medical science

  • Health

    New lung CT scan without the need for contrast dyes

    In the realm of medical imaging, a groundbreaking development is offering hope to patients who are allergic to contrast dyes or have restrictions due to health conditions. This innovation promises to significantly enhance the speed and accuracy of lung diagnoses without the need for contrast dyes, which have traditionally been essential but problematic for some patients. This new technology, developed…

  • Thailand News

    Thai and Taiwanese firms join to build medical products plant

    Aiming to capitalise on the government’s initiative to make Thailand a medical hub in Southeast Asia, Thai firm Namwiwat Medical Corporation (Nam) and Taiwanese company Somnics Inc have joined forces to construct a new manufacturing plant. The facility, intended to serve as an export base, will produce a wide range of medical products, including sleep-enhancing devices. Nam, a local sterilised…

  • Health

    Beat Leprosy: Expert Tips on Avoiding This Ancient Disease

    Leprosy, a disease with a rich history and lots of misunderstandings, still poses quite a challenge in public health today, even though we’re seeing fewer cases in many places. This stubborn infection is caused by the bacterium Mycobacterium leprae, which mainly targets the skin, nerves, and mucosal surfaces of our bodies. For those dedicated folks looking to prevent this ailment,…

  • Health

    Thailand beats leprosy with royal backing and medical strides

    Leprosy, an ailment that has afflicted humankind for millennia, encountered a formidable challenge in Thailand through the initiatives of the monarchy and concerted public health endeavours. This article offers an in-depth analysis of Thailand’s transformation of its campaign against leprosy into a narrative of victory. It delineates the comprehensive strategy employed for the management of leprosy within the nation, highlighting…

  • Thailand News

    Chulalongkorn combats cancer in lab animals with plant-based antibody

    For the first time in Thailand, lecturers at Chulalongkorn University’s Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences have successfully developed antibody from tobacco plants with inhibitory effects on the growth of cancer cells in laboratory animals. This signals hope for access to effective cancer medication and treatment at a lower cost. From world-class success in producing a COVID-19 vaccine from tobacco plants, today…

  • Health

    Revolutionizing Cancer Treatment with CyberKnife Technology

    Despite significant advancements in medical science, cancer remains a leading cause of death worldwide. Traditional treatments, such as chemotherapy and surgery, often come with debilitating side effects and lengthy recovery periods. However, a groundbreaking technology innovative enough to revolutionize cancer treatment is now available in Thailand – CyberKnife treatment. CyberKnife treatment is a non-intrusive alternative suitable for treating both malignant…