Social News 22/7

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Social News 22/7

Road construction leaves tiny land lots unsold in Hanoi

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Misuse of contraceptive methods due to lack of professional consultations, information

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago 1 related news

It was the fourth time in one year that 34-year-old Nguyen Trang Dung of HCM City had changed her contraceptive.

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Misuse of contraceptive methods due to lack of professional consultations

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Misuse of contraceptive methods due to lack of professional consultations

It was the fourth time in one year that 34-year-old Nguyen Trang Dung of Ho Chi Minh City had changed her contraceptive.

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Apple recalls Beats speakers due to fire risk

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

Apple recalls Beats speakers due to fire risk

Apple on Wednesday announced it is recalling Beats Pill XL wireless speakers because of danger batteries might get so hot they ignite in flames.

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Blood test to help smokers 'find best way to quit'

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VietnamNet English 7 month(s) ago

A blood test could help people choose a stop-smoking strategy that would give them the best chance of quitting, research in the Lancet suggests.

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Cancer patients to pay far more as Vietnam curtails insurance

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 7 month(s) ago

Cancer patients to pay far more as Vietnam curtails insurance

Tens of thousands of patients suffering from cancer and other potentially fatal diseases in Vietnam may have to return home to wait for death since the state-run health insurance agency has decided to lower its payments for 28 special medicines as of next year.

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Hold your nose, swallow: frozen fecal pill for diarrhea

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Báo Thanh Niên English 10 month(s) ago

Hold your nose, swallow: frozen fecal pill for diarrhea

Frozen fecal matter that’s swallowed like a pill appears effective against a recurring and sometimes deadly bacterial infection that can cause devastating diarrhea, a study from Boston researchers found.

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Vietnam orders recall of stroke pills after discovery of toxins

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 11 month(s) ago

Vietnam orders recall of stroke pills after discovery of toxins

Vietnamese health authorities on Wednesday ordered a recall of a batch of dietary supplements used alongside drugs to treat cerebrovascular accidents (CVA) imported from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) after they found toxic substances in their ingredients.

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Hepatitis E found in donor blood; call for EU screening

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VietNam News English 13 month(s) ago 1 related news

One in almost 3,000 blood donors in England carry the hepatitis E virus (HEV) which can cause liver disease, said a study on Monday that sparked a call for screening in Europe.

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AEC could be a bitter pill for sugar industry

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VietNam News English 13 month(s) ago

AEC could be a bitter pill for sugar industry

The sugar and sugarcane industry should look for ways to enhance its competitiveness, especially with the ASEAN Economic Community set to come into existence next year.

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A pill for all cancers? Vietnamese scientists hopeful but cautious

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VietnamNet English 14 month(s) ago

A pill for all cancers? Vietnamese scientists hopeful but cautious

VietNamNet Bridge – News of the development of a wonderful new remedy for all types of cancer should be treated with some wariness, says Professor Nguyen Chan Hung. Dr. Hung, who serves as Chair of the Vietnam Cancer Association, asserts that there has never been a single medicine that could treat all types of cancer.

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More than 1,170 ecstasy tablets seized in Kon Tum

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VOV News English 15 month(s) ago 1 related news

More than 1,170 ecstasy tablets seized in Kon Tum

(VOV) - On May 20, border guards at the Bo Y International Border Gate in Kon Tum province caught Truong Van Hai red-handed, trafficking more than 1,170 ecstasy tablets.

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Police break up trans-national drug trafficking ring

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VOV News English 16 month(s) ago 2 related news

Police break up trans-national drug trafficking ring

(VOV) - Vietnamese authorities have busted a large drug trafficking ring from Laos to Vietnam and then to China.

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In Vietnam, mothers give kids dubious weight-gain pills

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Báo Thanh Niên English 17 month(s) ago

In Vietnam, mothers give kids dubious weight-gain pills

An ad for a weight-gain pill on a Facebook page with photos of a girl taking it (left) and samples of the pill. Photo courtesy of Tuoi Tre

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Boon for a bone, bane for the other

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Báo Thanh Niên English 17 month(s) ago

Boon for a bone, bane for the other

A photo provided by Ho Chi Minh City Central Dento-Maxillofacial Hospital shows a surgery session

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