Hold your nose, swallow: frozen fecal pill for diarrhea

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 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 4 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 5 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 5 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 6 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 7 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 8 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 9 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 9 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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Gut bacteria turn dark chocolate 'healthy'

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VietnamNet English 9 month(s) ago

Gut bacteria turn dark chocolate 'healthy'

Bacteria in our stomach ferment chocolate into useful anti-inflammatory compounds that are good for the heart, scientists have said.

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Modest results from ethanol projects

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Báo Đầu Tư English 10 month(s) ago

Modest results from ethanol projects

Member units under state giant Vietnam National Oil and Gas Group are swallowing a bitter pill on their ethanol investments.

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Locally-made drug use still a bitter pill

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VietnamPlus English 12 month(s) ago

Former Deputy Minister of Health Doctor Le Van Truyen spoke with the Lao Dong (Labour) newspaper about why Vietnamese people are still hesitant to use domestically produced pharmaceuticals.

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Taking HIV prevention pill may not encourage risky sex: U.S. study

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 13 month(s) ago

Taking HIV prevention pill may not encourage risky sex: U.S. study

Taking a pill as a preventive measure against HIV infection may not encourage people at high risk for the disease to engage in risky sexual behavior, according to a new U.S. study meant to address fears about its use.

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Mice research brings male contraceptive pill closer

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VietnamNet English 13 month(s) ago

Mice research brings male contraceptive pill closer

A contraceptive pill for men has moved one step closer after Australian researchers successfully made male mice infertile, according to a study published Tuesday.

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UN says meth boom sweeping Asia

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Báo Dân Trí English 14 month(s) ago

UN says meth boom sweeping Asia

The United Nations on Friday sounded the alarm over record seizures of methamphetamine across much of Asia as the illegal drug floods streets and clubs.

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