Worldwide, measles cases are increasing, a disease that has a vaccine but can be deadly or cause serious harm to children, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).
The reported cases of the disease have jumped nearly three times in the last one year.
Their total number for 2019 is 365,000, the highest since 2006, but experts suspect millions are actually infected.
Scientists at the University of Bristol, England, have concluded that overweight and obesity increase the risk of cancer by at least 2 times, MedicalXpress reported.
Experts have identified what is the genes' activity in malignant tumor tissue in 8 cancers that have been linked to obesity, BTA reported.
The first case of West Nile fever in Bulgaria this year was reported in Montana. A 60-year-old woman with brain inflammation fell ill. The information was confirmed to the Bulgarian National Television by Prof. Dr. Todor Kantardzhiev, Director of the National Center for Infectious and Parasitic Diseases.
Health experts are calling on citizens to show greater caution when swimming in the sea after official figures pointed to more than 400 deaths by drowning last year.
A total of 413 deaths by drowning were recorded in Greece last year, compared to 400 in nearby Italy, whose population is nearly six times that of Greece.
Triple jump in cancer patients for 37 years, from 1980 to the 2017. This shows data from the National Center for Public Health and Analysis, which latest data is from two years ago.
Of the 113,336 developed various carcinomas in the 1980s, by 2017 the number of cancer patients in Bulgaria reached 292,721.