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Deer stem-cells transplanted

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Deer stem-cells transplanted

The university's Dr Le Thanh Hung, who is in charge of the research project into the medical uses of stem cells extracted from spotted dear antlers, said he had the idea to use the antlers as a natural remedy two years ago.

US supports orthopaedic doctors with training

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US supports orthopaedic doctors with training

Thirty-five Vietnamese doctors who specialise in spinal orthopaedics across the country are attending a week-long training course jointly held by the Vietnam Orthopaedics Association and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Work starts on Vietnam-Cambodia joint hospital

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Work starts on Vietnam-Cambodia joint hospital

Construction work was started on May 15 for the Cho Ray – Phnom Penh multiclinic hospital, a joint project between Vietnam ’s Saigon Medical Investment Joint Stock company and Sokimex company of Cambodia.

Efforts to minimise children’s congenital defects

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Efforts to minimise children’s congenital defects

The Phu Tho Provincial Health Department and the Sustainable Health Development Centre (VietHealth) has jointly carried out a programme to survey and assess the demand for training communal health workers in Thanh Thuy district of the northern midland province of Phu Tho.

Vietnam recalls US manufactured drugs

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Vietnam recalls US manufactured drugs

The Drug Administration of Vietnam on May 4 asked all city and provincial health departments to recall four US manufactured drugs for children, including Tylenol, Motrin, Zyrtec and Benadryl in Vietnam’s market.

Just say no to dengue

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Just say no to dengue

Local residents in Hai Phong and Nghe An will benefit from an environmental project to kill mosquitoes around to their house on the next two Sundays.

WHO urges higher cigarette tax

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WHO urges higher cigarette tax

Raising cigarette taxes could be the most effective way of reducing the high smoking rate in Vietnam , according to participants at a seminar on smoking prevention held in Binh Duong Province last week.