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22 May, 2024
 

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1. USA: Teens turn to weight loss drugs amid rising obesity rates

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/usa-teens-turn-to-weight-loss-drugs-amid-rising-obesity-rates

In response to escalating obesity rates among teens, some adolescents are turning to powerful weight loss medications, with the American Academy of Pediatrics endorsing their use for those aged 12 and above. ...

2. 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,...

3. Rising hospitalizations and concerns amidst low vaccination rates

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rising-hospitalizations-and-concerns-amidst-low-vaccination-rates

Charalambos Charilaou, the Press Representative of OKYPY (Organization of State Health Services), addressed the surge in hospitalizations due to viral pneumonia and the rising number of COVID-19 cases in an interview ...

4. Makarios Hospital faces surge in pediatric respiratory cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/makarios-hospital-faces-surge-in-pediatric-respiratory-cases

The Makarios Hospital in Cyprus is currently experiencing a bed occupancy rate of over 90%, primarily due to an influx of children with respiratory infections, according to Dr. Avraam Elia, the Director of the hospital's Pediatrics Department....

5. Preventive pediatrics expansion: Center takes on eight more diseases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/preventive-pediatrics-expansion-center-takes-on-eight-more-diseases

''The CPP has been carrying out a project on behalf of the State for 35 years and covers the needs of the entire population of the country free of charge on a voluntary basis'', says Fotini Tsiridou, the president of the Association of Friends of the Center of Preventive Pediatrics ''Amerikos Argyriou'' and councillor of DISY, to ''K''....

6. Biden warns that Israel's Gaza occupation could be a potential 'Big Mistake'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-warns-that-israel-s-gaza-occupation-could-be-a-potential-big-mistake

Any move by Israel to occupy Gaza would be a “big mistake,” US president Joe Biden has said, amid hopes that the enclave’s border with Egypt would open to allow aid in, as Israeli troops continued to prepare for a ground invasion....

7. Childhood cancer rates in Cyprus among the world's highest, says expert

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/childhood-cancer-rates-in-cyprus-among-the-world-s-highest-says-expert

Children's cancer rates in Cyprus are among the highest in the world, Dr. Loizos Loizou Professor of Pediatrics, Pediatric Oncology, has told CNA, adding that they are investigating the causes....

8. 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....

9. 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....

10. 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....

11. Dr. Kouliou: 'People need to be cautious about monkeypox'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dr-kouliou-people-need-to-be-cautious-about-monkeypox

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Infectious Diseases at the University of Cyprus Medical School, Dr. Maria Koliou, has told CNA that monkeypox, which has already spread in many European countries, could also soon be detected in Cyprus, urging people to follow hygiene rules and be cautious....

12. Moderna asks US authorization of COVID shots for kids under 6

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moderna-asks-us-authorization-of-covid-shots-for-kids-under-6

Moderna Inc. said on Thursday it asked U.S. regulators to authorize its COVID-19 vaccine for children under the age of 6, which would make it the first shot against the coronavirus available for those under 5-years-old....

13. Cyprus reports case of unexplained acute hepatitis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-reports-case-of-unexplained-acute-hepatitis

Health officials in the Republic of Cyprus reported that a young child was diagnosed back in February with acute hepatitis of unexplained origin, as cases emerge across the world and some experts fearing lockdowns could be the culprit...

14. New Vaccine Findings Pose Tough Questions for Parents of Young Children

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-vaccine-findings-pose-tough-questions-for-parents-of-young-children

For American parents, particularly those with young children, the last couple of months have been dizzying and beyond frustrating....

15. Cyprus undertakes cancer treatment for three children from Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-undertakes-cancer-treatment-for-three-children-from-ukraine

The war in Ukraine has generated a humanitarian crisis. Not just in the number of refugees fleeing the country, but also in the breakdown of medical infrastructure....

16. Who is Dr. Robert Malone and what is the controversy surrounding his statements on mRNA vaccines?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-is-dr-robert-malone-and-what-is-the-controversy-surrounding-his-statements-on-mrna-vaccines

Robert Malone, the self-proclaimed inventor of mRNA vaccines and a skeptic of the COVID-19 vaccines that use mRNA technology, has skyrocketed to celebrity status in recent months....

17. 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....

18. Hospitalizations of children with Covid-19 have doubled

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hospitalizations-of-children-with-covid-19-have-doubled

Hospitalizations of children with Covid-19 have doubled compared with two weeks ago, according to the Director of the Makarios hospital's pediatrics clinic, Dr. Avraam Elia....

19. Cyprus heading towards a new climax in Covid infections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-heading-towards-a-new-climax-in-covid-infections

Yesterday’s record in daily Covid infections sounded alarm bells in Cyprus, with health experts saying that the authorities need to be vigilant over a potential pandemic climax in the coming days....

20. Digital Agenda 2021 ends with a bang!

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/digital-agenda-2021-ends-with-a-bang

The second and final day of Digital Agenda Cyprus was more impressive with speakers bringing together ideas, predictions and discussions about the future of technology and what to expect during the post-pandemic era....

21. Another child admitted to hospital for MIS-C

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-child-admitted-to-hospital-for-mis-c

Another child is being treated for MIS-C syndrome in the Makareio Children's Intensive Care Unit....

22. Makarios hospital on alert over RSV cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/makarios-hospital-on-alert-over-rsv-cases

Health officials are warning parents of young infants to be extra cautious with their babies, following a recent rise in cases of the respiratory syncytial virus...

23. Makarios doctor refutes reports over little girl

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/makarios-doctor-refutes-reports-over-little-girl

A doctor at Makarios Children’s Hospital is refuting reports that a little girl was denied treatment, following an incident that sparked debate over non-network doctors referring their patients to state hospitals...

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