer. Cold plasma is a partially ionised gas comprising ions, electrons, ultraviolet photons and reactive neutrals such as radicals, excited and ground-state molecules but only about one particle out of 1 ∙ 109 is ionized. ...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Aug 19, 2019  2 years ago
Loperamide, sold under the brand name Imodium, is a oral medication used to decrease the frequency of diarrhea. It is often used for this purpose in gastroenteritis and also in inflammatory bowel disease. Loperamide or Immodium (In Thailand there are many generic versions of it with various packagings and brands) Unfortunately, the drug is not regulated and easily available at pharmacies withou...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Aug 18, 2019  2 years ago
Bumrungrad Hospital recently organized an event for members of the media to visit and understand about Bumrungrad ICU Units and how they were operated. The members of the media were briefed as to the latest equipment and technology that were deployed at these ICU units and also the standard of medical services provided and also were briefed as to what makes Bunmrungrad stand out in terms of servic...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Aug 18, 2019  2 years ago
The US FDA has made announcements warning the public against purchasing or consuming a bogus but dangerous product sold online known as Miracle Mineral Solution(MMS)  as a result of a high number of cases of health issues that arose from consumers who bought and drank it across several states the last few months. There has already been a number of cases of fatality and police are already inve...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Aug 17, 2019  2 years ago
A new study shows that Medical Doctors have not been paying sufficient attention to blood uric acid levels and perhaps they should, considering that about 20 percent or more of the global population have elevated levels of uric acid in their blood. Few people ever get their blood uric acid levels measured and in most routine blood tests for glucose and cholesterol, doctors and hospitals never even...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Aug 16, 2019  2 years ago
The US FDA announced this week the approval of pretomanid tablets as part of a 3 drug combo protocol for the treatment regimen for the most deadly strain of tuberculosis which is fast spreading globally with increasing occurrence rates. Pretomanid (PA-824) tablets were approved to be used as part of a three drug combination protocol along with bedaquiline and linezolid in patients with extensive ...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Aug 15, 2019  2 years ago
MANY PEOPLE HAVE THE FALLACY THAT ORGANIC OR SPA PRODUCTS ARE SAFE WHEN STUDIES ARE NOW EMERGING THAT THESE PRODUCTS ARE CAUSING UNTOLD HAVOCS THE LAST 20 YEARS ESPECIALLY PRODUCTS CONTAING ESSENTIAL OILS AS THEY CAN DISRUPT YOUR ENDOCRINE SYSTEM AND ARE EXTREMELY DANGEROUS FOR YOUNG CHILDREN AS IT AFFECTS THEIR DEVELOPMENT. Unknown to many, many essential oils that are deemed safe by spas, spa p...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Aug 14, 2019  2 years ago
Researchers from the University Of Amsterdam have discovered that a drug used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) appears to affect the development of the brain's signal-carrying white matter in children who have prescribed the drug. The brain's white matter is important for learning and brain functions and coordinating communication between different brain region...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Aug 13, 2019  2 years ago
The French Healthcare Pavilion brings together 11 French companies boasting the latest and most prominent French medical innovations, ranging from hygienic bags, medical beds, autopsy solutions, surgical equipment, medical single-use products, medicinal air and vacuum solutions, to one of the most groundbreaking solutions in the treatment of sleep disorders.     &nbs...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Aug 13, 2019  2 years ago
Recent phase 1 clinical trials  of a vaccine called CTH22 by Statens Serum Institut in Copenhagen, Denmark , which acts against genital chlamydia has proven to be positive with the vaccine being effective, safe and also immunogenic in healthy women participants.   The vaccine is administered either as an adjuvanted intramuscular vaccine or unadjuvanted intransal vaccine booster, and do...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Aug 12, 2019  2 years ago
There is currently no cure for the more than 62 million people in the world  living with Crohn's disease (CD) and its symptoms, including abdominal pain, intestinal distress and severe weight-loss. CD is a form of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in which the body's own immune system attacks the gastrointestinal tract, and treatment is focused on controlling the symptoms of the diseas...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Aug 11, 2019  2 years ago
Researchers at the University of Eastern Finland have recently concluded a study that showed that dietary intake of phosphatidylcholine is associated with a reduced risk of dementia and enhanced cognitive performance. The main dietary sources of phosphatidylcholine were eggs and meat. The new study indicated  that the risk of dementia was 28% lower in males with the highest intake of dieta...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Aug 10, 2019  2 years ago
A study conducted by DGIST (Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology) has discovered that chronic stress causes autophagic death of adult hippocampal neural stem cells (NSCs).   In an exclusive interview with Thailand Medical News, Professor Seong-Woon Yu from the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences at DGIST commented,” "It is clearly apparent from our study tha...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Aug 09, 2019  2 years ago
The German Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care (IQWiG) recently conducted a study and benefit assessment commissioned by the German Federal Joint Committee (G-BA)  and found that individuals with a history of coronary heart disease (CHD) or acute coronary syndrome (ACS) benefit more from treatment with a statin in combination with ezetimibe than from statin monotherapy. Car...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Aug 08, 2019  2 years ago
A new potential medication that works with an HIV-infected person's own body to further suppress the ever present but silent virus that available HIV treatments are unable to combat has been discovered by a team of medical scientist from University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.   In an exclusive interview with Thailand Medical News, lead author Assistant Professor Haito Hu comme...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Aug 08, 2019  2 years ago
A new type of liquid biopsy called TARDIS (TARgeted DIgital Sequencing) which is more than a hundred times sensitive than other blood based cancer monitoring tests has been developed jointly by the Mayo Clinic in Arizona and Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), for the detection and management of breast cancer. The new blood tests could help avoid thousands of unnecessary surgeries an...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Aug 07, 2019  2 years ago
Medical scientists and researchers from Imperial College London have developed a new hormone-based protocol that can help patients with diabetes and obesity loose body weight (as much as between 4.5 to 6 kilos) within a period of 4 weeks without much efforts. The treatment also leads to substantial improvements in the blood glucose of the patients with most reverting back to normal levels. Obes...
