Littering a chronic problem in Vietnam

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 day(s) ago

Littering a chronic problem in Vietnam

The despicable habit of littering in public places by Vietnamese people is blamed on poverty in this society.

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National project helps prevent respiratory diseases

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VOV News English 1 month(s) ago

A national project on bronchial asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) has been implemented in 30 provinces and cities across the country in 2014 has helped spread knowledge about the diseases in the community, it was reported at a conference in Hanoi on December 25.

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National project helps prevent respiratory diseases

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

A national project on bronchial asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) implemented in 30 provinces and cities across the country in 2014 has helped spread knowledge about the diseases in the community, it was reported at a conference in Hanoi on December 25.

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Global life expectancy rises: study

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

People around the world lived on average to a ripe old age of 71.5 in 2013, up from 65.3 in 1990, a study said on Thursday, noting the gains came despite big increases in liver cancer and chronic kidney deaths.

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Beijing to get third airport to reduce congestion, delays

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

Beijing to get third airport to reduce congestion, delays

China has green-lighted a third airport for the capital Beijing in a bid to reduce congestion and chronic delays, state media reported Wednesday.

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Reducing cost of healthcare through innovative technologies and solutions

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 month(s) ago

Reducing cost of healthcare through innovative technologies and solutions

With non-communicable diseases on the rise in Vietnam, GE Healthcare’s innovative medical technologies are helping to reduce the financial burdens on Vietnamese families, especially in rural areas. Mai Linh reports.

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HCM City urged to adopt bold measures for flood control

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VietnamPlus English 3 month(s) ago

HCM City urged to adopt bold measures for flood control

Flood experts have called for the Ho Chi Minh City government to adopt drastic measures to control flooding here in the city; otherwise, the city will not be able to solve this chronic problem in future, the Saigon Times Daily reported.

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UNDP: Progress in Vietnam poverty reduction impressive

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VietnamNet English 3 month(s) ago

UNDP: Progress in Vietnam poverty reduction impressive

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam has reduced its poverty rate from 58.1% in 1992 to 17.2% in 2012, lifting some 30 million people out of poverty, according a United Nations Development Program (UNDP) report.

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New treatment to improve COPD patients

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SaiGon GP English 3 month(s) ago

New treatment to improve COPD patients

Vietnamese doctors have applied new treatment called ‘endoscopic lung volume reduction’ - a minimally invasive non-surgical procedure that involves the insertion of ‘endobronchial valves’- which can significantly improve lung function measures and quality of life for patients with emphysema and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) .

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Vietnam city agency draws flak for failing to stop flooding

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 month(s) ago

Vietnam city agency draws flak for failing to stop flooding

Ho Chi Minh City’s transport department has come under fire for failing to come up with solutions for the chronic flooding in parts of the city in its role as a think tank for the government for anti-flooding work.

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Facebook plots first steps into healthcare

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Báo Thanh Niên English 4 month(s) ago

Facebook plots first steps into healthcare

Facebook Inc already knows who your friends are and the kind of things that grab your attention. Soon, it could also know the state of your health.

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Two Apple medical trials shed light on how HealthKit will work

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Báo Thanh Niên English 4 month(s) ago

Two Apple medical trials shed light on how HealthKit will work

Two prominent U.S. hospitals are preparing to launch trials with diabetics and chronic disease patients using Apple Inc's HealthKit, offering a glimpse of how the iPhone maker's ambitious take on healthcare will work in practice.

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Layered star Jennifer Aniston takes spotlight in 'Cake'

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 4 month(s) ago

Layered star Jennifer Aniston takes spotlight in 'Cake'

The sheer physicality of playing a character in chronic pain was the most challenging part of starring in the film "Cake," Jennifer Aniston said of a leading role that turns one of the world's most glamorous actresses into a bitter, unpleasant woman.

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Experts discuss upward trend in dementia

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VietNam News English 5 month(s) ago

Experts discuss upward trend in dementia

Viet Nam, ranking seventh among the 10 fastest ageing countries, is facing an upward trend of chronic diseases, including dementia.

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Dementia confronting Vietnam: experts

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VietnamPlus English 5 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Vietnam, ranking seventh among the 10 fastest aging countries, is facing an upward trend of chronic diseases, including dementia.

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