Japanese encephalitis kills 10 children in Son La

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Japanese encephalitis kills 10 children in Son La

(VOV) - Japanese encephalitis, a mosquito-borne disease that preys on young and malnourished children, has claimed ten lives out of to 84 reported cases in Son La province since the beginning of this year.

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Alzheimer's research in 'major step' towards blood test

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Alzheimer's research in 'major step' towards blood test

British scientists have made a "major step forward" in developing a blood test to predict the onset of Alzheimer's disease.

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Thousands take part in ASEAN Dengue Day

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

More than 5,000 people will take part in an ASEAN Dengue Day on Saturday at Cao Lanh City's Van Mieu Park in the Mekong Delta Province of Dong Thap.

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Summer heats up rabies threat

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

With the onset of hot weather, the country faces a high risk of rabies though this year the number of fatalities has come down by almost half to 22, according to the Preventive Medicine Department.

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Doctors warn of infectious diseases this summer

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Doctors warn of infectious diseases this summer

(VOV) - While measles has yet to be brought under control across the country, hand-foot and mouth (HFM) disease and chickenpox are expected to break out in the coming weeks.

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Diabetes research: good news for caffeine addicts?

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Diabetes research: good news for caffeine addicts?

People who boosted their coffee intake by "moderate to large" doses in a US-based study had a lower risk for adult-onset diabetes than those with stable consumption, researchers said Friday.

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Dak Lak struggles with early onset of dry season

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Dak Lak struggles with early onset of dry season

VietNamNet Bridge – Thousands of households in the Tay Nguyen (Central Highlands) province of Dak Lak are suffering from a severe shortage of water due to prolonged drought.

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Yen Bai resettles households before storm

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VietNam News English 4 month(s) ago

The northern province of Yen Bai has moved around 60 per cent of families living in the dangerous places, equivalent to 1,400 households, to resettlement areas.

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Dak Lak struggles with early onset of dry season

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Dak Lak struggles with early onset of dry season

Thousands of households in the Tay Nguyen (Central Highlands) province of Dak Lak are suffering from a severe shortage of water due to prolonged drought.

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Air conditioners, refrigerators fly off City shelves

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VietNam News English 4 month(s) ago

The onset of the hot season in HCM City has sent the sales of refrigerators and air conditioners skyrocketing, electronics retailers said.

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Gestational diabetes linked to heart disease later in life: study

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VietnamNet English 5 month(s) ago

Gestational diabetes linked to heart disease later in life: study

Women who develop gestational diabetes may face an increased risk of early heart disease later in life, even if they do not develop diabetes subsequent to their pregnancy, U.S. researchers said Wednesday.

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U.S. FDA approves first device to prevent migraine headaches

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U.S. FDA approves first device to prevent migraine headaches

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said Tuesday it has approved the marketing of a medical device as a preventative treatment for migraine headaches.

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Another A/H5N1 death reported in Cambodia

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VietnamPlus English 5 month(s) ago

A 3-year-old boy in suburban Phnom Penh died of H5N1 avian influenza earlier this month, raising Cambodia ’s H5N1 death toll this year to two, the country’s Health Ministry said on March 7.

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Thai authorities gear up to tackle drought crisis

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VietnamPlus English 5 month(s) ago

Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is on a visit to the northeastern provinces in a bid to receive first-hand accounts of the developing drought crisis.

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Hospital of Hematology and Blood Transfusion uses NAT to test donors

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SaiGon GP English 5 month(s) ago

HCMC Hospital of Hematology and Blood Transfusion announced they will be applying Nucleic Acid Testing (NAT) to screen donors for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C.

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