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Pickled in 'cognac', Chopin's heart gives up its secrets

The heart of Frederic Chopin, among the world's most cherished musical virtuosos, may finally have given up the cause of his untimely death.

China biotech's 'coming out party' masks long road ahead

Investments pouring into China's pharma. 

'Biological clock' scientists win 2017 Nobel Medicine Prize

The mechanisms help explain issues such as why people traveling long distances over several time zones often suffer jet lag.
October 02, 2017 | 07:55 pm GMT+7

Vietnam suspends use of European blood protein amid warnings of deadly brain disease

Experts from Italy and Hungary say the product may carry Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease, a fatal brain disorder.
September 17, 2017 | 11:00 pm GMT+7

Massive painkiller overdose leaves Vietnamese man in critical condition

The hepatitis B patient took 19 large paracetamol pills in the space of 48 hours.
September 11, 2017 | 11:59 am GMT+7

Saigon pharma exec sentenced to 12 years in jail for cancer drug scam

Tests revealed the medicine was not fit for humans, but fortunately it never made it onto the market.
August 25, 2017 | 12:18 pm GMT+7

4 new things to do in Saigon

The southern metropolis is diversifying its tourism products. See if it has something that you may find interesting.
June 01, 2017 | 03:47 pm GMT+7

Vietnam opens first functional food factory that meets European standards

The factory of Savipharm uses dust-free, non-exposure technology, and is controlled using Scada system.
May 19, 2017 | 08:00 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

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

China promotes traditional medicine to combat AIDS

Traditional medicine treats ailments using herbal mixtures and physical therapies such as acupuncture and cupping.
February 07, 2017 | 02:01 pm GMT+7

Japanese scientist wins 2016 Nobel medicine prize

His discoveries led to a new paradigm in our understanding of how the cell recycles its content.
October 03, 2016 | 05:19 pm GMT+7