Vietnam to fine drivers using cellphones

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Vietnam to fine drivers using cellphones

Drivers who use mobile phones on the streets of Vietnam will be fined up to VND800,000 (US$36), according to regulations stated in a new fiat that will take effect on August 1.

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Man dies after eating pig blood pudding

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A 67 year old man in the northern province of Phu Tho had fever, headache, and rashes in the face, legs and thigh after eating a bowl of pig's tripe soup with blood pudding.

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Man dies after eating raw pig blood pudding in northern Vietnam

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Man dies after eating raw pig blood pudding in northern Vietnam

A man from Phu Tho Province has died from bacterial infection after eating raw pig blood pudding, an exotic Vietnamese dish linked to diseases and many fatalities.

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Vietnam Red Cross Society kicks off blood donation campaign

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 week(s) ago

The Vietnam Red Cross Society and the National Institute of Haematology and Blood Transfusion have launched a blood drive to mark the 153rd World Red Cross Day.

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HCMC marks World Red Cross Day

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HCMC marks World Red Cross Day

Nearly 600 officials and volunteers of the Việt Nam Red Cross Society yesterday participated in the World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day celebration in HCM City.

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Briton donates rare-type blood to save Vietnamese man

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Briton donates rare-type blood to save Vietnamese man

A man having a rare blood type in southern Vietnam who was admitted to hospital in a critical condition has been saved by a British donor after his grave state was described on Facebook by a medical worker.

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Breaking down brain barriers to fight cancer

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Neurosurgeons using lasers to treat brain cancer have discovered the technique breaks down the blood-brain barrier, a finding that could potentially lead to new treatment options for the deadly disease.

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More children, elderly sick as temperatures rise

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More children, elderly sick as temperatures rise

Children’s hospitals in Ho Chi Minh City are getting a large number of patients with respiratory ailments and diarrhoea due to an ongoing hot spell in the southern region with temperatures rising up to 37 degrees Celsius.

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Second victim dies after eating insects in central Vietnam

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

Another man died in the central province of Quang Nam after eating insects with two others for breakfast last week.

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Common medicines tied to changes in the brain

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Common medicines tied to changes in the brain

Commonly used drugs for problems like colds, allergies, depression, high blood pressure and heart disease have long been linked to cognitive impairment and dementia. Now researchers have some fresh evidence that may help explain the connection.

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Castro, 84, says Cuba's leaders are too old, proposes limits

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Castro, 84, says Cuba's leaders are too old, proposes limits

Future top leaders of Cuba's Communist party should retire at 70 to let in younger blood, President Raul Castro said on Saturday, suggesting older members of the party hoping for promotion to the top table could play with their grandchildren instead.

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Nearly 30,000 Vietnamese people suffer Hemophilia

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Nearly 30,000 Vietnamese people suffer Hemophilia

Nearly 30,000 Vietnamese people have incurable disease, said Director of the Central Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion Nguyen Anh Tri said at a press brief held yesterday by the Ministry of Health and the Institute in Hanoi in celebration of the World Hemophilia Day.

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Cancer among top ten causes of disease burden in Vietnam

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Cancer among top ten causes of disease burden in Vietnam

Some 74.3 percent of the total burden of disease in Vietnam was caused by non-communicable diseases (NCDs) with cancer among the top ten causes, said Deputy Minister of Health Pham Le Tuan on April 12.

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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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Over 3 mil Vietnamese people reported to have diabetes

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

Nearly 2 million Vietnamese people suffer diabetes yet they have not detected, said the Ministry of Health at a seminar “ Prevention and monitoring diabetes in the community” co-organized by the Ministry and the World Health Organization on April 7 in Hanoi.

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