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Researcher makes biological gel to heal wounds without sutures

A university lecturer in Ho Chi Minh City has invented a gel for healing wounds and is about to test it on humans.

Multidrug-resistant malaria spreading in Vietnam, neighbors: study

Strains of malaria resistant to two key anti-malarial medicines are becoming more dominant in Vietnam, Laos and northern Thailand.

Vietnam hospitals a hotspot of antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Vietnamese hospitals are teeming with antibiotic-resistant bacteria, and the chances of infection rise with a patient’s length of stay, a study found.
July 02, 2019 | 08:42 am GMT+7

Vietnam to foot $1.1 bln bill for diabetes by 2025

Given the high rate of diabetics in Vietnam, treatment costs for the disease are expected to soar to $1.1 billion by 2025.
June 17, 2019 | 06:59 pm GMT+7

Research center asks national expressway to move out of farm’s way

A vaccine research center in central Vietnam wants relocation plans for the North-South Expressway changed to avoid its farm.
May 30, 2019 | 08:42 am GMT+7

African swine fever spreads to two more southern provinces

Two more southern provinces, Binh Duong and An Giang, have reported outbreaks of African swine fever.
May 23, 2019 | 08:56 am GMT+7

Alabama Senate bans nearly all abortions, including rape cases

Alabama’s state Senate passed a bill Tuesday to outlaw nearly all abortions, creating exceptions only to protect the mother’s health.
May 15, 2019 | 04:46 pm GMT+7

Vietnam health facility overwhelmed by vaccination registrations amidst side-effects scare

A Thua Thien-Hue health center was overrun on Wednesday by people trying to register for on-demand vaccine shots for their children.
May 09, 2019 | 10:35 am GMT+7

Malawi rolls out ground-breaking malaria vaccine

Malawi on Tuesday rolled out the world's first licensed malaria vaccine in a landmark campaign against a disease that each year kills hundreds of thousands of people, especially African children.
April 24, 2019 | 01:56 pm GMT+7

Anti-vaccination trends risk return of eradicated diseases, warn health experts

Falling vaccination rates in Vietnam could destroy herd immunity and cause eradicated diseases to return, health officials warned.
April 23, 2019 | 01:08 pm GMT+7

More kids, seniors visit Saigon hospitals as mercury soars

With temperatures soaring to 37 degrees Celsius, Saigon hospitals are seeing a rise in children and elderly patients.
April 18, 2019 | 02:33 pm GMT+7

Global measles cases up 300 percent year-on-year: WHO

Measles cases rose 300 percent worldwide through the first three months of 2019 compared to the same period last year, the U.N. said Monday.
April 16, 2019 | 03:06 pm GMT+7

Vietnam bans cancer-causing herbicides following Roundup verdict

The Plant Protection Department has announced that based on findings the substance causes cancer, herbicides containing glyphosate are banned.
April 11, 2019 | 04:59 pm GMT+7

Vietnam cracks down on drugstores selling without prescriptions

Thousands of pharmacies might lose their licenses for failing to comply with new regulation on controlling medicine sales.
April 01, 2019 | 12:27 pm GMT+7

Preference for non-subsidized vaccine injects chaos in Da Nang

Pandemonium ensued at a Da Nang health center when parents were asked to return home without getting their kids vaccinated.
March 30, 2019 | 03:11 pm GMT+7
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