Hand-foot-mouth disease hits Khanh Hoa province

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VOV News English 15 hour(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Hand-foot-mouth disease hits Khanh Hoa province

(VOV) -Since the beginning of November, hand-foot-mouth disease has struck 7out of 8 communes in Khanh Son district in central coastal Khanh Hoa province, resulting in a sharp increase in infection cases.

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Vietnam alerts with mouse plague

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SaiGon GP English 18 hour(s) ago 1 related news

In response to the mouse plague which is breaking out in Madagascar, the Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health yesterday said that it is tightening control on mouse plague in border gates and plague-prone areas.

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HCM City to have centre for HIV-addiction treatment technology transfer

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VietnamPlus English 3 day(s) ago 2 duplicate news

HCM City to have centre for HIV-addiction treatment technology transfer

A project on building an HIV-addiction treatment technology transfer centre was officially kicked off at the Ho Chi Minh City University of Medicine and Pharmacy in on November 21.

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Over 3 million Vietnamese suffer from diabetes

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Báo điện tử CP English 1 week(s) ago

VGP – With 3.3 million diabetics (about 3.7% of its population), Viet Nam now ranks first in Southeast Asia in diabetes, according to the International Diabetes Federation (IDF).

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New India death blamed on same antibiotics used in sterilization camp

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 week(s) ago 1 related news

New India death blamed on same antibiotics used in sterilization camp

One person has died and six more were hospitalized after consuming antibiotic tablets apparently from the same batch blamed for more than a dozen deaths following a sterilization camp in eastern India, two hospital officials said on Friday.

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Around 90 percent Vietnamese people have dental diseases

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

At a meeting held by Hanoi Medicine University and the U.S. non-profit organization Operation Smile, Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien said that around 90 percent of the country’s population have dental disease.

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Health ministry collects documents on US firm-related bribery case

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago

Health ministry collects documents on US firm-related bribery case

The Ministry of Health is to establish a working group to collect documents related to the reported bribery case involving US firm Bio-Rad Laboratories to serve investigations.

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Vietnam can produce caterpillar fungus

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VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago

Vietnam can produce caterpillar fungus

VietNamNet Bridge – The Institute of Plant Protection Research has recently announced its success in producing caterpillar fungus (Ophiocordyceps sinensis), a rare medicine with the potential to increase the capacity of the body against cancer.

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Social News 12/11

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VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago

llegal sand mining boats seized

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Quang Ninh calls for investment in herbal medicine production

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago

The northern province of Quang Ninh called for investments in the application of science and technology in herbal medicine production during a conference in Ha Long city on November 9.

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Scientists tell U.S. - find recipe for Ebola cure in survivors' blood

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Scientists tell U.S. - find recipe for Ebola cure in survivors' blood

A group of scientists including three Nobel laureates in medicine has proposed that U.S. health officials chart a new path to developing Ebola drugs and vaccines by harnessing antibodies produced by survivors of the deadly outbreak.

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Dengue, hand-foot-mouth reach peak in HCM City

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news 1 related news

An increased incidence of dengue and hand-foot-and-mouth disease was recorded across Ho Chi Minh City as they are at their peaks of the year, Nguyen Tri Dung, Director of the city’s Preventive Medicine Centre, said on November 5.

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Google to offer Foundation Medicine's cancer tests as latest health benefit

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Google to offer Foundation Medicine's cancer tests as latest health benefit

Google will soon start covering the cost of Foundation Medicine's DNA tests for employees and their family-members suffering from cancer, as part of its health benefits portfolio.

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Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia join hands to fight Ebola

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago 3 duplicate news 1 related news

Representatives from the health sector of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia have agreed on a joint action programme to prevent the spread of infectious diseases, particularly Ebola, through their shared aviation and land ports of entry.

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Medical clinics in HCMC’s urban districts gloomy

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SaiGon GP English 2 week(s) ago

Medical clinics in HCMC’s urban districts gloomy

Since 2012, Ho Chi Minh City has invested 121 standard medical clinics which provide examination and treatment covered by health insurance but just a few people have come over and check-up on these clinics.

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