Health and Fitness

Health and Fitness

Health and fitness is a special section under Lifestyle on investvine.com

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While April in Thailand is typically hot and sweaty, this year, it is super-hot. The mercury in some of the worst affected northern provinces...

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Singapore tops the list of happiest countries in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, in the World Happiness Report 2016, which was...

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Thailand isn't normally known to be a social welfare paradise, but at least smoking should now become more affordable for the less fortunate. The...

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With medical travelers mainly hailing from the Middle East, Africa and Asian countries, and a smaller portion from the US and Europe, health tourism...

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One of the more interesting aspects of modern day medicine has been its versatility wherein materials that were originally developed for use in manufacturing...

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The Asian Development Bank is supporting countries across Asia-Pacific in reforming and updating their healthcare systems, which requires proper management and funding. ADB health expert Dr Susann Roth goes...

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Hazy conditions in Singapore, a result of forest and peatland fires caused by slash-and-burn techniques used to clear land for farming and plantations on...

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Doctor-patient miscommunication is the most common cause of complaints and failure of communication is an important cause of medical errors. But empathy is another...

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Plastic surgery is one of the most popular procedures people seek when visiting East and Southeast Asian countries as medical tourists. South Korea and...

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Malaysia has been rated as the highest among Asian countries for obesity, after it held the title to be ASEAN's fattest nation for a...

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A study by the American publication International Living rates Malaysia's healthcare system as the third best out of 24 countries in its 2014 Global...

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Ke$ha is a provocative US pop singer known for songs about sex, partying, and drinking. Such topics aren’t too respected by authorities in Malaysia,...

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Former Director-General of Health Malaysia, Tan Sri Ismail, gives advice

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Malaysia is the fattest country in ASEAN with its obesity rate on the rise, Health Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said recently. According to...

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The economic rise of Southeast Asia has given vast swathes of the developing world increased disposable income to dine out more frequently and experiment with new tastes, such as KFC and burgers, writes Justin Calderon.

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Southeast Asian nations are more likely to export less food in years to come as their urban populations are growing, which increases domestic demand, puts a strain on food production and requires more resources.

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Bhutan’s fledging steps into the free market have allowed policymakers there to experiment with unorthodox ideas. The Gross National Happiness (GNH) is a suggested tool for guiding towards a more enlightened growth path.

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The recent measure of the New York City Board of Health to ban the sale of large sugary soft drinks has turned the attention...