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  • First int’l medi-pharm exhibition in Da Nang opens

    First int’l medi-pharm exhibition in Da Nang opens

    Public: 7/18/2018 5:13:05 PM

    The International Medical and Pharmaceutical Exhibition in Da Nang (Medi-Pharm Da Nang) opened at the Da Nang Fair and Exhibition Centre in the central city on July 18.

  • More people register for cornea donation in Vietnam

    More people register for cornea donation in Vietnam

    Public: 7/18/2018 7:32:33 AM

    Following the donation of corneas by a 7-year-old girl named Hai An in Hanoi before she died of a brain tumor, the number of people registering for organ donation has significantly increased and spread across Vietnam.

  • Common household products you didn’t know have 'expiry dates'

    Common household products you didn’t know have 'expiry dates'

    Public: 7/17/2018 3:54:05 PM

    Foods aren’t the only thing in your home with a shelf life. Here are other products that have a use-by date.

  • Charcoal foods are all the rage – but are they bad for you?

    Charcoal foods are all the rage – but are they bad for you?

    Public: 7/16/2018 8:33:00 AM

    Can it really help you detox, or is it doing more harm than good? CNA Lifestyle finds out what the black stuff can do to you.

  • Could your hot drink be putting you at risk of oesophageal cancer?

    Could your hot drink be putting you at risk of oesophageal cancer?

    Public: 7/12/2018 3:47:50 PM

    Nothing like a hot cup of coffee (or tea or Milo) to start your day. But you may want to let your morning cuppa cool down slightly before drinking it, if you want to reduce your risk of oesophageal cancer.

  • Babies who started solids earlier slept better: Study

    Babies who started solids earlier slept better: Study

    Public: 7/12/2018 12:07:17 AM

    Babies who start on solids at three months sleep better than infants exclusively breastfed until six months of age, according to a new analysis of clinical trial data.

  • China-made medicines with Valsartan to be withdrawn

    China-made medicines with Valsartan to be withdrawn

    Public: 7/11/2018 5:32:33 PM

    The Drug Administration under the Ministry of Health on Tuesday tasked all provincial departments of health and medicine manufacturers and pharmacies to suspend the circulation of all types of medicine containing Valsartan by the China-based Zhejiang Huahai Pharmaceutical Company indicated in a designated list, the Vietnam News Agency reports.

  • A/H1N1 – one of three most common seasonal flu strains in Vietnam

    A/H1N1 – one of three most common seasonal flu strains in Vietnam

    Public: 7/11/2018 3:13:10 PM

    Swine flu A/H1N1 is one of the three most common seasonal influenza strains in Vietnam, with at least five deaths recorded since the beginning of this year.

  • Child obesity spikes while malnutrition persists

    Child obesity spikes while malnutrition persists

    Public: 7/9/2018 11:36:36 AM

    When it comes to food policy, Vietnam faces a double health burden: The country has seen a rising number of children with obesity in urban areas, while the number of malnourished children remains high.

  • Japan’s Kishokai helps Vietnamese hospital standardise services

    Japan’s Kishokai helps Vietnamese hospital standardise services

    Public: 7/8/2018 3:55:07 PM

    Japan’s Kishokai Medical Corporation will support Phuong Chau International Hospital in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho in standardising health care services.

  • How to stay away from heat stroke in summer

    How to stay away from heat stroke in summer

    Public: 7/6/2018 4:06:56 PM

    (VNF) – This time of year, when many of us are eager to get out and enjoy some summer sun, hot humid weather can put us at risk of heat illness, such as heat stroke.

  • Struggling to wake up every morning?

    Struggling to wake up every morning?

    Public: 7/5/2018 4:46:22 PM

    There is nothing more annoying than having to leave your sweet, sweet bed when the alarm goes off. But you have a job to do and bills to pay or you might work unusual hours that require you to be up when the rest is still asleep.

  • Hospitals urged to ensure quality after fees drop

    Hospitals urged to ensure quality after fees drop

    Public: 7/5/2018 10:58:31 AM

    Hospitals in the country have been instructed to ensure health exams and treatment for insured patients as fees for 70 healthcare services will fall on July 15th under a newly issued circular, according to Deputy Minister of Health Pham Le Tuan.

  • Hospitals requested for timely response during heat wave

    Hospitals requested for timely response during heat wave

    Public: 7/4/2018 1:47:44 PM

    The Ministry of Health (MoH) has sent a warning to provincial and city-level health departments, hospitals and health centres about the need to strengthen the monitoring of weather forecasts from the National Meteorological and Hydrological Forecast Centre and the implementation of medical examinations for people.

  • Another young girl donates cornea

    Another young girl donates cornea

    Public: 7/4/2018 7:25:29 AM

    Nguyen Van Nhi, a 12-year-old girl who died on July 2nd had decided to donate her cornea, becoming the third-youngest person to make such donation in Vietnam.

  • Walk about 100 steps a minute for better health: Study

    Walk about 100 steps a minute for better health: Study

    Public: 6/30/2018 9:36:38 PM

    Most of us know that we should walk briskly for the sake of our health. But how fast is brisk? A helpful new study of walking speed and health concludes that the answer seems to be about 100 steps per minute, a number that is probably lower than many of us might expect.

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