Medicine

Israelis prefer Turkey for hair transplantation

Israeli men come to Turkey to have hair transplant operations despite strained political relations between Israel and Turkey.

Nearly 200,000 Israelis visited Turkey in 2014 but the figure exceeded 500,000 in 2019, according to the Turkish Statistical Institute.

The majority of Israeli tourists come for good medical service, especially plastic surgery and hair transplants.

First oncology centre for personalised therapy in eastern Europe to be constructed at "Victor Babes" Hospital in Timisoara

Mayor of Timisoara municipality Nicolae Robu has announced on Tuesday that they received the feasibility study for the construction of the first oncology centre for personalised therapy in eastern Europe, which will be built at the "Victor Babes" Hospital, where both lung tumors and tumors of other metastasis organs will be treated, and the municipality is ready to start the works as soon as po

First Outbreak of Bird Flu for 2020: 6 000 Mulards to be Killed in Rakovski

Today, the Bulgarian Food Safety Agency (BFSA) has registered the first outbreak of avian influenza in Bulgaria for 2020. The National Reference Laboratory has confirmed the highly pathogenic Influenza H5N8 at a duck breeding farm in Rakovski near Plovdiv. At the moment of the outbreak registration, 5,830 mulards of four age groups are being raised on the farm, said the BFSA press office.

10,000 People Quarantined in Vietnam because of the Coronavirus

Vietnam announced Thursday that a 10,000 people will be quarantined because of concerns about the spread of the new coronavirus, AFP reported.

"As of February 13, 2020, we will urgently implement the task of isolation and quarantine of the epidemic area in Son Loi commune," a health ministry statement said.

The quarantine period is 20 days.

Popular actor remains on ventilator, hospital says

Popular comedy actor Costas Voutsas remains on mechanical ventilation for the fourth day, Attikon hospital said in its first briefing on the health of the 88-year-old on Tuesday.

Voutsas was admitted to the cardiology unit on February 7 with symptoms of respiratory infection and impairment of cardiac and respiratory function, the hospital said. 

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