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Ebola Outbreak Reported in Democratic Republic of Congo

May 13, 2017, Saturday // 11:09 in Society » Health | Views: 80

A new Ebola outbreak has been detected in the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to the World Health Organization.

Ebola Outbreak Declared in Northeast DR Congo

May 12, 2017, Friday // 20:02 in Society » Health | Views: 82

An Ebola outbreak has been declared in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) after one person, who died of a hemorrhagic fever, has tested positive for the Ebola virus, the World Health Organization (WHO) has confirmed to Al Jazeera.

Brazil Declared Zika Emergency Over

May 12, 2017, Friday // 08:30 in Society » Health | Views: 105

Brazil has declared an end to a national emergency over the Zika virus, following a sharp decline in cases, Euronews writes.

Modern HIV Drugs Add 10 Years to Life Expectancy

May 11, 2017, Thursday // 16:44 in Society » Health | Views: 55

Life expectancy for young adults who are HIV-positive has risen by 10 years in the United States and Europe thanks to improvements in treatments, according to researchers, Euronews writes.

Eating Cheese Does Not Raise Risk of Heart Attack or Stroke

May 9, 2017, Tuesday // 13:00 in Society » Health | Views: 54

Consuming cheese, milk and yoghurt – even full-fat versions – does not increase the risk of a heart attack or stroke, according to research that challenges the widely held belief that dairy products can damage health.

Macedonia Celebrates World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day 2017

May 8, 2017, Monday // 09:59 in Society » Health | Views: 139

Macedonian Red Cross is to mark Monday the World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day, May 8.

Malaria: Kenya, Ghana and Malawi Get First Vaccine

April 24, 2017, Monday // 17:45 in Society » Health | Views: 61

The world's first vaccine against malaria will be introduced in three countries - Ghana, Kenya and Malawi - starting in 2018, BBC reported.

Skopje Clinic Center to be Built by Macedonian Construction Companies

April 23, 2017, Sunday // 17:00 in Society » Health | Views: 237

The new, EUR 72 ­million Clinical Center in Skopje will be built by the two largest construction companies in Macedonia, Granit and Beton, in cooperation with an Italian company, Health Minister Nikola Todorov told a news conference on Sunday.

Prevent, Protect, Immunize! - Health Minister Assures Polyvalent Vaccines are Safe

April 22, 2017, Saturday // 17:27 in Society » Health | Views: 102

Immunization in Macedonia has made a drastic positive step with the introduction of polyvalent vaccines and we are proud that 80,000 dosages of five-valent and six-valent vaccines each have been used so far, Minister of Health Nikola Todorov said Saturday

Epilepsy Drug Proven to Cause Serious Malformations, Study

April 20, 2017, Thursday // 18:30 in Society » Health | Views: 68

A drug given to pregnant women for epilepsy and bipolar disorder caused "serious malformations" in up to 4,100 children, a French study suggests, BBC reported.

Synthetic Cannabis Turning Drug Users into Zombies

April 10, 2017, Monday // 21:37 in Society » Health | Views: 97

A factory-made cannabis substitute called Spice is causing havoc on the streets of Manchester, north west England, leaving users resembling zombies.

Police Investigating 'Human Waste in Coca Cola Cans'

March 28, 2017, Tuesday // 13:34 in Society » Health | Views: 93

Police have begun an investigation after what appeared to be human waste was found in drinks cans delivered to a Coca Cola factory in Northern Ireland, the BBC reported.

Number of Tuberculosis Cases Reduces in Macedonia

March 24, 2017, Friday // 15:18 in Society » Health | Views: 81

The number of cases of tuberculosis (TB) is reducing in Macedonia.

Vaccine Could Save almost 500,000 Children's Lives Yearly

March 23, 2017, Thursday // 15:08 in Society » Health | Views: 83

A vaccine capable of enduring scorching temperatures for months at a time could strike a decisive blow in the fight against rotavirus, preventing nearly half a million children around the world from dying of diarrhoea each year.

World Oral Health Day

March 20, 2017, Monday // 11:30 in Society » Health | Views: 181

The Macedonian Dental Chamber observes Monday the World Oral Health Day with series of activities within the campaign on raising the awareness over oral health.