Vietnam minister calls for calm in face of 8,500 measles cases, 114 fatalities

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Vietnam minister calls for calm in face of 8,500 measles cases, 114 fatalities

A father from Hung Yen Province carries the remains of his 9-month-old baby home after it succumbed to measles. The child died at the Central Pediatrics Hospital in Hanoi on April 16

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Hospitals report 108 kids dead from measles, health ministry guesses fewer

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Hospitals report 108 kids dead from measles, health ministry guesses fewer

Two children share a bed at the Central Pediatrics Hospital in Hanoi as they receive emergency care for severe measles complications. Photo courtesy of Tuoi Tre

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Mini-battery in boy’s nose for five years

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Mini-battery in boy’s nose for five years

VietNamNet Bridge – While playing with friends, a boy in the central city of Quang Ngai accidentally got a mini-battery shoved up his nose. It remained there for over five years without being detected by doctors.

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Breakfast @ Tuoitrenews – Apr 8

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Breakfast @ Tuoitrenews – Apr 8

A summary of some of the leading news stories published Tuesday (April 08) in Tuoi Tre newspaper:

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Chinese gold tone jewelry found toxic: tester

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Chinese gold tone jewelry found toxic: tester

Samples of three types of Chinese-made gold tone necklaces seized from three jewelry stores in Ho Chi Minh City last month have been found to contain toxic chemicals that can have negative health effects on consumers, the city’s Market Management Agency announced Friday.

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Watch what they eat, what they do (or don’t)

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Watch what they eat, what they do (or don’t)

A rich diet with a lot of salt, combined with a lack of physical activity is seeing more and more children in Ho Chi Minh City suffer stones in their urinary tract, doctors say.

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Vietnamese victim of rare skin disorder recovering

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Vietnamese victim of rare skin disorder recovering

Y Non at the Quy Hoa National Leprosy and Dermatology Hospital in Binh Dinh Province undergoing treatment for a skin disorder and blood contamination. Photo by Tam Ngoc

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A ‘rich’ vein can be a sign of poor health

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A ‘rich’ vein can be a sign of poor health

Doctors perform a surgery on varicose veins at 115 People’s Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo courtesy of Nguoi Lao Dong

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Go easy on strong massage services, doctors caution

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Go easy on strong massage services, doctors caution

Masseuses work at a parlor in Hanoi. Doctors said service from untrained practitioners can be paralyzing or fatal. Photo by Ngoc Thang

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A ‘leper’ becomes a billionaire

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A ‘leper’ becomes a billionaire

A woman was abandoned by her husband and neighbors because of a disease she suffered from, which they mistakenly believed was leprosy. Suffering from unbearable pain, she cut all her fingers off. However, with extraordinary courage, she overcame her challenges and eventually saved enough money to build one of the most sizeable villas in her town.

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Vietnam city to examine visitors for new bird flu virus

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Vietnam city to examine visitors for new bird flu virus

Ducks are transported in northern Vietnam, where there's a high risk of catching new bird flu viruses from China due to fowl smuggling across border. Photo: Reuters

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Depression in arthritis sufferers higher than previously reported: study

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Depression in arthritis sufferers higher than previously reported: study

Levels of depression and anxiety in people with severe rheumatoid arthritis are higher than previously reported, according to a new research by British scientists.

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Doctors decry sinusitis surgeries, hail eastern remedies

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Doctors decry sinusitis surgeries, hail eastern remedies

Doctors perform an endoscopic sinus surgery at Ho Chi Minh City Ear, Nose, Throat Hospital. Photo courtesy of Tuoi Tre

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Last gasp puts Poland into Hopman Cup final

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Last gasp puts Poland into Hopman Cup final

Polish pair Agnieszka Radwanska and Grzegorz Panfil edged past Australia on Thursday to scrape into the final of the mixed teams Hopman Cup.

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Air pollution cause of chronic diseases in big cities in Vietnam

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Air pollution cause of chronic diseases in big cities in Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge – An increasing number of people are now suffering from cancer, acute and chronic respiratory diseases and allergic reactions in big cities in Vietnam as a result of air pollution.

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