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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Eating large amounts of cured meats was linked to worse symptoms among asthma sufferers, a French study found.
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.
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.
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.
Eating more of these potassium-rich foods can lower your risk of high blood pressure, stroke, and heart disease.