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1. Cyprus lags in access to cutting-edge medicines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-lags-in-access-to-cutting-edge-medicines

Cyprus falls behind in patient access to innovative medicines compared to other EU and EEA countries, ranking 23rd out of 36 nations, according to a survey by the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA)....

2. Turkey grapples with stray dog crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-grapples-with-stray-dog-crisis

Dogs rush over and greet Nilgul Sayar when she arrives by car to feed them in the countryside near Istanbul, one of many Turks with affection for Turkey’s estimated four million stray dogs, whose fate now lies in the government’s hands....

3. UN marks first International Day of Potato

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-marks-first-international-day-of-potato

Today is the first UN International Day of Potato, an effort to celebrate and promote the potato's critical role in improving global nutrition, fighting hunger and poverty......

4. MED9 ministers align on crisis strategies for agriculture

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/med9-ministers-align-on-crisis-strategies-for-agriculture

The Agriculture Ministers of the MED9 group called for enhancement and promotion of crisis measures in the context of the Common Agricultural Policy......

5. Europe on alert amid measles outbreak

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-on-alert-amid-measles-outbreak

Dr. Avraam Elia, Director of the Pediatric Department at Makario Hospital in Nicosia, emphasized the critical need to vaccinate children amid a resurgence of measles cases across Europe....

6. London teen dubbed 'God's influencer' to be Saint

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/london-teen-dubbed-god-s-influencer-to-be-saint

A London-born teenager - whose proficiency at spreading the teachings of the Catholic church online led to him being called "God's influencer" - is set to become a saint....

7. EU Commissioner warns of the health impact of climate change

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-commissioner-warns-of-the-health-impact-of-climate-change

European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Stella Kyriakides described the climate crisis as one of humanity's most pressing challenges, emphasizing its impact on health....

8. Cyprus to launch e-platform to monitor hospital infections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-launch-e-platform-to-monitor-hospital-infections

In a bid to enhance hospital infection monitoring, Cyprus plans to launch a specialized electronic platform by the end of 2025, according to Elizabeth Constantinou, Director of Medical Services at the Ministry of Health. ...

9. Blood test detects cancer 7 years before diganosis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/blood-test-detects-cancer-7-years-before-diganosis

Researchers funded by Cancer Research UK have made a groundbreaking discovery that could revolutionize cancer detection by up to seven years using a simple blood test. ...

10. New study links Ozempic to 20% reduced heart attack risk

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-study-links-ozempic-to-20-reduced-heart-attack-risk

Ozempic could dramatically reduce the risk of heart attacks and stroke, a new study indicates....

11. Vaccine triggers robust immune response against brain cancer

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vaccine-triggers-robust-immune-response-against-brain-cancer

In groundbreaking trials, scientists have unveiled a pioneering mRNA cancer vaccine, igniting a robust immune response to combat deadly brain tumors. ...

12. Your DNA can help create tailored treatments for other Cypriots

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/your-dna-can-help-create-tailored-treatments-for-other-cypriots

The University of Cyprus Biobank, known as biobank.cy, has set an ambitious objective: to establish the Cyprome, a multidimensional database containing the genetic information of Cypriots, accessible to all. Dr. Gregory Papagregoriou,...

13. WHO introduces SARAH

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-introduces-sarah

The World Health Organization (WHO) is venturing into the realm of artificial intelligence (AI) to disseminate health information worldwide through a human-like avatar....

14. Healthier ready-to-eat meals could slash EU emissions by 48m tonnes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/healthier-ready-to-eat-meals-could-slash-eu-emissions-by-48m-tonnes

Healthier ready-to-eat meals could cut EU emissions by 48m tonnes annually and save customers €2.8bn (£2.4bn) each year, as well as reducing disease, a report has found....

15. Workplace harassment hits 1 in 3, EU report finds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/workplace-harassment-hits-1-in-3-eu-report-finds

A third of sexual harassment occurs in the workplace, European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Stella Kyriakides said at an event organised by Cyprus Workers......

16. Protecting pups or punishing breeds? Dachshunds caught in legal crossfire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protecting-pups-or-punishing-breeds-dachshunds-caught-in-legal-crossfire

Dachshunds, the German dog breed known for their distinctive long bodies and short legs, face an uncertain future if proposed changes to an animal protection law are approved, Germany’s kennel club said....

