Cancer patients flooded the Tumor Hospital (Photo: SGGP)

Vietnam has 165,000 new cancer cases in 2018

Cancer burden in Vietnam was estimated around 165,000 new cases and nearly 115,000 deaths in 2018, according to the International Agency for Research on Cancer.
Hanoi on alert after hospitalizations due to rove beetles attacks

Hanoi on alert after hospitalizations due to rove beetles attacks

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.
H1N1 influenza patient saved by ECMO technique in Mekong delta

H1N1 influenza patient saved by ECMO technique in Mekong delta

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).
A physician is explaining Parkinson development to a patient (Photo: SGGP)

More Vietnamese young adults have Parkinson

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.
Vietnam’s Level-2 field Hospital No.2.1(Photo: SGGP)

Second field hospital to be on duty in South Sudan in November

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.