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WHO to Call for More Progress on Tobacco Control at Bangkok Moot

Over 140 countries are meeting in Bangkok from Saturday to move forward the global tobacco control agenda during the second session of the Conference of the Parties to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC). The meeting will take place from June 30 to July 6 2007 in th...

Smoking to be Prohibited at Public Offices in Bangkok from 2008

A proposed ban on smoking at all Public Offices across Bangkok the capital city of Thailand will come into effect by early 2008// disclosed a senior official from the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration. The head of BMA's sanitation, Sithisatya Jiemwongpaet, informed the Thai News Agency that ...

Climate Talks Reach Consensus in Bangkok

Climate experts and state representatives from 105 countries met Friday to formally adopt a 24-page report on means of mitigating the worse impacts of global warming after five days of heated debate to reaching a consensus on the document. "The discussions ended at 3:30 a.m. Friday," said ...

Climate Talks Reach Consensus in Bangkok

Climate experts and state representatives from 105 countries met Friday to formally adopt a 24-page report on means of mitigating// the worse impacts of global warming after five days of heated debate to reaching a consensus on the document. "The discussions ended at 3:30 a.m. Friday," said C...

Experts Congregate for UN Climate Summit in Bangkok

The world's leading climate experts and state representatives from 150 nations gathered in Bangkok Monday for a five-day meet on the UN's recommendations for curbing// carbon emissions to slow global warming. "The time is now," said Chartree Chueytrasit, deputy permanent secretary of Thailand...

International Food Standards Meet Set For Chiang Mai Bangkok

Thailand will host a week-long meeting on the Codex Committee on Nutrition and Food for Special Dietary Uses (CCNFSDU) // , becoming the first Asian host for the meeting focusing on international food standards to benefit consumers, a senior Thai official said. Dr. Charal Trinvuthipong, advis...

Medical Tourism is Good Therapy for the Hotel Industry

... Asia. Medical tourism is not only set to boom in bangkok , but also other areas in Thailand with a high concentration of foreign tourists. bangkok General Hospital, where Japanese and Middle Easter...rism to Asia. For instance, our hotel partners in bangkok such as the Ariyasomvilla and FuramaXclusive, wh...

Traveling for Treatment

... for less-expensive medical care WEDNESDAY, April 8 (HealthDay News) -- David Boucher celebrated his 50th birthday this year by jetting to bangkok for his first colonoscopy. There he was seen by a California-educated physician and no shortage of nurses, who verified his identity 15 times bef...

Bumrungrad Launches 2009 Great Chefs Program - Top local Chefs Design Menus Based on 'Amazing Thailand'

...e Concorde Bangkok, Pan Pacific Bangkok, Sofitel Centara Grand Bangkok, Banyan Tree Bangkok, JW Marriott Bangkok, Pathumwan Princess, Amari Boulevard, bangkok Marriott Resort & Spa, Conrad Bangkok, Dusit Thani Bangkok, InterContinental Bangkok, and Courtyard By Marriott Bangkok. Under the Great Chef ...

International study supports new standard of treatment for women with advanced ovarian cancer

... previously established treatment course. The study, presented at the 12th Biennial Meeting of the International Gynecologic Cancer Society (IGCS) in bangkok in October, has a major impact on many countries where the new standard represents a more practical course of treatment. The prospective study was ...

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Bangkok in Medical Technology

Clinical Trial Results of Pollogen's TriPollar(TM) Radio Frequency Technology published in the Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology

... the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology. The peer reviewed study, conducted by Dr. Manuskiatti et al. at the Mahidol University Hospital, bangkok entitled "Circumference reduction and cellulite treatment with a TriPollar radiofrequency device: a pilot study" was accept in February 2009, and is a...
Bangkok in Biological News

IOF World Congress on Osteoporosis in Bangkok to address Asian issues

With projections indicating that more than 50% of all osteoporotic hip fractures will occur in Asia by the year 2050, the prevention and treatment of osteoporotic fractures has become a major health concern in the region. The IOF World Congress on Osteoporosis (IOF WCO), to be held for the firs...

