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1. 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,...

2. El Greco Medical Centre set to elevate healthcare standards in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/el-greco-medical-centre-set-to-elevate-healthcare-standards-in-cyprus

The El Greco Medical Centre, slated to open its doors in early 2024, aims to redefine healthcare standards in Cyprus with its state-of-the-art facilities and patient-centric approach....

3. Israel accuses Hamas of hospital exploitation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-accuses-hamas-of-hospital-exploitation

Gaza’s Shifa Hospital has become the focus of a dayslong stalemate in Israel’s war against the Hamas militant group....

4. Pig kidney thrives in brain-dead man for a month

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pig-kidney-thrives-in-brain-dead-man-for-a-month

A pig’s kidney transplanted by surgeons into a brain-dead man has continued to function normally for more than a month – a critical step toward an operation the New York team hopes to eventually try in living patients....

5. Cyprus performs successful kidney transplant between two couples

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-performs-successful-kidney-transplant-between-two-couples

In a statement, the State Health Services Organisation (SHSO) announced that the George Kyriakides Transplant Clinic of Nicosia General Hospital successfully carried out the first kidney transplant between two Cypriot couples...

6. Over 7,000 volunteers contribute to groundbreaking genetic research in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-7-000-volunteers-contribute-to-groundbreaking-genetic-research-in-cyprus

Over seven thousand volunteers in Cyprus have so far provided a sample of their genetic material to the Biobank, Professor of Medicine and Molecular Genetics at the Medical School of the University of Cyprus and Director of the Center of Excellence for Biobanking and Biomedical Research, Constantinos Deltas, has told the Cyprus News Agency....

7. Cyprus ranked 16th out of 85 countries in living kidney donations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-ranked-16th-out-of-85-countries-in-living-kidney-donations

Cyprus ranks 16th on kidney donations from a living donor, out of a total of 85 countries that provided data, Minister of Health, Michalis Hatzipantela said on Friday....

8. Health Ministry calling on public to avail of free flu shots

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-ministry-calling-on-public-to-avail-of-free-flu-shots

Cyprus’ Ministry of Health, calls on members of the public, regardless of age, or if they belong to a high-risk group, to contact their GP for a flu vaccine for free, in a bid to reduce pressure on the healthcare system....

9. 170,000 flu vaccines on on their way to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/170-000-flu-vaccines-on-on-their-way-to-cyprus

Vaccination against the seasonal flu by GPs is expected to begin within the first ten days of October and Cyprus will receive 170,000 vaccines which are set to arrive Wednesday....

10. Where and when to get the 3rd and 4th doses of the covid vaccine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/where-and-when-to-get-the-3rd-and-4th-doses-of-the-covid-vaccine

As part of efforts to strengthen the immunity of groups of the population most vulnerable to serious disease, the Ministry of Health informs that following the decision of the Cabinet of Ministers dated 14 September 2022, from Tuesday 20 September 2022, the age limit of persons who may receive the 3rd and 4th dose of the booster vaccines against COVID-19 is reduced....

11. Woman forcibly takes savings from Beirut bank using toy gun (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-forcibly-takes-savings-from-beirut-bank-using-toy-gun

A woman accompanied by activists and brandishing what she said was a toy pistol broke into a Beirut bank branch on Wednesday, taking $13,000 from her trapped savings....

12. Cyprus and Spain to collaborate on organ transplants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-spain-to-collaborate-on-organ-transplants

The rate of organ donation in Cyprus remains very low compared to other European countries, Health Minister Michael Hadjipandela said on Thursday, adding that 173 transplants from living donors and 80 from posthumous donors have been carried out in Cyprus since 2011....

13. Death no longer as it seems after scientists 'revive' dead pigs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/death-no-longer-as-it-seems-after-scientists-revive-dead-pigs

Scientists announced Wednesday they have restored blood flow and cell function throughout the bodies of pigs that were dead for an hour, in a breakthrough experts say could mean we need to update the definition of death itself....

14. New measures announced today to mitigate spread of covid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-measures-announced-today-to-mitigate-spread-of-covid

The cabinet has announced new measures in an effort to halt the spread of COVID-19....

15. Op-ed: 'Only a leap in consciousness will end human slavery'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-only-a-leap-in-consciousness-will-end-human-slavery

With the number of women and children fleeing the war in Ukraine, experts say that many of them may become victims of trafficking given their vulnerability. This article is even more relevant today and attempts to present the attitudes that have enabled human slavery throughout history, and the solution to eradicate this crime across the globe....

