Poll reveals prevalent alcohol drinking among Chinese teens

June 10, 2015 by · Comments Off on Poll reveals prevalent alcohol drinking among Chinese teens 

BEIJING, June 9 — A research into drinking behaviors of Chinese adolescents revealed a worrying high rate of alcohol exposure, according to news carried by the 163.com on Tuesday.

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Lymphoma cancers increasing in Viet Nam

April 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on Lymphoma cancers increasing in Viet Nam 

HA NOI, March 30 — Malignant lymphoma, a type of cancer, is occurring with alarming frequency in Viet Nam and the numbers are rising every year, says Nguyen Anh Tri, Director of the National Institute of Haematology and Central Blood Transfusion.

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Type A, O blood supply running alarmingly thin

January 9, 2015 by · Comments Off on Type A, O blood supply running alarmingly thin 

HA NOI, Jan. 8 — Many patients are being forced to wait for blood transfusions as the supply of blood types A and O is dangerously low.

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S. Africa on high alert for measles outbreak

December 16, 2014 by · Comments Off on S. Africa on high alert for measles outbreak 

CAPE TOWN, Dec. 16 — Health authorities on Monday placed South Africa on high alert for a measles outbreak as cases have been reported in five provinces since earlier this year.

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High lipid levels raise alarm

November 25, 2014 by · Comments Off on High lipid levels raise alarm 

HA NOI, Nov. 25 — About 44 per cent of Ha Noi and HCM City residents have hyperlipidaemia, a condition where one has an abnormally elevated level of lipids in their blood, according to a recent study by the National Institute of Nutrition.

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Portugal sees significant production falls in main crops

November 21, 2014 by · Comments Off on Portugal sees significant production falls in main crops 

LISBON, Nov. 20 — portugal will see significant production falls in some of its main crops this year, due to climate conditions and plant diseases, according to data released by Portugal's National Institute of Statistics on Wednesday.

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