Havana, Sep 11 - The efforts of the National Center for Medical Genetics (CNGM), rector of the national program for the prevention of hereditary diseases, have reduced the mortality rate due to genetic defects to 0.8 per 1.000 live births over the past three years.
Havana, Sep 10 - Cuban and international experts will assess on Wednesday in Havana the start of joint projects aimed at fostering Renewable Energy Sources (RES).
Havana, Sep 9 - Recent research results and best practices in caring for patients with Prder-Willi syndrome (PWS) will be discussed from November 13 to 17 in an international medical event to be held at Cojimar Convention Center, in Havana.
This 5th World Conference of the PWS International will gather doctors, researchers, caregivers, patients and families, in order to share and learn about the treatment and management of that genetic disorder, the organizing committee announced.
Havana, Sep 5.- The 28th International Congress of the Italian-Latin American Society of Ethnomedicine will show the development of natural products in Cuba and the rest of the world, said Rodolfo Arencibia, Master in Science.
Havana, May 23.- Cuba has been an international reference in the prevention and treatment of diabetes, considered a global catastrophe in health, Ileydis Iglesias, director of the National Institute of Endocrinology, said.
Havana, May 22.- The 1st International Diabetes Congress opens in Havana on Wednesday with about 400 specialists from Latin America, Europe, Asia and the United States, who will insist on the need to prevent this disease, considered the 7th leading cause of death by 2030.
Geneva, May 16.- The World Health Organization (WHO) has launched the Race Walk from Saying to Deed: The Health Challenge for All 2019 to encourage physical activity as part of a sustainable healthy future.
Buenos Aires, Mar 21.- The Cuban experience in the elimination of mother-to-child transmission of sexually transmitted diseases such as HIV and syphilis was presented this Thursday in one of the parallel events of the South-South Cooperation Conference, to be held in Buenos Aires.
Havana, Feb 14.- Bacterial resistance to antibiotics demand an integrated watch of this phenomenon, said here a Cuban specialist during an international workshop held at the Institute of Tropical Medicine Pedro Kouri (IPK).
Moscow, Nov 17. -A Soyuz-FG carrier rocket, launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhsta put into orbit the cargo ship Progress MC-10, which will join within two days to the International Space Station (ISS).