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.
Vietnam’s Poison Control Centre at Bach Mai Hospital has issued a warning about paracetamol poisoning.
Nearly 5,000 additional cases of dengue fever have been detected in Hanoi within the last two weeks, including six fatal ones.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ten kidney patients receiving free treatment at Bach Mai Hospital Hanoi after a medical incident at Hoa Binh General Hospital have recovered and were discharged from the hospital on June 8.
Recently, the Poison Control Center and the Department of Nephrology of Bach Mai Hospital in Hanoi have received many patients suffering lead poisoning after taking herbal medicine of unknown origin.
A recent study published by the Hanoi-based Bach Mai Hospital has revealed that nearly 100 people in Vietnam commit suicide due to depression on a daily basis, shedding light on the devastating role mental illness can play in local communities.
Fluctuating temperatures, combined with drizzle and high humidity, have created conditions for an unseasonal influx of pediatric diseases, doctors said.
A foreign man has been admitted to Bach Mai Hospital in Hanoi after drinking alcohol from two local eateries, with doctors citing methanol poisoning as the primary suspect.
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.
One morning last month 53-year-old Hanoi resident Vu Huu woke up feeling weak over half of his body. He could barely grasp items with his hands and his legs felt like jelly.
Bach Mai hospital in Hanoi launched its robotic systems for joint and neurological operations on March 1, making it the first medical facility in Vietnam to employ the technology.
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.
Doctors from Bach Mai Hospital in Hanoi have reported at least one patient everyday hospitalised due to herbicide poisoning, popularly known as paraquat poisoning.
A campaign was launched in Hanoi on October 28 aiming to raise the awareness of the importance of safe herbal products.
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”.
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.