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Old City Hospital under Reconstruction: Only Urgent Operations Performed

February 20, 2017, Monday // 15:45 in Special Topic » Health | Views: 121

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: 52

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: 38

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: 95

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: 70

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: 229

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: 89

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: 94

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: 156

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: 94

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: 163

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: 44

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

Nine Out of 10 People Globally Breathe Polluted Air, Says WHO

September 27, 2016, Tuesday // 09:51 in Special Topic » Health | Views: 69

The World Health Organization (WHO) has said that nine out of 10 people around the world live in places with poor air quality, blaming a worldwide air pollution crisis for being a crucial factor in millions of deaths per year.

Macedonia: Eleonora Undergoes Surgery in Skopje, Donations to Be Given to Another Child

September 21, 2016, Wednesday // 14:44 in Special Topic » Health | Views: 170

Little Eleonora from the village Luke near Kriva Palanka was released from hospital after she underwent surgery at the University Clinic for Orthopedics in Skopje.

Indonesia Haze May Have Led to 100,000 Premature Deaths

September 19, 2016, Monday // 14:33 in Special Topic » Health | Views: 57

A haze caused by deliberately started forest fires in Indonesia may have caused 100,000 premature deaths last year, according to US research.