• Eyesore parking lots in Hanoi

    Eyesore parking lots in Hanoi

    12/03/2011 05:00

    VietNamNet Bridge – Parking lots on pavements and roadways have caused traffic jams in many new streets of Hanoi. With total investment of nearly VND800 billion (over $40 million), the 1.1km Xa Dan street is said to be the most...

  • No proof of drug industry sway on WHO in pandemic: report 

    11/03/2011 05:00

    A Sri Lankan nurse injects a vaccine against the H1N1 or swine flu influenza. Independent experts who examined the World Health Organisation’s handling of the H1N1 pandemic said on Thursday they had found no evidence of drug...

  • Eat veggies to clear acne and slim down 

    11/03/2011 05:00

    Bitter melon can be used to prepare soup that helps lower internal body temperature and treat acne A body full of greasy substances can cause the face to get hot and erupt in acne, warns herbalist Hoai Vu. He recommends...

  • HCM City to rectify sluggish growth of traditional medicine institutions

    HCM City to rectify sluggish growth of traditional medicine institutions

    10/03/2011 05:00

    The development of traditional medicine institutions in HCM City, including their integration into general hospitals and clinics as envisaged under a national plan issued in 2003, has been sluggish at best, health officials say....

  • Ministry warns of increasing disease threat

    Ministry warns of increasing disease threat

    09/03/2011 05:00

    Foot-and-mouth disease, bird flu and blue-ear syndrome are becoming more pervasive nationwide, says director of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s Animal Health Department Hoang Van Nam. An...

  • Vietnam conducts first solo heart transplant 

    09/03/2011 05:00

    Vietnam successfully performed its first human heart transplant, without foreign assistance, in the central province of Thua Thien- Hue city on Wednesday (March 2). The five-hour surgery was...

  • Organs to get in tune 

    08/03/2011 05:00

    Kidney contains calcium, phosphorous, iron, vitamins A, B1, C, and other goodies. The internal organs of animals, or viscera, make for healthy eating, and are tasty too, with the right recipes. To this end, herbalist Vu Quoc Trung...

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