Vietnam among 9 Western Pacific countries suffering most from viral hepatitis: experts

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Vietnam among 9 Western Pacific countries suffering most from viral hepatitis: experts

Vietnam is among nine countries in the Western Pacific region that face the most serious threat of viral hepatitis, a “silent” disease that causes a severe impact on public health, experts said at a meeting in south-central Vietnam last weekend.

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Hepatitis E found in donor blood; call for EU screening

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VietNam News English 13 hour(s) ago

One in almost 3,000 blood donors in England carry the hepatitis E virus (HEV) which can cause liver disease, said a study on Monday that sparked a call for screening in Europe.

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Blood drive achieves success

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VietNam News English 15 hour(s) ago 1 related news

About 800 litres of blood were collected from 7,000 participants at the Grateful Red Drop blood donation festival on Saturday in Ha Noi.

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Cross-country blood donation drive sparks success

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VietnamPlus English 13 hour(s) ago 1 related news

A nationwide donation campaign called “Red Journey” has collected nearly 48,000 units of blood, far exceeding the initial target, the organiser announced at a review conference in Hanoi on July 27.

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A chessboard drenched in blood

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A chessboard drenched in blood

"The intelligence and facts were being fixed around the policy." Everyone remembers the Downing Street Memo, which unveiled the Bush/Blair "policy" in the run-up to the 2003 bombing/invasion/occupation of Iraq.

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Sierra Leone's chief Ebola doctor contracts the virus

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Sierra Leone's chief Ebola doctor contracts the virus

The head doctor fighting the deadly tropical virus Ebola in Sierra Leone has himself caught the disease, the government said.

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New mothers sign up for stem cell storage

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New mothers sign up for stem cell storage

A hundred stem cells of umbilical cord blood (SCUCB) samples have been stored free of charge in the past two months, said Dr Tran Ngoc Que, deputy director of the bank.

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Red Journey 2014 volunteers descend on Hanoi

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VOV News English 2 day(s) ago

Red Journey 2014 volunteers descend on Hanoi

(VOV) - Thousands of youth volunteers from across the nation began arriving in Hanoi on July 26 to join in the final festivities of the Red Journey Campaign 2014 blood donation drive.

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Vietnamese French woman files dioxin lawsuit against 35 US companies

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Vietnamese French woman files dioxin lawsuit against 35 US companies

A French woman of Vietnamese origin, Tran To Nga, has stood as the sole plaintiff in the Agent Orange/Dioxin lawsuit against 35 chemical companies based in the U.S. for producing the toxic substances sprayed in Vietnam in the 1960s and 1970s.

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Vietnamese man found alive after 5 days stuck in cold storage

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A worker in the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap was found alive on Thursday after being buried under shelves in cold storage for five days.

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AmCham VN honours World Blood Donor Day

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VietNam News English 5 day(s) ago

More than 1,140 volunteers donated 1,497 units of blood in HCM City and the southern province of Binh Duong as part of a drive by the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Viet Nam to celebrate the World Blood Donor Day.

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People gamble health to augment their bodies

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People gamble health to augment their bodies

Many people have been hospitalised after trying various home methods of augmenting their genitals.

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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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Terumo BCT opened new factory in Ho Chi Minh City

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Terumo BCT opened new factory in Ho Chi Minh City

Terumo BCT, a global leader in blood component, therapeutic apheresis and cellular technologies, today opened of its new manufacturing factory near Ho Chi Minh City.

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Ha Noi begins blood-pressure screening

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

A pilot programme to test blood pressure levels of residents of Mai Dinh Commune in Ha Noi kicked off about two weeks ago.

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