When she became pregnant with her second child, 25-year-old Le Thi Tu Cam was devastated to hear the news no expectant mother ever wants to hear.
Adults who sleep too little or too much may have an increased risk of heart attack or stroke, say researchers who argue that the best way to think of the harmful effect is in terms of "excess heart age."
People who have fatty liver disease that wasn't caused by heavy drinking may still need to avoid alcohol if they want to prevent their liver damage from getting worse, a Korean study suggests.
Jackfruit is a popular tropical fruit that has increased in popularity in recent years. In addition to its distinctive sweet flavor and appealing scent, jackfruit is very nutritious and may have several health benefits, especially for babies.
Only 5.7 per cent of Vietnam’s older people maintain good health—a worrisome sign as the country’s population is aging faster than almost any other country in the world, said Nguyễn Đức Công, director of Thống Nhất Hospital and deputy president of HCM City Association of Geriatrics at last week’s “Nutrition and Geriatrics” conference.
High-quality vaccines are available to people on low income with a zero percent interest rate on instalment payments.
What sort of handy medicines should the judicious traveller pack? We got some help by taking a peek into five doctors’ suitcases to find out about their travel essentials for staying healthy on a trip.
Hybrid Operation Room, a multifunctional integrated future surgical theatre, is now replacing conventional open surgery procedures across the world.
As an adult, there is likely to have been at least one instance where you found yourself suffering from stomach acidity, or what is commonly known as heartburn. Chances are this episode came on after you indulged a little too much on those spicy foods, but acidity can occur for a number of reasons beyond this.
(VNF) – “I have no time for workout!”, that’s the most frequently heard excuses when someone is defending their “inactive mode” of physical activities. Are you one of them?
Japanese researchers on Monday (Jul 30) announced the world's first human trial using a kind of stem cell to treat Parkinson's disease, building on earlier animal trials.
Vietnam is one of the leading countries in paving the way for nations in the Western Pacific Region, as well as around the world, in community-based tuberculosis prevention, a senior official from the World Health Organiation (WHO) has stated.
The Swiss - Vietnamese Medical Association (HELVIETMED) on July 26 presented the prestigious Alexandre Yersin Award to the four best medicine research works of Vietnamese scientists.
A ceremony to transfer the telemedicine system to Hospital 103 of the Lao People’s Army took place in Vientiane, Laos, on July 24.
Dr Tereza Kasaeva, Director of the WHO Global Tuberculosis (TB) Programme, is to arrive in Vietnam on July 23 and will hold discussions with the local health sector on measures to prevent and eliminate TB in the country.
It's all good if you've made peace with your birthmark. But what if the mole, brown patch or red bump on your face affects your self-confidence and how others treat you? CNA Lifestyle finds out from the experts what can be done.
A team of American volunteer doctors provided free medical examinations for about 2,570 poor people in the northern mountainous province of Cao Bang from July 9 – 19.