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Scientists develop fluid-filled artificial womb to help premature babies

Artificial womb for super-preemies worked with sheep.

One in five Vietnamese adults suffer from high blood pressure

Smoking, alcohol, inadequate nutrition and lack of physical exercise contributed largely to the alarming figure.

Vietnam beats China, South Africa in new healthcare ranking

The country topped the list in the Health Governance Capacity Index (HGCI) by Brookings Institution.
April 19, 2017 | 10:38 am GMT+7

Alzheimer’s disease is linked to air pollution, new research finds

Researchers have found that air pollution increases the chance of elderly women developing Alzheimer’s disease or dementia.
April 14, 2017 | 03:00 pm GMT+7

Cancer study: Antibiotics linked to dangerous polyps

The digestive tract's complex network of bacteria may play a key role in cancer emergence.
April 07, 2017 | 09:09 am GMT+7

Marmite may be brain food, study says

Marmite has high levels of vitamin B12.
April 05, 2017 | 09:23 am GMT+7

Venom of tiny fish could lead to new pain treatments

It acts like heroin or morphine.
April 01, 2017 | 12:10 pm GMT+7

New blow for Trump as Obamacare repeal bid collapses

It marked a second major policy setback for the new president, who has seen his attempt to curb travel from Muslim-majority countries twice frozen by the courts.
March 25, 2017 | 02:43 pm GMT+7

India eyes 'fat tax' as worries rise over fast food consumption

Indian officials are considering proposals for higher taxes and stricter labeling on fatty and sugary foods.
March 17, 2017 | 08:12 am GMT+7

'World's heaviest woman' has surgery in India, loses 220 pounds

The 37-year-old Egyptian had previously weighed around 500 kilograms (1,102 pounds).
March 10, 2017 | 09:22 am GMT+7

Short, white men more likely to go bald - study

'It seems that men with a relatively shorter body height have a higher chance of losing their hair.' 
March 10, 2017 | 09:20 am GMT+7

Vietnam slaughters chickens following latest bird flu outbreak

Quang Ngai Province have culled 23,000 birds since last month in an effort to contain the virus.
March 09, 2017 | 12:57 pm GMT+7

Neanderthal used 'aspirin' for tooth pain: study

Natural antibiotic was used to kill pain 50,000 years ago.
March 09, 2017 | 08:25 am GMT+7

Life expectancy study shows many likely to live beyond 90 by 2030

Study sees life expectancy rising by 2030.
February 22, 2017 | 09:26 am GMT+7

Vitamin D can protect against colds, flu: study claims

Vitamin D protects against respiratory infections by boosting levels of antibiotic-like peptides in the lungs.
February 16, 2017 | 08:34 am GMT+7