The prescription drug methadone is linked to over 30 percent of painkiller overdose deaths, according to a report released by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention Tuesday.
People who were hit or spanked as children face higher odds of mental ailments as adults, including mood and anxiety disorders and problems with alcohol and drug abuse.
More than 30 thousand people develop different types of cancer in Kazakhstan annually. This makes more than 80 people a day.
1209 patients out of 4000 women who underwent medical examination suffer precancerous lesion or breast cancer in Astana.
Italian experts performed a master-class on transcatheter implantation of heart valves.
I used them in my apartment for a whole year. I put them in all rooms, but I haven't registered any saving: Majilis deputy Maira Aissina.
According to Dzharbussynov Scientific Center of Urinology, 12 people (8 men and 4 women) have applied to the Center for such surgery in 20 years.
860 people applied for aid after having been bitten by ticks in South Kazakhstan oblast, Otyrar channel reports.
The first ambulance bus was presented in the National Center of Medical Aviation and Emergency Ambulance.
The program of construction of 100 hospitals will be completed in 2017: Healthcare Minister.
Almaty Road policemen will learn to render basic medical aid to persons injured in road traffic accidents.
It will be impossible to find a healthy sperm donor in Kazakhstan in 20 years, if the current ecological situation doesn't improve.
Almost 20 percent of Kazakhstani people regularly drink much alcohol.
German journalists asked Nursultan Nazarbayev about his health.
Three cases of H1N1 swine flu have been confirmed in South Kazakhstan.
Medicin Britain talk about new epidemic – the epidemic of chronic fatigue. How many exactly in Kazakhstan suffer from this illness – no one researched, but such problem does exist.
49,984 people are registered as drug addicts including 4,595 women and 3,071 children.
The 15th meeting of the National Health Protection Coordination Council covered prevention of chronic non-contagious diseases.
The key difference of the Orthodox women clinics from regular once is impossibility to schedule an abortion unless the pregnancy poses a threat to the mother’s life.
The new center is the sixth and final facility of the medical claster. It should become the brand of the country’s cardiosurgery.