Two Kinds Of Heart Failures Don’t Beat As One

By studying a cohort of 2,039 patients over a span of seven years, researchers have discovered the subtle differences in incidence and patient outcomes for two types of heart failure.

Indonesia’s Silent Carriers Of Norovirus

Scientists in Japan have identified asymptomatic infection as a mode of transmission of norovirus in Indonesia.

Asia’s Calcium Intake “Alarmingly Low”

Scientists of the International Osteoporosis Foundation have discovered that Southern and Eastern Asians had the world's lowest average calcium intakes.

UK And India To Tackle Antimicrobial Resistance

The Yusuf and Farida Hamied Foundation has pledged £450,000 to the UK's Academy of Medical Sciences to launch an exchange program focused on antimicrobial resistance.

Highly Infectious Superbug Emerges In Chinese Hospital

The hypervirulent superbug behind five deaths in a Chinese hospital is resistant even to last-resort antibiotics.

How Bird Flu Grows An ‘Eggshell’ That Makes It More Deadly

An eggshell-like mineral layer around the avian flu virus could explain why we are more likely to catch it from birds than from our fellow humans.

Philippine Province Records First Avian Flu Outbreak

The Philippine Department of Agriculture is currently investigating a new outbreak of avian flu in Pampanga, Philippines.

Male Farmers In Malaysia More Prone To ‘Monkey Malaria’

A new study suggests that adult male farmers in Malaysia are four times more likely to contract ‘monkey malaria’ than other members of their community.

Asians With Type 2 Diabetes At Greater Risk Of Cancer

Researchers have found that type 2 diabetes is linked with a 26 percent increase in the risk of death from cancer in Asians.