Weekend art exhibition raises funds for children with cancer

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VietNam News English 21 hour(s) ago

More than 100 artworks painted by students were sold to raise money for children with cancer at the Saigon Pearl Residential Complex in HCM City's Binh Thanh District over the weekend.

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Rising UV radiation prompts skin cancer fears in Chile

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 day(s) ago

Cancer experts in Chile are warning people limit their exposure to the sun as dangerously high levels of ultraviolet radiation are expected over the next few months. A recently released report indicates the a hole in the ozone layer, which is normally situated over Antarctica, is moving towards the South American country.

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Newspaper fined for inaccuracy

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VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago

Newspaper fined for inaccuracy

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Most heavy drinkers are not alcoholics, U.S. study finds

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Most heavy drinkers are not alcoholics, U.S. study finds

Contrary to popular opinion, only 10 percent of U.S. adults who drink too much are alcoholics, according to a federal study released on Thursday, a finding that could have implications for reducing consumption of beer, wine and liquor.

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Pfizer cherry-picks cancer drug rights from Merck

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 week(s) ago

Bloomberg Intelligence’s Sam Fazeli reports on a deal between Merck and Pfizer over the rights to a possible cancer drug. He speaks with Jonathan Ferro on Bloomberg Television’s “On The Move.”

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Social News 17/11

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VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago

Newspaper fined for inaccuracy

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Herbicide blamed for cancer surge in poor Vietnamese hamlets

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 week(s) ago

Herbicide blamed for cancer surge in poor Vietnamese hamlets

Dang Xuan Phap said few people use the name Phu Tien and instead know his small community as the “cancer hamlet."

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Tick saliva could help combat cancer, say Brazilian researchers

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 week(s) ago

Brazilian doctors hope a compound found in a common blood-sucking tick can be used to break down cancerous tumours in humans after successful results in laboratory animals.

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The military-grade nanochip to detect cancer

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 week(s) ago

A smartphone-sized breathalyzer that can instantly detect cancer could be on the market within two years. That’s according to the British company Owlstone that is developing the device by adapting military grade nanochips for use in the health sector. Bloomberg's Tom Mackenzie reports.

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Conference seeks ways to improve child cancer treatment

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago 2 duplicate news

Early detection could have a good survival rate for up to 40 percent of cancer patients, heard a national childhood cancer conference in Hanoi on November 13.

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Institute should improve heart prevention program: Deputy PM

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

At the ceremony to give the Third Class Independence Medal to the Viet Nam National Heart Institute yesterday, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam stressed that the number of people dying of heart disease account for one over third of the country’s total deaths and sixfold that of cancer deaths.

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Vietnam can produce caterpillar fungus

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VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago

Vietnam can produce caterpillar fungus

VietNamNet Bridge – The Institute of Plant Protection Research has recently announced its success in producing caterpillar fungus (Ophiocordyceps sinensis), a rare medicine with the potential to increase the capacity of the body against cancer.

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Social News 11/11

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VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago

Social News 11/11

70 percent of cancer patients in country detected late

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Dull future for poor orphan boy in Ben Tre Province

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 week(s) ago

Dull future for poor orphan boy in Ben Tre Province

A nine-year-old orphan boy in Ben Tre Province is in desperate need of financial support.

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Thousands of people join Hanoi Run For Children 2014

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 week(s) ago 2 related news

Thousands of residents and members of international community in Hanoi gathered at the gate of the Reunification Park on November 9 for a charitable run around the Thien Quang Lake to raise funds to treat underprivileged children with cancer and heart disease and support local hospitals.

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