Experts agree that there may be multiple causes for the rise in obesity in recent decades, but one major factor is the drastic increase in portion sizes.
When you're pregnant, there are a lot of new things to think about, especially when it comes to healthy eating. Here are 10 foods that you need to be cautious about eating while you're expecting.
Diabetes can lead to blindness, but children and teens with diabetes may not receive recommended eye exams in the years following their diagnosis, a U.S. study suggests.
Vietnam ranked first among 18 developing countries in Asia and Africa on the Health Governance Capacity Index, according to a study conducted by the Brookings Institute of the U.S.
As many as one in three adults diagnosed with asthma may not actually have the chronic lung disorder, a Canadian study suggests.
About two thirds of cancers are caused by random typos in DNA that occur as normal cells make copies of themselves, a finding that helps explain why healthy individuals who do everything they can to avoid cancer are still stricken with the disease, U.S. researchers said on March 23rd.
Doctors of the HCM City-based Paediatrics Hospital No 1 have successfully performed a congenital heart surgery for a premature baby weighing 900grams, the lightest patient ever to receive the surgery.
Poor equipment and facilities have been blamed for the failure in the new family healthcare clinics to attract patients.
A national vaccination information management system will be applied at all vaccination facilities in Hanoi from April 1st in a bid to increase vaccination rates for under-one children in the city.
A new outbreak of avian influenza A virus subtype H5N1 has been detected in the central province of Ha Tinh, according to the Department of Animal Health under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Thu Duc District Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City implanted a double-chamber pacemaker in the body of a 51-year-woman who had an abnormally slow heart rate on March 23rd.
The central city of Da Nang’s Oncology Hospital, in cooperation with the British–Swedish biopharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca, has launched its first-ever Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor (EGFR) mutation testing programme for non-small cell lung cancer patients in Vietnam.
The A/H7N9 and A/H5N1 avian influenza viruses may enter Vietnam through poultry smuggled from China and Cambodia and wild birds, an official from the Ministry of Health (MoH) has said.
(VNF) - Operation Smile Vietnam launched first medical mission of the year 2017 at the National Hospital of Odonto-Stomatology on Monday. The first activity of the free surgeries campaign for children born with cleft lips and palates is health screening.
Prof., Dr. Le Ngoc Thanh, Director of Hospital E delivered his scientific report on total endoscopic atrial septal defect repair through the four-trocar technique with less than 1cm wide at the Cardio-Thoracic Surgery Conferences on March 11-14 in the United Kingdom.
The regulation of adding iodine should be applied to all food, the Vietnam Dairy Association suggested in a dialogue with the Ministry of Health (MoH) earlier this week.
The Ministry of Health (MoH) has asked 122 hospitals to interlink their medical exam results with each other in an effort to eliminate redundant examinations.