Sofia hosts the first ever World Meeting of Child Cardiologists and Cardiothoracic Surgeons. For three days, the world elite in this field will discuss and present important clinical cases in heart surgery. This is a great chance for children's cardiac surgeons to exchange experiences and discuss current cases from their practice, Darik Dr.
Snake bites boom in the beginning of the summer. Alerts and warnings with pictures and reptile videos in parks and gardens are flooding social networks.
Because of the frequent rainfall, the heat and the burgeoning grass we can meet snakes in parks and gardens. Snake bites cases are already registered in Haskovo, Stara Zagora and Gorna Oryahovitsa.
Public distrust of vaccines means that the world is taking a step backwards in the fight against lethal but preventable diseases, said experts quoted by the BBC and the Bulgarian National Radio.
The largest global survey of attitudes to immunisation indicates that confidence in the vaccines is low in some regions.
The Military Medical Academy (VMA) organizes free examinations for Lyme disease. From today, June 19th, the Department of Infectious Diseases will consult adults and children over twelve-years-old, bitten by ticks. Lyme disease cases in the country are now around 100.
Lyme disease is the most common infection in Bulgaria, which is transmitted by a tick bite.
Officers from the narcotics unit of the Attica security police located and seized hundreds of cannabis trees from an agricultural area in Artemida, eastern Attica, and arrested a 35-year-old foreign national believed to have been responsible for running the illegal cultivation, police said on Tuesday.
Dangerous weight loss pills are sold freely on the market. A NOVA experiment has proven in a laboratory that food supplements contain sibutramine. The substance is banned by the European Medicines Agency in 2010 because it can cause myocardial infarction and cardiac arrest.
How dangerous is Sibutramine for our heart?