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04 February, 2023
 

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1. 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. ...

2. 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....

3. Cyprus has among the world’s highest rates of pediatric cancer

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-has-among-the-world-s-highest-rates-of-pediatric-cancer

A pioneering study showed that Cyprus has among the world’s highest incidence rates as far as cancer in children is concerned with leukemias being the most frequent cancer, said Prof. Dr. Loizos Loizou Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, Pediatric Oncology - Hematology, Medical School, University of Nicosia....

4. Cyprus ranks high in childhood obesity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-ranks-high-in-childhood-obesity

Cyprus is one of the top countries with a very high rate of childhood obesity, according to a report presented to the Parliamentary Health Committee on Thursday....

5. 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....

6. COVID: Over 1,100 people receive 4th vaccine dose in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-over-1-100-people-receive-4th-vaccine-dose-in-cyprus

A total of 1,119 persons have so far received the 4th COVID vaccine dose, since September 20, deputy director of nursing services Evagoras Tambouris told the Cyprus News Agency....

7. 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....

8. Rainwater everywhere contains unsafe levels of 'forever chemicals'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rainwater-everywhere-contains-unsafe-levels-of-forever-chemicals

Rainwater everywhere on Earth has been found to contain dangerous levels of man-made 'forever chemicals' linked to cancer and other illnesses, a study has found....

9. New diabetes drug helps people lose weight

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-diabetes-drug-helps-people-lose-weight

A weekly dose of a medication recently approved by the US Food and Drug Administration to treat type 2 diabetes may help adults without diabetes lose weight as well, a new study found....

10. UN: Obesity levels in Europe at ‘epidemic proportions’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-obesity-levels-in-europe-at-‘epidemic-proportions

The World Health Organization says the rates of people who are obese and overweight in Europe have hit “epidemic proportions,” with nearly 60% of adults and a third of children in one of those categories....

11. 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...

12. Booster shots begin for people 50 and over

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/booster-shots-begin-for-people-50-and-over

Following the decision of the Council of Ministers yesterday regarding COVID-19 booster shots for vulnerable citizens and those aged 50 and over, the Health Ministry announces the following:...

13. Cabinet extends COVID measures to December 2

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-extends-covid-measures-to-december-2

Cabinet Ministers met today and decided to extend the existing measures preventing the spread of COVID-19, following a proposal from Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantelas. The current measures will now be extended until the 2nd of December and will be evaluated accordingly....

14. 5 tips for parents with overweight children

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/5-tips-for-parents-with-overweight-children

If your child is overweight, there is a lot you can do to help him or her maintain a healthy weight growing up. Here are some tips you can start from today....

15. One in five deaths in Cyprus tobacco-related

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/one-in-five-deaths-in-cyprus-tobacco-related

One of the leading causes of preventable mortality in Cyprus is death due to lung cancer, while one in five deaths is tobacco-related, Cyprus’ state of health profile, compiled by EU bodies, showed....

16. Social determinants undermine the progress of modern medicine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/social-determinants-undermine-the-progress-of-modern-medicine

The rise in illnesses caused by our behaviours and the social determinants of health threatens to suffocate budgets in both wealthy and poor countries, while suppressing the power of modern medicine to improve lives...

17. State sides with hospital refusing to transport obese patient

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-sides-with-hospital-refusing-to-transport-obese-patient

The Health Ministry addressed reports that medics refused to transport an obese patient, clarifying that the incident took place due to lack of bariatric ambulances in public hospitals...

18. Mediterranean diet is falling out of favour with southern Europeans

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/mediterranean-diet-is-falling-out-of-favour-with-southern-europeans

Recent data found that in Italy, Cyprus, Spain, Malta, Greece and San Marino, one in five boys were obese...

19. Poor dietary habits among Cypriot children linked to obesity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/poor-dietary-habits-among-cypriot-children-linked-to-obesity

A new study shows that obesity rates among children in Cyprus are the highest in Europe, showing preference in fatty foods and low desire for physical activity...

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