New treatment to improve COPD patients

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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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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 1 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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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 1 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 2 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 2 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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Around 4 million Vietnamese people suffer hepatitis C

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SaiGon GP English 3 month(s) ago 5 related news

There are around 4-5 million Vietnamese people (or 6 percent of the whole population) infecting with hepatitis C.

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City hospital warns of hepatitis spread

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VietNam News English 3 month(s) ago 5 related news

The HCM City Hospital for Tropical Diseases yesterday called for a change in attitudes towards viral hepatitis at a meeting to mark World Hepatitis Day, July 28.

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Australia facing "tidal wave of liver disease": expert

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Australia facing 'tidal wave of liver disease': expert

Australia is facing a Hepatitis " crisis-in-waiting" with half of all Australians living with hepatitis B or hepatitis C now within the "liver danger-zone" with serious liver disease scratching at the surface, according to a new report released Monday, the World Hepatitis Day.

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Brazil World Cup preparations hit by Sao Paulo subway strike

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VietNam News English 5 month(s) ago

Sao Paulo subway workers have announced an open-ended strike amid fresh protests, hitting World Cup preparations as Brazil defended itself against criticism over chronic delays and soaring costs.

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Hanoi conference seeks to prevent asthma

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Báo Dân Trí English 6 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news 1 related news

Ways to deter the development of asthma and treat the condition effectively were the focus of a conference held in Bach Mai Hospital in Hanoi on May 8.

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Remember life before antibiotics? No? Wait, it'll come to you

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Báo Thanh Niên English 6 month(s) ago 1 related news

Remember life before antibiotics? No? Wait, it'll come to you

Humans, we’ve got a problem.

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Egypt warns against travel to Saudi Arabia due to MERS virus

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Egypt warns against travel to Saudi Arabia due to MERS virus

Egypt's Health Ministry issued a warning on Friday against children, elderly people and anyone suffering from chronic heart and chest diseases travelling to Saudi Arabia due to an outbreak there of a deadly new virus.

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Baby suffers chronic pneumonia and heart disease

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Báo Dân Trí English 6 month(s) ago 1 related news

Baby suffers chronic pneumonia and heart disease

A poor young couple from Dong Thap Province is struggling to find enough money to treat their 5-month old daughter who suffers from several health problems.

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