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1. Do adults and children truly navigate death differently?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/do-adults-and-children-truly-navigate-death-differently

It’s only really when our time comes that we will know and understand what it’s truly like to die....

2. 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....

3. Alarming surge in eating disorders in Cyprus raises concerns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/alarming-surge-in-eating-disorders-in-cyprus-raises-concerns

In 2023, an alarming 60% surge in eating disorders was reported, with an additional 50% increase noted by February this year, according to Health Commission President Efthimios Diplaros....

4. Highly infectious bird flu threatens seals in Antarctica

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/highly-infectious-bird-flu-threatens-seals-in-antarctica

Scientists are on high alert as a virus shows ominous signs of moving between birds and mammals, sparking concerns of potential mutations in 'spillover events.'...

5. Study suggests 17,000 deaths linked to COVID-19 treatment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/study-suggests-17-000-deaths-linked-to-covid-19-treatment

In a startling revelation, a study by French scientists indicates that nearly 17,000 individuals may have lost their lives during the first wave of the pandemic after taking hydroxychloroquine....

6. Life2vec, an AI algorithm, predicts your future with high accuracy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/life2vec-an-ai-algorithm-predicts-your-future-with-high-accuracy

In a groundbreaking development, scientists have introduced an algorithm named 'Life2vec' that leverages personal life stories to forecast an individual's future, including potential lifespan. ...

7. Rising prostate cancer cases in Cyprus sound alarm bells for men's health

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rising-prostate-cancer-cases-in-cyprus-sound-alarm-bells-for-men-s-health

New data reveals a concerning increase in prostate cancer cases in Cyprus, with 656 cases detected in 2020, compared to 550 in 2019. Prostate cancer is the most prevalent form of cancer among European men, a...

8. Air pollution identified as Europe's leading cause of mortality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/air-pollution-identified-as-europe-s-leading-cause-of-mortality

Air pollution is Europe's most significant environmental cause of mortality, according to a new study by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health....

9. Cyprus road deaths down 18% last year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-records-an-18-decrease-in-road-deaths-in-2022

There were 20,678 deaths on EU roads in 2022, a collective increase of 4% compared to 2021, according to the 17th Annual Road Safety Performance Index (PIN Report), released Tuesday, by the European Transport Safety Council (ETSC). Out of the 32 countries monitored by the PIN programme, only 13 registered a decrease in road deaths in 2022, compared to 2021. Slovenia was ranked first with a 25% reduction, followed by Latvia with 23% and Lithuania and Cyprus with 18%...

10. Excess deaths down in EU but not in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/excess-deaths-down-in-eu-but-not-in-cyprus

For the first time since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, there was no excess mortality recorded in the EU in February 2023, while Cyprus recorded the highest rate of excess mortality during the same month, according to data published by Eurostat...

11. Cyprus to surpass 1 million people while EU population to decrease by 6% by 2100

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-surpass-1-million-people-while-eu-population-to-decrease-by-6-by-2100

According to the latest population projections issued by Eurostat, the statistical service of the EU, the population of the bloc will decrease by 6% between 1 January 2022 and 1 January 2100, equivalent to 27.3 million fewer people. The population of Cyprus on the other hand is expected to pass 1 million by 2100....

12. Eurostat: Women continue to outlive men in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eurostat-women-continue-to-outlive-men-in-cyprus

In 2021, life expectancy at birth was 81.3 years in Cyprus and 80.1 years in the EU according to data published by Eurostat....

13. Happy International Women's Day - Let's talk about men!

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/happy-international-women-s-day-let-s-talk-about-men

Every time International Women’s Day approaches, we hear the usual dissenting voices. “Do we really have to celebrate Women’s Day?” followed by “Why don’t we celebrate Men’s Day also?”. The answer is quite simple: We do celebrate Men’s Day, every year on November 19....

