Over 4 million in Vietnam have diabetes as disease grows in Asia: report

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Over 4 million in Vietnam have diabetes as disease grows in Asia: report

Uncontrolled consumption of fast food and soft drinks has caused the number of diabetes patients in Vietnam to shoot up to a dangerously high level, with more and more children diagnosed with the disease, according to new data.

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Takeda assembles team to evaluate Zika vaccine possibilities

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Takeda assembles team to evaluate Zika vaccine possibilities

Takeda Pharmaceutical Co., Asia’s largest drugmaker, has assembled an internal team to look into how it might contribute to vaccine efforts to combat the Zika virus, the mosquito-borne pathogen that is currently spreading through the Americas.

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WHO warns Africa, Asia vulnerable for Zika virus

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The World Health Organization cautions that the mosquito-borne Zika virus, linked to birth defects, could spread to Africa and Asia which have the highest birth rates in the world.

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Malaria treatment fails in Cambodia because of drug resistance: researchers

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Malaria treatment fails in Cambodia because of drug resistance: researchers

Malaria-carrying parasites in parts of Cambodia have developed resistance to a major drug used to treat the disease in Southeast Asia, according to research published on Thursday in The Lancet Infectious Diseases journal.

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Southeast Asia to standardize training in traditional medicine

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Southeast Asia to standardize training in traditional medicine

The 10 countries in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are facilitating the process of recognizing qualified traditional medicine health workers and assistant doctors.

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Number of AIDS deaths among young Asians doubles over past decade: U.N.

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Number of AIDS deaths among young Asians doubles over past decade: U.N.

The estimated number of adolescents dying of AIDS in the Asia Pacific region has more than doubled since 2005, experts said on Monday, warning of a "hidden epidemic".

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Ministry warns parents to take recommended polio immunization schedule

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SaiGon GP English 5 month(s) ago

Because polio occurred and plagued some nations in Asia region, Vietnamese Ministry of Health yesterday warned parents to take their kids to medical clinics for recommended immunization schedule.

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Alternative medicine in Vietnam works

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Alternative medicine in Vietnam works

(VOV) -Acupuncture which dates back more than two thousands years in Asia, continues to have a positive impact on patient’s lives. Vietnam is considered one of the world’s leading countries when it comes to acupuncture treatment.

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Vietnam gets mediocre ranking in list of healthiest countries

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Vietnam gets mediocre ranking in list of healthiest countries

Vietnam has been ranked the 62nd healthiest country in the world and among Asia Pacific’s top ten in a new list that combines data from the World Health Organization, the United Nations and the World Bank.

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Vietnam gets mediocre ranking in list of healthiest countries

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Vietnam gets mediocre ranking in list of healthiest countries

Vietnam has been ranked the 62nd healthiest country in the world and among Asia Pacific’s top ten in a new list that combines data from the World Health Organization, the United Nations and the World Bank.

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Vietnam has high rate of COPD patients

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SaiGon GP English 6 month(s) ago

With high rate of smokers, Vietnam is one of nations having most chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) people in the Asia region and the world.

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Dengue fever sweeps Asia, hospitals struggle to cope

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Dengue fever sweeps Asia, hospitals struggle to cope

Thousands of people in Asia have been struck by dengue fever in recent months, putting medical services under strain and highlighting the need for a long-term strategy to fight the potentially lethal disease.

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Drug-resistant malaria can infect African mosquitoes

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Drug-resistant malaria can infect African mosquitoes

A drug-resistant malaria parasite found in South East Asia can also infect mosquito species in Africa, a study shows.

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Vietnamese over 10cm shorter than WHO standard

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Vietnamese over 10cm shorter than WHO standard

VietNamNet Bridge – Malnutrition has greatly contributed to Vietnamese people’s shortness compared with other countries in Asia and Europe, according to the National Institute of Nutrition.

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Nutrition needs to be improved to raise height of Vietnamese

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Nutrition needs to be improved to raise height of Vietnamese

Malnutrition has greatly contributed to Vietnamese people’s shortness compared with other countries in Asia and Europe, according to the National Institute of Nutrition.

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