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​"Thin gene" discovered and scientists already know how to target it (08/07/2020)
Great insights have been gathered over recent years into the genetic drivers underpinning obesity, but little study has focused on the genes that could be related to thinness. A comprehensive new study investigating potential "thin" ge... Next
​Several COVID-19 vaccines necessary to overcome pandemic, experts say (17/06/2020)
A new article from a quartet of scientific leaders, including Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), is outlining the challenges to overcome in the development of a COVID-19 vaccin... Next
​Cambridge experts call for widespread face mask use in COVID-19 crisis (17/06/2020)
In a new editorial published in The BMJ, a trio of Cambridge University researchers suggest wearing of cloth masks should be adopted by everyone during the COVID-19 pandemic. The team argues the potential benefits of this behavior far ... Next
​Study affirms average Covid-19 incubation period is 5 days (10/03/2020)
A new study from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is affirming early estimates suggesting 5.1 days is the average incubation period for Covid-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. Next
Bacteria potentially involved in the development of type 2 diabetes (10/03/2020)
Bacteria may be involved in the development of type 2 diabetes, according to a study published today in Nature Metabolism by researchers from Université Laval, the Québec Heart and Lung Institute (IUCPQ), and McMaster University. Next
​Cleaner teeth linked to lower systemic inflammation in toothpaste study (09/03/2020)
Researchers have for decades been investigating the correlations between gum disease and a variety of conditions including stroke, hypertension and cardiovascular disease. A new study is now reporting the results of a randomized pilot ... Next
​Study pinpoints two workouts that give brain plasticity a big boost (18/02/2020)
Scientific studies continue to show us how exercise can bring a range of cognitive benefits, from limiting the risk of Alzheimer's to giving an immediate boost to our learning capabilities. Researchers working in this area at the Unive... Next
Study: To slow an epidemic, focus on handwashing (17/02/2020)
Improving the rate of handwashing at just 10 major airports could significantly slow the spread of a viral disease, researchers estimate Next
Single HPV vaccine dose may be effective against cervical cancer (17/02/2020)
New research indicates that a single dose of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine is as effective as multiple doses for preventing preinvasive cervical disease, which can later develop into cervical cancer. The findings are published... Next
Vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy connected to elevated risk of ADHD (11/02/2020)
Alongside genotype, prenatal factors such as vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy, can influence the development of ADHD, says MD Minna Sucksdorff from the University of Turku, Finland. Next
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  • The NA Chairwoman - Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan - hosted a reception in Hanoi on Jan 29 for Mr Tsutomu Takebe, the special advisor to Japan - Vietnam Friendship Parliamentary Alliance, who confirmed his continued contributions to developing 2 countries’ relations
  • The National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has complimented Vietnam’s U23 football team – the runner-up of the Asian Football Confederation U23 Championship (AFC), on their excellent performance and historical achievements at the continental spo
  • Vietnam U23 welcomed home: State PM Phuc welcomed in Hanoi on January 28 U23 Vietnam – the runner - up of the Asian Football Confederation U23 Championship - AFC in China, praising their excellent performance and achievements at the continental tournament
  • U23 Vietnamese football team’s return wows the foreign press: the impressive performances of the red - shirts have left a mark on the international media, as well as on the hearts of millions of football fans not only in Vietnam but all over the region
  • The Asian Football Confederation has an article praising Vietnam’s final game in Changzhou, China; it said the match at the final round wrapped up Vietnam’s memorable journey but it will live forever in the memory of fans in this Southeast Asian country