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1. Is it a trendy temptation or a health hazard?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/is-raw-milk-a-trendy-temptation-or-health-hazard

In the world of daring culinary trends, raw milk is the latest sensation captivating influencers and foodies alike. Unlike its pasteurized counterpart, raw milk skips the heat treatment process, offering enthusiasts a taste of unaltered dairy straight from the cow's udder....

2. Israel strikes Iran, air defenses activated amid rising tensions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-strikes-iran-air-defenses-activated-amid-rising-tensions

Iran has fired air defense batteries amid reports of explosions near a major airbase in Isfahan province, according to state media, amidst escalating tensions following Iran’s retaliatory strike on Israel following an attack against its consulate in Syria....

3. $4.25M per dose to cure rare genetic disease in children

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/$4-25m-per-dose-to-cure-rare-genetic-disease-in-children

The recent approval of Lenmeldy, a gene therapy designed to combat the fatal genetic disorder metachromatic leukodystrophy (MLD), has made headlines as it comes with a staggering price tag of $4.25 million per treatment. ...

4. HIV removed from cells, researchers find

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hiv-removed-from-cells-researchers-find

In a groundbreaking development, scientists have utilized the Nobel Prize-winning Crispr gene-editing technology to eliminate HIV from infected cells....

5. Could Scottish Highlands outlast London in a zombie apocalypse?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/could-scottish-highlands-outlast-london-in-a-zombie-apocalypse

A recent study examining the UK's readiness for apocalyptic scenarios unveils some surprising findings. While the prospect of World War III looms, researchers also delved into the likelihood of surviving a zombie outbreak....

6. Rising flu cases hit Cyprus, 39 hospital admissions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rising-flu-cases-hit-cyprus-39-hospital-admissions

There is an increase in cases of Influenza A and B in Cyprus and 39 people have been admitted to the hospital, Director of Medical Services and Public Health Services, Elisavet Constantinou, told the Cyprus News Agency on Friday....

7. Ancient 'zombie viruses' stir beneath melting permafrost

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ancient-zombie-viruses-stir-beneath-melting-permafrost

In a chilling revelation, scientists have unearthed a concerning array of ancient pathogens from beneath the permafrost in Siberia, indicating a potential threat of a bizarre new pandemic looming on humanity’s horizon....

8. 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....

9. 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.'...

10. COVID-19 JN.1 sub variant surpasses 3000 cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-19-jn-1-sub-variant-surpasses-3000-cases

Coronavirus outbreaks are increasing in Cyprus and Europe in general, following the emergence of the ''Omicron 2'' JN.1 sub variant....

11. 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 ...

12. 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....

13. COVID-19 cases surge ahead of festive season

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-19-cases-surge-ahead-of-festive-season

In a recent statement to the Cypriot News Agency, Elizabeth Constantinou, the Director of Medical and Public Health Services, highlighted a surge in confirmed coronavirus cases, ...

14. Cyprus sees uptick in COVID-19 cases amid winter surge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-sees-uptick-in-covid-19-cases-amid-winter-surge

Dr. Christos Charalambous, from the Epidemiological Surveillance and Control of Infectious Diseases Unit of the Health Ministry, reported a slight increase in COVID-19 cases in Cyprus in recent days....

15. Cyprus battles antibiotic overuse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-battles-antibiotic-overuse

In a recent press conference, The Pathological Society of Cyprus highlighted the alarming statistic that 1 in 2 citizens annually take antibiotics, leading to Cyprus outpacing other European countries in antibiotic consumption....

16. Dengue fever cases in Cyprus came from abroad

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dengue-fever-cases-in-cyprus-came-from-abroad

Sporadic dengue fever cases have been recorded in Cyprus, Director of Medical and Public Health Services, Dr. Elizabeth Constantinou, told CNA on Thursday, noting that primary infection within the Republic of Cyprus seems to have never occurred....

17. UNIC research on cruise ship ventilation suggests ways to minimise viral spread

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/unic-research-on-cruise-ship-ventilation-suggests-ways-to-minimise-viral-spread

The study published in Physics of Fluids suggests that simply higher ventilation rates do not result in safer cabin conditions for passengers and crew...

18. First case of swine flu strain detected in UK

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-case-of-swine-flu-strain-detected-in-uk

In a recent development, health officials in the UK have confirmed the detection of a person infected with a strain of flu akin to viruses observed in pigs....

19. WHO sounds alarm on mysterious child respiratory illness in northern China

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-sounds-alarm-on-mysterious-child-respiratory-illness-in-northern-china

In response to a respiratory illness affecting children in northern China, the World Health Organization (WHO) has requested ''detailed information'' from Chinese authorities. ...

20. Larnaca takes on mosquito menace as residents warned to drain trouble spots

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-takes-on-mosquito-menace-as-residents-warned-to-drain-trouble-spots

Municipal authorities in Larnaca are intensifying systematic mosquito spraying efforts as residents are found neglecting areas conducive to mosquito breeding. ...

21. HIV patients denied care, forced to halt medication

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hiv-patients-denied-care-forced-to-halt-medication

In 2023, although HIV is no longer contagious, HIV-positive patients in Cyprus continue to face marginalization and social exclusion when taking medication....

22. Feline Covid strain, linked to 8,000 cat deaths in Cyprus, surfaces in the UK

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/feline-covid-strain-linked-to-8-000-cat-deaths-in-cyprus-surfaces-in-the-uk

A deadly strain of Covid, believed to be responsible for over 8,000 cat deaths in Cyprus has spread to the UK, scientists have said....

23. 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....

24. Nobel Prize honors pioneers of mRNA vaccine technology

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nobel-prize-honors-pioneers-of-mrna-vaccine-technology

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine has been awarded to a pair of scientists who developed the technology that led to the mRNA Covid vaccines. ...

25. What immunologists say about COVID shot side effects

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/what-immunologists-say-about-covid-shot-side-effects

It's officially fall, and that means pumpkin spice lattes are back—and that a new COVID-19 booster is available....

26. 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....

27. Officials unveil bold dual vaccination strategy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-unveil-bold-dual-vaccination-strategy

Cyprus' Ministry of Health has unveiled its vaccination strategy for the upcoming fall/winter season, targeting COVID-19 and seasonal influenza. Key highlights include:...

28. Overcrowding woes continue at Athalassa Hospital as mental health patients pay the price

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/overcrowding-woes-continue-at-athalassa-hospital-as-mental-health-patients-pay-the-price

In an urgent plea, PASYKI has called for immediate intervention to resolve the dire overcrowding issue at Athalassa Hospital, terming it a ''hostage situation'' for mentally ill patients....

29. West Nile virus makes 2023 debut in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/west-nile-virus-makes-2023-debut-in-cyprus

The Ministry of Health and the Public Health Services have been informed about the existence of the first case of West Nile Virus (WNV) in Cyprus for 2023....

30. First Lady Jill Biden tests positive for covid-19

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-lady-jill-biden-tests-positive-for-covid-19

First lady Jill Biden tested positive for Covid-19 Monday, the White House announced....

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