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  1. The outbreak of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome typically coincides with the lychee season

    Brain disease linked to lychees kills 97 children in India

  2. monkeypox

    Commentary: No cure to monkeypox but our body can surprisingly heal itself

    Symptoms of monkeypox include fever and skin abnormalities that first appear in the face area, Universitas Indonesia's Erni Juwita Nelwan points out.
  3. A sign marks a Biogen facility in Cambridge

    Biogen scraps two Alzheimer drug trials, wipes US$18 billion from market value

    Biogen and partner Eisai Co Ltd are ending two late-stage trials testing an Alzheimer's drug, they said Thursday, marking the latest setback for ...
  4. The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine has significantly reduced the incidence of cervical cancer

    Commentary: HPV, the silent virus behind cervical cancer

    Both early vaccination and early screening are key to eradicating this deadly virus and preventing cervical cancer, says NCIS’ Dr Ida Ismail-Pratt.
  5. African swine fever

    China moves to halt swine fever with hog industry overhaul

  6. FILE PHOTO - Logo of Swiss drugmaker Roche is seen at its headquarters in Basel

    Roche drops Alzheimer drug trials after setback

    Roche Holding will halt two late-stage clinical trials of its crenezumab drug in early Alzheimer's disease after an interim analysis indicated it ...
  7. FILE PHOTO: Swiss drugmaker Novartis' logo is seen in Stein

    Novartis, Pfizer join forces on potentially lucrative fatty liver disease

    Novartis AG and Pfizer Inc are teaming up to develop treatments for a liver disease many drug companies believe will become a hugely lucrative ...
  8. A medical worker wears a protective suit as he prepares to administer Ebola patient care at The All

    WHO extremely concerned about Ebola 'perfect storm' in Congo

    The World Health Organization said on Tuesday that the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo could deteriorate rapidly because of attacks ...
  9. Japan elderly woman

    Commentary: Disease, isolation and neglect, the aged lives of quiet desperation you don't see

    Is living past the age of 80 a success or fail? One observer discusses the darker side of ageing.
  10. FILE PHOTO: Workers in protective suits are seen by a truck at a Shuanghui plant following a discov

    African swine fever: China marks new front in battle against deadly disease

    China is battling to control the rapid spread of deadly African swine fever (ASF) across the world's largest hog herd after four outbreaks in ...