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1. Divisions in Cyprus amplify fact-checking challenges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/divisions-in-cyprus-amplify-fact-checking-challenges

Cyprus, an ethnically divided island in the Mediterranean, is like any other nation: It’s been hit by a wave of misinformation, and residents are trying to keep up....

2. 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....

3. 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....

4. Cyprus ranked 16th out of 85 countries in living kidney donations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-ranked-16th-out-of-85-countries-in-living-kidney-donations

Cyprus ranks 16th on kidney donations from a living donor, out of a total of 85 countries that provided data, Minister of Health, Michalis Hatzipantela said on Friday....

5. Greece may follow Spanish model to increase organ donation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-may-follow-spanish-model-to-increase-organ-donation

Greece is seeking to emulate the institution of the local transplant coordinator in hospitals that was pioneered in Spain and led to a spike in organ donation rates....

6. In a first, FDA approves fecal transplants to treat gut disease

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/in-a-first-fda-approves-fecal-transplant-to-treat-gut-disease

For years scientists have been demonstrating the therapeutic potential of gut microbiota transplants in mice for a variety of medical conditions; now the FDA has approved this procedure for the first time to treat a murderous bacterial infection....

7. Cyprus and Spain to collaborate on organ transplants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-spain-to-collaborate-on-organ-transplants

The rate of organ donation in Cyprus remains very low compared to other European countries, Health Minister Michael Hadjipandela said on Thursday, adding that 173 transplants from living donors and 80 from posthumous donors have been carried out in Cyprus since 2011....

8. 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....

9. 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....

10. One in four Cypriots will be diagnosed with a form of cancer in his/her lifetime, figures show

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/one-in-four-cypriots-will-be-diagnosed-with-a-form-of-cancer-in-his-her-lifetime-figures-show

One in four Cypriots will be diagnosed with some form of cancer in his/her lifetime while 42 new cases of cancer and leukaemia in children aged 0-19 are diagnosed annually on the island....

11. Molnupiravir now available in Cyprus as of today

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/molnupiravir-now-available-in-cyprus-as-of-today

MSD's oral antiviral medicine Molnupiravir/Lagevrio, will be available only with a prescription from Monday, 17 January, according to the Ministry of Health in Cyprus....

12. 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....

13. Memorandum of Understanding on organ donation and transplants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/memorandum-of-understanding-on-organ-donation-and-transplants

The Minister of Health Mr. Michalis Hadjipandelas, who is accompanying the President of the Republic Mr. Nikos Anastasiadis in Madrid, signed today, on the sidelines of the President's visit, a Memorandum of Understanding for Health Cooperation between Cyprus and Spain....

14. Israeli organ trafficker walks free in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-organ-trafficker-walks-free-in-cyprus

An Israeli man convicted of international human organ trafficking walked free on Tuesday, after Russian authorities failed to challenge a Larnaca judge who dismissed an extradition request...

15. British High Commissioner hosts reception to mark 70 years of NHS

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-high-commissioner-hosts-reception-to-mark-70-years-of-nhs

16. Rare kidney transplant takes place in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rare-kidney-transplant-takes-place-in-cyprus

A milestone in the modern history of transplants in Cyprus was announced on Tuesday during a press conference in the presence of Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou...

17. Organ donation in Cyprus among lowest in EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/organ-donation-in-cyprus-among-lowest-in-eu

According to a survey, only 32% knew that relatives of the deceased need to give their consent for an organ to be transplanted...

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