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2/15/2019 10:47:54 AM

Plan seeks to minimise social, economic impact of bird flu

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has signed off a national plan on avian influenza prevention and control for 2019-2025 with a view to reducing its impact on society and the economy.

  • Hospitals ensure quality health services during Lunar New Year holiday

    Hospitals ensure quality health services during Lunar New Year holiday

    Public: 2/4/2019 11:04:10 PM

    Ho Chi Minh City's Department of Health Department has asked directors of public and private hospitals to ensure sufficient amount of medicine, equipment and staff during the Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday.

  • Poop: What’s Normal, What’s NOT

    Poop: What’s Normal, What’s NOT

    Public: 2/3/2019 10:14:46 PM

    Wondering if your poop is considered “normal”? Most of us have asked ourselves this question at some point.

  • Get radiant skin by nourishing your gut

    Get radiant skin by nourishing your gut

    Public: 2/2/2019 7:01:53 PM

    You see, beautiful skin doesn’t start on the outside. It starts with a rock-solid gut, according to Dr. Kellyann.

  • Patient sings during first awake brain surgery in Vietnam

    Patient sings during first awake brain surgery in Vietnam

    Public: 1/30/2019 10:47:33 AM

    A hospital in Hanoi on Monday performed Vietnam’s first brain surgery during which a patient sang in full alertness, in a procedure known as awake brain surgery or awake craniotomy.

  • Should all men get a prostate cancer screening?

    Should all men get a prostate cancer screening?

    Public: 1/28/2019 11:07:48 PM

    Prostate health is of the utmost importance for men, particularly men over the age of 40. In fact, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS), prostate cancer is second most common cancer in American men, trailing only skin cancer.

  • How to eat chia seeds right: Whole, Ground, Soaked or Raw?

    How to eat chia seeds right: Whole, Ground, Soaked or Raw?

    Public: 1/27/2019 10:07:44 PM

    Chia seeds taste somewhat nutty with a mild flavor overall and can easily be added whole to most dishes as a garnish. They can also be soaked to create all kinds of delicious recipes such as chia pudding, which is so tasty it’s hard to believe it’s h

  • More measles cases reported in HCM City

    More measles cases reported in HCM City

    Public: 1/24/2019 3:10:33 PM

    Parents have delayed taking their nine-month-old children to healthcare facilities for measles vaccinations because of insufficient counselling from hospitals and doctors at vaccination centres.

  • Aspirin lowers heart attack risk but may cause severe internal bleeding

    Aspirin lowers heart attack risk but may cause severe internal bleeding

    Public: 1/24/2019 10:15:30 AM

    People without heart disease who take a daily aspirin may lower their risk of a heart attack or stroke, but a new study confirms they also have an increased risk of severe internal bleeding.

  • Blood test could detect Alzheimer's up to 16 years before symptoms begin, study says

    Blood test could detect Alzheimer's up to 16 years before symptoms begin, study says

    Public: 1/23/2019 5:12:45 PM

    A simple blood test could predict if a patient will develop Alzheimer's disease up to 16 years before symptoms begin, a new study finds.

  • 5 health benefits of black sesame seeds

    5 health benefits of black sesame seeds

    Public: 1/22/2019 10:10:37 AM

    Black Sesame seeds, also known as kala til, are beneficial for human bodyBlack sesame seeds are a good source of energy.

  • Identifying the underlying cause of knee pain

    Identifying the underlying cause of knee pain

    Public: 1/18/2019 2:05:36 PM

    Next to back pain, knee pain is one of the most common complaints among both older adults and younger athletes. Knee injuries are one common cause of knee pain, but you don’t have to fall, trip or get into some type of accident to hurt your knees. Ho

  • Too little sleep tied to increased heart disease risk: Study

    Too little sleep tied to increased heart disease risk: Study

    Public: 1/18/2019 11:21:58 AM

    People who sleep less than six hours a night may be more likely to develop cardiovascular disease than those who sleep seven to eight hours, a Spanish study suggests.

  • Less beef, more beans: Experts say world needs a new diet

    Less beef, more beans: Experts say world needs a new diet

    Public: 1/17/2019 9:17:07 PM

    A hamburger a week, but no more -- that's about as much red meat people should eat to do what's best for their health and the planet, according to a report seeking to overhaul the world's diet.

  • Many foreigners choose Vietnam as a destination for medical treatment

    Many foreigners choose Vietnam as a destination for medical treatment

    Public: 1/17/2019 4:31:08 PM

    VNF - In 2015, about 200,000 foreigners came to Vietnam for medical examination and treatment. By 2018, this number increased to 300,000. Besides cheap costs, foreign patients said they believed in the skills of Vietnamese doctors.

  • Echocardiography Training Center opens in HCM City

    Echocardiography Training Center opens in HCM City

    Public: 1/17/2019 9:22:41 AM

    The University Medical Center Ho Chi Minh City opened the Echocardiography Training Center for training and research purposes in compliance with international standards on January 15.

  • 15 omega-3 foods your body needs now

    15 omega-3 foods your body needs now

    Public: 1/16/2019 10:49:35 PM

    Omega-3s are “essential” fatty acids because the body isn’t capable of producing them on its own. Therefore, we must rely on omega-3 foods in our diets to supply these extremely beneficial compounds.

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