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Bulgaria Joins World Heart Day to Combat Biggest Killers

Bulgaria marks Saturday the World Heart Day with series of events and free exams in hospitals to raise awareness of cardiovascular diseases, which are the country's largest killers.

Society » Health | September 29, 2012, Saturday // 09:45 | Viewed: 1377

Qatar Checks Out Bulgaria's Rehabilitation Centers

A Qatari delegation including representatives of the Hamad Medical Corporation has arrived in Bulgaria to look at the rehabilitation potential of local hospitals.

Society » Health | September 24, 2012, Monday // 09:47 | Viewed: 1595

Bulgarian Doctors, Pharmacists Seek Customers in Xanthi

Bulgarian doctors and pharmacists are offering home visits and medication to the residents of Greek villages located near the border, according to reports of local news agencies.

Society » Health | September 17, 2012, Monday // 15:49 | Viewed: 1117

Bulgarian Ministers Rush to Donate Blood in Urgent Campaign

Members of Bulgaria's government were among the first to respond to an urgent call for blood donors as unusually high number of surgeries in the Bulgarian capital Sofia depleted hospitals' reserves.

Society » Health | September 14, 2012, Friday // 18:21 | Viewed: 1211

Bulgarian Cancer Patients Seek Salvation in Turkey

Nearly two thousand Bulgarian cancer patients have sought help and hope in neighboring Turkey over the last few months, turning it into the latest hot spot in what has become known as "health tourism".

Society » Health | September 14, 2012, Friday // 15:52 | Viewed: 2858

Bulgaria's Capital Sofia Puts out Urgent Call for Blood Donors

An unusually high number of surgeries in the Bulgarian capital Sofia has depleted blood reserves, prompting officials to issue an urgent call for donors.

Society » Health | September 13, 2012, Thursday // 13:52 | Viewed: 2034

Bulgaria Minister: EU Funds Come to Cancer Patients' Rescue

Bulgaria's health minister has tried to assuage cancer patients' concerns, saying the European Union has allotted EUR 150 M for improving their treatment.

Society » Health | September 12, 2012, Wednesday // 15:39 | Viewed: 798

Bulgaria Asks Israel for 'Emergency Medical Aid'

Bulgarian Health Minister Desislava Atanasova has requested that Israel help Bulgaria with training in emergency medical aid.

Society » Health | September 11, 2012, Tuesday // 18:28 | Viewed: 947

Israel May Build Nursing Homes in Bulgaria

Israel may invest in the construction of nursing homes in Bulgaria, it has been made clear during talks between Bulgarian Minister of Social Policy and Labor Totyu Mladenov and his Israeli counterpart.

Society » Health | September 11, 2012, Tuesday // 12:32 | Viewed: 1042

Bulgaria's Pleven to House New Medication Council

The headquarters of Bulgaria's future National Medication Council will be in the northern city of Pleven, Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, announced Monday.

Society » Health | September 10, 2012, Monday // 15:06 | Viewed: 1385

Bulgaria Goes Ahead with Plan for Crack-Down on Miracle Healers

Bulgaria's health ministry has finally proceeded with plans to distinguish charlatanism from therapy and translate them into a law.

Society » Health | September 5, 2012, Wednesday // 09:08 | Viewed: 1168

West Nile Virus Reaches Serbia, Kills 1

An outbreak of the West Nile virus in Serbia has killed an elderly woman and infected 20 other people with the mosquito-borne disease, Serbian health officials said Tuesday.

Society » Health | September 4, 2012, Tuesday // 19:06 | Viewed: 1657

Bulgarian Scientists: Beer Makes You Younger, Kills Stress

Beer can rejuvenate the human organism and defeat stress, a team of Sofia-based scientists has stated.

Society » Health | August 31, 2012, Friday // 15:11 | Viewed: 2677

Bulgaria Cancer Patients Suffer as Hospitals Run out of Cash

Cancer sufferers in Bulgaria, in need of urgent chemotherapy, are often forced to wait for weeks and even months due to shortage of experts and equipment, doctors have alerted.

Society » Health | August 31, 2012, Friday // 10:18 | Viewed: 924

Bulgaria Makes It Midway in Global Healthiest Country Ranking

Bulgaria has made it to the unflattering spot 73 out of 145 nations in a ranking of how healthy nations are, compiled by financial data agency Bloomberg

Society » Health | August 28, 2012, Tuesday // 12:27 | Viewed: 887

Woman Gives Birth after Cervical Cancer Surgery in Bulgaria

The first ever case of a woman carrying out a successful pregnancy after cervical cancer surgery was recorded in the city of Pleven, northern Bulgaria.

Society » Health | August 21, 2012, Tuesday // 14:29 | Viewed: 961

Syrian Opposition Asks Bulgaria to Take Care of Wounded - Report

Representatives of the Syrian opposition based in Bulgaria are about to call upon the Balkan country's authorities to receive a small number of those wounded in the Syrian conflict, according to a local media report.

Society » Health | August 18, 2012, Saturday // 10:17 | Viewed: 951

Dead Girl Turns Angel Bringing Hope for Bulgarian Cancer Kids

Bulgarian parents, whose kids are suffering form cancer, have enthusiastically embraced the idea for a new specialized hospital, pledging their support and help to the generous donor.

Society » Health | August 7, 2012, Tuesday // 13:23 | Viewed: 1053

Bulgaria Moved as Bereaved Dad Makes Huge Donation for Cancer Kids

A wealthy Bulgarian businessman, whose little daughter died of cancer, is set to donate millions for building a new and modern hospital in Sofia for children suffering from the terrible disease.

Society » Health | August 6, 2012, Monday // 12:11 | Viewed: 13427

Institutional Mess-Up Backfires on Bulgarian Kids with Cancer

Drugs shortage has affected hundreds of Bulgarian children with cancer after generic drug company Sandoz suspended its production, catching local authorities unprepared.

Society » Health | August 2, 2012, Thursday // 17:27 | Viewed: 1279

Every 5th Pregnant Woman Immediately Fired in Bulgaria

Approximately 19% of all pregnant women in Bulgaria are fired by their bosses upon revealing their pregnancy, according to a study conducted by the Global Alliance for Child's Health and Nutrition in Bulgaria.

Society » Health | July 31, 2012, Tuesday // 15:08 | Viewed: 1066
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