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Source: Thailand Medical News  Dec 09, 2019
First it was Philippines in the later part of the year, now Malaysia too is witnessing cases of polio re-emerging in its country after almost 27 years. Malaysia has reported its first polio case in 27 years, health authorities said yesterday, announcing a three-month-old baby had been diagnosed on Borneo island. Malaysian health ministry's director-general, Dr  Noor Hisham Abdullah, sa...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Dec 05, 2019
Research led by Dr Han-Wei Zhang of China Medical University, Taiwan shows that long-term exposure to hydrocarbons in the air is a risk factor for ischemic stroke development. The study findings has been  published the open-access journal PLOS ONE yesterday. Past studies have demonstrated a link between cardiovascular diseases and increased levels of ozone and airborne particulat...
Source: Thailand Medical News   Dec 01, 2019
It seems that the European Healthcare System is much backwards than even Asia when it comes to HIV. Many women in the WHO European Region, particularly those in their 40s, are diagnosed at a late stage of HIV infection when their immune system is already starting to fail. They are three to four times more likely to be diagnosed late than younger women. From  data for 2018 released last wee...
Source: November/December 2019 issue of Clinical OMICs  Nov 23, 2019
Genomic researchers and developers of pharmacogenetic tests cheered in August 2019 when United Healthcare (UHC) concluded in a policy statement effective October 1, that “the use of pharmacogenetic multi-gene panels to guide therapy decisions is proven and medically necessary for antidepressants and antipsychotics” when all of three criteria are met: The individual has a diagnosis of...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 21, 2019
A study conducted by University of California, Davis found that  previous exposure to the pollutant DDT (dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane) may contribute to the risk of diabetes among Asian Indian immigrants to the United States. The recent study  in the American Chemical Society's journal Environmental Science & Technology, linked high levels of DDT, or dichlorodiphenyltrich...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 18, 2019
China has announced that a 55-year-old man has been diagnosed with pneumonic plague after killing and eating a wild rabbit, adding to two plague cases already discovered in the capital Beijing. A media statement from the health authority in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region north of Beijing said that as of Saturday the man was being treated at a hospital in the city of Huade. Health investi...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 18, 2019
According to a new study on cancer trends in Canada from 1971 to 2015 published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association),the overall rate of new cancer cases is decreasing in men but increasing in women younger than 80 years, and obesity-related cancers are increasing in young people, according to a study on cancer trends. Dr. Darren Brenner, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 06, 2019
Pakistan is the second Asian country having a dengue epidemic besides Philippines. A record-breaking 44,000 people have been infected with mosquito-borne dengue in Pakistan this year, a senior health official said on Wednesday, as increased outbreaks linked to rising temperatures and erratic rainfall ravage other parts of Asia. Philippines had more than 249,547 cases since the start of the year, w...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Oct 28, 2019
Rocket Pharmaceuticals which is based in New York has announced that data from it clinical trials from a new gene therapy to treat a rare blood disorder called Fanconi Anemia is proving to be positive.   Fanconi anemia is a rare disease passed down through families (inherited) that mainly affects the bone marrow. It results in decreased production of all types of blood cells. This...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Oct 11, 2019
California which can be considered as one of the most progressive states in the US, with a progressive Governor that truely cares for the people, became the first state to allow people to buy HIV prevention drugs at pharmacies without a prescription. Around 1.4 million Americans currently live with HIV, an incurable disease that develops after an individual is infected with the HIV virus. In...