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08 February, 2023
 

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1. Many countries stepping up as death toll continues to rise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/many-countries-stepping-up-as-death-toll-continues-to-rise

The EU has mobilized 27 search and rescue teams from 19 European countries, the European Commissioner for Crisis Management stated in a tweet on Tuesday....

2. Cyprus and China to cooperate in health and medical science

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-china-to-cooperate-in-health-and-medical-science

Cyprus and China on Tuesday signed a 5-year plan in the fields of health and medical sciences. The plan was signed by Minister of Health Michalis Hadjipantela and Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China Liu Yantao, on behalf of the National Health Commission of China....

3. Averof Neofytou speaks to Oriana Papantoniou on 'Diaspora News'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/averof-neofytou-speaks-to-oriana-papantoniou-on-diaspora-news

The candidate for the Presidency of the Republic and President of DISY, Averof Neofytou, gave an interview with "SPOR FM 95.0" and the show "DIASPORA NEWS" with journalist Oriana Papantoniou at noon on Tuesday (31/01)....

4. Could robot doctors fully replace human ones?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/could-robot-doctors-fully-replace-human-ones

When it comes to healthcare, the popular artificial intelligence platform ChatGPT is becoming increasingly intelligent....

5. GESY: Reforms and upgrades continue despite challenges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gesy-reforms-and-upgrades-continue-despite-challenges

Health Insurance Organization says 2022 was a positive year, upgrading of services and reforms, the main challenge...

6. Pyrgos dig reveals industrial plant dating back to 2350 BC

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pyrgos-dig-reveals-industrial-plant-dating-back-to-2350-bc

From 2350 BC to 1850 BC, the Greek population of Pyrgos in Cyprus had a very important industrial building of about 4000 m2, where not only copper but also olive oil, perfume, medicines, textiles, paints, and wine were processed....

7. Cyprus, India sign bilateral cooperation agreements

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-india-sign-bilateral-cooperation-agreements

Bilateral cooperation agreements between the Republic of Cyprus and India were signed on Thursday at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Nicosia...

8. Breast cancer screening: The case of Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/breast-cancer-screening-the-case-of cyprus

Population screening for breast cancer with mammography, and in some women, ultrasound screening, has been shown to reduce mortality from this disease....

9. Using smartphones to access patients' medical records

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/using-smartphones-to-access-patients-medical-records

Electronic cross-border health services are expected to be gradually established in 25 EU countries by 2025....

10. Cyprus and Greece have the highest antibiotic consumption rates in the EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-greece-have-the-highest-antibiotic-consumption-rates-in-the-eu

According to recent data from the European Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, Cyprus and Greece have the highest ranking in the union for antibiotic consumption and are among the European Union countries with the highest rates of antimicrobial resistance and burden...

11. Menopause drugs could now be covered under GESY

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/menopause-drugs-could-now-be-covered-under-gesy

Following a proposal by MPs Charalambos Pazarou, Efthymios Diplarou, and Savia Orphanidou, the Parliamentary Health Committee today discussed the inclusion of medicines for the treatment of menopause symptoms in the General Health Insurance System (GESY) as well as the implementation of a menopause information campaign....

12. Kyriakides: 'The next health crisis will be caused by antibiotic overuse'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kyriakides-the-next-health-crisis-will-be-caused-by-antibiotic-overuse

Antimicrobial resistance is “often seen as the next big health crisis”, Commissioner for Health Stella Kyriakides said in a statement ahead of November 18th, European Antibiotics Awareness Day, commenting on a pan-European survey on antimicrobial resistance which has shown that half of Europeans still incorrectly believe that antibiotics kill viruses....

13. Humanity hits eight billion mark

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/humanity-hits-eight-billion-mark

A baby born somewhere on Tuesday will be the world's eight billionth person, according to a projection by the United Nations....

14. Health Minister: Over 200 million euros spent to tackle Covid pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-minister-over-200-million-euros-spent-to-tackle-covid-pandemic

Health Minister, Michalis Hadjipantela, said on Monday that more than 200 million euros have been spent since 2020 to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic....

