51,597 dengue cases reported from Jan to July in Philippines

2012-08-17 11:38:26

51,597 dengue cases have been reported from January to July this year, among which 324 have died, according to the Philippine Department of Health.

Indonesia better at combating child malnutrition

2012-08-16 17:06:52

Indonesia has been among the top 15 countries in the world in terms of progress in dealing with child malnutrition.

New treatment for Parkinson's disease

2012-08-16 17:04:08

A Chinese researcher has achieved initial success in trying to find new methods for the treatment of Parkinson's disease.

Free drugs help sustain traditional Tibetan medicine

2012-08-16 16:56:36

A Tibetan county in northwest China's Gansu province has cut medical costs for local farmers and herders.

New Zealand study challenges babies' moral compass findings

2012-08-16 14:37:34

New Zealand psychology researchers have challenged a landmark US study that indicated infants are born with a moral compass that enables them to recognize "good" and "bad" behavior.

2012 Taiwan Culinary Exhibition to start in Taipei

2012-08-16 13:58:00

2012 Taiwan Culinary Exhibition to start in Taipei.

TB screening should be included in physical exams: draft regulation

2012-08-16 10:47:32

Screens for tuberculosis (TB) should be included in physical examinations for students, as well as people working in certain industries.

Mass fainting occurs at garment factory in Cambodia

2012-08-16 10:04:25

At least 50 garment workers at the M&V manufacturing factory in Kampong Chhnang province got fainted and were admitted to hospitals due to overwork and exhaustion.

Nigeria to adopt new HIV preventive measures

2012-08-16 09:29:22

Nigeria is to adopt the new technology for the prevention of HIV transmission, especially among discordant couples.

China to enforce blacklist for unsafe drugs

2012-08-16 09:15:50

Regulations that call for the blacklisting of manufacturers of unsafe medication will go into effect in October.

Fat in chocolate could be replaced with fruit juice

2012-08-15 09:34:34

A British study said that scientists have found a way to replace the fat content in chocolate with fruit juice while maintaining the "mouth-feel".

Delicate French desserts

2012-08-15 08:51:45

Delicate French desserts.