[Medical Corner] Flat Feet: Are They A Problem?

By Dr. Andres Sosa – Orthopedics Having flat feet means that your feet have low or no arches and press almost completely flat against the ground. The arch, or instep, is the middle part of the foot that’s usually raised off the ground when you stand, while the rest of the foot remains flat. In young […]

Family Medical Practice Hanoi welcomes Dr. Collin back to work.

Dear valued customers, Family Medical Practice Hanoi is pleased to inform you that Dr. Collin Jean – Louis Phillippe – our pediatrician has just come back to work after a long vacation. Dr. Collin has started his schedule from Monday 2nd July 2018. To make an appointment, please kindly contact us at: Email: hanoi@vietnammedicalpractice.com Hotline: […]

10 Frequently Asked Questions About Syphilis

1️⃣ What is syphilis? Syphilis is a sexually transmitted infection caused by the bacterium Treponema pallidum. 2️⃣ How do I get syphilis? Syphilis is spread through direct sexual contact with syphilis sores (or syphilis chancres). A person can also get syphilis by sharing needles with the infected one or through blood transfusions, which is rare as blood […]

5 Tips To Cure Bad Breath

 Bad breath is an embarrassing oral health problem that can happen to anyone. No one likes to have it or hear about it, but it’s even worse if you don’t know some tips to cure this preventable condition.  Bad breath can be caused by a variety of reasons, including: ● Poor oral health care: If […]

[Medical Corner] Vaccinations – The Best Defence For Your Child

By Dr. Jonathan Halevy Babies in the first two years of their lives need to get at least 22 shots of vaccinations against 18 different types of infections (viruses and bacteria). Now what kind of a parent would put his tiny little baby through this? What parent would give his little baby 22 painful shots, expose […]

Basic Facts About Gonorrhea

💋🏩 Gonorrhea, a common STD in both men and women, is caused by the Neisseria gonorrhoeae bacterium, affecting the genitals, rectum and throat.  Gonorrhea is spread by having sex with the infected person and can be passed from mother to infant during delivery. 💣 Most people with gonorrhea experience no symptoms in its early stage. However, if […]

Lung Cancer: How Serious Is It?

 The 1st of August marks World Lung Cancer Day – a day devoted to spread the awareness about the impact of this disease. Lung cancer is one of the leading cause of cancer death worldwide, killing 1.7 million lives out of 8.8 million cancer deaths in 2015 (according to WHO).  Lung cancer is a form […]

Frequently Asked Questions About Gestational Diabetes

Gestational diabetes is one of the most common pregnancy complications, and often comes with no signs or symptoms. If it’s left untreated, gestational diabetes can be a severe threat to both mother and the kid. Learn what causes gestational diabetes, who’s at risk for it and how to diagnose, manage and prevent this disease.  What […]