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Confusion – a sign of dementia in the elderly

Alzheimer’s and stroke are the two main causes of dementia in the elderly, making them confused and unable to care for themselves. Doctor Nguyen Ba Thang, Head of the Center for Neuroscience, Head of the Stroke Unit, Ho Chi Minh City University of Medicine and Pharmacy Hospital, said recently the hospital received a 65-year-old female […]

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6 common myths about cancer

AmericaMany people think that cancer is a death sentence, hereditary or that drinking green tea helps prevent disease, but scientists refute these misconceptions. Wen-Ying Sylvia Chou, director of the National Cancer Institute’s Behavioral Research Program, says cancer treatment is a stressful process, both physically and emotionally. Uncertainty about outcomes, and the complexity of treatment decisions, […]

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Breakthroughs in cancer treatment

With the immunotherapy drug dostarlimab, tumor-targeted therapy, or an mRNA vaccine, the world is slowly gaining fruit in the fight against cancer. Cancer treatment is a long, slow and expensive process. After decades of research, scientists have made some breakthroughs in treatment methods, but the changes have not been significant. Most oncologists are reticent about […]

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Poor oral hygiene can lead to incurable disease

Poor oral hygiene can lead to chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease, cancer, gastrointestinal disease, diabetes, and Alzheimer’s. Studies in recent years have shown a strong link between poor oral hygiene and inflammation in the body in general, including inflammation of the heart. Dr Derek Baram, an orthodontist at Central Smile in Hong Kong, says […]

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Tamiflu drug price disorder

HanoiThe unusual outbreak of influenza A caused the flu drug Tamiflu to be pushed up in price, while doctors warned that casually taking this product could be life-threatening. On July 27, Mr. Lam, 39 years old, in Cau Giay district looked to buy Tamiflu medicine to reserve, to prevent his two young children from contracting […]

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Reinfection with mutant BA.5 is dangerous?

AmericaPeople who have received a booster dose and have Covid-19 in the past can still be reinfected with BA.5, but symptoms are less severe. In 2020, cases of re-infection with nCoV are considered very rare. In 2021, a breakthrough infection in vaccinated people will occur, but the risk is low. By 2022, the condition will […]

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Eating a lot of fat can cause brain atrophy and depression

AustraliaScientists have discovered that a high-fat diet can affect the brain, increasing the risk of anxiety disorders, depression, cognitive decline. The study was carried out by Professor Xin-Fu Zhou, Associate Professor Larisa Bobrovskaya and neuroscientists at the University of South Australia. They determined that a high-fat diet for 30 weeks increased the likelihood of diabetes, […]

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Why are cancer people getting younger and younger?

Unhealthy diet, lifestyle, and substance abuse increase the risk of disease, while many people are conscious of cancer screening, so the disease should be detected at an early stage. Vietnam is one of the countries with a high rate of cancer in the world and the age trend is “rejuvenating”. In addition to liver and […]