16. New Vaccine Findings Pose Tough Questions for Parents of Young Children

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-vaccine-findings-pose-tough-questions-for-parents-of-young-children

For American parents, particularly those with young children, the last couple of months have been dizzying and beyond frustrating....

17. USA: First man to receive pig heart transplant dies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/usa-first-man-to-receive-pig-heart-transplant-dies

The first person to receive a heart transplant from a pig has died, two months after the groundbreaking experiment, the Maryland hospital that performed the surgery announced Wednesday....

18. Study: Certain blood types may be more or less vulnerable to covid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/study-certain-blood-types-may-be-more-or-less-vulnerable-to-covid

Blood type doesn’t affect much in our daily lives. In fact, most people don’t even know whether they’re Type A, B, AB, or O. But the seemingly-banal detail might be a factor in who comes under the thumb of 2020’s worldwide tyrant—that is, coronavirus....

19. Parents told to look out for MIS-C in children with prior infection to Covid-19

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/parents-told-to-look-out-for-mis-c-in-children-with-prior-infection-to-covid-19

Parents have been advised to be on the lookout for symptoms that may be due to multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) associated with Covid-19 and which usually appears 4-6 weeks after coronavirus infection....

20. MSD pill: How many Cypriots received it and how many were hospitalized

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/msd-pill-how-many-cypriots-received-it-and-how-many-were-hospitalized

More and more drugs are being included in doctors' inventories in order to deal with the pandemic. At the moment, at the European level, eight are available - pills and monoclonal antibodies - which Cyprus has taken care to secure....

21. Antiviral pill by Pfizer expected in Cyprus by mid-February

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/antiviral-pill-by-pfizer-expected-in-cyprus-by-mid-february

Plaxovid, the Pfizer antiviral pill against COVID-19 has been approved by EMA and is expected in Cyprus by mid-February,...

22. Desperate Afghan families resorting to selling their kidneys and even their own children to buy food

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/desperate-afghan-families-resorting-to-selling-their-kidneys-and-even-their-own-children-to-buy-food

Entire families in Afghanistan have been forced to sell their kidneys so they can buy food, as the country plunges deeper into a humanitarian crisis....

23. COVID-19: US hospital rejects man for heart transplant because he is not vaccinated

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-19-us-hospital-rejects-man-for-heart-transplant-because-he-is-not-vaccinated

An American hospital has rejected a patient for a heart transplant because he is not vaccinated against COVID-19, his family has said....

24. Infected patients in Cyprus get on new antiviral pill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/infected-patients-in-cyprus-go-on-new-antiviral-pill

Over a dozen high-risk patients have been prescribed an oral antiviral drug in the Republic of Cyprus this week, but officials have declined to provide data saying the numbers were too small to form a big picture...

25. In 1st, US surgeons transplant pig heart into human patient

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/in-1st-us-surgeons-transplant-pig-heart-into-human-patient

In a medical first, doctors transplanted a pig heart into a patient in a last-ditch effort to save his life and a Maryland hospital said Monday that he’s doing well three days after the highly experimental surgery....

26. Feeding your dogs insects can help fight climate change

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/feeding-your-dogs-insects-can-help-fight-climate-change

Many pet owners reflexively bark “No!” when their dog or cat prepares to feast on a bug. But despite what scientists call the “yuck factor,” insects could be a sustainable secret ingredient for the booming pet food industry....

27. Another child admitted to hospital for MIS-C

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-child-admitted-to-hospital-for-mis-c

Another child is being treated for MIS-C syndrome in the Makareio Children's Intensive Care Unit....

28. Cyprus health ministry issues fresh epidemiological data

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-health-ministry-issues-fresh-epidemiological-data

By August 11, a total of 1,278 coronavirus cases and 27 fatalities were in the Republic of Cyprus, with the case fatality rate standing at 2.1%, according to the Ministry of Health’s National Surveillance Report on coronavirus, published Thursday....

29. Young woman dies in hospital after brutal crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/young-woman-dies-in-hospital-after-brutal-crash

A young local woman died in hospital over the weekend, ten days after a brutal car crash caused by an illegal overtake, with reports saying her organs have been donated to patients in Cyprus and Greece...

30. 77% of Cyprus coronavirus cases in past fortnight imported

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/77-of-cyprus-coronavirus-cases-in-past-fortnight-imported

By June 30th, a total of 998 COVID-19 cases and 26 deaths (case fatality rate: 2.6%) were reported in the Republic of Cyprus....

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