Doctors have warned the public to be on alert for rove beetles as it is mid-autumn in Hanoi, the peak season for rove beetles, a very small insect that can penetrate the holes of a screen window and cause a very painful chemical burn mark about the size of a person’s palm when it is crushed on the skin.
The General Hospital in the Mekong delta province of Soc Trang yesterday announced physicians have saved a H1N1 influenza man by using extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), a therapeutic option for severe acute respiratory distress (ARDS).
The Department of Health in the central province of Binh Dinh yesterday announced physicians of the General Hospital were successful in treating an infection caused by Burkholderia pseudomallei (Whitmore disease).
Though Parkinson's Disease is a degenerative brain disorder that makes it difficult to stand, walk, and even speak clearly amongst elderly adult, it now occurs in people younger than 40 years of age in Vietnam. According to medical experts, 10 percent of Vietnamese people under 40 suffer the disease.
Staff of Vietnam’s Level-2 field Hospital No. 2 is scheduled to be sent to South Sudan from November 13-26 to assume the tasks their peers of Hospital No.1 are performing within the UN peacekeeping mission in the African country.