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1. ''We don't come here just to take'' (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/we-don-t-come-here-just-to-take-video

“Many afternoons, I look at the opening between the trees and think, I’d like to go there too, but I know I can’t...'' says the 15-year-old from...

2. US Surgeon General urges social media warning labels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-surgeon-general-urges-social-media-warning-labels

In a bold move aimed at protecting youth mental health, US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy has proposed mandatory warning labels on social media platforms, akin to those found on cigarette packages. ...

3. PASYKAF combats Cyprus' 2nd most common cancer in women

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pasykaf-combats-cyprus-2nd-most-common-cancer-in-women

In a dedicated effort to shed light on thyroid health, the Pan-Cyprian Association of Cancer Patients and Friends (PASYKAF) has launched a groundbreaking campaign in collaboration with the Cyprus Endocrinological Society and OPAP KYPROU....

4. Kyriakides announces EU allocation of €11M to bridge mental health gaps

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kyriakides-announces-eu-allocation-of-€11m-to-bridge-mental-health-gaps

In a recent announcement coinciding with European Mental Health Week, EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Stella Kyriakides revealed......

5. EU cracks down on TikTok lite over child addition concerns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-crackdown-on-tiktok-lite-over-child-addiction-concerns

European digital regulators are taking a stern stance against TikTok's latest feature, which rewards users for engaging with content, citing concerns over addiction, especially among children....

6. USA: Teens turn to weight loss drugs amid rising obesity rates

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/usa-teens-turn-to-weight-loss-drugs-amid-rising-obesity-rates

In response to escalating obesity rates among teens, some adolescents are turning to powerful weight loss medications, with the American Academy of Pediatrics endorsing their use for those aged 12 and above. ...

7. Why Finland's education system is top ten tough

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/why-finland-s-education-system-is-top-ten-tough

A recent study by MastersDegree.net has identified Finland as having one of the most demanding education systems globally, following a 9-3-3 structure....

8. Pig with Kevin Bacon's name sparks wild chase

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pig-with-kevin-bacon-s-name-sparks-wild-chase

Actor Kevin Bacon found himself back in the news after a footloose runaway pig bearing his name was caught in an elaborate ruse....

9. Cyprus confronts alarming rise in children's mental health struggles

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-confronts-alarming-rise-in-children-s-mental-health-struggles

A recent study by the World Health Organization (WHO) reveals alarming rates of mental health issues among children in Cyprus. One in three or one in four children, both globally and locally, report recurring mental health challenges more than once a week, according to the WHO Health Behaviour in School-aged Children....

10. Would you let Elon Musk drill into your brain?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/would-you-let-elon-musk-drill-into-your-brain

Elon Musk’s chip implant company Neuralink is looking for its first volunteer who is willing to have a piece of their skull removed so that a robotic surgeon can insert thin wires and electrodes into their brain....

11. New 4p-a-day drug to benefit 300,000 women in fight against breast cancer

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-4p-a-day-drug-to-benefit-300-000-women-in-fight-against-breast-cancer

A new breast cancer drug will be offered to almost 300,000 women in what has been hailed as a ‘major step forward’ to help fight the illness....

12. From fines to fine lines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/from-fines-to-fine-lines

The face of the honorable Minister of Transport, Alexis Vafeadi, conveyed a different message compared to his statements before the Parliament's Transportation Committee....

13. Oregon's magic mushroom trials draw thousands

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/oregon-s-magic-mushroom-trials-draw-thousands

Psilocybin tea, wind chimes and a tie-dye mattress await those coming to an office suite in Eugene to trip on magic mushrooms....

14. Gang rape horrors shake Italy: 7 men accused, victim's assault filmed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gang-rape-horrors-shake-italy-7-men-accused-victim-s-assault-filmed

The treatment is already allowed on a voluntary basis in several EU countries, but only in Poland is it currently compulsory for rapists and child sex abusers....

15. US suicide rates surge to record high, prompting concern

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-suicide-rates-surge-to-record-high-prompting-concern

About 49,500 people took their own lives last year in the U.S., the highest number ever, according to new government data posted Thursday....

16. Greece's wildfire crisis: Severity and root cause

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-s-wildfire-crisis-severity-and-root-cause

Roaring fires have ripped through Greece, belching thick clouds of choking smoke and forcing tens of thousands of people to flee....

