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    Take a leaf

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 06/03/2019

    » In the factory grounds of the Government Pharmaceutical Organisation (GPO) in Pathum Thani's Thanyaburi district, stands an ordinary two-storey building. Small, old and fairly nondescript, it is nevertheless guarded around the clock and equipped with a security system. This is because its upper floor is a restricted zone where the first lot of 140 cannabis plants will be grown for R&D and medical purposes.

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    Minding the measles

    Life, Arusa Pisuthipan, Published on 19/03/2019

    » Measles is now a serious epidemic. Rubeola, the virus responsible for measles, can sicken nine in 10 people who breathe the air that surrounds an infected person for two hours after one coughs. Despite the availability of the measles vaccine, the disease killed around 136,000 people last year, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

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    Guitarist picks sad way to save mother

    News, Jeerawat Na Thalang, Published on 28/08/2016

    » Young classical guitar virtuoso Irin Prechanvinit is selling a cherished musical instrument she considers her "best buddy" to pay for her mother's cancer treatment.

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    Tale of the tape

    Spectrum, Chaiyot Yongcharoenchai, Published on 15/05/2016

    » For a 25-year-old self-identified katoey like Tetay, there's nothing more important than having the perfect female appearance when dressing as a woman. In daily life, Tetay dresses as a stylish man, while attending parties or special functions means he dresses as a glamorous woman.

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    Death by meat

    Life, Arusa Pisuthipan, Published on 17/05/2016

    » It was just less than a year ago that worldwide consumers almost jumped out of their skin when the WHO's International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) categorised processed meats such as sausage, ham and bacon as not just unhealthy, but linked to cancer.

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    Fermented fad

    Life, Arusa Pisuthipan, Published on 22/01/2019

    » Forget low-carb, high-fat ketogenic diets, gluten-free foods and all things detox. These are diet bygones compared to a slightly-sparkling, gold-coloured fermented drink called kombucha that is now all the rage. They say Madonna drinks it, so does Halle Berry, Lindsay Lohan and Gwyneth Paltrow. Even testosterone-fuelled Jake Gyllenhaal and Orlando Bloom were seen clutching a bottle.

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    Putting traditional Chinese medicine to the test

    News, Adam Minter, Published on 17/09/2015

    » Toad skins and turtle shells aren't the cures most westerners turn to when they learn they've developed cancer. But in China, the market for traditional remedies like these grew 35% last year, twice as fast as the overall anti-cancer market. Though the effectiveness of these treatments is unproven, Western doctors, elite medical institutions and pharmaceutical companies are starting to put them to the scientific test.

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    Top of the world

    Brunch, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 07/10/2018

    » Miss Thailand World 2018 Nicolene Pichapa Limsnukan has plans of rising to the top, and does not intend to go alone.

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    Smart ID cards ease patient stress

    News, Onnucha Hutasingh, Published on 16/09/2018

    » Chiang Mai: Smart ID cards are helping ease patient worries about their ability to meet the cost of treatment, especially if they cannot find ready cash to pay up front as they had to do in the past.

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    Tightening the net on the global ransomware threat

    Spectrum, Published on 04/06/2017

    » On the morning of March 6, Somsak Vatinchai, the managing director of laboratory equipment firm Design Alternative Co, was surprised to find himself unable to log onto the company's computer system like he did every weekday.

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