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Online gambling ring handled $18m

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Overweight in midlife may speed up Alzheimer's: study

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Overweight in midlife may speed up Alzheimer's: study

Being overweight at the age of 50 may speed the onset of Alzheimer's disease in old age, said a study Tuesday in the journal Molecular Psychiatry.

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Burden of non-communicable diseases greater for Vietnam

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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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Four die of dengue fever in South East Vietnam

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SaiGon GP English 3 day(s) ago

The development of dengue fever is very complicated in the South East region of Vietnam with four deaths.

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Medical workers tested negative for HIV

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Test results of 19 medical workers being in risk of exposing HIV for saving patient are negative for HIV virus.

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Social News 31/8

Overseas Vietnamese to parade on National Day

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Burden of non-communicable diseases greater

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SaiGon GP 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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Brain cells 'burn out' in Parkinson's disease

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Brain cells 'burn out' in Parkinson's disease

Brain cells in Parkinson's disease exhaust themselves and die prematurely, burning out like an "overheating motor", an early study suggests.

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Young woman with aging face

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Young woman with aging face

VietNamNet Bridge - "Over the past 25 years, the aging disease has dogged and abused me. I feel like I’m imprisoned in hell on earth, living is worse than death,” said Nguyen Thi Ngoc Mai, the 31-year-old woman in Hoi An town who has aged 50 years.

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Schools told to watch for diseases

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Schools told to watch for diseases

VietNamNet Bridge – Many contagious diseases can appear and spread out on a large scale in the coming school year, such as dengue fever, hand-foot-mouth (HFM) disease, flu and newly emerging catastrophic diseases like MERS-CoV and Ebola, the Ministry of Health said yesterday, August 27.

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Dengue infection cases on upward trend

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

The country has recorded around 20,000 dengue fever cases in the first 8 months, said the Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health on August 26.

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Gene study confirms low Vitamin D, multiple sclerosis link

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Gene study confirms low Vitamin D, multiple sclerosis link

A major genetic study Tuesday confirmed a link between low vitamin D and a higher risk of multiple sclerosis, a finding which experts say could lead to better treatment and prevention.

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Children in North Vietnam have pertussis in hot weather

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

Though the weather in the North Vietnam is scotching, hospitals in Hanoi received many children suffering whooping-cough and pneumonia.

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CMC must eliminates leprosy by 2015

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

18 cities and provinces out of 21 in the South Vietnam have eliminated leprosy but Ho Chi Minh City which is the economic hub of the country has not abolished the disease yet because a lot of immigrants have flocked to the city to live, work and find out for an opportunity.

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Lobsters need action plan

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Lobsters need action plan

The lack of a national master plan for development of lobster cultivation has led to disease outbreaks, lobster-fry shortage and high production costs, experts have said.

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