15. Cyprus renews vaccination pitch as MEPs jab Brussels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-renews-vaccination-pitch-as-meps-jab-brussels

A Cypriot top health official told medical professionals over the weekend that the state’s vaccination committee was constantly updating its decisions as new data on COVID-19 jabs became available, but the comments stopped short of stating new policy as criticism towards Pharma and EU bosses is picking up steam...

16. Cyprus launches label to better market products

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-launches-common-label-to-better-market-products

The new label and logo 'Cyprus made, Unique by origin' were presented by Energy Minister Natasa Pilides on Monday during the opening of the Industry Week fair...

17. Cyprus on ‘very good track’ to innovation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-on-‘very-good-track-to-innovation

The high scores of Cyprus in the field of innovation were stressed in the Digital Agenda Cyprus Summit 2022, which was held at Nicosia Municipal Theatre on Monday. Keynote speakers from various fields attended the conference and talked about issues pertaining to a world which is in the digitisation process...

18. EU commissioner defends deal on older vaccines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-health-commissioner-defends-deal-on-older-vaccines

Health commissioner Stella Kyriakides went on Cypriot state radio on Monday calling on EU citizens to get vaccinated with booster shots already made available to member states, a position she defended amid growing social and scientific doubt about a procurement strategy that included cozy texts between pharmaceutical companies and the bloc’s executives...

19. Kyriakides: Discrimination against people with a history of cancer must end

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kyriakides-discrimination-against-people-with-a-history-of-cancer-must-end

"Even today, despite the huge progress in medicine, people with a history of cancer face social and economic challenges and discrimination," said Health Commissioner Stella Kyriakidou ahead of her visit to Cyprus on 7 and 8 October...

20. 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....

21. Kyriakides: Increased cancer screening in the EU imperative

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kyriakides-increased-cancer-screening-in-the-eu-imperative

A proposal for a new cancer screening system, which seeks to improve the early detection of cancer, was presented today by Health Commissioner Stella Kyriakides on behalf of the Commission....

22. EU Health Commissioner says no time to waste on vaccination strategies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-health-commissioner-says-no-time-to-waste-on-vaccination-strategies

EU Commissioner for Health, Stella Kyriakides, has underlined that member states need to move ahead with new vaccination strategies against COVID-19, utilizing the new adapted vaccines, and stressed that there is “no time to waste”,...

23. Study: Children born from frozen embryos more likely to develop cancer later in life

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/study-children-born-from-frozen-embryos-are-more-likely-to-develop-cancer-later-in-life

Children that are born from embryos placed in frozen storage are at an increased risk of developing cancer, an alarming new study finds....

24. EMA greenlights tailored vaccines for COVID19 mutations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ema-greenlights-tailored-vaccines-for-covid19-mutations

The European Medicines Agency has given a positive opinion on the use of the first two variant-adapted COVID-19 booster vaccines, produced by BioNTech-Pfizer (Comirnaty) and Moderna (Spikevax) to protect against the Omicron BA.1 subvariant....

25. Veterinary Medicine program now being offered at the University of Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/veterinary-medicine-program-now-being-offered-at-the-university-of-nicosia

Do you want to study in one of the most rapidly evolving sectors of the global market, offering you the opportunity to either be self-employed, work in a large organization, or dedicate yourself to the field of research while contributing to the development of scientific innovation and progress?...

26. A peek into the secret underwater lives of dolphins (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-peek-into-the-secret-underwater-lives-of-dolphins-video

Video footage from GoPro cameras strapped to a pair of Navy-trained bottlenose dolphins reveals the ocean animals' hunting habits up close for the first time....

27. 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....

28. Cyprus Police probe illegal stem cell therapy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-probe-illegal-stem-cell-therapy

Cyprus Police raided a Long Covid clinic in Larnaca this week where it turned out that stem cells from donors in Ukraine were being used illegally in overpromised patients with chronic illnesses who flock to the island’s southern town for treatment...

29. Real life Doogie Howser heads to medical school at age 13

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/real-life-doogie-howser-heads-to-medical-school-at-age-13

A 13-year-old girl has been accepted to a medical school program only a year after graduating high school....

30. 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....

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