• Woman dies after plastic surgery in Hanoi 

    07/05/2011 05:00

    Hanoi Aesthetic Center in Dong Da District in Hanoi is being investigated for the death of a woman who died last Friday after plastic surgery. Police in Hanoi are investigating the death of a 39-year-old woman who died after a...

  • Plants that heal 

    07/05/2011 05:00

    Cải cúc (edible chrysanthemum) makes a good herbal remedy for coughs, persistent headache, sore throat, indigestion and fever, herbalist Hoai Vu says. C ả i cúc...

  • Hand, foot and mouth disease claims six lives 

    05/05/2011 05:00

    Hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) is a human syndrome caused by intestinal viruses. Hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) has taken the lives of six children in Ho Chi Minh City hospitals so far this year, while only one died from...

  • Vietnam gets $22.5 mln loan for health projects 

    04/05/2011 05:00

    The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) has granted a loan of US$22.5 million to two projects of upgrading hospitals in Hanoi and the northern province of Tuyen Quang.   Under...

  • Two die after eating tainted pork 

    04/05/2011 05:00

    Two person died after eating meat of sick pigs in the central Vietnamese province of Quang Tri Sunday, a local official said Monday. The latest victim, 52-year-old Doan Quang Hoang, ate the pork...

  • Hanoi food contaminated with lead 

    03/05/2011 05:00

    Twelve kinds of common cooking in Hanoi are contaminated with lead, the National Institute of Nutrition said last week after a one-year study. The research conducted between...

  • Smokers, experts divided over smoking ban plan 

    Smokers, experts divided over smoking ban plan 

    03/05/2011 05:00

    A smoker in September 23 Park in downtown Ho Chi Minh City. The government is assessing public opinion on a draft law that would significantly limit smoking in public places....

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