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11/1/2017 10:08:03 AM

Knitted prostheses for breast cancer survivors

VNF Nancy Githoitho’s mother (in Kenya) suffered from breast cancer and died in June 2017. The disease destroyed the body and mind of her mother, according to the Daily Nation.

  • Risk of breast cancer's return looms for 20 years: Study

    Risk of breast cancer's return looms for 20 years: Study

    Public: 11/9/2017 11:25:22 AM

    Women who are treated for a kind of breast cancer that is fuelled by the hormone oestrogen face a substantial risk of the cancer returning, even 20 years later, researchers said Wednesday (November 8th).

  • Vietnam, Israel share experiences on field hospital operations

    Vietnam, Israel share experiences on field hospital operations

    Public: 11/9/2017 11:20:06 AM

    The leadership of Military Hospital 175 under the Ministry of National Defense worked with Yaakov Taibel, Israeli Defense Attaché in charge of medical activities and field hospitals, in Ho Chi Minh City on November 7.

  • Eating more fibre tied to lower mortality with colon cancer

    Eating more fibre tied to lower mortality with colon cancer

    Public: 11/7/2017 8:34:25 AM

    People who eat a high-fibre diet or increase their fibre intake after a colon cancer diagnosis may be less likely to die of these tumors than individuals who do not consume much fibre, a recent study suggests.

  • Scientists determine why second dengue infection is worse than first

    Scientists determine why second dengue infection is worse than first

    Public: 11/6/2017 9:23:06 AM

    There is now strong evidence to prove that a second dengue infection can be more severe than the first, according to a study which was published on Thursday (November 2nd) in the journal Science.

  • 'Mozart effect': can classical music really make your baby smarter?

    'Mozart effect': can classical music really make your baby smarter?

    Public: 10/31/2017 1:45:52 PM

    You have probably heard of the ‘Mozart effect’: Baby in the womb gets smarter if mommy listens to Mozart music during her pregnancy. It is true?

  • Water-rich fruits and veggies for winter

    Water-rich fruits and veggies for winter

    Public: 10/31/2017 9:13:03 AM

    Dry weather in winter can easily make you dehydrated. However, few people recognize the signs of dehydration in this season, it can be even more dangerous.

  • HCM City promotes medical tourism

    HCM City promotes medical tourism

    Public: 10/26/2017 8:32:49 AM

    Nguyen M., a 61 year-old overseas Vietnamese from Sweden, typically received treatment for his heart disease in Europe. But on a recent trip to Vietnam, persuaded by the qualifications of Vietnamese doctors and the low cost of treatment here, he decided to schedule a coronary intervention at University Medical Hospital Ho Chi Minh City (UMH).

  • 14 foods to avoid if you have ulcerative colitis

    14 foods to avoid if you have ulcerative colitis

    Public: 10/24/2017 10:01:53 AM

    Specific foods or eating habits don't cause ulcerative colitis, but they can make it worse. Here are some common foods that can exacerbate ulcerative colitis symptoms.

  • Third hospital in Vietnam applies robotic endoscopic surgery

    Third hospital in Vietnam applies robotic endoscopic surgery

    Public: 10/24/2017 8:07:16 AM

    The Ho Chi Minh City-based Cho Ray Hospital put into operation its newest robotic endoscopic surgery system on October 23rd, becoming the third hospital in the country to apply this modern technique to treat a variety of cancers.

  • HCM City struggles to set up clinics for HIV patients

    HCM City struggles to set up clinics for HIV patients

    Public: 10/20/2017 9:24:56 AM

    To ensure delivery of HIV treatment services, the health sector in Ho Chi Minh City is accelerating coverage of health insurance for HIV patients as donor funding for antiretroviral (ARV) drugs and treatment will end in a few years now that Vietnam has reached lower middle-income status as classified by the World Bank.

  • Vietnamese doctor honoured as Eye Health Hero

    Vietnamese doctor honoured as Eye Health Hero

    Public: 10/19/2017 9:19:31 AM

    An eye doctor from central Hue City was honoured last month as an Eye Health Hero for his dedication in restoring the sight of hundreds of visually impaired children.

  • Does bacteria play a role in breast cancer?

    Does bacteria play a role in breast cancer?

    Public: 10/18/2017 4:12:37 PM

    Researchers have found that women with breast tumours had a different mix of bacteria living in their breast tissue when compared to women who did not have tumours, reported Science Daily.

  • More dengue fever likely as rain continues

    More dengue fever likely as rain continues

    Public: 10/16/2017 2:22:43 PM

    Experts are warning against an outbreak of dengue fever and hand-foot-mouth disease as wet weather continues.

  • Global Handwashing Day & facts you should know

    Global Handwashing Day & facts you should know

    Public: 10/15/2017 9:54:33 PM

    Celebrated annually on October 15, Global Handwashing Day was founded by the Global Handwashing Partnership, and is an opportunity to design, test, and replicate creative ways to encourage people to wash their hands with soap at critical times. Let's celebrate the Global Handwashing Day by enriching our knowledges of this subject.

  • Breast cancer screening campaign launched in HCM City

    Breast cancer screening campaign launched in HCM City

    Public: 10/15/2017 7:38:05 PM

    A ceremony was held in Ho Chi Minh City on October 15th to launch the campaign entitled “Screening for breast cancer at the age of 40”.

  • 9 reasons to add more citrus fruit to your diet

    9 reasons to add more citrus fruit to your diet

    Public: 10/13/2017 3:19:05 PM

    They deliver more than just vitamin C. Here are the many ways nutrient-packed citrus can benefit your health.

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