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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Experts are warning against an outbreak of dengue fever and hand-foot-mouth disease as wet weather continues.
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.
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”.
They deliver more than just vitamin C. Here are the many ways nutrient-packed citrus can benefit your health.