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8/11/2017 3:31:25 PM

Free books on cancer at K Hospital

The Vietnam Medical Association and Cancer Patients Assistance Fund “For a Brighter Future” and the Cancer Research Institute put up 50 bookshelves in Hanoi-based K Hospital on August 9.

  • Antibiotic overuse worsens digestive diseases: experts

    Antibiotic overuse worsens digestive diseases: experts

    Public: 9/20/2017 1:37:58 PM

    The over-prescription of antibiotics caused a common gastrointestinal bacteria to develop antibiotic resistance, experts said at a conference on digestion held by Bach Mai Hospital and the Japanese Nagoya University in Hanoi last Saturday.

  • Mental disorders, poor diets and tobacco make the world sick

    Mental disorders, poor diets and tobacco make the world sick

    Public: 9/19/2017 3:59:16 PM

    Heart disease and tobacco ranked with conflict and violence among the world's biggest killers in 2016, while poor diets and mental disorders caused people the greatest ill health, a large international study has found.

  • Doctors warn of growing paracetamol abuse

    Doctors warn of growing paracetamol abuse

    Public: 9/13/2017 7:03:01 PM

    Vietnam’s Poison Control Centre at Bach Mai Hospital has issued a warning about paracetamol poisoning.

  • VN’s first robotic surgery on patient with lung cancer done

    VN’s first robotic surgery on patient with lung cancer done

    Public: 9/13/2017 2:02:14 PM

    Doctors at Ho Chi Minh City’s Binh Dan Hospital have used a robot for the first time in the country for lung cancer surgery, removing suspicious nodules through a small incision instead of a large one and without using mechanical rib spreaders, unlike in the past.

  • For your healthy air travel

    For your healthy air travel

    Public: 9/13/2017 8:55:05 AM

    Swollen limbs, a sore throat, headaches, heavy legs, dehydration, dizziness and exploding ear drums. The symptoms of flying are enough to make you want to stay at home.

  • HCM City should ensure insurance coverage

    HCM City should ensure insurance coverage

    Public: 9/12/2017 8:54:18 AM

    Ho Chi Minh City health centres that provide treatment to patients with HIV/AIDS should merge by the end of the year with district-level hospitals if the centres are unable to expand services to upgrade into general health clinics, which offer various kinds of treatment to all patients, a local official has said.

  • In Southeast Asia, rising diabetes rates set off alarms

    In Southeast Asia, rising diabetes rates set off alarms

    Public: 9/9/2017 4:56:03 PM

    As Southeast Asia struggles with the rise of modern illnesses that have blighted Western societies such as heart disease and diabetes, a combination of government appeals and changing lifestyle choices suggests a growing awareness of the causes of such conditions.

  • HCM City sees dengue rising slowly

    HCM City sees dengue rising slowly

    Public: 9/7/2017 11:01:08 AM

    Ho Chi Minh City has recorded 13,763 cases of dengue fever since the beginning of this year, an increase of 27 per cent compared to the same period last year, according to the municipal Department of Health.

  • Can a drink a day keep diabetes away?

    Can a drink a day keep diabetes away?

    Public: 9/7/2017 9:56:10 AM

    People who enjoy one beer or glass of wine several days a week may be less likely to develop diabetes than drinkers who tend to have all their cocktails on a Saturday night, a Danish study suggests.

  • Dengue prevention efforts in Hanoi to continue

    Dengue prevention efforts in Hanoi to continue

    Public: 9/6/2017 1:54:38 PM

    The number of dengue patients in the capital city continues to decline, but preventive efforts must continue, said Chairman Nguyen Duc Chung of the Hanoi People’s Committee.

  • Traditional medicine methods treat autism in HCM City

    Traditional medicine methods treat autism in HCM City

    Public: 9/1/2017 10:47:32 AM

    Parents of autistic children in Ho Chi Minh City now have another option to save their children from autism: traditional medicine.

  • Dengue fever cases continue reducing

    Dengue fever cases continue reducing

    Public: 9/1/2017 10:35:05 AM

    The number of dengue fever cases dropped last week but is still high, said Tran Dac Phu, Director of the Preventive Medicine Department under the Health Department at a meeting on August 31st.

  • Rare case of twins conjoined at pelvis separated

    Rare case of twins conjoined at pelvis separated

    Public: 8/31/2017 11:30:51 AM

    Doctors of the HMC City-based Children’s Hospital 2 on Tuesday announced that they've successfully performed a surgery to separate two baby girls who were born sharing the terminus of their spines.

  • Dengue fever hotbeds under control in Hanoi

    Dengue fever hotbeds under control in Hanoi

    Public: 8/29/2017 9:49:09 PM

    Up to 1,468 out of 2,112 dengue fever hotbeds have been put under control in the capital city of Hanoi.

  • Kangaroo care: Why skin-to-skin contact with baby is vital

    Kangaroo care: Why skin-to-skin contact with baby is vital

    Public: 8/29/2017 2:28:41 PM

    Close skin-to-skin contact between parents and their baby offers countless benefits for everyone.

  • Health centre mergers require job reshuffle

    Health centre mergers require job reshuffle

    Public: 8/28/2017 11:15:02 AM

    More than 1,200 health care managers will need new jobs when provincial centres for preventive health, HIV/AIDS, malaria and others are merged into one general Centre for Disease Control (CDC) in each province, as required by the Ministry of Health (MoH) by 2021.

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