Cancer will kill nearly 10 million people this year, experts said Wednesday (Sep 12), warning the disease's global burden continues to rise in spite of better prevention and earlier diagnosis.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved the Vietnam Health Program to improve the well-being, stature, longevity and life quality of Vietnamese people.
More than a quarter of the world's adults, or 1.4 billion people, take too little exercise, putting them at higher risk of cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, dementia and cancers, according to a World Health Organization-led study.
The Fleming Fund management agent for country grants is now opened for qualified licensed/registered entities in Vietnam.
It may be possible to use screening for dental patients as a touchpoint to detect diabetes, doctors at National Dental Centre Singapore (NDCS) said at a briefing on Wednesday (Aug 29).
A national portal of pharmacies throughout Vietnam was officially launched on August 24, in a bid to inhibit the sale of low quality drugs on the market and keep prices in check.
Even an occasional glass of wine or beer increases the risk of health problems and dying, according to a major study on drinking in 195 nations that attributes 2.8 million premature deaths worldwide each year to booze.
The Vietnam Social Security (VSS) and the Danish Embassy in Vietnam signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU), on August 21, to strengthen healthcare cooperation between the two countries.
When she became pregnant with her second child, 25-year-old Le Thi Tu Cam was devastated to hear the news no expectant mother ever wants to hear.
Adults who sleep too little or too much may have an increased risk of heart attack or stroke, say researchers who argue that the best way to think of the harmful effect is in terms of "excess heart age."
Understand your new drug regimen, line up support and consult with your primary care provider.
We often don’t consider the important role our lungs play in keeping us strong and well. It's not until we experience problems breathing that we take notice. But the truth is, like the rest of our body, our lungs need daily care and attention.
People who have fatty liver disease that wasn't caused by heavy drinking may still need to avoid alcohol if they want to prevent their liver damage from getting worse, a Korean study suggests.
Low-calorie sweetened beverages such as diet sodas that use aspartame or stevia may be a good replacement for full-sugar sodas and fruit juices, but researchers are still unsure about their long-term health effects, according to a new American Heart Association Science Advisory.
Jackfruit is a popular tropical fruit that has increased in popularity in recent years. In addition to its distinctive sweet flavor and appealing scent, jackfruit is very nutritious and may have several health benefits, especially for babies.
Only 5.7 per cent of Vietnam’s older people maintain good health—a worrisome sign as the country’s population is aging faster than almost any other country in the world, said Nguyễn Đức Công, director of Thống Nhất Hospital and deputy president of HCM City Association of Geriatrics at last week’s “Nutrition and Geriatrics” conference.
High-quality vaccines are available to people on low income with a zero percent interest rate on instalment payments.