High lipid levels raise alarm

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VietNam News English 1 day(s) ago

About 44 per cent of Ha Noi and HCM City residents have hyperlipidaemia, a condition where one has an abnormally elevated level of lipids in their blood, according to a recent study by the National Institute of Nutrition.

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Any diet will do, say researchers, if you stick to it

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago

Any diet will do, say researchers, if you stick to it

All diets - from Atkins to Weight Watchers - have similar results and people should simply pick the one they find easiest, say researchers.

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Instant noodles carry health risks for women: study

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Instant noodles carry health risks for women: study

Women who eat instant noodles, like Ramen, at least two times a week face a greater risk of high blood pressure, elevated blood sugar and high cholesterol, US researchers said Thursday.

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200,000 Vietnamese suffer from stroke annually

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VOV News English 7 month(s) ago

Vietnam has 200,000 people suffer from stroke annually, 11,000 of them died of the disease and the remaining have sequela, according to the Vietnam Stroke Association.

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200,000 Vietnamese suffer from stroke annually

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200,000 Vietnamese suffer from stroke annually

Vietnam has 200,000 people suffer from stroke annually, 11,000 of them died of the disease and the remaining have sequela, according to the Vietnam Stroke Association.

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200,000 Vietnamese suffer from stroke annually

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200,000 Vietnamese suffer from stroke annually

A male stroke patient is being treated in Nguyen Trai Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City (Photo: Sggp)
The country has 200,000 people suffer from stroke annually, 11,000 of them died of the disease and the remaining have sequela, according to the Vietnam Stroke Association.

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New apps to help doctors offer healthcare services beyond clinics

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Báo Đầu Tư English 8 month(s) ago

New apps to help doctors offer healthcare services beyond clinics

From this month, patients in Singapore will be the first in the world to use new secured mobile clinic applications on their smartphones.

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Statins may help multiple sclerosis sufferers: study

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VietnamNet English 8 month(s) ago

Statins may help multiple sclerosis sufferers: study

Taking statins could significantly improve multiple sclerosis sufferers' lives, and slow their brain shrinkage, according to a British study published in Lancet on Wednesday.

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Saturated fat advice 'unclear'

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VietnamNet English 9 month(s) ago

Saturated fat advice 'unclear'

Swapping butter for a sunflower spread may not lower heart risk, say British Heart Foundation researchers.

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More fish intake boosts good cholesterol level: study

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VietnamNet English 9 month(s) ago

More fish intake boosts good cholesterol level: study

A recent study conducted by the University of Eastern Finland showed that increased intake of fatty fish can boost the level of high density lipoprotein (HDL), know as the good cholesterol.

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Top five tea specialties of Vietnam

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VietnamNet English 9 month(s) ago

Top five tea specialties of Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge – The Vietnam Record Organisation recently published the list of 50 gift specialties nominated by localities, tourism agencies, domestic and foreign tourists. According to the Hanoitimes online, top five tea specialties are included in the list.

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Vietnam produces Omega 3-rich eggs

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 9 month(s) ago

The Vietnam Science and Technology Academy has successfully produced chicken eggs which are remarkably rich in Omega 3, a fatty acid with various health benefits.

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Top five tea specialties of Vietnam

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VietnamPlus English 10 month(s) ago

Top five tea specialties of Vietnam

The Vietnam Record Organisation recently published the list of 50 gift specialties nominated by localities, tourism agencies, domestic and foreign tourists. According to the Hanoitimes online, top five tea specialties are included in the list.

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An apple a day keeps heart doctors away: study

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VietnamNet English 12 month(s) ago

An apple a day keeps heart doctors away: study

The old English proverb "an apple a day keeps the doctor away" is still a useful public health advice, according to Oxford University researchers.

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Secret killer on the loose in Vietnam, doctors warn

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Báo Thanh Niên English 12 month(s) ago

Secret killer on the loose in Vietnam, doctors warn

A stroke patient is examined in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo courtesy of Tiep Thi & Gia Dinh Newspaper

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