Could a $34 smartphone device improve HIV diagnosis in Africa?

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A dongle that plugs into a smartphone mimics a lab-based blood test for HIV and syphilis and can detect the diseases in 15 minutes, say researchers.

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Sale of fake health foods concerns consumers

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VietNam News English 5 day(s) ago

Sale of fake health foods concerns consumers

Everyone knows functional food works to improve health and build resistance to diseases, especially in patients and people recovering from ailments.

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MoH plans to develop sea, islands medicine

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SaiGon GP English 6 day(s) ago

Most of medical clinics in islands will enable to carry out anti-epidemic activities and expanded immunization and 90 percent of islands hospitals have doctors who can treat emergency cases and some other diseases.

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WHO urges billions to fight neglected tropical diseases

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WHO urges billions to fight neglected tropical diseases

The World Health Organization on Thursday urged countries to invest billions of dollars to tackle 17 neglected tropical diseases -- including dengue fever, leprosy and sleeping sickness -- which kill 500,000 people globally each year.

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WHO urges billions to fight neglected tropical diseases

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WHO urges billions to fight neglected tropical diseases

The World Health Organization on Thursday urged countries to invest billions of dollars to tackle 17 neglected tropical diseases -- including dengue fever, leprosy and sleeping sickness -- which kill 500,000 people globally each year.

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Vietnamese healing arts can help cure serious disease

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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago

Vietnamese healing arts can help cure serious disease

VietNamNet Bridge – Thousands of patients from hundreds of countries have survived their illnesses after receiving treatment at Tho Xuan Duong, a Vietnamese clinic that combines Vietnamese traditional and western medicine.

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Three successful stem cell therapy cases recorded in Hue hospital

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago

Le Kieu Diem, 40, diagnosed with breast cancer was discharged from Hue General Hospital in stable condition on February 13, becoming the third cases successfully treated with stem cell therapy at the Hue General Hospital so far.

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New ward in Hospital for Senior People inaugurated

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SaiGon GP English 2 week(s) ago

A hi-tech treatment ward in the Hospital for Senior People was inaugurated in Hanoi on February 9.

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MOH warns of outbreak of measles

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MOH warns of outbreak of measles

The Ministry of Health yesterday warned of an outbreak of measles at an online meeting with aiming to implement measures against diseases and ensure food safety and medical activities in the Lunar New Year (Tet holiday) 2015.

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Vietnam, Japan eye tighter healthcare cooperation

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VietnamPlus English 3 week(s) ago

Vietnam, Japan eye tighter healthcare cooperation

A conference to promote cooperation in healthcare and nursing homes between Vietnam and Japan was held in Hanoi on February 5.

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Health sector braces for disease outbreaks during Tet

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VietnamPlus English 3 week(s) ago

The health sector will take drastic measures to prevent disease and ensure food safety and access to healthcare during the lunar New Year (Tet) holiday, Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien said at a teleconference on February 5.

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Doctors recommend chicken pox vaccine

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago

Health officials have recommended that children aged one and over should receive chicken pox vaccinations as 10 cases have occurred every week since January 1.

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Injectable 3D cell factories to fight cancer in the body

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 week(s) ago 1 related news

Researchers at Harvard University and the Wyss Institute are developing an injectable biomaterial that forms a tiny scaffold in the body which can be used to re-program cells and trigger an immune response to fight cancer and infectious diseases.

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Co-ordination key to implementing UN One Health strategy

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago 2 related news

Viet Nam has made progress with the One Health (OH) initiative, but still needs to develop a strategic co-ordination mechanism along with an action plan and road map, UN Resident Co-ordinator in Viet Nam Pratibha Mehta said at the opening of the third One Heath Conference in Ha Noi yesterday.

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Unvaccinated children put others at risk, official warns

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Unvaccinated children put others at risk, official warns

Vaccination programme failures are posing a major risk of spreading potentially fatal contagious diseases among children as small outbreaks spread in the northern region of Vietnam, a health official has warned.

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