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1. 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....

2. 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. ...

3. 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,...

4. 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....

5. 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....

6. 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....

7. 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!...

8. $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. ...

9. 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....

10. 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....

11. 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. ...

12. 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. ...

13. 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....

14. 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,...

15. 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....

16. Global economy faces worst 5-year period in 30 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/global-economy-faces-worst-5-year-period-in-30-years

The World Bank projects a sluggish global economy from 2020 to 2025, marking the worst five-year period in the last three decades....

17. COVID-19 JN.1 sub variant surpasses 3000 cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-19-jn-1-sub-variant-surpasses-3000-cases

Coronavirus outbreaks are increasing in Cyprus and Europe in general, following the emergence of the ''Omicron 2'' JN.1 sub variant....

18. Life expectancy in Cyprus drops amid COVID turbulence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/life-expectancy-in-cyprus-drops-amid-covid-turbulence

Life expectancy in Cyprus took a hit, decreasing by a year, reveals the latest European Commission health profile. ...

19. Preventive pediatrics expansion: Center takes on eight more diseases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/preventive-pediatrics-expansion-center-takes-on-eight-more-diseases

''The CPP has been carrying out a project on behalf of the State for 35 years and covers the needs of the entire population of the country free of charge on a voluntary basis'', says Fotini Tsiridou, the president of the Association of Friends of the Center of Preventive Pediatrics ''Amerikos Argyriou'' and councillor of DISY, to ''K''....

20. Decoding the tragic legacy from 'Helios' airplane crash to bus blazes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/decoding-the-tragic-legacy-from-helios-airplane-crash-to-bus-blazes

Miraculously, there is no other explanation for the situation with the "crazy" school buses. They catch fire, burn up in the good seats, break down on long downhill grades, and, it is whispered, have a whole host of other problems....

21. Cyprus sees uptick in COVID-19 cases amid winter surge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-sees-uptick-in-covid-19-cases-amid-winter-surge

Dr. Christos Charalambous, from the Epidemiological Surveillance and Control of Infectious Diseases Unit of the Health Ministry, reported a slight increase in COVID-19 cases in Cyprus in recent days....

22. UNIC research on cruise ship ventilation suggests ways to minimise viral spread

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/unic-research-on-cruise-ship-ventilation-suggests-ways-to-minimise-viral-spread

The study published in Physics of Fluids suggests that simply higher ventilation rates do not result in safer cabin conditions for passengers and crew...

23. Cyprus tops Europe in alarming antibiotic use

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tops-europe-in-alarming-antibiotic-use

Cyprus has the dubious honor of being the top consumer of antibiotics in Europe, resulting in its ranking among countries with the highest resistance rates....

24. Cyprus seizes 5,000+ illegal meds in PANGEA operation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-seizes-5-000-illegal-meds-in-pangea-operation

The fear of social stigmatization among our fellow citizens regarding diseases such as mental illness, HIV/AIDS, and erectile dysfunction is being intentionally exploited....

25. Larnaca takes on mosquito menace as residents warned to drain trouble spots

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-takes-on-mosquito-menace-as-residents-warned-to-drain-trouble-spots

Municipal authorities in Larnaca are intensifying systematic mosquito spraying efforts as residents are found neglecting areas conducive to mosquito breeding. ...

26. Sea-lice disaster hits Iceland's prominent salmon farm

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sea-lice-disaster-hits-iceland-s-prominent-salmon-farm

Images of severely diseased, dead and dying salmon at an Icelandic fish farm, obtained by the Guardian, have been described by one veterinary expert as an “animal welfare disaster” on a scale never previously seen....

27. Minister reveals startling quadrupling of cocaine users in two decades

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-reveals-startling-quadrupling-of-cocaine-users-in-two-decades

The Minister of Justice and Public Order, Anna Koukkides Procopiou, revealed a significant rise in cocaine use in Cyprus, with the number of users estimated to have quadrupled in the past two decades....

28. Gates and Kyriakides forge global health partnership

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gates-and-kyriakides-forge-global-health-partnership

In a meeting held on Wednesday (11/10), Bill Gates conferred with EU Health and Food Safety Commissioner Stella Kyriakides. ...

29. Bedbug infestation sparks unusual scene in the City of Lights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bedbug-infestation-sparks-unusual-scene-in-the-city-of-lights

A video has surfaced showing multiple mattresses piled up and littering a street in Paris, France, amid a current bedbug infestation....

30. Nicosia gears up for Quantum Nicosia Marathon 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-gears-up-for-quantum-nicosia-marathon-2023

On Sunday, December 10, 2023, Nicosia will host the eagerly awaited "Quantum Nicosia Marathon 2023," featuring various race categories, including the Marathon, Half Marathon, 7.7 Miles (12,400m), and 5km races (individual and corporate). ...

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