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New lung transplant technique could save lives

A new technique could help nearly double the precious few hours surgeons have to carry out lung transplants.

New lung transplant technique could save lives
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High blood pressure big issue in developing world

The number of people across the globe suffering from high blood pressure has almost doubled over the past four decades.

High blood pressure big issue in developing world
Researchers at the Cloning & Genetic Engineering section of the Beijing Genomics Institute. ©Reuters/Bobby Yip
Human genetic research with Chinese characteristics

Researchers from Guangzhou Medical University used a gene-editing technique CRISPR to artificially induce a mutation in human cells.

Human genetic research with Chinese characteristics
Cholesterol drug fails to improve heart health: study
Cholesterol drug fails to improve heart health: study

Experimental drug that greatly increases levels of "good" cholesterol has no effect on heart health, a comprehensive clinical trial found.

Cholesterol drug fails to improve heart health: study
De Niro yanks anti-vaccine documentary from film fest
De Niro yanks anti-vaccine documentary from film fest

De Niro offs a documentary by a former British medical researcher about a link between vaccines and autism from Tribeca Film Festival.

De Niro yanks anti-vaccine documentary from film fest
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Kazakh air ambulance with sick baby aboard crashes, killing five

An air ambulance helicopter carrying a baby girl with suspected leukaemia to hospital has crashed in Kazakhstan, killing all five on board.

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Kazakh air ambulance with sick baby aboard crashes, killing five
Face value: How fertile women spot rivals
Face value: How fertile women spot rivals

It is not only animals that rely on physical cues to gauge the fertility of potential rivals for a mate.

Face value: How fertile women spot rivals
Pilot Valeriy Mikhin. Photo courtesy of ok.ru
Helicopter crashes in Kazakhstan, pilot walks 5km despite severe burns

A helicopter has crashed in Zhambyl Oblast in Kazakhstan's south. Pilot sustained severe burns, but walked 5km to the nearest village.

Helicopter crashes in Kazakhstan, pilot walks 5km despite severe burns
'Gifts' from Chinese herbal medicine
'Gifts' from Chinese herbal medicine

Derived from a herb used to treat fevers some 1,700 years ago, the anti-malaria drug artemisinin is one of many treatments plucked from the treasure chest of ancient Chinese medicine.

'Gifts' from Chinese herbal medicine
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Wound dressing from cattle tissue developed in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstani scientists have developed a wound dressing from cattle tissue.

Wound dressing from cattle tissue developed in Kazakhstan
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SUV crashes into kindergarten playground killing a 5 y.o. girl and injuring 8 children in Almaty

Black Toyota Land Cruiser has crashed into a kindergarten playground killing a five-year-old child in Almaty’s Taugul 1 Mikroraion.

SUV crashes into kindergarten playground killing a 5 y.o. girl and injuring 8 children in Almaty
The Sarbalin family. Photo © Aizhan Tugelbayeva
Success of IVF in Kazakhstan: 10 thousandth baby born

The Ten thousandth child has been born via in vitro fertilisation (IVF) in Kazakhstan.

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Success of IVF in Kazakhstan: 10 thousandth baby born
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Drastic improvements in Kazakhstan oncology: increased financing and higher detection rates

Chief Oncologist of the Ministry of Healthcare and Social Development Kuanysh Nurgaviyev has reported on positive trends in the oncological situation in Kazakhstan and explained the increase of new cancer cases.

Drastic improvements in Kazakhstan oncology: increased financing and higher detection rates
HIV positive: gender and age trends in Kazakhstan
HIV positive: gender and age trends in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan’s Center for Prevention and Combating AIDS observes changes in the age and gender statistics for new HIV cases.

HIV positive: gender and age trends in Kazakhstan
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Kalachi - Kazakhstani village where sleep is nightmare

Kazakhstani village of Kalachi was hit by a mysterious disease, which puts unsuspecting victims to sleep anywhere and anytime. The causes are yet unknown. One thing is clear though: many wish to run away before the disease takes hold of them too.

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Kalachi - Kazakhstani village where sleep is nightmare
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Kazakh med schools gain popularity among foreign students

The number of foreign students studying medicine in Kazakhstan is expected to reach 10 percent in the near future.

Kazakh med schools gain popularity among foreign students
Alexey Tsoy. Photo courtesy of personal Facebook page
New Vice Minister of Healthcare and Social Development appointed in Kazakhstan

Alexey Tsoy has been appointed the new Vice Minister of Healthcare and Social Development in Kazakhstan.

New Vice Minister of Healthcare and Social Development appointed in Kazakhstan
Jaw reconstruction surgery. Photo ©  Alisher Akhmetov
More Kazakhstanis to seek medical help in South Korea with visa free regime

The visa free regime between South Korea and Kazakhstan will increase the flow of health tourists in 2015.

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More Kazakhstanis to seek medical help in South Korea with visa free regime
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Artificial blood from petroleum products to be produced in Kazakhstan

Scientists from Kazakhstan have developed a new method of production of artificial blood from petroleum products.

Artificial blood from petroleum products to be produced in Kazakhstan
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Medical tourism - growing sector in Kazakhstan

Medical tourism is a growing sector in Kazakhstan with more than 800 foreign nationals coming to the country to be treated, including from the US, Japan and Italy.

Medical tourism - growing sector in Kazakhstan