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US Company Opens Brownfield Plant in Skopje to Produce Cannabis Oil

April 11, 2017, Tuesday // 20:35 in Special Topic » Health | Views: 470

A plant for the production of cannabis oil for medicinal purposes was opened Tuesday in Skopje at the site of OHIS, a defunct company of the chemical industry.

Observance of World Tuberculosis Day

March 24, 2017, Friday // 09:32 in Special Topic » Health | Views: 83

Macedonia observes Friday the World Tuberculosis Day under motto "Let's eliminate tuberculosis together ­ no one should be forgotten".

National Alliance for Rare Diseases Urges New Medicaments to be Included to Positive List

February 28, 2017, Tuesday // 16:55 in Special Topic » Health | Views: 130

National Alliance for Rare Diseases of Macedonia celebrating Tuesday’s Rare Disease Day urged new medicaments for rare diseases and innovative cancer medicines to be included to the free positive medicaments list.

Old City Hospital under Reconstruction: Only Urgent Operations Performed

February 20, 2017, Monday // 15:45 in Special Topic » Health | Views: 153

Doctors examine patients, regular and emergency operations go as scheduled, and patients that are not labeled as urgent cases are sent to other hospitals.

France Bans Unlimited Refills of Soda

January 27, 2017, Friday // 13:12 in Special Topic » Health | Views: 93

Restaurants and other spaces catering to the public in France have been banned from offering unlimited sugary drinks in an effort to reduce obesity

Dementia Rates Higher for People Living Near Busy Roads

January 5, 2017, Thursday // 18:21 in Special Topic » Health | Views: 67

People who live near major roads have higher rates of dementia, research published in the Lancet suggests.

GM Malaria Vaccine Reaches "Critical Milestone", Researchers Say

January 5, 2017, Thursday // 14:20 in Special Topic » Health | Views: 128

Researchers say that malaria vaccine that uses a weakened form of the parasite has passed a "critical milestone" in human safety trials

Macedonia to Observe World AIDS Day With Events Aimed at Raising Awareness

December 1, 2016, Thursday // 13:03 in Special Topic » Health | Views: 95

World AIDS Day, observed December 3, will be marked in Macedonia with a series of events aimed to raise awareness for protection against this condition.

Chickenpox Season: Number of Registered Cases Decreases in November

November 29, 2016, Tuesday // 11:48 in Special Topic » Health | Views: 256

According to data by Macedonia's Public Health Institute, in November, the number of varicella (Chickenpox) patients has decreased in comparison to that in October.

Report Says Cancer Will Kill 5.5mn Women Per Year by 2030

November 1, 2016, Tuesday // 16:00 in Special Topic » Health | Views: 112

According to a report issued Tuesday, cancer will kill 5.5 million women, which is approximately the population of Denmark, per year by 2030

Macedonia: In Just 4 Days 2,000 Citizens Have Taken Flu Shots

November 1, 2016, Tuesday // 09:40 in Special Topic » Health | Views: 115

In five days since the vaccination has started, some 2,000 citizens have gotten the flu shot, said Dr Liljana Lazarevska, epidemiologist at the Institute for Public Health.

Modern Physical Therapy Center Put Into Service at Skopje Hospital

October 29, 2016, Saturday // 18:22 in Special Topic » Health | Views: 185

A center for physical therapy and hydrotherapy, estimated at MKD 25 million, was put into service Saturday at the September 8 City General Hospital in Skopje.

During Flu Season, Doctors Advise Against Prolonged Stay in Crowded Places

October 29, 2016, Saturday // 16:20 in Special Topic » Health | Views: 116

The flu shot is the most effective measure which protects against this ailment, doctors have pointed out since the start of flu season.

Macedonia: 3,700 People Die of Cancer Each Year

October 28, 2016, Friday // 10:51 in Special Topic » Health | Views: 244

According to the data of the Institute for Public Health, the majority of those who died of cancer in 2014 were in the Pelagonija region

Polluted Air Affects 92% of Global Population

September 27, 2016, Tuesday // 14:45 in Special Topic » Health | Views: 71

Nine out of 10 people on the planet breathe polluted air, even outdoors, the World Health Organisation said.