2020 began with a shocking start for everyone as the infectious CoronaVirus swallowed China and the rest of the word. Originally stemming from animal markets in Wuhan (China), the virus is said to have mutated and was passed onto humans from the animals. The virus has crossed Chinese borders and is now spreading to several other regions. Global death tolls have reached 132, and the number of total confirmed infections has risen to 6,000.
There’s a story in the Nihon-shoki, the 1,300-year-old annal of Japanese history and legend, that at DÕgo, in what is now the city of...
Leeches, lobotomies and magic mercury potions: the earliest medicines from both ends of the globe
Malaria is pervasive in Asia-Pacific, yet its invisibility means that people are not aware of the scale of the problem.
Some of Asia’s traditional dishes and ingredients have become revered as “superfoods” with their amazing health benefits.
The number of smokers is at 5-year low in the Philippines due to better tobacco controls by the government.
Internationally-touring theatre company Epic Encounters showcases the many talents of performers with disabilities Text Jennie Pearson Photos Charlotte Hodges/Photographers Without Borders To get a drink the way...
Grubs and other insects could offer a healthier and more sustainable food choice in the future.
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