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  • Common household products you didn’t know have 'expiry dates'

    Common household products you didn’t know have 'expiry dates'

    Public: 7/17/2018 3:54:05 PM

    Foods aren’t the only thing in your home with a shelf life. Here are other products that have a use-by date.

  • Babies who started solids earlier slept better: Study

    Babies who started solids earlier slept better: Study

    Public: 7/12/2018 12:07:17 AM

    Babies who start on solids at three months sleep better than infants exclusively breastfed until six months of age, according to a new analysis of clinical trial data.

  • China-made medicines with Valsartan to be withdrawn

    China-made medicines with Valsartan to be withdrawn

    Public: 7/11/2018 5:32:33 PM

    The Drug Administration under the Ministry of Health on Tuesday tasked all provincial departments of health and medicine manufacturers and pharmacies to suspend the circulation of all types of medicine containing Valsartan by the China-based Zhejiang Huahai Pharmaceutical Company indicated in a designated list, the Vietnam News Agency reports.

  • A/H1N1 – one of three most common seasonal flu strains in Vietnam

    A/H1N1 – one of three most common seasonal flu strains in Vietnam

    Public: 7/11/2018 3:13:10 PM

    Swine flu A/H1N1 is one of the three most common seasonal influenza strains in Vietnam, with at least five deaths recorded since the beginning of this year.

  • Child obesity spikes while malnutrition persists

    Child obesity spikes while malnutrition persists

    Public: 7/9/2018 11:36:36 AM

    When it comes to food policy, Vietnam faces a double health burden: The country has seen a rising number of children with obesity in urban areas, while the number of malnourished children remains high.

  • Struggling to wake up every morning?

    Struggling to wake up every morning?

    Public: 7/5/2018 4:46:22 PM

    There is nothing more annoying than having to leave your sweet, sweet bed when the alarm goes off. But you have a job to do and bills to pay or you might work unusual hours that require you to be up when the rest is still asleep.

  • Hospitals urged to ensure quality after fees drop

    Hospitals urged to ensure quality after fees drop

    Public: 7/5/2018 10:58:31 AM

    Hospitals in the country have been instructed to ensure health exams and treatment for insured patients as fees for 70 healthcare services will fall on July 15th under a newly issued circular, according to Deputy Minister of Health Pham Le Tuan.

  • Hospitals requested for timely response during heat wave

    Hospitals requested for timely response during heat wave

    Public: 7/4/2018 1:47:44 PM

    The Ministry of Health (MoH) has sent a warning to provincial and city-level health departments, hospitals and health centres about the need to strengthen the monitoring of weather forecasts from the National Meteorological and Hydrological Forecast Centre and the implementation of medical examinations for people.

  • Another young girl donates cornea

    Another young girl donates cornea

    Public: 7/4/2018 7:25:29 AM

    Nguyen Van Nhi, a 12-year-old girl who died on July 2nd had decided to donate her cornea, becoming the third-youngest person to make such donation in Vietnam.

  • Walk about 100 steps a minute for better health: Study

    Walk about 100 steps a minute for better health: Study

    Public: 6/30/2018 9:36:38 PM

    Most of us know that we should walk briskly for the sake of our health. But how fast is brisk? A helpful new study of walking speed and health concludes that the answer seems to be about 100 steps per minute, a number that is probably lower than many of us might expect.

  • Top 10 health benefits of soccer/football for men

    Top 10 health benefits of soccer/football for men

    Public: 6/30/2018 9:00:04 PM

    Fast footwork, agility and endurance are just a few of the essentials for playing men’s soccer/ football. And the full list of benefits gained from playing this sport are numerous.

  • Top 10 pain-triggering foods

    Top 10 pain-triggering foods

    Public: 6/29/2018 2:13:49 PM

    Have you ever experienced chronic pain that lasts for days, weeks, months or even years? If so, you know just how debilitating it can be. So how can what you eat affect your pain levels? And how can you decrease pain without even opening your medicine cabinet? Let’s find out.

  • Vietnam has first-ever robot-assisted kidney removal surgery

    Vietnam has first-ever robot-assisted kidney removal surgery

    Public: 6/28/2018 1:51:12 PM

    Doctors at Cho Ray Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City have carried out kidney removal from living donors using robot-assisted laparoscopic surgery.

  • International organisations help Vietnam in tobacco prevention

    International organisations help Vietnam in tobacco prevention

    Public: 6/27/2018 11:51:14 AM

    Vietnam’s Health Ministry and the Fund for the Prevention of Tobacco Harms on June 26th held a meeting of the tobacco control working group, gathering representatives from key tobacco control organisations in Vietnam and its development partners.

  • How to deal with jet lag when you’re on holiday

    How to deal with jet lag when you’re on holiday

    Public: 6/25/2018 9:38:18 AM

    Jet lag. The two dreaded words that can turn a holiday into living hell. You're sleepy in the day and wide awake at night. You're tired and cranky, you can't concentrate, your appetite is shot... in other words, you're not enjoying yourself at all.

  • 6 best foods for a healthy vision

    6 best foods for a healthy vision

    Public: 6/24/2018 4:44:06 PM

    (VNF) - Cataracts, age-related macular degeneration, glaucoma, dry eyes, poor night vision are some of the eyes problem when you get older or when your eyes have to work too much. One of the simplest way to ensure your vision’s health is having a well-balanced, healthy diet.

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