Mosquitoes' rapid spread poses threat beyond Zika

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Mosquitoes' rapid spread poses threat beyond Zika

As the world focuses on Zika's rapid advance in the Americas, experts warn the virus that originated in Africa is just one of a growing number of continent-jumping diseases carried by mosquitoes threatening swathes of humanity.

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Ageing, indebted Japan debates right to 'die with dignity'

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Ageing, indebted Japan debates right to 'die with dignity'

TOKYO, March 6 - Retired Japanese airline employee Tarou Tanzawa said he hadn't thought much about his own death until his 84-year-old mother was diagnosed with malignant lymphoma and decided against costly and invasive life-prolonging treatment.

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Non-native plants threaten Phong Nha – Ke Bang park’s ecology

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Non-native plants threaten Phong Nha – Ke Bang park’s ecology

Bim boi hoa vang, or yellow merremia, a flowering plant in the morning glory family, has done severe damage to the biodiversity in Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park.

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Ambassadors in Vietnam – P3: With Palestinian ambassador in Palestine

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Ambassadors in Vietnam – P3: With Palestinian ambassador in Palestine

Editor’s note: A revered Vietnamese journalist and researcher on the Middle East has written to Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper about his experiences with Saadi Salama, Palestinian Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary in Hanoi, during their field trip to Palestine some years ago.

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“Malicious invader’ still grown on Vietnam’s streets

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“Malicious invader’ still grown on Vietnam’s streets

VietNamNet Bridge - ‘So do cam’ as called by Vietnamese, Spathodea campanulata, sourced from Africa, considered a ‘malicious invader’, is still being grown in Vietnam, posing a threat to the ecological environment.

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Only 49,000 six-in-one vaccine for Vietnam in 2016

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SaiGon GP English 6 month(s) ago 1 related news

The Drug Administration of Vietnam under the Ministry of Health said that representative office of GlaxoSmithKline in Vietnam announced to supply around 49,000 dozes of the 6 -in-1 vaccine Infanrix Hexa for the Vietnamese market.

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Abbott executive on Absorb Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffold for CAD patients

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Abbott executive on Absorb Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffold for CAD patients

Advertorial – Abbott Vascular vice president Krishna Sudhir has discussed with Tuoi Tre News risk factors and new treatment options for coronary artery disease, as well as recommendations for prevention, on the occasion of his visit to Vietnam.

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Absorb the One of Its Kind Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffold

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Absorb the One of Its Kind Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffold

According to WHO, Vietnam is a country vulnerable to heart diseases with currently over 25 percent of people aged 25 years old and above having hypertension. Coronary artery disease (CAD), is on the rise in Vietnam, already impacting nearly 10 percent of the population.

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Saigon canals choked up by invasive residents, companies: report

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Saigon canals choked up by invasive residents, companies: report

Illegal construction activities have encroached upon half of the waterways in Ho Chi Minh City, obstructed the flows and made the city more vulnerable to flooding, a new report said.

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List of waiting heart patients long because of lacking doctors, equipment

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Though hospitals in the country have tried to increase personnel and applied advanced technologies to meet the demand, they are overloaded with patients waiting for a heart surgery. Children suffering congenital heart diseases even died while waiting for an operation.

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Blood test 'detects cancer relapse'

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Blood test 'detects cancer relapse'

A blood test may be able to save lives by finding cancers that have started to grow again after treatment, a study suggests.

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Music 'reduces pain and anxiety' for surgery patients

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Music 'reduces pain and anxiety' for surgery patients

Listening to music before, during and after an operation can help reduce pain, according to a review.

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Surgery-stenting clot removal succeeds

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VietnamNet English 11 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

VietNamNet Bridge – The HCM City University Medical Centre has combined surgical thrombectomy and venous stenting to treat deep vein thrombosis, a blood clot in one of the deep veins in the body. It was the first operation of its kind to be performed at a Vietnamese hospital.

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Death penalty still needed to punish corrupt officials, lawmakers say

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Death penalty still needed to punish corrupt officials, lawmakers say

Duong Chi Dung (C), former chairman of state shipping giant Vinalines, stood an appeal trial in Hanoi last April. He and one of his subordinates were sentenced to death for embezzling VND10 billion (US$474,000) each in a dock scam busted in May 2012. Photo: Hoang Trang

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Vietnam may stop punishing drug, war crimes by death

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Vietnam may stop punishing drug, war crimes by death

The government has proposed abolishing the death penalty for seven crimes at a parliament session in Hanoi on Wednesday.

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