Health

Minors with alcohol and tobacco in their hands, only two businesses have been fined during a year
The consumption of tobacco and alcohol by minors is considered a worrisome and growing phenomenon, for which attention is being sought from parents and schools, but also from businesses that sell these products. And while the monitoring of businesses that do not respect the law prohibiting the sale of tobacco and alcohol seems to be challenging for the institutions, it is known that during the past year, only two businesses have been fined.
New measles case registered in Moldova
A new measles case was registered in Moldova in a 47-year-old man from Chisinau who has recently returned from abroad.
Russian opposition figure Alexey Navalny dies in prison
Navalny lost consciousness after a walk, doctors failed to save his life, says penitentiary service
Magnetic resonance is launched in Prizren Hospital
In the value of almost one million euros, the MRI project was inaugurated in the Regional Hospital of Prizren. This magnetic resonance from today will serve citizens to provide quality services but also to make early diagnosis, which makes recovery faster and prevents fatality, as well as the elimination of long waiting lists.
King Charles diagnosed with cancer, Buckingham Palace says
Palace refrains from specifying type of cancer, but says diagnosis does not pertain to prostate cancer
“Inguinal hernia” and “appendicitis” are the most frequent operations in children
Over a thousand patients were operated at the Children’s Surgery Clinic of the University Clinical Center of Kosovo (UCCK), until November 2023. The most frequent operations at this clinic were those of “inguinal hernia” and “appendicitis”. Meanwhile, in the Children’s Surgery Clinic, about 50 children are operated on during the week, or up to 8 patients on a daily basis.
Are antibiotics the solution to all infections?
The correct use of antibiotics remains a little known topic and there are many misconceptions.
"Promising" vaccine for lowering cholesterol is discovered
An inexpensive vaccine could reduce high cholesterol and the risk of diseases such as heart disease and stroke within 10 years.
Common chemicals in tap water can cause cancer to spread
Common chemicals hidden in tap water and the water used for hundreds of everyday products may cause cancer cells to spread rapidly inside the body, making the disease harder to treat, a new study suggests.
4 ways your body warns that something is wrong with your health
Knowing the symptoms your body is telling you that something is wrong with your health can help you stay on top of potential health problems.
Manzalesti commune, 'blue zone' where locals live 90-100 years
In the commune of Manzalesti, the place where the salt mountain rises, in Tinutul Buzaului, close to the land of the "Living Fire," people tend to reach an age of over 90-100 years, a percentage similar to that of the famous 'blue zones' such as Icaria, in Sardinia, or the Nicoya peninsula, in Costa Rica.
Blind Gdańsk sound recordist named one of the most inspiring women in the world
Izabela Dłużyk was chosen by the BBC for its list of the world’s 100 most influential women, saying: “The field recordist is unusual not just because she is a young woman in a profession dominated by men, but because she has been blind since birth.”
Early symptoms of cancer ignored by women and men
A large number of people ignore the early signs of cancer, complain to non-professionals and go to the doctor only when the matter becomes very serious.
Today is World Diabetes Day, it is also celebrated in Kosovo
In 2007 the General Assembly adopted resolution 61/225 designating November 14 as World Diabetes Day. The resolution also encouraged member states to develop national policies for the prevention, treatment and care of diabetes in line with the sustainable development of their health care systems.
State Secretary Prevolnik Rupel put forward as health minister candidate
Valentina Prevolnik Rupel, a state secretary at the Health Ministry and member of the strategic council for health at the prime minister's office, has been put forward as candidate for health minister, the head of the ruling Freedom Movement deputy group Borut Sajovic announced on Tuesday.
World Anti-Rabies Day
September 28 is the World Day of the fight against Rabies or Hydrophobia.
Race on to save lost kangaroo called Luluś after he was spotted hopping around a ‘wolf forest’
Foresters in Poznań have launched a search and rescue mission to find an escaped kangaroo spotted hopping through woodland that is home to wolves.
Alexandroupolis General Hospital and 8 villages evacuated
The Alexandroupolis General Hospital was evacuated late on Monday as a large fire was approaching the northern Greek city.
Parts of Lamia evacuate, as milder winds help firefighters; Volos facing water, power shortages
Residents in the northern sections of the central Greek city of Lamia, at Fthiotis region, were ordered to evacuate their homes late afternoon Wednesday, as a fire has crossed the Lamia-Domokos road and is heading to the area of Nea Magnissia, a few miles east of the major city.
PM Ciolacu calls for investigation in reasonable time on Robanescu hospital incident
Children and their relatives transferred on Tuesday evening to the Marie Curie Children's Emergency Hospital from the Nicolae Robanescu Hospital will be moved back to the latter hospital - where the equipment will be temporarily powered by a generator - to continue their recovery and treatment programme, Prime Minister Marcel Ciolacu said.
Loutses (Corfu) evacuated; fires also raging in Rhodes, Karystos, Dervenakia
A message via the emergency number 112 was sent to the citizens of the settlement Loutses on Corfu as the fire is approaching the area and move towards Arahavi.
Fire Brigade: One dead, eight injured in Patras bridge collapse
The Fire Brigade's spokesperson Vassilis Vathrakoyannis in an extraordinary briefing on Sunday said that one person is dead and another eight were recovered njured so far in the collapse of part of a bridge on Patras road ring.
Bliha waterfall, a natural beauty of Sanski Most that takes your breath away
The waterfall on the Bliha River, a gem of nature located near Sanski Most, is one of the biggest tourist attractions in the region. It is visited by tourists from all over the world who enjoy the untouched nature and the magnificent sight of a 56-meter-high and ten-meter-wide waterfall.
Large fires at Dervenochoria, Loutraki still spreading, Fire Brigade says
The wildfire at Dervenochoria north of Elefsina is rapidly spreading, Fire Brigade's spokesperson Fire Colonel Vassilis Vathrakogiannis said at a briefing on Tuesday evening, while the fire in the region of Loutraki, east of Corinth, has yet to be contained.