Disease sleuths on job in Vietnam

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Sunday Tasmanian |

Tasmanian researchers are trying to solve one of world health’s most perplexing problems Excerpt: The Menzies Research Institute is working in Vietnam to try to find out why the developing nation has such a high incidence of typically western-style diseases. Vietnam appears to have an extraordinarily high rate of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as diabetes, stroke and cancer. $2 million funding for the Menzies research in Vietnam came from the Atlantic Philanthropies — an international charitable organisation. For full-text click here: article

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