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1. Tiny proteins in liver tumors may hold key to new cancer vaccines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tiny-proteins-in-liver-tumors-may-hold-key-to-new-cancer-vaccines

Scientists have made an exciting discovery that could lead to new cancer vaccines, according to a study published in the journal Science Advances....

2. New vaccine shows promise against deadly skin cancer

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-vaccine-shows-promise-against-deadly-skin-cancer

In a groundbreaking development in cancer treatment, doctors are conducting trials on what could be the world’s first personalized mRNA vaccine against melanoma, marking a potential game-changer in the fight against cancer....

3. 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....

4. Pediatric hospital battles epidemic surge in child respiratory cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pediatric-hospital-battles-epidemic-surge-in-child-respiratory-cases

Makarios Hospital in Nicosia is grappling with over 95% occupancy, primarily treating children with respiratory infections amid an epidemic that recurs in the child population every three to four years, according to Dr. Avraam Elia, Director of the Pediatric Department....

5. 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.'...

6. 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....

7. Groundbreaking gene therapy restores hearing in deaf children

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/groundbreaking-gene-therapy-restores-hearing-in-deaf-children

In China, a true medical breakthrough has been achieved in a human trial that had as many as 10 children born deaf have their hearing restored through a genetic therapy method....

8. Widely used anti-covid drug linked to virus mutations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/widely-used-anti-covid-drug-linked-to-virus-mutations

An anti-Covid drug widely used across the world may have caused mutations in the virus, researchers said on Monday, but there was no evidence that the changes had led to more dangerous variants....

9. Greek scientists unveil a game-changing tool to catch cancer earlier

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-scientists-unveil-a-game-changing-tool-to-catch-cancer-earlier

An increasing number of cancer patients are finding a cure thanks to innovative diagnostic and therapeutic techniques, especially if the disease is detected early....

10. Avian flu forces Finland to cull 120,000 foxes and mink

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/avian-flu-forces-finland-to-cull-120-000-foxes-and-mink

Finland, Europe's leading producer of fox fur, has begun slaughtering 120,000 foxes and mink to stem an outbreak of avian flu that has hit fur farms, the authorities announced on Wednesday....

11. Experts confront the menace of feline coronavirus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/experts-confront-the-menace-of-feline-coronavirus

12. Revolutionary mRNA vaccine boosts skin cancer treatment by 65%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/revolutionary-mrna-vaccine-boosts-skin-cancer-treatment-by-65

In a mid-stage trial, Moderna Inc and Merck & Co announced on Monday that the addition of their experimental mRNA-based vaccine has shown a 65% reduction in the risk of spreading the deadliest form of skin cancer when used in combination with immunotherapy alone....

13. Talk about Arcturus variant reaches Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/talk-about-arcturus-covid-variant-reaches-cyprus

So far we do not know whether the new COVID variant Arcturus has reached Cyprus, Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Virology at the School of Medicine of the University of Nicosia, Dr. Petros Karayiannis told the Cyprus News Agency...

14. COVID situation to be reassessed in the afternoon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-situation-to-be-reassessed-in-the-afternoon

Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantela and members of the scientific committee will review the pandemic situation in Cyprus following the new outbreak in China and will decide if any measures will be taken....

15. Cyprus wrestles with decision on China measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-wrestles-with-decision-on-china-measures

Cypriot health officials are meeting on Tuesday to sift through data before deciding on possible COVID measures on travelers from China, but the task is made more difficult by criticism from a local expert and a new variant sweeping through the West...

16. How concerned is Cyprus about China?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/how-concerned-is-cyprus-about-china

Europe has been put on alert by the rapid increase in coronavirus cases in China, following the lifting of the zero covid policy, with member states' health authorities consulting on possible measures to be imposed on Chinese travelers. ...

17. Cyprus undecided as divided EU debates Chinese travel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-undecided-as-divided-eu-debates-chinese-travel

Nicosia failed on Tuesday to reach a decision on whether COVID measures should be imposed on travelers from China, with officials this week pointing to a new effort by the European Union to coordinate a response to Beijing’ move to ease restrictions...

18. Aggressive leukemia vanishes in 13-year-old after receiving CRISPR treatment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/aggressive-leukemia-vanishes-in-13-year-old-after-receiving-crispr-treatment

In the latest CRISPR success story, a 13-year-old girl whose leukemia had not responded to other treatments now has no detectable cancer cells....

19. Cyprus takes no chances after cases of bird flu

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-reports-first-human-cases-of-bird-flu

Health officials in the Republic of Cyprus remain on alert after cases of avian flu have been detected on the island, where two private farm owners are self-monitoring and about a thousand birds are to be killed out of an abundance of caution...

20. 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...

21. Cypriots indifferent to getting 4th dose of covid vaccine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriots-indifferent-to-getting-4th-dose-of-covid-vaccine

Vaccination centers in Cyprus are experiencing a low turnout in the past two weeks for people wanting to get the 4th dose of the updated covid vaccine. So far, only 1,119 people have been vaccinated since 20 September, when vaccinations for the booster/4th dose began....

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. 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....

24. Covid plan for the fall still being hammered out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-plan-for-the-fall-still-being-hammered-out

The meeting between the Minister of Health, Michael Hadjipantela, and members of the Scientific Advisory Committee, during which a COVID pre-emptive plan for the fall was discussed, ended earlier today resulting in the following statement from the Minister on the issues that will be addressed for the fall season and beyond....

25. Covid guidelines for autumn in the works

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-guidelines-for-autumn-in-the-works

The possible arrival of Centaurus, a new Covid subvariant which is more contagious but not more severe, in tandem with the downward trend in infections with the BA.5 subvariant in the last seven days in Cyprus, is not alarming, the Minister of Health, Michalis Hadjipantela said on Thursday....

26. Covid cases have increased up to 34% in some EU countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-cases-have-increased-up-to-34-in-some-eu-countries

The increase of COVID-19 cases in some countries of Europe since last week has been up to 34%, EU Health and Food Security Commissioner, Stella Kyriakides, told Cypriot journalists covering the European Parliament plenary in Strasbourg, on Tuesday....

27. Why the spike in covid cases now?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/why-the-spike-in-covid-cases-now

For the third consecutive week, there has been a recorded spike in the number of positive covid cases in Cyprus. Last Friday's weekly report showed a 50% increase followed by an additional 3,500 positive cases which were reportedly detected from Saturday to noon on Tuesday....

28. NIPD GENETICS announces the Haemophilia and Thrombosis Panel to be offered as a stand-alone panel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/nipd-genetics-announces-the-haemophilia-and-thrombosis-panel-to-be-offered-as-a-stand-alone-panel

As part of the commitment to continuous improvement of products and services, NIPD Genetics announces today that the Rodinia Haemophilia and Thrombosis Add-on Panel can now be selected as a Stand-alone Panel. ...

29. The mandatory use of masks will soon be abolished

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-mandatory-use-of-masks-will-soon-be-abolished

Minister of Health Michalis Hatjipantela sees a summer without health restrictions. In his interview with KATHIMERINI on Sunday, the Minister of Health said that the summer should go by without problems or restrictions if no new variants of the Omicron mutation appear....

30. Plastic waste could be a thing of the past thanks to a new enzyme

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/plastic-waste-could-be-a-thing-of-the-past-thanks-to-a-new-enzyme

Plastic waste dumped in landfills could be cleared sooner than expected after engineers developed an enzyme that can break it down in just a few hours....

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