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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. 15-year-old stabbed in Nicosia knife attack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/15-year-old-stabbed-in-nicosia-knife-attack

Authorities are currently investigating a serious altercation involving the injury of a minor with a knife, as reported by the police. ...

3. Ethical issues hang heavy on controversial organ retrieval method in donors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ethical-issues-hang-heavy-on-controversial-organ-retrieval-method-in-donors

A heated controversy has erupted among major hospitals in New York City over a groundbreaking heart retrieval method for organ donors, exposing ethical concerns surrounding the delicate balance between life and death in medical practice....

4. Argentina elects maverick economist Javier Milei as president

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/argentina-elects-maverick-economist-javier-milei-as-president

Argentina has chosen controversial libertarian Javier Milei as its president for the next four years. ...

5. Central prison under scrutiny in Kalogeropoulos murder investigation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/central-prison-under-scrutiny-in-kalogeropoulos-murder-investigation

In a harrowing turn of events, the communities of Nicosia and Limassol find themselves on edge following two shocking murders that have left residents and law enforcement agencies deeply unsettled....

6. 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....

7. Experts confront the menace of feline coronavirus

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

8. 24-year old awarded $18.8M in lawsuit over talc-based baby powder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/24-year-old-awarded-$18-8m-in-lawsuit-over-talc-based-baby-powder

A 24-year-old man in California was awarded $18.8 million on Tuesday in his lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson, in which he blamed talc in the company's baby powder for giving him cancer....

9. President talks up local government reform

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-talks-up-local-government-reform

Cyprus President Nikos Christodoulides said on Saturday that the reform of the local government was 'perhaps the greatest challenge in the history of the local administration in the country,' while stressing that the reform should be implemented as soon as possible...

10. Prosecutors say Cidan was tortured to give up password

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prosecutors-say-inmate-was-tortured-to-give-up-password

Cypriot state prosecutors say an inmate who was killed inside Nicosia’s prison had been cruelly tortured for two days by a felon who demanded a password to check if nude photos of his wife were on the victim’s phone...

11. A total of 29,377 Cypriots have long Covid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-total-of-29-377-cypriots-have-long-covid

Data collected by the Long Covid Cyprus network of the Cyprus Federation of Patients' Associations from the Health Insurance Organisation showed that by the end of last month, a total of 29,377 people suffered from long covid symptoms....

12. 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....

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. Study: Microplastics found in human blood for the first time

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/study-microplastics-found-in-human-blood-for-the-first-time

Microplastics – tiny pieces of plastic less than 0.2 of an inch (5mm) in diameter – have been found in human blood for the first time....

15. Phil Collins performed his last ever concert in London on Saturday (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/phil-collins-performed-his-last-ever-concert-in-london-on-saturday-video

The 71-year-old music legend - who can no longer hold a drumstick after surgery on his back - performed with Genesis at the O2 Arena in London on Saturday night....

16. 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....

17. A third dose is recommended for children over 12, a fourth to the more vulnerable

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-third-dose-is-recommended-for-children-over-12-a-fourth-to-the-more-vulnerable

In its efforts to protect the most vulnerable from covid, the National Advisory Committee on vaccines and the Ministry of Health are recommending the following:...

18. New cancer therapy completely destroys advanced ovarian and colorectal tumors in 6 days

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-cancer-therapy-completely-destroys-advanced-ovarian-and-colorectal-tumors-in-6-days

A new cancer therapy has completely destroyed advanced ovarian and bowel tumors in just six days....

19. 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....

20. 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....

21. Op-ed: The far-reaching benefits of mRNA technology

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-the-far-reaching-benefits-of-mrna-technology

The mRNA platform is a tantalizingly simple and transformative technology, scaling the scope of targeting diseases in ways that were previously unimaginable....

22. Scientists developing 'revolutionary' test to detect risk of four cancers in women in a single swab

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/scientists-developing-revolutionary-test-to-detect-risk-of-four-cancers-in-women-in-a-single-swab

Scientists are developing a “revolutionary” test to predict a woman’s risk of four cancers using a single sample collected during cervical screening....

23. 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....

24. Anti-vaxxers making ‘at least $2.5m’ a year from publishing on Substack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/anti-vaxxers-making-‘at-least-$2-5m-a-year-from-publishing-on-substack

A group of vaccine-sceptic writers are generating revenues of at least $2.5m (£1.85m) a year from publishing newsletters for tens of thousands of followers on the online publishing platform Substack, according to new research....

25. 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....

26. Coronavirus: Which patients are at risk of long Covid-19

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-which-patients-are-at-risk-of-long-covid-19

Scientists in Switzerland have announced that for the first time they have found a way to predict whether a patient is at risk of developing the so-called long Covid-19, ...

27. 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....

28. 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....

29. New health measures announced today

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-health-measures-announced-today

The Minister of Health, Michalis Hadjipandela, held a press conference today to announce new mandatory health measures in order to limit the spread of the coronavirus....

30. Rare conjoined turtles hatched in Massachusetts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/rare-conjoined-turtles-hatched-in-massachusetts

Conjoined turtles with two heads and a single body have hatched at a Massachusetts wildlife center. Against all odds, the fused siblings are thriving....

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