Around 70 percent of Vietnamese are infected with H.pylori bacteria while infection with H. pylori is the strongest known risk factor for gastric cancer. 70 percent of Vietnamese people infected with H. pylori A scientific seminar held by Hanoi-based Bach Mai hospital and Japan’s Nagoya University on September 16. Medical experts said that many Vietnamese people are infected with the bacteria which causes gastric ulcer and may lead to gastric cancer also. Dr. Vu Truong Khanh from Bach Mai Hospital said that the rate of drug-resistance in Vietnam is quite high; accordingly, many medications for H.pylori treatment success rate is 80 - 90 percent in the world but it is under 80 percent in the Southeast Asian country even some have rate of 50 - 60 percent. The bacteria is likely to spread in a couple of ways. One is the fecal-oral route, such as through contaminated food or water sources. It can also be transmitted … [Read more...] about 70 percent of Vietnamese people infected with H. pylori
H pylori bacteria where does it come from
VietNamNet Bridge - It is not unusual for Vietnamese billionaires to be assigned informal nicknames by the public, media or colleagues. While most accept the monikers bestowed on them, others are less comfortable with what they are called. Being the second son in the family, Doan Nguyen Duc, the owner of Hoang Anh Gia Lai Group, was called by his relatives "Ba Duc", meaning "Duc, the second child", according to the custom of the central region's people. However, he is better known in the business community as "Bau Duc", meaning "football club owner Duc". That's because he owns the Hoang Anh Gia Lai Football Club, a big name in the Vietnam Premier League. … [Read more...] about Nicknames of Vietnam’s biggest bigwigs: Where do they come from?
LISBON (AFP) - A penitent Pope Benedict XVI referred to the paedophile priest scandal rocking the Catholic Church as he began a four-day trip to Portugal Tuesday, saying the Church's "greatest persecution" came from its own "sin". "Today the greatest persecution of the Church does not come from outside, but from the sin inside the Church itself," the pope told journalists aboard his plane before his arrival in Lisbon. The 83-year-old pontiff, who met alleged victims of priestly sex abuse during a visit to Malta last month, said the Church's forgiveness could not replace the need for justice. He said the Church had a "profound need" to "learn forgiveness and also the necessity of justice," underlining that "forgiveness does not replace justice." The comments were the strongest yet on the issue from Benedict, whose five-year-old papacy has been rocked by allegations that the Vatican for years protected paedophile priests from prosecution in several European countries and in the United … [Read more...] about Pope says Church ‘persecution’ comes from within
At many universities and institutes in HCMCity, toxic fumes from experiments go up into ventilation pipes, while liquid waste goes directly into sewers and solid waste into public garbage cans. Where is the waste going? Lan, a cleaner at K. University in HCMCity, related that at the end of day, students always throw rubbish contained in plastic bags into the university's garbage cans. The rubbish is bottles, gauze masks and gloves which students used for experiments. Some plastic bags have holes just a few minutes after the students leave laboratories because of the chemical substances they contain. In other countries in the world, researchers do not have to worry about the disposal of dangerous waste because universities and institutes have professional experts in charge of this. However, in Vietnam, there is no one taking care of toxic waste disposal. At a laboratory of T. University, tens of bottles of chemical substances can be found in a corridor. A student said they would be … [Read more...] about Laboratory waste: Where does it go?
Pham Anh Tuan received his Doctorate at the age of 25 and has 10 years experiences doing research at the Electronics and Machinery Institute in Chemnitz City (Germany). He has decided to return to Vietnam for his scientific career because he thought that science could only develop if it comes from the facts of life and human resources training is the key sector for the development of a nation's science. Return to the homeland and do research With the hope of introducing the knowledge and scientific experiences that he gained from the Western modern technology, doctor Pham Anh Tuan decided to return to Vietnam after 18 years of living in Germany. During the last several years, he has made great contributions to the development of the nation's electronic and machinery industry. He is a member of the organizing board for the annual national conference on electronics and machinery as well as a person who has lobbied for the world conference on electronics and machinery to be held in … [Read more...] about Doctor Pham Anh Tuan: Science comes from the facts of life