Malaysia to implement special visa policy to attract Chinese tourists

February 6, 2015 12:59 am· Comments Off on Malaysia to implement special visa policy to attract Chinese tourists 

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb. 5 — Chinese tourists traveling to malaysia via Singapore will be issued with visa on arrival, a Malaysian government official said Thursday.

Read more

Cheap smartphone device detects HIV, syphilis in 15 minutes: study

February 6, 2015 12:55 am· Comments Off on Cheap smartphone device detects HIV, syphilis in 15 minutes: study 

WASHINGTON, Feb. 5 — U.S. and Rwandan researchers said Wednesday they have developed a low-cost smartphone accessory that can detect HIV and syphilis from a finger prick of blood in just 15 minutes.

Read more

Hollande hails encouraging results of Ebola treatment trial

February 6, 2015 12:55 am· Comments Off on Hollande hails encouraging results of Ebola treatment trial 

PARIS, Feb. 5 — French President Francois Hollande on Wednesday hailed encouraging results of a trial for Ebola treatment conducted by French experts in Guinea.

Read more

Portugal to invest 40 mln euros in cancer treatment

February 6, 2015 12:55 am· Comments Off on Portugal to invest 40 mln euros in cancer treatment 

LISBON, Feb. 5 — The Portuguese government will invest 40 million euros this year to support treatment for cancer patients, the Ministry of Health said in a statement on Wednesday, the World Cancer Day.

Read more

CDC reports US lab technician unlikely to be exposed to live Ebola Virus

February 6, 2015 12:55 am· Comments Off on CDC reports US lab technician unlikely to be exposed to live Ebola Virus 

WASHINGTON, Feb. 5 — A laboratory technician thought to have been exposed to a live virus sample of Ebola was likely not, according to the statement with results of an internal investigation conducted released by the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

Read more

Creating parks key to fighting weight gain: New Zealand study

February 6, 2015 12:55 am· Comments Off on Creating parks key to fighting weight gain: New Zealand study 

WELLINGTON, Feb. 5 — Planting trees in public places could lead to a healthier society, according to a New Zealand study out Thursday.

Read more

30 swine flu cases in Lucknow

February 6, 2015 12:55 am· Comments Off on 30 swine flu cases in Lucknow 

LUCKNOW, Feb. 5 — Three more persons in the city were tested positive for swine flu, bringing to 30 the total number of cases in the state capital, a senior health official said today.

Read more

DepEd-Iloilo urges parents to keep watch of kids' dental health

February 6, 2015 12:55 am· Comments Off on DepEd-Iloilo urges parents to keep watch of kids' dental health 

ILOILO CITY, Feb. 5 — In view of the observance of the Dental Health Month this February, parents are strongly advised to take a personal interest on their children'sdental health by providing them ample information regarding the importance of placing a premium on dental care which sadly is lagging behind medical care in the country.

Read more

Free no-scalpel vasectomy offered to 500 men in Cebu

February 6, 2015 12:55 am· Comments Off on Free no-scalpel vasectomy offered to 500 men in Cebu 

CEBU CITY, Feb. 5 — The Southwestern University Alumni, together with an international team of physicians, is offering a free No-Scalpel Vasectomy (NSV) to 500 interested men at the Sacred Heart Hospital and selected Cebu towns from February 3 to 10, 2015.

Read more

Hong Kong bans import of poultry products from US county, Bulgarian province

February 6, 2015 12:55 am· Comments Off on Hong Kong bans import of poultry products from US county, Bulgarian province 

HONG KONG, Feb. 5 — Hong Kong has banned the import of poultry meat and products from Okanogan County, Washington State of the United States and Burgas Province of Bulgaria, the city's Center for Food Safety (CFS) said here on Thursday.

Read more

« Previous PageNext Page »