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Antibiotic overuse worsens digestive diseases: experts

Antibiotic overuse worsens digestive diseases: experts

The over-prescription of antibiotics caused a common gastrointestinal bacteria to develop antibiotic resistance, experts said at a recent conference on digestion held by Bach Mai Hospital and the Japanese Nagoya University in Hanoi.

Disabled kids in Lang Son receive free surgery

Disabled kids in Lang Son receive free surgery

As many as 209 children with disabilities in the northern mountainous province of Lang Son are expected to benefit from a six–day free operation programme that runs through July 29.

Dengue fever booms in summer

Dengue fever booms in summer

Over 50,000 dengue fever cases have been reported nationwide, with 15 deaths so far this year, according to the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases.

Young doctors volunteer to work in poor districts

Young doctors volunteer to work in poor districts

Seven young doctors from the Vietnam National Hospital of Pediatrics and Bach Mai Hospital have been dispatched to work in impoverished districts in the northern mountainous provinces of Lao Cai, Bac Kan, Son La and Dien Bien.

3 arrested in Vietnam for 8 dialysis deaths

3 arrested in Vietnam for 8 dialysis deaths

Police in the northern province of Hoa Binh have arrested three people suspected of being responsible for the deaths of eight patients who were undergoing kidney dialysis treatment at a local hospital.

Humid, unstable weather makes kids sick

Humid, unstable weather makes kids sick

Fluctuating temperatures, combined with drizzle and high humidity, have created conditions for an unseasonal influx of pediatric diseases, doctors said.

Authorities search for bootleg alcohol source

Authorities search for bootleg alcohol source

Health authorities in Hanoi have urged an investigation into a locally-brewed spirit containing high levels of methanol which have caused a rash of poisoning cases.

Experts share experience in nuclear medicine

Experts share experience in nuclear medicine

Experts from Vietnam and 17 Asian-Pacific countries gathered in Hanoi on February 20 for a five-day conference to share experience in applying nuclear medicine in cancer diagnose and treatment.

Paraquat poisoning kills 1,000 every year

Paraquat poisoning kills 1,000 every year

Doctors from Bach Mai Hospital in Hanoi have reported at least one patient everyday hospitalised due to herbicide poisoning, popularly known as paraquat poisoning.

Vietnam needs safe herbal products

Vietnam needs safe herbal products

A campaign was launched in Hanoi on October 28 aiming to raise the awareness of the importance of safe herbal products.

New, affordable cancer treatments offer hope

New, affordable cancer treatments offer hope

With the adoption of cutting-edge technology at a comparatively low cost, Professor Mai Trong Khoa - Director of the Nuclear Medicine and Oncology Center, at Bach Mai Hospital - and colleagues have saved many cancer patients “at death’s door”.

PM directs shooting investigation in Yen Bai

PM directs shooting investigation in Yen Bai

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc made a trip to the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai on August 18 following a shooting targeting two local leaders the same day.