17. Cyprus takes on stray animal crisis this World Stray Animals Day

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-takes-on-stray-animal-crisis-this-world-stray-animals-day

As April 4th marks World Stray Animals Day, attention shifts to the global epidemic of abandoned animals. From bustling cities to remote corners of the world, countless dogs, cats, and other creatures endure daily hardships....

18. Cyprus cracks down on smoking in cars

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-cracks-down-on-smoking-in-cars

In Cyprus, lighting up a cigarette in your car could cost you a hefty sum if kids are riding along. It's one of those lesser-known traffic violations that could hit your wallet hard - a whopping 300 euros!...

19. $4.25M per dose to cure rare genetic disease in children

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/$4-25m-per-dose-to-cure-rare-genetic-disease-in-children

The recent approval of Lenmeldy, a gene therapy designed to combat the fatal genetic disorder metachromatic leukodystrophy (MLD), has made headlines as it comes with a staggering price tag of $4.25 million per treatment. ...

20. Cyprus sees 115% surge in dialysis patients

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-sees-115-surge-in-dialysis-patients

Cyprus is grappling with a concerning rise in the number of patients suffering from end-stage chronic kidney disease, with over 1,200 individuals currently undergoing auxiliary therapy such as hemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis....

21. Measles resurgence sparks concern as two unvaccinated cases emerge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/measles-resurgence-sparks-concern-as-two-unvaccinated-cases-emerge

In a concerning development, two cases of measles have been reported in Cyprus, raising alarms among health authorities. The Director of the Pediatric Department at Makarios Hospital,...

22. UN expert accuses Israel of starving Palestinians

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-expert-accuses-israel-of-starving-palestinians

The UN's top expert on the right to food, Michael Fakhri, accuses Israel of deliberately starving Palestinians, labeling it as both war crimes and genocide....

23. Dimitra explains what it's like to be a ''bee mama''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/dimitra-explains-what-it-s-like-to-be-a-bee-mama

Dimitra Zakynthinos is a resident of central Athens and has a very particular approach to issues concerning the environment and our transition to the green era. ...

24. King Charles' battle and Cyprus' cancer crusade

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/king-charles-battle-and-cyprus-cancer-crusade

The specter of cancer has reached even the ''semigod'' King Charles of Britain, sending shockwaves through the British populace and beyond....

25. Gaza faces starvation as food deliveries halted

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gaza-faces-starvation-as-food-deliveries-halted

In the midst of chaos, Soad Abu Hussein, a widowed mother of five in Jabaliya refugee camp, reflects the dire reality facing many families in northern Gaza....

26. Pet owner contracts bubonic plague from cat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pet-owner-contracts-bubonic-plague-from-cat

In a rare occurrence, a pet owner in Oregon has contracted the bubonic plague from their cat, marking a concerning instance of the potentially fatal disease emerging in the United States, according to local authorities. ...

27. Global academics rally against India's Great Nicobar development project

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/global-academics-rally-against-india-s-great-nicobar-development-project

In a fervent plea echoing concerns of humanitarian and environmental repercussions, academics worldwide have implored India to halt a monumental development initiative on Great Nicobar Island....

28. Pediatric cancer cases on the rise in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pediatric-cancer-cases-on-the-rise-in-cyprus

Annually, approximately 42 new cases of cancer or leukemia afflict children and teenagers under the age of 19 in Cyprus, according to insights shared by Clinical Professor of Pediatrics,...

29. Ministry unveils enhanced vaccination drive

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministry-unveils-enhanced-vaccination-drive

Starting Monday, May 2, 2024, the Ministry of Health has revealed a comprehensive update to the vaccination campaign targeting COVID-19 and influenza across the nation....

30. Duchess of York beats breast cancer, now facing skin melanoma

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/duchess-of-york-beats-breast-cancer-now-facing-skin-melanoma

Sarah, Duchess of York, confronted a second health setback with a recent diagnosis of malignant melanoma, a form of skin cancer, just six months after successfully undergoing treatment for early-stage breast cancer. ...

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