Dong Mai villagers live in fear of lead poisoning

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Dong Mai villagers live in fear of lead poisoning

VietNamNet Bridge - The children in Dong Mai Village of Hung Yen province exposed to lead poisoning are expected to receive medical treatment but they may become ill again as their living environment cannot be improved.

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Radioactive seed implantation used for treating prostate cancer patients for first time

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Radioactive seed implantation used for treating prostate cancer patients for first time

Bach Mai General Hospital is the first hospital successfully treating two prostate cancer patients by using the radioactive seed implant technique. The patients suffering prostate cancer were discharged from the hospital on May 14 in healthy condition.

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17 pct of Hanoi sex workers are HIV-positive; outbreak worsens among women

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Vietnam has reported more than 1,500 new HIV infections this year, with the outbreak worsening among women.

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South African consulate, philanthrophists donate gifts to child patients

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South African consulate, philanthrophists donate gifts to child patients

The South African Consulate in Ho Chi Minh City presented 200 gifts to children being treated at the HCMC Oncology Hospital on Friday to celebrate International Children's Day (June 1).

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Regional experience in ARV treatment investment shared

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Regional experience in ARV treatment investment shared

The antiretroviral (ARV) treatment for HIV/AIDS patients has been a focused investment in numerous countries thanks to its efficiency.

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Hot spell raises risk of strokes

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The recent hot weather has increased the risk of stroke, especially among older people, as many hospitals in HCM City have seen more patients admitted for heart problems.

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Buses torched in Rio favela protests

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Two buses were set ablaze in Rio de Janeiro on Friday, by protesters angry at the deaths of two men whose bodies were found near a group of nearby shantytowns.

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Disease outbreak risks increase in summer

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The rainy season’s intense heat and humidity together with poor sanitation and loose control of disease-prone locations lie at the root of epidemic outbreaks during summers, Director Tran Dac Phu from the Department of Preventative Medicine revealed at a workshop held in Ho Chi Minh City on May 15.

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Regional experience in ARV treatment investment shared

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Regional experience in ARV treatment investment shared

The antiretroviral (ARV) treatment for HIV/AIDS patients has been a focused investment in numerous countries thanks to its efficiency.

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In Vietnam, childless couples daunted by surrogacy hurdles

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In Vietnam, childless couples daunted by surrogacy hurdles

Though surrogate pregnancy has been allowed in Vietnam for almost two months now, many couples still find the service out of reach due to complicated paperwork and refusal to cooperate from different sides.

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Malaria outbreaks may occur in country: Ministry

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At a national meeting on sustainable investment for malaria prevention in Hanoi on May 13, Vietnamese Ministry of Health warned of a possible outbreak of malaria as the country has around 15 million living in the disease-prone districts and there have been malaria drug-resistance in five provinces.

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Non-communicable diseases on upward trend

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Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are on upward trend across the country, said Vietnamese Ministry of Health in a meeting about policies to prevent these diseases in Hanoi on May 14.

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2015 blood donation campaign to go through 25 localities

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2015 blood donation campaign to go through 25 localities

The blood donation campaign “2015 Red Journey” will travel to 25 provinces and cities across the country from June 25 to August 1, aiming to collect about 17,000 units of blood.

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2015 blood donation campaign to go through 25 localities

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The blood donation campaign “2015 Red Journey” will travel to 25 provinces and cities across the country from June 25 to August 1, aiming to collect about 17,000 units of blood.

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Hospital treats prostate cancer patients with new technique

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Hospital treats prostate cancer patients with new technique

VietNamNet Bridge – Bach Mai General Hospital has, for the first time, successfully treated two prostate cancer patients by using the radioactive seed implant technique.

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