17. Taliban's violations of women's rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/taliban-s-violations-of-women-s-rights

The UN report released last month was compiled after a week-long visit to Afghanistan by Richard Bennett, the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Afghanistan, and Dorothy Estrada-Tanck, who led a contingent from the working group on discrimination against women and girls....

18. Cracking down on 'Conversion Therapies': Parties' positions and ethical concerns unveiled

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cracking-down-on-conversion-therapies-parties-positions-and-ethical-concerns-unveiled

Based on the voting patterns of the AKEL and DISY parliamentary groups thus far, it appears that the proposed law criminalizing "conversion therapies" will be presented to the Parliament's plenary session on Thursday, May 25th....

19. Kyriakides: 'Our goal now, medicines for all'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kyriakides-our-goal-now-medicines-for-all

"I have always envisioned a European Health Union, where the European Union would be intimately connected to every citizen regarding health matters....

20. Bullying in Cyprus - From awareness to action

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/bullying-in-cyprus-from-awareness-to-action

As a researcher and Ph.D. candidate studying the crime of bullying against minors from a criminal and criminological perspective in Cyprus, I am deeply concerned about the increase in bullying in our country. ...

21. Teenagers aged three years in lockdowns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/teenagers-aged-three-years-in-lockdowns

Signs of premature aging have been found in the brains of teenagers who have been subjected to long-term lockdowns in recent years....

22. US Supreme Court says 'no' to Turkey's request to stop brawl lawsuits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-supreme-court-says-no-to-turkey-s-request-to-stop-brawl-lawsuits

The US Supreme Court on Monday rejected Turkey’s bid to shut down lawsuits in US courts stemming from a violent brawl outside the Turkish ambassador’s residence in Washington more than five years ago that left anti-government protesters badly beaten....

23. Two families sue Amazon for selling 'suicide kits' to teens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-families-sue-amazon-for-selling-suicide-kits-to-teens

Amazon is facing a lawsuit accusing it of selling so-called suicide kits, brought by the families of two teenagers who bought a deadly chemical on the company's website and later used it to take their own lives....

24. A total of 29,377 Cypriots have long Covid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-total-of-29-377-cypriots-have-long-covid

Data collected by the Long Covid Cyprus network of the Cyprus Federation of Patients' Associations from the Health Insurance Organisation showed that by the end of last month, a total of 29,377 people suffered from long covid symptoms....

25. Pandemic takes toll on the mental health of teenagers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pandemic-takes-toll-on-the-mental-health-of-teenagers

The decline in mental health among teenagers was intensified by the Covid-19 pandemic with studies observing sharp increases in anxiety, depression, aggression, self-harm and, most prominently, online addiction, experts warn ahead of a three-day conference at the University of Athens (UoA) starting Wednesday....

26. World Animal Day: The importance of animals in our lives

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/world-animal-day-the-importance-of-animals-in-our-lives

October 4 was designated World Animal Day because it coincides with the feast of St. Francis of Assisi, who has been proclaimed by the Catholic Church as the patron saint of animals and nature. It was first celebrated in 1931 at a conference of environmentalists in Florence, as a way of raising public and scientific awareness of endangered animals. Since then, the feast day has expanded to include all species of the animal kingdom....

27. Savannah cat Berton dies in state custody

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/savannah-cat-berton-dies-in-state-custody

A Savannah cat named Berton, a house pet who was taken away from his Limassol home following an incident, was found dead on Tuesday at a Paphos zoo where he was being detained...

28. Depression unlikely caused by chemical imbalance in the brain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/depression-unlikely-caused-by-chemical-imbalance-in-the-brain

A recent review study is pushing back against long-held views in medicine that depression is caused by a serotonin imbalance in the brain....

29. Why are we all working so hard?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-why-are-we-all-working-so-hard

The idea that technology can liberate us from the drudgery of work is a powerful one. It has also been a powerful disappointment, at least so far....

30. Lagarde: Cyprus will be affected by inflation and rising energy costs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lagarde-cyprus-will-be-affected-by-inflation-and-rising-energy-costs

Cyprus will be affected by inflationary pressures and higher energy costs due to its dependence on oil imports for electricity generation, according to European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde....

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