Havana, October 17 (RHC)--Cuban health authorities assured Wednesday that the application of the vaccine against Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR) was not the cause of the death of infant Paloma Domínguez Caballero, last October 9, and of adverse symptoms in four babies.... More

The 4th International Congress Biomanufacturing Challenges of Immunotherapy (BIOMIT 2019) will be held November 11th through the 15th in Varadero, organized by the Center of Molecular Immunology (CIM).... More

Havana, October 14 (RHC)-- Phase II of the clinical trial of the Cuban allergy vaccine Prolinem-DS for the treatment of asthmatic patients will begin shortly, according to Dr. Raúl Lázaro Castro Almarales, a 2nd degree specialist in allergy. ... More

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified a specific human gut bacterial strain that breaks down the chemical fructoselysine, and turns it into harmless byproducts.... More

Santa Clara , October 8 (RHC)—Cuba’s most important cardiology event, Cardiovilla 2019, is kicking off Tuesday with the participation of renowned specialists from more than 20 countries, who will debate about the main cause of death in the world and the most advanced ways to face cardiovascular diseases.... More

Villa Clara, October 7(RHC-ACN)-- Some 300 cardiologists from Cuba and other nations will participate in the international conference Cardiovilla 2019, set for October 8th through the 10th, organized by the Villa Clara branch of the Cuban Society of Cardiology and the Ernesto Guevara Cardiocenter.... More

Havana, October 4 (RHC-ACN)-- Cuba’s minister of public health José Angel Portal met in Havana with Kyaw Tint Swe, Union Minister for the Office of the State Counselor and special envoy of the Government of Myanmar.... More

Havana, October 3 (RHC)-- Marcia Cobas Ruiz, Cuba's deputy minister of public health, welcomed  a delegation of 24 Americans, led by Rosa Luisa DeLauro, U.S. Democratic representative for the third congressional district of Connecticut, and William DeLahunt, president of the political consulting firm DeLahunt and former Massachusetts Democratic congressman.... More

Addis Ababa, October 3 (RHC)-- The Surgery Society of Ethiopia on Thursday presented its annual award to Cuba for its contribution to the development of that medical specialty and the training of physicians from this African country.... More

Demand for health services in the Americas will grow as life expectancy and disability increase, and family caregivers will not be able to meet all needs. Training more health workers and maximizing the functional ability of older adults can help limit the number of years of dependence on others.... More

Washington, D.C, September 30 (PAHO/WHO) – The goal of “universal health” should be within reach in the Americas – a region that has been a world leader in health progress. But stepped-up action and investments are needed to speed progress toward universal health, said the Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Carissa F. Etienne, today during the opening ceremony of the 57th PAHO Directing Council.... More

Washington, D.C., September 27 (PAHO/WHO-RHC) — Health ministers and other high-level delegates from the Americas will gather in Washington D.C. on September 30, for the Pan American Health Organization’s 57th Directing Council, during which they will discuss health priorities and plans of action.... More

Havana, September 24 (RHC)-- Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez attended a high-level meeting on universal health coverage at the UN, during which he reaffirmed Cuba's commitment to guaranteeing health for all and environmental protection.... More

Havana, September 23 (RHC)-- Cuba maintains the elimination HIV and syphilis mother-to-child transmission as a health problem, a certification recently ratified by the World Health Organization (WHO), local media reported.... More

There are very specific types of toxins that affect these kinds of nervous systems,” explained Friedman.

Havana, September 20 (RHC)-- Dalhousie University and Nova Scotia Health Authority scientists Thursday claimed to have discovered the cause of strange symptoms found in recent years among US and Canadian diplomats in Havana, according to Radio-Canada's investigative TV program Enquête.... More