Breast reconstruction surgery after mastectomy improves patients’ quality of life

Breast cancer is one of the cancers with the most treatment methods. Doctors can combine many methods to treat a patient depending on the stage of the disease, the biology of the tumour, the health status, and the wishes of the patient. Cancer treatments include surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy, and immunotherapy, among others. — VNS

Design news for January – broken treasures made better and Britain’s only black glassblower

Stay at home and raise money for the NHS Last year, Álvaro López, a Spanish graphic designer based in London, organised an international collective of artists to create Covid posters. The artworks spread the message “Stay at Home” and brought in money for NHS Charities Together, a federation of 250 charitable organisations who support the […]

‘End of Life Care’: Gitmo Might Turn Into Rest Home as Prisoners Aging – Report

For more than a decade, the US military had to bring medical specialists to the prison to provide medical exams and treatment. There are 40 detainees still held at the camp, The Times reports. There are also 140 medical specialists who care for the detainees but also provide healthcare service for the 1,500 US troops stationed at the base. The Pentagon now seeks to build […]

Henry Ford Cancer Institute Set To Begin Patient Care At Brigitte Harris Cancer Pavilion

“This is a transcendent moment in the fight against cancer,” said Steven Kalkanis, M.D., CEO of Henry Ford Medical Group and Chief Academic Officer of Henry Ford Health System. “At a time when our society has endured extraordinary challenges, the opening of this new Henry Ford Cancer Institute location in Detroit is a beacon of hope in the lives of […]

Traditional tea losing flavor for young Vietnamese

Vietnam, which ranks seventh globally in tea production, has 257 producers and an output of 5,200 tons a day. It has 125,000 hectares under tea, but the area is declining. In the Central Highlands Lam Dong Province, one of the country’s biggest tea producing areas, the area shrank by 43 percent since 2016 to 11,500 […]

Following departure from Vietnam, factory worker tests positive for COVID-19 in Japan

Vietnam is sealing its borders to all international arrivals but it still allows entry to skilled workers, experts, diplomats, and Vietnamese repatriates, who are all subject to mandatory quarantine upon arrival.

‘Legacies’ Casts Omono Okojie, Nadia Affolter Joins ‘New Amsterdam’

Nadia Affolter (Jack Ryan) has joined NBC’s New Amsterdam as a recurring. Affolter will play Mina. Additional character details are being kept under wraps. New Amsterdam is inspired by Dr. Eric Manheimer’s memoir Twelve Patients: Life and Death at Bellevue Hospital and his 15 years as medical director at the hospital. Creator David Schulner and […]

​Vietnamese scientist honored with UNESCO for Women in Science Awards

Huynh Thanh Dat, director of the Vietnam National University-Ho Chi Minh City, said Hiep’s ultimate goal with the award-winning project is to make products poor people and those facing limited access to medical care or living in remote areas or on islands can afford.

UK lockdown IS working as new graphs show Covid cases are dropping rapidly

A minister has slammed the EU over its “vaccine nationalism” after Brussels threatened to block the sale of lifesaving jabs to Britain Primary school-aged kids are ‘resistant’ to a super-infectious new strain of Covid - as officials mull reopening schools Hols abroad have been ‘axed’ as the PM mulls hotel quarantine for UK arrivals Medics say they’re ‘confident’ that […]

COVID-19: Pandemic to cause ‘exponential’ growth in heart disease

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