Healthcare
Can blood produced from stem cells make shortages a thing of the past?
23.04.2014 [12:43]
Stem cell treatments are set to go mainstream as a UK consortium ramps up production of red blood cells from embryonic stem cells and plans to test it with human patients for the first time in 2016. The current donation system, though it supplies scores of millions of patients in need
 
Azerbaijan marks European Immunization Week
21.04.2014 [20:16]
Since 2007, the Republic of Azerbaijan has taken part in European Immunization Week (EIW), an annual initiative of the WHO Regional Office for Europe, with the goal of increasing vaccination coverage by raising awareness about the
 
World Hemophilia Day is observed on April 17
17.04.2014 [20:07]
World Hemophilia Day is an international observance held on April 17, 2014 by the World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH). It is an awareness day for hemophilia and other bleeding disorders, which also serves to raise funds and attract
 
Pediatrics conference kicks off at Azerbaijan Medical University
17.04.2014 [10:45]
A conference titled “Current problems in pediatrics in Azerbaijan" has started at the Azerbaijan Medical University. Rector of the university, MP Ahliman Amiraslanov made an opening address.
 
29th annual EAU congress wraps up in Stockholm
16.04.2014 [15:33]
Stockholm hosted the 29th annual EAU congress from April 11-15. Considered as Europe’s biggest urology event, the meeting presented the latest developments in international urology with a comprehensive and extensive scientific
 
Baku to host international plastic surgery conference
16.04.2014 [15:12]
“The Third Plastic Surgery Days and ISAPS Course" international conference will be held in Baku late May. Organized by Azerbaijan Society of Plastic Surgery, Azerbaijan Medical University and the
 
Azerbaijani President allocates AZN 9 million to provide Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic Hospital with modern medical equipment
11.04.2014 [21:38]
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has today signed an order on measures to provide the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic Hospital with modern medical equipment. Under the presidential order, 9 million manats were allocated to the Cabinet of Ministers of
 
Turkey hosts 6th European Conference on Tobacco or Health
03.04.2014 [20:37]
The 6th European Conference on Tobacco or Health has been held in Istanbul, Turkey. It was hosted by the Turkish Association for Cancer Research and Control, in collaboration with the National Coalition against Smoking of Turkey
 
Humans will be kept between life and death in the first suspended animation trials
03.04.2014 [18:39]
At a hospital in Pittsburgh, surgeons are now allowed to place patients into a state of suspended animation. If a patient arrives with a traumatic injury, and attempts to restart their heart have failed — if they’re on the doorstep of death — they will have their blood replaced with a cold saline solution, which stops almost all
 
Azerbaijan through the Lens Photography Exhibition to be opened in Slovakia
01.04.2014 [12:23]
Following “The successful Azerbaijan Through the Lens” exhibitions in London, Paris, Berlin, Brussels and Istanbul, featuring photographs from the European Azerbaijan Society’s (TEAS) photography competition of the same name, a Slovakian audience will now have a chance to admire these striking images. The event will be held in Dvorana, Ministry...
 
Azerbaijan: Sharing details of successful effort against tuberculosis in prisons
31.03.2014 [15:55]
Tuberculosis is the second leading cause of death from a single infectious agent, after the human immunodeficiency virus. Multi-drug resistant tuberculosis is spreading at alarming rates around the world, particularly in much of the former Soviet Union. This deadly disease is particularly virulent in places of detention. In Azerbaijan, however,...
 
1st conference of Azerbaijani medical students and young doctors wraps up in Kiev
28.03.2014 [20:18]
The 1st conference of Azerbaijani medical students and young doctors who study and live in Ukraine has ended in Kiev. The conference was organized by the Ukrainian Azerbaijanis Youth Union (UAYU)
 
1st conference of Azerbaijani medical students and young doctors kicks off in Kiev
27.03.2014 [13:47]
The 1st conference of Azerbaijani medical students and young doctors who study and live in Ukraine has started in Kiev. The conference was organized by the Ukrainian Azerbaijanis Youth Union (UAYU) with the support of the country’s diplomatic mission.
 
Rapid breaths 'protect early babies'
23.03.2014 [15:18]
Superfast ventilation - equivalent to 600 breaths per minute - is the best way to protect extremely premature babies' lungs, a study has concluded. Most are currently supported with about 30 breaths per minute
 
Kiev to host 1st conference of Azerbaijani medical students and young doctors
20.03.2014 [14:46]
Kiev will host the 1st conference of Azerbaijani medical students and young doctors who study and live in Ukraine. The conference, co-organized by Azerbaijan`s Embassy and SOCAR`s Ukraine Office, will
 
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