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Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry collapsed on stage while performing in New York on Sunday and was hospitalized,
HCM City hot spell puts many in hospital
VietNamNet Bridge – A hot spell has hit HCM City, filling hospital with patients and cafes and restaurants with customers.
Hospital treats prostate cancer patients with new technique
VietNamNet Bridge – Bach Mai General Hospital has, for the first time, successfully treated two prostate cancer patients by using the radioactive seed implant technique.
Vietnamese biologists invent genetic-mutation detection technology
VietNamNet Bridge – After two years of research, the Molecular Biology Department of the Central Military Hospital 108 has mastered the technology to detect genetic mutation with high reliability.
Russian Interpol fugitive caught by border guards
Can Tho tackles erosion; Binh Dinh set to build more large-scale fields; Survey gathers information about 53 ethnic minorities
US Ebola patient Thomas Duncan dies in hospital
The first person to be diagnosed with Ebola within the US has died, Texas hospital officials have said.
Quang Nam: Three infants die at district health center
Within 20 hours, three infants died at the medical center of Phuoc Son district in the central province of Quang Nam. Doctors said that the incidents were only a coincidence.
Quang Ninh: 28-month-old boy loses arm to bear
VietNamNet Bridge – On Monday, a baby boy in Ha Long was bitten by a bear and lost an arm.
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Toothpick perforates man’s intestine
VietNamNet Bridge - Doctors of the Hanoi-based Vietnam-Germany Hospital have performed a surgery to remove a 4cm-long toothpick from the abdomen of a 53-year-old man from the northern city of Nam Dinh.
Balloon explosion sends four people to hospital
VietNamNet Bridge – After 30 balloons exploded with a tremendous sound. Four people were burned on their faces.
Tissue, organ transplant faces difficulty due to lack of donations
VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese hospitals have performed 900 kidney transplants, 23 liver and 9 heart transplants so far, while the number of patients who are in need of organ transplant is tens of thousands.
10-year-old girl killed by “petrol bomb”
VietNamNet Bridge - After three days in the hospital, a 10 -year-old girl in the south-most province of Ca Mau with severe burns caused by a "petrol bomb" has died.
Doctors, patients cope with floods in hospital
VietNamNet Bridge - Located on Tran Cung Road, Cau Giay District, Hanoi, Hospital E was deeply flooded after heavy rains in the past two days.
Hanoi: Fuel tank catches fire near hospital
VietNamNet Bridge – At nearly 2pm on June 3, columns of smoke and fire covered a tank truck in a filling station on Tran Hung Dao Street, Hanoi. Over three hours later, the tanker was still burning and posed explosive threats.
Hospital overload not addressed overnight
VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Health needs more time to ease the heavy overload at centrally-run hospitals despite recent improvements, says Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien.
Second hospital allowed performing gender redefining
The Ministry of Health has announced that the Hanoi-based National Pediatric Hospital is the second hospital in the country eligible for redefining gender. The other is the HCM City-based Children's Hospital 2.
Flesh-eating bacteria appears in Vietnam
The Central Hospital for Tropical Diseases recently received a male patient from Thai Binh who was in the state of shock, gangrene on his left arm, caused by infection of the flesh-eating bacteria Aeromonas hydropila.
Russian tourists in fighting, one died
The ill-fated Russian tourist is a man named Epghenhi, who died at 12pm on May 18 at the General Hospital of Khanh Hoa Province, after he was stabbed and seriously wounded on the morning of May 16.
False fire alarm at hospital, thousands of people panic
When a fire alarm was activated, thousands of people in the Children’s Hospital in the Mekong Delta City of Can Tho stampeded to the road. The incident happened at about 9pm on May 20.