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Yoga connecting world, says Modi as millions celebrate

Yoga events are being held across more than 100 countries this week to mark the third International Yoga Day.

Cholesterol-lowering vaccine seems to work in mice: study

There is also uncertainty about the link between dietary fat and cholesterol, and even whether cholesterol in food ...

Aspirin increases bleeding risk in older stroke patients: study

How much the risk of bleeding might rise with age was largely unknown.
June 14, 2017 | 08:14 am GMT+7

Philippine war refugees facing deadly health risks

'The health situation is not yet critical at this point, but we fear that this may worsen in the coming days with prolonged displacement.'
June 09, 2017 | 03:28 pm GMT+7

Life expectancy or quality of life: How healthy are the Vietnamese?

Vietnamese people are estimated to lose 9.4 years of a healthy life.
June 06, 2017 | 01:30 pm GMT+7

Lack of sleep boosts chance of death by heart failure

The study was described as the first to measure sleep duration in a laboratory setting, rather than relying on patient reports.
May 25, 2017 | 08:03 am GMT+7

Certain nuts may help ward off return of colon cancer - study

Nut-eaters saw a 42 percent lower chance of cancer recurrence than patients who did not eat nuts after completion of their cancer treatment.
May 18, 2017 | 02:33 pm GMT+7

Free incubators save lives of Indonesian babies

Babies born early can need specialist care.
May 15, 2017 | 03:37 pm GMT+7

Smoking: the burning issue that knows no borders

Images around the world, from Vietnam to the U.S., show the unshakable prevalence of tobacco despite repeated health warnings.
May 12, 2017 | 07:30 pm GMT+7

The happy feet of Hanoi

A group of retirees in Vietnam's capital city shows off their dancing skills and proves grace has no age.
May 12, 2017 | 11:56 am GMT+7

The digital age and its effects on the brain

Today’s teens are digital natives and their brains have adapted to an ultra-high-tech environment dominated by games, phones and VR.
May 04, 2017 | 09:15 am GMT+7

Scientists develop fluid-filled artificial womb to help premature babies

Artificial womb for super-preemies worked with sheep.
April 26, 2017 | 02:23 pm GMT+7

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.
April 25, 2017 | 09:54 pm GMT+7

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