14. Rail safety warnings fell on deaf ears since 2014, says ERA

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rail-safety-warnings-fell-on-deaf-ears-since-2014

The European Railway Agency (ERA) has been warning successive governments in Greece, as well as the European Commission, since at least 2014 about safety gaps in the Greek railway system, according to ERA head Josef Doppelbauer, speaking to Kathimerini in the wake of last week’s deadly collision at Tempe....

15. Those born in 20 years will live better, says Gates

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/those-born-in-20-years-will-live-better-says-gates

Bill Gates, the business magnate and co-founder of the Microsoft behemoth, frequently offers his opinions on the existential dangers to the world and humanity, such as climate change and potential future pandemics. ...

16. 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....

17. 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...

18. 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....

19. Preparations for COVID road map continue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/preparations-for-covid-road-map-continue

Preparations on a road map for the handling of the pandemic in the coming months continue, according to the Communications Advisor of the Minister of Health, Constantinos Athanasiou....

20. Scientists warn of dire effects as Mediterranean heats up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/scientists-warn-of-dire-effects-as-mediterranean-heats-up

While vacationers might enjoy the Mediterranean Sea’s summer warmth, climate scientists are warning of dire consequences for its marine life as it burns up in a series of severe heat waves....

21. Monkeypox outbreak management plan close to being finalised

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/monkeypox-outbreak-management-plan-close-to-being-finalised

The process of drawing up a management and action plan by the Ministry of Health to deal with a possible detection of monkeypox cases in Cyprus is in its final stage, a source of the Ministry has said....

22. Cyprus prepares action plan for Monkeypox

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-prepares-action-plan-for-monkeypox

Health authorities are drafting a response plan for a possible outbreak of monkeypox in Cyprus, including a vaccination rollout....

23. Op-ed: The handmaidens of the right

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-the-handmaidens-of-the-right

It was the decade of the 70s when my friend Katerina and I were students at Pierce College in Athens. With our group of friends we spent happy, carefree days exploring the old city, its galleries and parks, its nightspots and museums....

24. WHO: Covid led to 15 million deaths globally, not the 5 million reported

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-covid-led-to-15-million-deaths-globally-not-the-5-million-reported

Almost three times as many people have died as a result of Covid-19 as official data show, according to a new World Health Organization (WHO) report, the most comprehensive look at the true global toll of the pandemic so far....

25. Euler Hermes is now Allianz Trade

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/euler-hermes-is-now-allianz-trade

Todaymarks a new chapter in our story: Euler Hermes, the world leader in trade credit insurance, becomes Allianz Trade – a natural moveas we have been fully part of the Allianz Group since 2018...

26. EMA: No evidence to support a fourth covid shot

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ema-no-evidence-to-support-a-fourth-covid-shot

EU health agencies said on Wednesday there was no evidence to support the use of a fourth dose of Covid-19 vaccines developed by Pfizer and Moderna in the general population, but they recommend a second booster for people aged 80 and above....

27. Downward trend of covid cases, deaths and hospitalizations continue in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/downward-trend-of-covid-cases-deaths-and-hospitalizations-continue-in-cyprus

COVID-19 cases, deaths and hospitalizations in Cyprus continued their slow downward trend in February, mainly in the last 15 days, according to the National Surveillance Report released on Friday....

28. Man who died in taxi was a surgical emergency

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-who-died-in-taxi-was-a-surgical-emergency

An elderly man who showed up at the emergency room with severe abdominal pain and died in a taxi ride between hospitals had suffered internal bleeding according to results from a post mortem...

29. WHO: Omicron poses 'very high' global risk, world must prepare

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-omicron-poses-very-high-global-risk-world-must-prepare

The Omicron coronavirus variant is likely to spread internationally, posing a "very high" global risk of infection surges that could have "severe consequences" in some areas, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Monday....

30. US will require foreign travellers to get WHO-authorised vaccines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/us-will-require-foreign-travellers-to-get-who-authorised-vaccines

The Biden administration will allow all international travellers to enter the US as long as they have received any vaccine authorised by the World Health Organization...

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