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Scientists find way to allow couples to choose boy or girl

Tokyo, August 18 (RHC)-- A new chemical treatment that can segregate male and female sperm could one day mean parents going through IVF could choose whether the... More

Dengue Cases on the Rise in the Americas

Havana, August 14 (PL) So far this year, more than two million cases of dengue fever have been reported in the Americas, stated Jose Moya, the representative in... More

Care for Diabetic patient in Cuba praised

Havana, July 30 (RHC)-- Dr. Ileydis Iglesias Marichal, director of the National Institute of Endocrinology, affirmed in Havana that the success  on the Nationa... More

WHO declares Ebola outbreak is international health emergency

Geneva, July 18 (RHC)-- The World Health Organization has declared the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo to be a "public health emergency of i... More

Amputations due to diabetic foot ulcers substantially reduced

Havana, June 1 (RHC)— Treatment with Heberprot-P has decreased amputations resulting from diabetic foot ulcers by 71 percent among Cubans, says Manuel Raices,... More

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World Health Organization says 1.4 billion risk deadly disease from lack of enough exercise

Geneva, September 17 (RHC)-- More than 1.4 billion adults are putting themselves at heightened risk of deadly diseases by not getting enough exercise, doctors a... More

Obesity affecting almost half of Cuban population, says expert.

Havana, July 7 (RHC) -- More than 42 percent of Cubans carry a few extra pounds, with obesity becoming a serious health problem in the nation, a health expert t... More

U.S. orthopedic surgeon collaborates with Cuban doctors

Despite obstacles imposed by the current U.S. administration to hamper relations with Cuba, including claims of alleged, so-called “sonic attacks” against i... More

PAHO Official Praises Cuba's Health Expenditure

Havana, December 6 (RHC)-- The representative of the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) in Cuba, Enrique Pérez, praised the Cuban state for its expenditur... More

Cuba and India Boost Health Cooperation

New Delhi, December 6 (RHC)-- Cuba and India signed a memorandum of understanding Wednesday to boost bilateral cooperation in the field of health care. ... More

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