3 million Vietnam children wear glasses due to eye disease

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SaiGon GP English 1 day(s) ago

It is estimated that the rate of children with refraction error who must wear glasses is around 3 million.

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Over 409,000 Vietnamese people aged below 50 blind

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The rate of blind Vietnamese people is 3.1 percent and more than 409,000 people aged below 50 are blind in both eyes, according to a statistic of Vietnam Ophthalmological Society at an annual meeting.

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Microsoft joins fitness bandwagon

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 day(s) ago

Microsoft joins fitness bandwagon

Microsoft unveiled its first fitness band on Thursday (Oct 30), along with a new Microsoft Health software platform that includes a cloud service for consumers and the industry to store and combine health and fitness data.

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At least 1 million poor people to receive free health check-ups

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At least 1 million poor people to receive free health check-ups

A humanitarian campaign launched by the Vietnam Red Cross (VRC) and the Ministry of Health aims to provide free health check-ups and treatment for over one million poor people each year in Vietnam , VRC Chairman Nguyen Hai Duong said on October 30.

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Experts urge caution over Ebola hopes

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Experts urge caution over Ebola hopes

The warning follows an announcement by World Health Organisation (WHO) that data from funeral directors and treatment centres indicated lower admission rates and burials in Liberia, the nation hit hardest by the killer virus.

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2014 National Ophthalmology Conference opens

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VOV News English 1 day(s) ago 2 related news

More than 1,000 domestic and international doctors came together at the 2014 National Ophthalmology Conference, which opened in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak on October 30.

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Million citizens to get free healthcare

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A community healthcare campaign, to provide free medical check-up, treatment and consulting services to at least one million people in 20 provinces nationwide, will be launched on Sunday (November 2).

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High milk diet 'may not cut risk of bone fractures'

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VietnamNet English 1 day(s) ago

Drinking lots of milk may not lower the risk of fracturing bones, a study in the British Medical Journal suggests.

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Korean medical centre to train VN personnel

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VietNam News English 1 day(s) ago

VINMEC International Hospital and the Korean EWHA Womans University's Medical Centre will work together in oncology, obstetrics and other fields under a Memorandum of Understanding signed yesterday.

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Using food distribution to fend off Ebola spread in Liberia

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 day(s) ago

The U.N. World Food Program intensifies food distribution in Liberia to help limit the movement of people and curb the spread of Ebola.

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Vietnam court scraps death sentence for Filipina, demands new probe into drug trafficking charges

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Vietnam court scraps death sentence for Filipina, demands new probe into drug trafficking charges

The appeal court of the Supreme People’s Court in Ho Chi Minh City has canceled the death sentence handed down to a Philippine woman on drug trafficking charges and requested a fresh probe into the case.

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Healthcare campaign aims to provide free treatment

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Healthcare campaign aims to provide free treatment

A community healthcare campaign, to provide free medical check-up, treatment and consulting services to at least one million people in 20 provinces nationwide, will be launched on Sunday (November 2).

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Marijuana seeds planted in Chile

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 day(s) ago

Health officials are planting the first crop of medical marijuana seeds in Chile.

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Microsoft launches wearable fitness device for $199

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Microsoft launches wearable fitness device for $199

Microsoft Corp launched a device called "Microsoft Band" that will allow users to monitor their fitness and exercise regime, marking the world's largest software company's debut into the wearable technology market.

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2014 National Ophthalmology Conference opens

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2014 National Ophthalmology Conference opens

More than 1,000 domestic and international doctors came together at the 2014 National Ophthalmology Conference, which opened in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak on October 30.

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