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Six years! The road to wearing a stethoscope!

To become a doctor many years ago, was a long road. I remember as an undergraduate looking at Med 6 students and thinking “They’re...

Coronavirus AKA Covid-19

By the time you read this, several hundred more people will have become infected with the Novel (new) Coronavirus. The pandemic has not gone...

Yellow Liver, Yellow Liver (sing along)

What is your most important organ? Ask any man and he will undoubtedly point to his bladder’s siphon hose. But it isn’t. The liver...

The Tale of Tanujin

The item you are about to read is one of my favorite medical case histories. Bruises on a child’s body are often considered proof...

Choking, a common problem

Choking is unfortunately a condition you may meet at any time.  The commonest cause with adults is choking on food, and with small children...

Harsher punishment planned for drunk drivers

Not only are you tip-toeing along our streets, preparing for the next police check, the Land Transport Department plans to discuss harsher punishment on...

Prostate Cancer once more

I make no excuses for running another article on Prostate cancer. Fifty percent of people in Thailand are male and 98 percent of them...

Coprolalia, effing and blinding

It has been shown to the satisfaction of the medical world, that humor and a good laugh really is good medicine. Some hospitals even...

Is EBM good for you?

The practice of Medicine is a fascinating story that has unfolded over thousands of years. “Healers” have been part of most societies, and in...

Chinese auto sales down 6.3 percent in September

Beijing (AP) — China's auto sales sank 6.3 percent in September from a year earlier and purchases of electric cars tumbled 34.2 percent at...

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Over 300 commercial airplanes grounded at Thailand’s airports

BANGKOK - Over 300 commercial airplanes have been grounded at two major airports of Thailand, Don Mueang and Suvarnabhumi, due to novel coronavirus outbreak. ...

New WHO Guide to help countries expand access to essential medicines

30 March 2020 - WHO’s   new user guide for countries, ‘Selection of medicines at country level’, is based on the WHO Model List of...

WHO guidelines on essential health services during COVID-19 pandemic

WHO releases guidelines to help countries maintain essential health services during the COVID-19 pandemic (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); 30 March...

Bangkok Airways suspends all domestic flights April 7-30

Bangkok, 31 March, 2020, at 17.00 Hrs. – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) would like to inform foreign and Thai travelers that all...