Vietnam strives to reduce spread of hepatitis

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The Ministry of Health (MOH) has promulgated a plan on viral hepatitis prevention for the 2015-2019 period to reduce the spread of hepatitis viruses and improve community access to screening, treatment and care services, said Tran Dac Phu, Head of the MOH’s Preventive Health Department.

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Over 20 million Vietnamese people infecting with hepatitis B, C

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SaiGon GP English 2 day(s) ago 1 related news

The World Health Organization (WHO) announced at the the meeting held in Hanoi yesterday to mark the World Hepatitis Day ( on July 28) that over 20 million Vietnamese people infected with hepatitis B and C.

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German news agency apologizes to Vietnam defense minister for false death report

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German news agency apologizes to Vietnam defense minister for false death report

A German news agency has apologized to Vietnam’s defense minister for mistakenly reporting on his death earlier this month.

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A fine line between tradition and addiction

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VietNamNet Bridge – The wife of Nguyen Hong Minh, 63, in HCM City's Tan Binh Ward, divorced him for his alcoholism.

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Why are cancer drug costs so high?

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Memorial Sloan-Kettering oncologist Dr. Leonard Saltz and Bloomberg’s Cynthia Koons discuss what’s behind high cancer costs with Betty Liu on “Bloomberg Markets.”

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Defence minister returns home

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Defence minister returns home

Defence minister General Phung Quang Thanh returned home early this morning after substantial medical treatment in France.

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Two generic drugs reduce breast cancer deaths: studies

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Two generic drugs reduce breast cancer deaths: studies

Two inexpensive classes of drugs available in generic form each reduce the recurrence of breast cancer in post-menopausal women as well as death rates from the disease, a pair of studies reported.

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Doctors raise concern about chemo for end-stage cancer

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Doctors raise concern about chemo for end-stage cancer

Giving chemotherapy to people with terminal cancer who are near the end of their lives is likely to cause more harm than good, according to a US study Thursday.

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HCMC saves more patients thanks to timely organ donation

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HCMC saves more patients thanks to timely organ donation

Leading Cho Ray Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City’s director Prof. Nguyen Truong Son said that the hospital has saved many patients suffering heart disease and kidney failure thanks to timely donation of organs of brain dead people.

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Poor sleeping patterns link to cancer

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Poor sleeping patterns link to cancer

Irregular sleeping patterns have been "unequivocally" shown to lead to cancer in tests on mice, a study suggests.

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22,000 cosmetics with cancer causing preservative banned

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Vietnam is set to ban about 22,000 types of cosmetics containing five derivatives of Paraben that are suspected of causing breast cancer and male infertility.

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22,000 cosmetics with cancer causing preservative banned

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22,000 cosmetics with cancer causing preservative banned

VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam is set to ban about 22,000 types of cosmetics containing five derivatives of Paraben that are suspected of causing breast cancer and male infertility.

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22,000 cosmetics with cancer causing preservative banned

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

Vietnam is set to ban about 22,000 types of cosmetics containing five derivatives of Paraben that are suspected of causing breast cancer and male infertility.

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Vietnam dismisses report of defense minister’s death

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Vietnam dismisses report of defense minister’s death

An article published by German news agency DPA saying that Vietnamese Minister of Defense Phung Quang Thanh died in France on Sunday is groundless, a senior military official has said.

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Power development offers both opportunities and challenges

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Power development offers both opportunities and challenges

Opportunities and challenges to electricity development in the Mekong Delta region were discussed at a conference held in Can Tho city on July 17.

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