How to fix a broken market in antibiotics

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 week(s) ago

How to fix a broken market in antibiotics

The drugs don't work - and neither does the market, when it comes to antibiotics.

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Pharmaceutical companies rush to expand business

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VietnamNet English 1 day(s) ago

VietNamNet Bridge – More and more domestic pharmaceutical firms have recently announced plans to expand their production as the market has shown signs of picking up in recent months.

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Vietnam stops using three drugs due to bad reactions

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SaiGon GP English 6 day(s) ago

Following the National Center of Drug Information and Adverse Drug Reactions Monitoring’s warning of bad reaction of three drugs, Drug Administration of Vietnam ordered hospitals nationwide to stop using them.

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Monkey study dampens hopes for AIDS cure

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

The monkey version of HIV can take refuge from anti-AIDS drugs within days of entering the body, a study said on Sunday, dampening hopes for a human cure.

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Anti-drug campaign produces big wins

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago 2 related news

Anti-drug police have made over 44,900 arrests and seized nearly 800kg of heroin, 70kg of opium and 390,000 ecstasy pills during a one-year crack down on drugs.

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Over 29,000 drug-related crimes reported last year

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VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago 2 related news

Over 29,000 drug-related crimes reported last year

VietNamNet Bridge - Law enforcement forces uncovered 29,338 drug cases in 2013, arresting 44,983 offenders and seizing 797.1 kg of heroin, 69.7 kg of opium, 171.3kg of synthetic drugs and 390,000 tablets of ecstasy.

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More than 29,000 drug-related crimes detected in 2013

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

More than 29,000 drug-related crimes detected in 2013

(VOV) - Law enforcement forces uncovered 29,338 drug cases in 2013, arresting 44,983 offenders and seizing 797.1 kg of heroin, 69.7 kg of opium and 171.3kg of synthetic drugs and 390,000 tablets of ecstasy.

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HIV re-emerges in 'cured' Mississippi girl

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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago

HIV re-emerges in 'cured' Mississippi girl

A baby girl in the US born with HIV and believed cured after very early treatment has now been found to still harbour the virus.

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Company dumps medicine in field

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

Ha Noi Police, on Wednesday, said that about 2,000 boxes containing medicinal drugs that were found in a vacant rice field in Thanh Tri district, had been disposed of illegally.

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Alzheimer's research in 'major step' towards blood test

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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago

Alzheimer's research in 'major step' towards blood test

British scientists have made a "major step forward" in developing a blood test to predict the onset of Alzheimer's disease.

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Methadone treatment to be available at all hospitals in HCM City

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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago

Methadone treatment to be available at all hospitals in HCM City

VietNamNet Bridge - From the 3rd quarter of this year, drug rehabilitation using methadone treatment will be used at all hospitals in 24 districts of HCM City.

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2NE1 member Park Bom’s past 'drug smuggling' case sparks controversy

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 week(s) ago

2NE1 member Park Bom’s past 'drug smuggling' case sparks controversy

K-pop girl group 2NE1’s Park Bom has become mired in controversy following a recent media report that claimed she was involved in a drug smuggling case four years ago.

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A pill for all cancers? Vietnamese scientists hopeful but cautious

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VietnamNet English 3 week(s) ago

A pill for all cancers? Vietnamese scientists hopeful but cautious

VietNamNet Bridge – News of the development of a wonderful new remedy for all types of cancer should be treated with some wariness, says Professor Nguyen Chan Hung. Dr. Hung, who serves as Chair of the Vietnam Cancer Association, asserts that there has never been a single medicine that could treat all types of cancer.

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Diabetes drugs 'may not be best'

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VietnamNet English 3 week(s) ago

Diabetes drugs 'may not be best'

The downsides of taking medication for type-2 diabetes may exceed the benefits for some patients, researchers have advised.

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New plan protects access to drugs

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago

Tong Thi Song Huong, director of the Health Insurance Department, speaks with the government website chinhphu.vn on the new health insurance scheme's coverage of medicines.

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