• World News

    Unusual case: Foot hair removal turns septic, lands Vietnamese woman in hospital

    A 19 year old Vietnamese woman faced a distressing ordeal when an attempt to pluck out foot hair resulted in a severe infection. Hospitalised for nearly two weeks, she endured a high fever and inflammation, with her left foot turning red and her toes festering. Dr Le Van Thieu from the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Hanoi provided insight…

  • Thailand News

    Thailand’s FDA warns against popular ready-to-drink product

    The Thai Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning about a popular ready-to-drink product with black sesame, jelly, and grain. This comes after the product was found to exceed health and safety standards with coliform bacterial contamination. The drink, ‘Multi Grains Mix,’ is manufactured by Wow D.D. International Co. Ltd., and analyses from samples taken from the manufacturer’s…