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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 at Cho Ray Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City have successfully performed the country’s first living paired-kidney exchange transplant.
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.
Regular use of pain relievers over many years may increase the risk of hearing loss, a recent study suggests.
People who spend time walking or even just standing instead of sitting down may be at lower risk of diabetes, a UK study suggests.
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.
A common weight loss surgery is associated with long-term gastrointestinal problems and food intolerance, a recent study suggests.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.