Source: Kiniksa Pharmaceuticals  Aug 06, 2019  2 years ago
Press Release Kiniksa Pharmaceuticals, Ltd., a biopharmaceutical company today announced a collaboration with the Myocarditis Foundation in support of patients affected by pericarditis with heart muscle inflammation. Kiniksa and the Myocarditis Foundation are working together to raise awareness about pericarditis, a painful and debilitating autoinflammatory cardiovascular disease. Approximately...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Aug 06, 2019  2 years ago
Male patients with prostate cancer usually have to take common testosterone-blocking drugs as a part of their treatment protocol. However new research conducted by the Sorbonne University in Paris came up with startling results that clearly showed those so-called antiandrogens also put them at risk for a deadly heart condition. The findings of the  study published on the 5th Of August in t...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Aug 05, 2019  2 years ago
Researchers from the University of Cambridge and the State Serum Institute in Denmark , have discovered a link between exposure to high levels of estrogen  hormones in the womb and the likelihood of developing autism. The discovery adds further evidence to support the prenatal sex steroid theory of autism first mentioned two decades ago. The same team in 2015, measured the levels of four p...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Aug 04, 2019  2 years ago
Baxter International has obtained approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its PrisMax system and integrated TherMax blood warmer, the futuristic platform for continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) and therapeutic plasma exchange (TPE) to to treat those with acute kidney injury and certain autoimmune diseases.   The medical device was developed based on inputs and fe...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Aug 04, 2019  2 years ago
Hepatitis A is a virus that infects the liver and is spread through contaminated food, water and objects tainted by feces, or through close physical  contact. Its flu-like symptoms, if they occur, usually last about 60 days. It had been considered a disease  that was fading away, thanks in part to vaccines available since 1995. As recently as 2015, fewer than 1,400 cases were report...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Aug 03, 2019  2 years ago
The European Commission on Ist Of August had granted marketing authorisation for two new methods of administering Nucala (mepolizumab): a pre-filled pen and a pre-filled safety syringe. This is the only monthly dose anti-IL5 biologic approved in Europe that patients with severe eosinophilic asthma can self-after getting it prescribed by a pulmonologists. The original lyophilised version remains av...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Aug 03, 2019  2 years ago
A new diagnostic protocol developed by researchers from Washington University School of Medicine  involving blood analysis for the determination of levels of protein amyloid beta coupled with blood detection for the presence of the genetic variant APOE4,is able to identify with an accuracy of more than 94%, that an individual is predisposed to having early Alzheimer.   It normally take...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Aug 02, 2019  2 years ago
In cities in Thailand like Chiangmai where air pollution is often a neglected by the authorities concerned, a new study led by the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) and the Woolcock Institute of Medical Research (WIMR) shows worrying details and also that should be concern to all affected that even low levels of pollution is harmful to ones health. Air pollution is made up of both gaseous a...
Source:Thailand Medical News  Aug 01, 2019  2 years ago
Phthalates are a type of chemicals used as “platicizers”in plastic products and in the medical industry, they can be found in various pliable medical equiptment and devices including blood storage bags, tracheal tubes, IV bags, catheters etc. They can account for as high as 40% of the weight of IV bags an blood storages bags an up to 80% of the weight of tubes used for feeding, as trac...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Jul 31, 2019  2 years ago
Researchers from the University of Arizona Cancer Center have developed a new and more effective treatment protocol for the treatment of advanced biliary tract cancers using a combination of drugs. This new treatment extends the survival rates of patients and also improves the quality of life compared to current conventional treatments in which such patients normally have survival rates of less th...

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