Successful surgery for toddler with rare varicose veins

0 vote(s)Comment

VietNam News English 14 hour(s) ago

Successful surgery for toddler with rare varicose veins

Diagnosed with gastrointestinal bleeding due to having very rare expanded oesophageal veins, Duong Gia Phuc, a two years old boy in HCM City, was vomiting blood; a life threatening situation.

Keywords: 

Prostate cancer gene map points way to targeted drugs

0 vote(s)Comment

VietnamNet English 16 hour(s) ago

Prostate cancer gene map points way to targeted drugs

Scientists have unveiled a comprehensive genetic map of advanced prostate cancer, hailing it as the disease's "Rosetta Stone".

Keywords: 

Preventive programme helps achieve WHO's child TB goal

0 vote(s)Comment

VietnamPlus English 2 day(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Preventive programme helps achieve WHO's child TB goal

Thanks to a national tuberculosis preventive programme, a tuberculosis-infected man in Ho Chi Minh City's Tan Phu district is not afraid that he will transmit the disease to his infant son.

Keywords: 

Readers help two sick boys in Ha Tinh Province

0 vote(s)Comment

Báo Dân Trí English 3 day(s) ago

Readers help two sick boys in Ha Tinh Province

DTiNews readers have given VND64m to two brothers in central Ha Tinh Province who suffer from inborn liver disease.

Keywords: 

Vietnam sees increased incidences of dengue fever

0 vote(s)Comment

VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago

Dengue fever hospitalisations are on the rise nationwide, particularly in the south, revealed the General Department of Preventative Medicine under the Ministry of Health on May 14.

Keywords: 

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

0 vote(s)Comment

Báo Thanh Niên English 4 day(s) ago

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.

Keywords: 

Disease outbreak risks increase in summer

0 vote(s)Comment

VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago

The rainy season’s intense heat and humidity together with poor sanitation and loose control of disease-prone locations lie at the root of epidemic outbreaks during summers, Director Tran Dac Phu from the Department of Preventative Medicine revealed at a workshop held in Ho Chi Minh City on May 15.

Keywords: 

Malaria outbreaks may occur in country: Ministry

0 vote(s)Comment

SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

At a national meeting on sustainable investment for malaria prevention in Hanoi on May 13, Vietnamese Ministry of Health warned of a possible outbreak of malaria as the country has around 15 million living in the disease-prone districts and there have been malaria drug-resistance in five provinces.

Keywords: 

Vietnam sees increased incidences of malaria

0 vote(s)Comment

VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago

Malaria hospitalisations are on the rise nationwide, particularly in the south, revealed the General Department of Preventative Medicine under the Ministry of Health on May 14.

Keywords: 

Workshop talks NCD prevention, control

0 vote(s)Comment

VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Representatives of ministries, sectors, hospitals and international organisations gathered at a workshop held in Hanoi on May 14 to seek methods to prevent and control non-communicable diseases (NCDs).

Keywords: 

Strokes rising among people of working age, warns charity

0 vote(s)Comment

VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago

Strokes rising among people of working age, warns charity

There has been an "alarming" rise in the number of working-age men and women having strokes, a charity has warned.

Keywords: 

Social News 13/5

0 vote(s)Comment

VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago

HCMC opens first drug treatment center with Suboxone

Keywords: 

10m citizens carry Thalassemia gene

0 vote(s)Comment

VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news

More than 10 million Vietnamese citizens are carrying the thalassemia gene, and about 20,000 people have contracted the disease and need treatment, experts say.

Keywords: 

Preventive programme helping achieve WHO's child TB goal

0 vote(s)Comment

VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

Thanks to the national tuberculosis preventive programme, a man in HCM City's Tan Phu District who was diagnosed with TB is not afraid he will transmit the disease to his infant son.

Keywords: 

Liberia declared Ebola-free after weeks of no cases

0 vote(s)Comment

VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago

Liberia declared Ebola-free after weeks of no cases

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared Liberia free of the Ebola virus, confirming that the country has had no new cases in 42 days.

Keywords: 

Top page