healthcare in the East

 Material from NASA used for surgical implants in Israel

For the first time in Israel, a material created for the US space industry has been applied for orthopedic uses at Haifa’s Rambam Medical Center. The Israeli start-up, Nahariya-based M.M.A. Tech, developed the innovative substance …

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 Ex-Kosovo PM dies in Istanbul hospital

Kosovo's former prime minister and interior minister, Bajram Rexhepi, has died in a hospital in Turkey following a stroke. He was 63. Kosovo's current Prime Minister Isa Mustafa said in a …

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Rospotrebnadzor: 832 people infected with coxsackievirus

Rospotrebnadzor received more than 800 complaints about the spread of Coxsackievirus, the press service said. The press service said that 832 complaints have been sent to the official address of Rospotrebnadzor through a specially …

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Chlorine gas leak in Iran affects almost 500 people

At least 475 people have suffered respiratory and other symptoms after a chlorine gas leak in the southwestern Iranian province of Khuzestan, the chancellor of Dezful University of Medical Sciences said Yousef Paridar. …

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Mass food poisoning in Mosul camp: child dies

A mass food poisoning at a camp for displaced people near the northern city of Mosul has killed at least two and sickened hundreds, Iraq’s health minister Adila Hamoud said. Hamoud told The Associated Press …

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 Syria opens its first solar-powered hospital

After months of testing, a hospital in Syria will have uninterrupted power from this week, charged by solar power in a project designers hope will save lives and can be repeated across the country. Syria's electrical grid has taken …

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Nursultan Nazarbayev treated for cold

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev is being treated for a cold, his office said on Tuesday. The announcement was unusual because the presidential office rarely provides any comments on the state of the 76-year-old …

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Air ambulance crashes in Iran's Mazandaran

One person died and several other people were injured when an air ambulance crashed in the northern Iranian province of Mazandaran, ISNA reports. The helicopter crashed after it hit an electricity pole during landing, while on a mission …

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Three citizens of Kazakhstan diagnosed with anthrax

Three residents of Karaganda region of Kazakhstan were diagnosed with anthrax, deputy head of consumer protection department of the region Bulat Kalmaganbetov said. They were hospitalized in the regional hospital and …

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Anthrax origin established in Kazakhstan

The committee on consumer protection during epidemiological investigation has carried out a complex of anti-epidemic actions in the Karaganda region after the anthrax outbreak, BNews.kz reports. As a result of investigation, the origin …

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Japan to help Iranian healthcare with money

The acting head of the Ministry of Health of Iran, Mohsen Asadi Lari, and the Japanese Ambassador to Iran, Hiroyasu Kobayashi, have signed an agreement on bilateral cooperation in the field of healthcare, …

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