Child patients will be given priority in kidney transplants when there is a brain-dead or non-heart-beating donor under a new agreement on organ transplantation between three major hospitals in HCM City.
The National Hospital of Tropical Diseases is offering 6,500 free hepatitis B virus (HBV) tests for people living in Hanoi and neighbouring provinces.
You might lose a little weight but there are other health issues to contend with, say experts.
Work started on a purified water treatment and provision system at Hospital K’s Tan Trieu branch on October 7 with the aim of improving treatment and healthcare for patients.
Your diet, not your body weight, is the best indicator of internal well-being, says one observer.
While chemotherapy is a gruelling form of treatment in itself, the reduced immune system function that it causes can leave patients at risk from pathogens too. These illnesses can be contracted from a range of sources, including food.
The HCM City Department of Education and Training has instructed managers of schools to take preventive measures against the spread of contagious disease among students.
What may feel comfortable may not actually be good for your feet. If you have calluses, corns and deformities such as bunions or claw toes, they are indications that you have been, or still are, wearing ill-fitting shoes.
The Hanoi-based National Hospital of Endocrinology (NHE) says that it has successfully applied the one-hole endoscopic thyroid surgery technique, making it the first time that such a technique has been successfully applied in the world.
Both fruits and soft drinks are sweet but why is one better for you than the other? Can fruits make you gain weight? CNA Lifestyle goes in search of diet answers.
For people who are prone to kidney stones, there are certain rules to follow.
Nearly 600 people have registered to donate their organs for scientific research at a recent event held at Giac Ngo Pagoda in Ho Chi Minh City’s district 10.
A recent national survey on the Vietnamese elderly shows a decline in the number of old people living with children. The number of old people living alone has increased sharply.
Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien has committed to wiping out tuberculosis (TB) in Vietnam by 2030 while addressing the High-Level TB Meeting, held on the sidelines of the 73rd session of the U.N. General Assembly in New York.
A system of more than 30 local community-based organisations (CBOs) has played an important role in healthcare and HIV prevention for HIV-positive people in Việt Nam over the past 10 years.
A sore throat refers to pain, itchiness, or irritation of the throat. You may have difficulty swallowing food and liquids, and the pain may get worse when you try to swallow. It is a common health issue, but without proper treatment, the uncomfortable symptom may persist, and even lead to more severe problem.
Two influenza vaccines, IVACFLU-S and IVACFLY, which have been successfully produced in Vietnam, were introduced at a workshop held by the Institute of Vaccines and Medical Biologicals (IVAC) and the Programme for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH) in the central province of Khanh Hoa on September 25.