E-cigarettes contain up to 10 times carcinogens: Japan research

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E-cigarettes contain up to 10 times carcinogens: Japan research

E-cigarettes contain up to 10 times the level of cancer-causing agents in regular tobacco, Japanese scientists said Thursday, the latest blow to an invention once heralded as less harmful than smoking.

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Ban on asbestos use in Vietnam is urgent: workshop

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Ban on asbestos use in Vietnam is urgent: workshop

The Non-governmental Organisations-Information Centre (NGO-IC) held a workshop in Hanoi on November 27 to call for joining hands with Vietnamese agencies in a bid to draw a roadmap for the ban of white asbestos use in the country.

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Japanese technology brings hope for Vietnamese cancer patients

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VOV News English 18 hour(s) ago

The Japanese Grandsoul Nara group and the Hanoi Medical University (HMU) have signed a research collaboration agreement, said Vietnam News Agency’s correspondent in Japan.

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Japanese technology brings hope for cancer patients in Vietnam

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VietnamPlus English 1 day(s) ago

The Japanese Grandsoul Nara group and the Hanoi Medical University (HMU) have signed a research collaboration agreement, said Vietnam News Agency’s correspondent in Japan.

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Weekend art exhibition raises funds for children with cancer

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VietNam News English 4 day(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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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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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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Newspaper fined for inaccuracy

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Herbicide blamed for cancer surge in poor Vietnamese hamlets

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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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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 2 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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