New treatment to improve COPD patients

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New treatment to improve COPD patients

Vietnamese doctors have applied new treatment called ‘endoscopic lung volume reduction’ - a minimally invasive non-surgical procedure that involves the insertion of ‘endobronchial valves’- which can significantly improve lung function measures and quality of life for patients with emphysema and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) .

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Medical workers disciplined for death of 10 year old girl

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SaiGon GP English 6 day(s) ago

A medical council comprising of leading experts in infection, pediatrics and intensive resuscitation and the city' Department of Health yesterday discussed to verify the cause of death of 10 year old girl Nguyen Thi Hong Nhung in Hanoi

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U.S. nurse quarantined over Ebola calls treatment 'frenzy of disorganization'

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Báo Thanh Niên English 6 day(s) ago 2 related news

Illinois joined New York and New Jersey in imposing mandatory quarantines for people arriving with a risk of having contracted Ebola in West Africa, but the first person isolated under the new rules, a nurse returning from Sierra Leone, called her treatment a "frenzy of disorganization."

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Newborn ejected from womb in accident; mother killed on site

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 6 day(s) ago

Newborn ejected from womb in accident; mother killed on site

A young woman was killed on impact in a road accident on her way to hospital to deliver her baby on Saturday morning in the Mekong Delta Province of An Giang. The newborn was flushed out of the womb right at the site and had his leg crushed.

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WHO revises global tuberculosis estimate up by 500,000

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VietnamNet English 6 day(s) ago

WHO revises global tuberculosis estimate up by 500,000

The World Health Organization has revised up its estimate of how many people have tuberculosis by almost 500,000.

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Ebola response plan and drill prepared

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VOV News English 6 day(s) ago 2 related news

An Ebola response drill will be held at the Central Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Hanoi on November 1 and then in three other hospitals in Hanoi, central Thua Thien-Hue and Ho Chi Minh City, according to the Health Ministry.

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Obama commends New Yorkers for calm reaction to Ebola threat

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Obama commends New Yorkers for calm reaction to Ebola threat

NEW YORK, Oct 25 - U.S. President Barack Obama on Saturday commended New Yorkers for their calm reaction to the city's first case of Ebola and said that medical authorities were responding effectively to the threat from the deadly virus.

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Ebola response plan and drill prepared

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VietnamPlus English 7 day(s) ago 2 related news

An Ebola response drill will be held at the Central Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Hanoi on November 1 and then in three other hospitals in Hanoi, central Thua Thien-Hue and Ho Chi Minh City, according to the Health Ministry.

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Operation Smile to make free surgeries for over 1,000 children next month

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Operation Smile to make free surgeries for over 1,000 children next month

The U.S. non-profit organization Operation Smile has announced to offer free surgeries next month for Vietnam children with cleft lips, cleft palate, and other facial deformities in six locations across the nation.

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NA leader welcomes UN Under-Secretary-General

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VietnamPlus English 7 day(s) ago 1 related news

National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung asked for the UN’s further support to help Vietnam eliminate AIDS pandemic by 2030 while receiving Michel Sidibé, Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Director of the Joint UN Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), in Hanoi on October 25.

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Hanoi, Lao Cai ready to tackle Ebola virus

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Hanoi, Lao Cai ready to tackle Ebola virus

Hanoi’s health sector and relevant authorities have implemented a number of Ebola response measures, from preparing healthcare facilities and equipment to training personnel and organising drills.

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President Obama thanks Vietnamese American nurse

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VOV News English 7 day(s) ago

President Obama thanks Vietnamese American nurse

(VOV) - Nurse Nina Pham - the first person to catch Ebola on US soil has been declared free of the deadly disease 13 days after testing positive, clearing the way for President Obama to give her a big hug in the oval office.

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Two US states order tough Ebola quarantine rules

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 week(s) ago 1 related news

Two US states order tough Ebola quarantine rules

The new measures were ordered by state governors Andrew Cuomo and Chris Christie the day after an American doctor tested positive for Ebola one week after returning from working in hard-hit Guinea.

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City hospital sets up organ transplant unit

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

Cho Ray Hospital in HCM City has set up the Unit for Co-ordinating Human Organ Transplants to help save lives in the country, as the demand for organ transplants far exceeds the number of donations.

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Lead poisoning cases soar

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

Health experts say lead poisoning has risen to alarming levels in Viet Nam, especially among children.

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