At the peak of his career, Q.D.A was almost collapsed when being diagnosed with malignant blood cancer. However, luck came to him when he has successfully undergone hematopoietic transplantation of stem cells derived from the peripheral blood of an unrelated donor.
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.
There will be no another dengue fever outbreak peak as that occurred earlier this year if current preventive measures continue to be maintained, according to the Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health.
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.
The time-saving and accuracy-improving electronic medical records system of Thu Duc Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City has been recognised by the ASEAN CIO/CSO Awards 2017, and has become a model for other hospitals around the country.
Because we can never have enough reasons to keep exercising, a new study with mice finds that physical activity not only increases the number of new neurons in the brain, it also subtly changes the shape and workings of these cells in ways that might have implications for memory and even delaying the onset of dementia.