‘Misty’ snack a new food trend among Vietnamese youth

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago

‘Misty’ snack a new food trend among Vietnamese youth

A new dish diffusing mysterious mist has charmed its way in the mouths of young people in Ho Chi Minh City, sparking health safety concerns from medical professionals.

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Parents should be aware of dangerous disease in hot weather: Ministry

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SaiGon GP English 3 week(s) ago

Parents should be aware of dangerous disease in hot weather: Ministry

Hot weather is conducive for outbreaks of dangerous contagious diseases including diarrhea, pink eye, hand-foot-mouth and dengue fever among kids, said the Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health as these diseases are on upward trend.

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Health Ministry urges its departments, hospitals to prevent diseases caused by hot weather

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SaiGon GP English 3 week(s) ago

Health Ministry urges its departments, hospitals to prevent diseases caused by hot weather

The Ministry of Health urged its local departments and hospitals nationwide to take measures against heat-related diseases such as dengue fever, hand-foot-mouth, meningitis and infectious diseases.

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Hand-foot-mouth disease re-occurs across country

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

Hand-foot-mouth disease re-occurred in 61 cities and provinces across the country though the number of infection cases reduced by 23.2 percent compared to the same period last year.

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Dengue fever infection cases increase

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago

Around 6,116 dengue fever infection cases were hospitalized in Ho Chi Minh City in the first quarter of the year, an increase of 88 percent compared to the same period last year, reported the city Department of Health in Ho Chi Minh City yesterday.

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Cat stem cell trial could lead to human treatments

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 month(s) ago

Researchers have successfully used stem cells to treat cats with a debilitating mouth disease. The findings could translate into potential therapies for humans suffering from similar ailments.

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Increasing cases of hand-foot-mouth: Health Department

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SaiGon GP English 4 month(s) ago 1 related news

The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Health said that additional 65 cases of hand-foot-mouth were hospitalized last week showing an increase of 19 percent compared to four weeks before.

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Dengue fever cases decrease in HCMC

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SaiGon GP English 4 month(s) ago 1 related news

Dengue fever cases decrease in HCMC

According to Ho Chi Minh City Department of Health, the number of dengue fever cases in the city decreased 19 percent compared to average cases of previous weeks with 396 cases in the past week.

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HCMC health sector prepares for Tet holidays

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SaiGon GP English 5 month(s) ago

HCMC health sector prepares for Tet holidays

Ho Chi Minh City health sector prepared everything for examination and treatment of emergency cases in Tet holidays that are nearly coming.

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Eat your life away: The hazards of Saigon's mouth-watering street food

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Báo Thanh Niên English 7 month(s) ago

Eat your life away: The hazards of Saigon's mouth-watering street food

It's lunch time and street food vendors begin to lay out plastic tables and stools along a sidewalk near one of the city's biggest universities in District 5.

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Medical workers warn of diseases in winter

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SaiGon GP English 7 month(s) ago

Medical workers warn of diseases in winter

Not only dengue fever but also other dangerous diseases such as influenza, hand-foot-mouth, measles and rubella are likely to break out in the winter.

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HFM cases spiraling in Mekong delta

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SaiGon GP English 8 month(s) ago

By the Ministry of Health’s statistics, the country has over 44,000 hand-foot-mouth cases in 62 cities and provinces.

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Vietnam sees 44,000 cases of hand-foot-mouth disease

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Báo Thanh Niên English 8 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

The Ministry of Health has reported 44,000 cases of hand-foot-mouth disease nationwide this year, including five fatalities, all in the south.

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Long nights in HCMC hospital hallways after disease outbreaks

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Báo Thanh Niên English 9 month(s) ago

Long nights in HCMC hospital hallways after disease outbreaks

Sick children and their parents sleep in the hallway of a pediatric hospital in Ho Chi Minh City beside trash bins. It is a common scene at Children’s Hospitals No.1 and No.2, the leading pediatric in the city, as severe outbreaks of dengue fever, hand, food and mouth disease and respiratory inflammation took the number of inpatients to a record high of more than 2,000 each a day. Photos: Hai An/Zing

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LSD finds its way into Vietnam

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VOV News English 9 month(s) ago

LSD finds its way into Vietnam

A growing number of Vietnamese youths are being introduced to LSD, one of the most potent, mood-changing hallucinogens, through social networking sites, especially Facebook.

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