Nutrition and bone health session to open the IOF World Congress on Osteoporosis in Bangkok

The IOF World Congress on Osteoporosis, the largest scientific conference devoted primarily to osteoporosis, will open on December 3rd in Bangkok with a special session focused on four key topics in nutrition and bone health. Professor Cyrus Cooper, Director of the MRC Epidemiology Resource Ce...

Elephant-size loopholes sustain Thai ivory trade

...01. Market surveys found 50 more retail outlets offering ivory items in bangkok and Chiang Mai in 2008 than the previous year. However, overall there was l... uncovered reports of traders buying wild-caught elephant calves for use in bangkok as "beggars" on the streets in major tourist centres, or selling them to el...

Extended cyclone relief efforts aided from space

...ions provided more than 60 satellite images, which were used to derive 29 damage maps. These maps were provided to the UN community in Myanmar and bangkok for the emergency response phase, which lasted more than 40 days because of the scale of devastation caused by Nargis and the difficulties encountered...

Tamiflu effective for treatment and prevention of influenza in children 1 year and older

...y if given within 24 hours of symptom onset, according to new data presented at the World Society for Pediatric Infectious Disease (WISPID) meeting in bangkok 15-18 November. The antiviral Tamiflu was also shown to reduce the incidence of respiratory tract infections, ear infections and antibiotic use. In ad...

Beauty queens urge girls not to sacrifice their bones

...m IOF member national osteoporosis societies in more than 50 countries are expected to attend. "It is particularly important that we are meeting in bangkok because the number of people suffering from osteoporosis is growing fastest in the Asian region," noted IOF Chief Executive Officer Daniel Navid. ...

Why were the HIV prevention trials in commercial sex workers abandoned?

...s licensed for use as a PREP." In a commentary on the essay, Joep Lange, who was the President of the International AIDS Society at the time of the bangkok conference, criticizes the protestors who derailed the PREP trials. In the absence of an effective HIV vaccine, which is felt to be the only tool t...
Bangkok in Biological Technology

Kendle Expands Asia/Pacific Operations with Opening of Offices in Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok and Manila

Move strengthens Kendle's position as a global clinical development partner to the biopharmaceutical industry CINCINNATI, June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Kendle (Nasdaq: KNDL ), a leading, global full-service clinical research organization, today announced the opening of offices in Kuala L...

Prof. Mario Tredici Shared Views on Algae Projects with Algae Business Players at Algae World!

...e efficient biofuels production. This video recording is presented as an exclusive sneak preview to the upcoming 2nd Algae World Asia held in bangkok on September 29-30, 2009. Prof. Tredici, a veteran algae researcher with over 30 years of experience in the field, uses scientific methods to address ...

RSCI Announces World-Leading Stem Cell Science Advisory Board

... in Israel. SAB Chairman Emeritus Kitipan V. Arom, M.D., Ph.D., FACS, FACC, FACCP, FRCST, established an innovative stem cell treatment program at bangkok Heart Hospital (BHH) and may be the only doctor in the world to successfully inject stem cells directly into the heart muscles of more than 120 late-s...

Jina Ventures Advises Swiss Pharma Contract on Strategic Sale to Covance Inc

...th both principal investing and cross-border mergers and acquisitions. In addition to New York City, Jina Ventures also has offices in Mumbai, Tokyo, bangkok and Singapore. More information can be found at www.jinaventures.com . ...

Repair Stem Cell Institute Weighs in on Reversal of Embryonic Stem Cell Policy

...ld, that it will be impossible for embryonic stem cell research, with all the insurmountable problems, to catch up -- ever. bangkok (PRWEB) March 12, 2009 -- Don Margolis, the retired founder of the world's first adult stem cell treatment company and chairman of the Repair Stem Cel...
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