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6/19/2018 10:38:09 AM

Vietnam, France look to foster health link

Vietnam and France signed many cooperation agreements in health during a working visit to France by Vietnamese Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien from June 13th-17th at the invitation of French Minister of Solidarities and Health Agnès Buzyn.

  • Sitting less linked to lower risk of diabetes: Study

    Sitting less linked to lower risk of diabetes: Study

    Public: 2/3/2017 10:23:22 AM

    People who spend time walking or even just standing instead of sitting down may be at lower risk of diabetes, a UK study suggests.

  • Cervical surgery for pre-cancer tied to preemies and small babies

    Cervical surgery for pre-cancer tied to preemies and small babies

    Public: 2/2/2017 9:43:29 AM

    Women who get surgery to treat precancerous abnormalities on their cervix are more likely to have premature or low-birth weight babies than women who don’t have these procedures, a recent study suggests.

  • Weight loss surgery tied to lasting digestive issues: Study

    Weight loss surgery tied to lasting digestive issues: Study

    Public: 1/30/2017 11:46:04 PM

    A common weight loss surgery is associated with long-term gastrointestinal problems and food intolerance, a recent study suggests.

  • Vietnam invited to share experience in TB fight at global conference

    Vietnam invited to share experience in TB fight at global conference

    Public: 1/27/2017 11:21:16 PM

    Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien has been invited to share Vietnam’s experience and success lessons on tuberculosis (TB) prevention at a global conference of the World Health Organisation (WHO) on the fight against TB in Moscow, Russia, this November.

  • Best superfoods for weight loss

    Best superfoods for weight loss

    Public: 1/27/2017 11:28:08 AM

    So-called superfoods are nutritional powerhouses that help build bones, prevent chronic diseases, improve your eyesight, and even keep your mind sharp. Read on for the top superfoods for weight loss, and how to pack them into your daily diet.

  • HCM City hospitals prepare for busy Tet holiday

    HCM City hospitals prepare for busy Tet holiday

    Public: 1/26/2017 10:34:01 PM

    Ho Chi Minh City hospitals are ensuring that emergency aid, medicine and medical personnel are available for the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday as the number of traffic accidents, food poisoning incidents and drunken driving incidents is expected to increase.

  • Person-to-person contact may cause most drug-resistant TB cases

    Person-to-person contact may cause most drug-resistant TB cases

    Public: 1/25/2017 10:58:51 PM

    The worst form of drug-resistant tuberculosis isn't just arising from inadequate treatment; it's mostly being spread from person to person, according to a new study of hundreds of cases in South Africa that has important implications for how the deadly disease is treated.

  • Heartburn pills tied to serious bacterial infections

    Heartburn pills tied to serious bacterial infections

    Public: 1/25/2017 12:14:01 PM

    People who take popular heartburn pills known as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) may be more likely to develop intestinal infections than people who don’t take these medications, a Scottish study suggests.

  • 13 Zinc-Rich Foods

    13 Zinc-Rich Foods

    Public: 1/24/2017 10:59:44 AM

    A little bit of zinc does your body plenty of good. These sources of the crucial mineral will help keep your immune system (and much more) in tip-top shape.

  • A new chapter in Vietnam quest for safe blood

    A new chapter in Vietnam quest for safe blood

    Public: 1/23/2017 9:17:33 AM

    In the past, the shortage of blood donors and the doubtful safety of blood and blood products made it a struggle to meet the demands for blood transfusions in medical emergencies and treatment. However, the situation has largely improved in recent years.

  • Vitamins: What to Take, What to Skip

    Vitamins: What to Take, What to Skip

    Public: 1/21/2017 4:56:43 PM

    Vitamins and minerals are essential to any diet, and research suggests they may help prevent cancer and heart disease, not to mention other health problems. If you eat a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, and fortified food, you're probably getting all you need. But supplements do offer an easy, just-in-case form of health insurance. Here's a quick guide to beneficial nutrients and what they can do for you.

  • Cured meats linked to worsening asthma symptoms: Study

    Cured meats linked to worsening asthma symptoms: Study

    Public: 1/19/2017 9:10:34 PM

    Eating large amounts of cured meats was linked to worse symptoms among asthma sufferers, a French study found.

  • HCM City prevents diseases through GIS

    HCM City prevents diseases through GIS

    Public: 1/19/2017 9:58:14 AM

    Ho Chi Minh City has decided to promote its geographic information system (GIS), to prevent infectious diseases, said Le Hong Nga, Deputy Director of the city’s Preventive Medicine Centre.

  • Increase in drug-resistant TB in southwest

    Increase in drug-resistant TB in southwest

    Public: 1/18/2017 10:33:01 AM

    An increase in the number of drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) cases has occurred in the southwestern region of Vietnam, according to the Head of the region’s National TB Prevention and Control Office.

  • 12 foods with more vitamin C than oranges

    12 foods with more vitamin C than oranges

    Public: 1/18/2017 10:03:56 AM

    Though studies show that consuming vitamin C can't actually prevent colds, it may help slightly shorten the length of time you're sick and reduce the severity of your symptoms. But the 69.7 mg that a medium orange provides is actually less than many other common fruits and veggies. To pack the ultimate vitamin C punch, you can try on these 12 superfoods.

  • 15 foods that are high in potassium

    15 foods that are high in potassium

    Public: 1/17/2017 1:33:38 PM

    Eating more of these potassium-rich foods can lower your risk of high blood pressure, stroke, and heart disease.

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