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Created 25 May 2017
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Chocolate tied to decreased risk of irregular heart rhythm

Eating a small amount of chocolate every week or so may decrease the risk of a common and serious type of irregular heart rhythm, according to a new study of people in Denmark.

   
Created 23 May 2017
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Italian rides Vespa from Rome to Saigon

Ever since the 133-year-old Italian scooter manufacturer Piaggio first launched production of its iconic Vespa in Vietnam, the scooter has been tightly linked to Vietnamese looks and lifestyle.

   
Created 23 May 2017
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Cigarette filters may increase lung cancer risk

Cigarette filters, introduced decades ago to reduce the amount of tar smokers inhale, also alter other properties of smoke and smoking in a way that raises the risk of lung cancer, researchers say.

   
Created 21 May 2017
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Man under the influence of meth turns tightrope walker in Saigon

A young man allegedly watched the 2015 Hollywood movie The Walk and used meth before performing a tightrope walking stunt on electricity wires in Ho Chi Minh City on Monday.

   
Created 18 May 2017
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15% students suffer hypertension in HCM

HCM CITY — Some 15 per cent of students from primary and high schools in HCM City suffer from hypertension due to obesity, being overweight and physically inactive.

   
Created 18 May 2017
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Penal Code: lack of details a serious flaw

HÀ NỘI – Lawyers and other legal experts have called for more detailed, specific provisions in tackling crime, especially those that are committed against children.

   
Created 12 May 2017
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Smoking only in social situations may still be tied to heart problems

So-called social smokers who only light up on special occasions may have some of the same risks for heart disease as people with a daily cigarette habit, a U.S. study suggests.

   
Created 08 May 2017
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Non-infectious diseases kill 400,000 Vietnamese each year

Non-infectious diseases claim the lives of about 400,000 Vietnamese people each year, said Deputy Health Minister Nguyen Thanh Long at a conference seeking to prevent and control these diseases in the southern region in Ho Chi Minh City on May 8.

 

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Created 05 May 2017
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Expensive medicines expire because of cumbersome procedures

The Vietnam Drug Administration has asked the HCM City Department of Health to report on a case in which 20,000 tablets for leukaemia treatment expired because of cumbersome procedures.

   
Created 05 May 2017
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HCM City sees 19 new Zika cases in 2017

HCM City (VNA) – Nineteen Zika virus cases have been reported in HCM City since the beginning of the year, according to the city Preventive Health Centre.

   

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