Killer T-cell therapy shows promise against leukemia

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Killer T-cell therapy shows promise against leukemia

A cancer-killing therapy that engineers a patient's own immune cells to wipe out chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) has shown long-term success in a handful of people, a US study said Wednesday.

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Burden of non-communicable diseases greater for Vietnam

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VietnamNet English 4 day(s) ago

The World Health Organization estimates that deaths from non-communicable diseases reach nearly 380,000 cases per year in Vietnam, claiming 73 percent of all deaths and reducing Vietnamese people's average longevity, reported Vietnamese non-communicable prevention league at a meeting last Friday.

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Burden of non-communicable diseases greater

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The World Health Organization estimates that deaths from non-communicable diseases reach nearly 380,000 cases per year in Vietnam, claiming 73 percent of all deaths and reducing Vietnamese people's average longevity, reported Vietnamese non-communicable prevention league at a meeting last Friday.

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Conference focuses on vein-related disease

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Nearly 200 doctors and researchers from across the country discussed the treatment of chronic venous insufficiency at a recent medical education programme in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Conference focuses on vein-related disease

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Nearly 200 doctors and researchers from across the country discussed the treatment of chronic venous insufficiency at a medical education programme in HCM City last week.

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Children work to save ill mother

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Children work to save ill mother

Two sisters in Ben Tre Province are trying to find work to help support their ill father and their mother, who is suffering from chronic kidney failure and cirrhosis.

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Chinese people getting 'taller and fatter'

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Chinese people getting 'taller and fatter'

Chinese people are growing taller as the country becomes richer but they are getting fatter even faster, the government said.

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Ha Nam to increase health insurance coverage

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The northern province of Ha Nam aims to have 81.6 percent of its population covered by health insurance by 2020.

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HCM City to build tunnel near Cat Lai Port

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VietnamPlus English 2 month(s) ago

To deal with chronic traffic congestion on a major road leading to Cat Lai Port in District 2, Ho Chi Minh City is seeking approval from the Government to build an overpass and a tunnel there, the Saigon Times Daily reports.

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10 ministries oversee environmental management, but public health still at risk

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10 ministries oversee environmental management, but public health still at risk

VietNamNet Bridge - There are 10 ministries in charge of environment management, but the environment remains seriously polluted, damaging people’s health.

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Vietnam lawmakers urge green light for huge hub airport

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Vietnamese lawmakers called for speedy approval of a $15.8 billion airport on Thursday to get construction started and address chronic capacity shortages in one of the world's fastest-growing aviation markets.

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Public urged to register for organ donor effort

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Public urged to register for organ donor effort

Nguyen Thi Thuy Xuan of Long An province is acutely aware of the importance of organ donation: her son would not be alive if he had not received a kidney from his father eight years ago.

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Public urged to register for organ donor effort

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VietNam News English 3 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Nguyen Thi Thuy Xuan of Long An Province is acutely aware of the importance of organ donation: her son would not be alive if he had not received a kidney from his father eight years ago.

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More people hospitalized on hot, muggy days in Vietnam

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More people hospitalized on hot, muggy days in Vietnam

More people have been hospitalized after suffering ‘weather diseases’ such as respiratory and digestive problems, fever, sore throat and chronic inflammation of the lungs, bronchial tubes and nasal mucous membrane during the recent hot and muggy days in Vietnam.

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Cancer, heart disease kill more in Vietnam due to late diagnosis, bad habits: experts

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Cancer, heart disease kill more in Vietnam due to late diagnosis, bad habits: experts

Non-communicable diseases, also known as chronic diseases, like cancer, diabetes and heart conditions are increasing at “alarming” rates in Vietnam, now causing 75 percent of all deaths, officials said.

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