ARV treatment to be covered by health insurance

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ARV treatment to be covered by health insurance

Anti-retroviral (ARV) treatment for people living with HIV/AIDS will be paid by health insurance from June 2016, said the Department of HIV/AIDS Prevention under the Ministry of Public Health.

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OI children receive free treatment

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SaiGon GP English 2 week(s) ago

Sai Gon Giai Phong newspaper continued encouraging enterprises and benefactors to contribute VND50 million (US$2,236) for treating children suffering Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI), also known as brittle bone disease or Lobstein syndrome, a congenital bone disorder characterized by brittle bones that are prone to fracture (Wikipedia)

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Physical therapy no help for Parkinson's patients: study

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Physical therapy no help for Parkinson's patients: study

Routinely assigning people with mild to moderate Parkinson's disease to physical or occupational therapy offers no improvement to their quality of life, said a British study out Tuesday.

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Delayed deaths declining among pediatric cancer survivors

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Delayed deaths declining among pediatric cancer survivors

It's long been known that cancer survivors -- people alive five years after diagnosis -- face a higher risk of premature death, and doctors have made efforts over the decades to reduce those deaths.

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USAID supports treatment of the disabled in Tay Ninh

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USAID supports treatment of the disabled in Tay Ninh

A USAID-funded project to improve the capacity and treatment of people with disabilities was launched in the southern province of Tay Ninh on January 14.

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Conference seeks ways to fine-turn HIV/AIDS fight

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Conference seeks ways to fine-turn HIV/AIDS fight

Health experts debated measures to effect HIV/AIDS prevention efforts in the country, stressing the need to expand preventive activities, Methadone therapy, anti-retroviral (ARV) treatment, and open bidding for drug supplies.

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Abusing hormone replacement therapy, Vietnamese transgender people face danger

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Abusing hormone replacement therapy, Vietnamese transgender people face danger

Driven to be who they really are, many transgender people in Vietnam are abusing cross-sex hormone therapies by overdosing on pills and injecting and drinking hormones of unknown origin, despite the dangers, including death.

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Roche says encouraged by cancer drug atezolizumab study

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Roche says encouraged by cancer drug atezolizumab study

Swiss drugmaker Roche Holding released on Friday what it called encouraging results from a study of its closely watched cancer immunotherapy atezolizumab.

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Lack of knowledge results in unfortunate HIV/AIDS cases

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VOV News English 1 month(s) ago

A lack of knowledge about HIV/AIDS is one of the biggest causes of cases in the northern mountainous province of Son La.

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Australian walks for blind kids

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Australian walks for blind kids

VietNamNet Bridge – As the Christmas party goes on, sight-impaired youngsters surround Joe Edwards, holding his hands. Unable to see their ‘Santa Claus', they still look into his eyes, showing their admiration.

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Australian walks for blind kids

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Australian walks for blind kids

As the Christmas party goes on, sight-impaired youngsters surround Joe Edwards, holding his hands. Unable to see their ‘Santa Claus', they still look into his eyes, showing their admiration.

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Italian doctor accused of using stem cells to treat diabetes, causing severe complications

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Italian doctor accused of using stem cells to treat diabetes, causing severe complications

A Vietnamese patient has alleged that a foreign doctor failed to treat his diabetes with the stem-cell therapy, causing serious complications, whereas his clinic has dismissed such an allegation.

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Tokyo Vietnam Medical University established

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Tokyo Vietnam Medical University established

The Tokyo Vietnam Medical University on December 3 announced the government decision on the establishment of the university, a wholly foreign-invested university.

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Stem cell industry necessary: expert

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Stem cell industry necessary: expert

A stem cell industry in Vietnam is needed to meet the demand for stem cell applications in treatment and aesthetic procedures in the country, according to an expert.

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Vietnam hopes to eliminate HIV/ AIDS in 2020

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago

Through 25 years of fighting against HIV/AIDS epidemic, Vietnam was seen as one of the countries making substantial progress in the fight against HIV and AIDS.

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