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12/12/2018 12:32:37 PM

No new cases of H5N1 bird flu in humans reported in Vietnam since 2014

Vietnam had reported no new human cases of avian influenza A/H5N1 and the country had successfully controlled outbreaks of the H5N1 strain over the past five years, an official said.

  • Migraines tied to increased stroke risk after surgery: Study

    Migraines tied to increased stroke risk after surgery: Study

    Public: 2/15/2017 11:37:12 AM

    People with a history of migraines may be more likely to have a stroke after surgery than patients who don’t get these severe headaches, a recent study suggests.

  • 13 surprising causes of constipation

    13 surprising causes of constipation

    Public: 2/13/2017 1:47:57 PM

    The obvious culprits cause constipation including a low fiber diet, repeatedly ignoring the urge to go, not drinking enough water, or a lack of exercise. But constipation also has other, less-well-known causes, including certain medications and supplements, as well as potentially serious medical conditions. Here are 13 possible causes of constipation you may not have considered.

  • HCM City’s hospitals raise quality of treatment

    HCM City’s hospitals raise quality of treatment

    Public: 2/13/2017 9:50:51 AM

    Hospitals in Ho Chi Minh City have been striving to reach five goals to improve the quality of examinations and treatment, including safety, patient satisfaction, efficient management, effective services, and appropriate costs and prices.

  • Health sector aims to continue controlling HIV infection

    Health sector aims to continue controlling HIV infection

    Public: 2/10/2017 9:40:24 AM

    The Health Ministry has reported that HIV carriers in the country has numbered 231,000, with 87,000 having developed full-blown AIDS, and HIV infection in community has continuously been kept under 0.3 per cent.

  • Giant hematoma removed from two-day-old baby

    Giant hematoma removed from two-day-old baby

    Public: 2/9/2017 9:32:44 AM

    Doctors of Ho Chi Minh City-based Paediatrics Hospital No.1 successfully saved the life of a two-day-old infant by removing a giant hematoma from his body.

  • Doctors perform first paired-kidney exchange transplant

    Doctors perform first paired-kidney exchange transplant

    Public: 2/9/2017 9:27:27 AM

    Doctors at Cho Ray Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City have successfully performed the country’s first living paired-kidney exchange transplant.

  • Poor people encouraged to join health insurance

    Poor people encouraged to join health insurance

    Public: 2/8/2017 9:28:30 AM

    Roughly 17 million or more than 18 per cent of Vietnam’s population had not entered the health insurance programme by the end of 2016. Most are labourers, poor people and students, the Vietnam Social Insurance (VNSI) has said.

  • Over the counter painkillers linked to hearing loss

    Over the counter painkillers linked to hearing loss

    Public: 2/7/2017 11:34:36 AM

    Regular use of pain relievers over many years may increase the risk of hearing loss, a recent study suggests.

  • 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.

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