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Azerbaijani surgeons perform pioneering heart operation on pregnant woman

15.12.2015 | Readed: 4639

Doctors at Azerbaijan’s Medical University have performed what is believed to be the first invasive replacement of mechanical valve on a pregnant woman in Azerbaijan. Chief doctor of the clinic, associate professor Aslan......

Sugar and water 'as good as a sports drink'

15.12.2015 | Readed: 4355

Adding a spoonful of table sugar to a glass of water could be just as good as – or better than – a sports drink, several media outlets have reported. The news comes from a study that compared whether a group of long-distance cyclists performed better when they......

WHO: Millions of lives could be saved with proper diabetes treatment

16.11.2015 | Readed: 4165

Millions of lives could be saved with proper diabetes treatment, said the World Health Organization, as the UN agency marks World Diabetes Day on Saturday. Diabetes is the direct cause of about 1.5 million deaths worldwide......

Woman’s risk of dying from pregnancy-related causes nearly halved over 25 years – UN report

16.11.2015 | Readed: 3912

Maternal mortality has fallen by 44 per cent since 1990, United Nations agencies and the World Bank reported today, giving fresh impetus to efforts to reach by 2030 the virtual elimination of women’s chances of dying from pregnancy-related causes as part of the......

Cochlear implant surgeries conducted in Azerbaijan with support of Heydar Aliyev Foundation

15.10.2015 | Readed: 4011

The Heydar Aliyev Foundation has started to implement the program "Cochlear implantation" in Azerbaijan. The program, initiated by the President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva, involves a group of local and foreign......

Taller people at greater risk of cancer

15.10.2015 | Readed: 4000

Every four inches in height increases the risk of cancer by 20 per cent, researchers found in the largest study of its kind, according to the Telegraph. Tall people are more likely to get cancer, with the risk of some types......

Mother’s healthy diet prevents heart deficiencies in newborns

31.08.2015 | Readed: 4309

A new study published in the Archives of Disease in Childhood aims to prove that mother’s healthy diet prevents heart deficiencies in newborns. However, the study failed to show the cause and effect relationship between the pregnant women’s diets and the heart......

WHO to shake up global response to epidemics after Ebola

26.08.2015 | Readed: 4250

Health experts are preparing to meet in the coming days to hammer out new measures aimed at preventing a new Ebola-style epidemic, the UN said, according to UN Radio. The initiative comes after World Health Organization......

Ukrainian scientist visits Azerbaijan Medical University

28.07.2015 | Readed: 4401

Director of the Institute of Gerontology Vladislav Bezrukov, Doctor of Economic Sciences, Professor, academician of the Academy of Economic Sciences of Ukraine Svetlana Kuznetsova have visited Azerbaijani Medical University and met its Rector Ahliman......

Chinese scientists: listening to music is key to good mood

28.07.2015 | Readed: 4449

Fresh research from China has found that listening to music before going to sleep can help people be gentle, AZERTAC reports citing foreign media. According to Chinese scientists, listening to smooth music before going to sleep can instantly put you in a good......

Fifteen years after smokers quit, heart failure risk may fall to normal

24.06.2015 | Readed: 4779

For most former smokers who quit at least 15 years ago, the risks of heart failure and death are the same as those of someone who never smoked, according to a new U.S. study. “These results support the majority of......

Cancer May Leave Early Warning Signs in Cheek Cells

18.05.2015 | Readed: 2634

Smoking may bring on changes in cells that are linked with many cancers, including breast and gynecological cancers, a new study finds. These changes could provide an early warning sign of cancer, particularly in cheek cells, the research......

“Baku Heart Days” 4th International Congress kicks off in Baku

16.05.2015 | Readed: 2621

  On May 15th, “Baku......

Even a Little Walking Can Improve Your Health, Study Suggests

01.05.2015 | Readed: 2629

Want to reduce your risk of dying at a young age? Try walking casually for as little as 2 minutes per hour. While it is well known that intense exercise can help you get fitter, a new study has found that even a little......

Diabetes and Depression May Increase Risk of Dementia

16.04.2015 | Readed: 2657

Adults who have either depression or type 2 diabetes may have an increased risk of developing dementia, and the risk may be even higher for people who have both conditions, according to a new study. In the study, researchers......

Baku hosts Azerbaijani-German-Turkish medical congress

13.04.2015 | Readed: 2602

On April 11th, the first Azerbaijani-German-Turkish medical......

Baku to host first Azerbaijani-German-Turkish medical congress

08.04.2015 | Readed: 2575

Azerbaijan`s National Center of Oncology and the Germany-Azerbaijan Medical Cooperation Association will co-organize the 1st Azerbaijani-German-Turkish medical......

Kids with Autism Are More Likely to Have Gastrointestinal Problems

30.03.2015 | Readed: 2725

Children with autism may be more likely to have gastrointestinal problems early in life, compared with children who don't have the condition, a new study suggests. Researchers analyzed information from children in Norway......

International oncology conference opens in Baku

14.03.2015 | Readed: 2317

An international oncology conference has kicked off in Baku, bringing together internationally acclaimed oncologists, local and foreign experts to discuss recent......

Liver Cancer: Symptoms and Treatment

14.02.2015 | Readed: 2090

Liver cancer is cancer that begins in the tissues of the liver, though it may also result from cancer spreading to the liver from other parts of the body. Liver cancer is the fourth most common form of cancer in the world, accounting for 610,000 deaths each year, according to the World Health......

Inactivity 'kills more than obesity'

19.01.2015 | Readed: 2030

A lack of exercise could be killing twice as many people as obesity in Europe, a 12-year study of more than 300,000 people suggests. University of Cambridge researchers said about......

Insomnia: Symptoms, Treatment & Prevention

14.01.2015 | Readed: 2101

Insomnia is a sleep disorder characterized by difficulties falling or staying asleep, even though people have the chance for adequate sleep. The condition can be short term (acute), lasting days or weeks, or long term......

Democratic Republic of the Congo: The country that knows how to beat Ebola

13.12.2014 | Readed: 3243

In DRC there was long experience with Ebola – this was the seventh outbreak of the disease here. The country had the knowledge......

Experts from five continents gather in Baku to discuss congenital heart diseases

22.11.2014 | Readed: 3696

An international conference has kicked off at the Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku bringing together more than 300 experts from over 50 countries in Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia to exchange views on congenital heart diseases. Held under......

Health Ministry says no Ebola threat in Azerbaijan

22.10.2014 | Readed: 2020

Azerbaijan`s Health Ministry has said there is no Ebola threat in the country. Deputy Director of Anti-Plague Station under the Ministry Shair Gurbanov said: “However the threat can come to Azerbaijan from someone contracting the disease abroad. So we......

Azerbaijan National Oncology Center signs cooperation agreement with Varian Medical Systems, receives status of international training and consulting center

10.10.2014 | Readed: 3333

Azerbaijan National Oncology Center has signed a cooperation agreement with U.S.-based Varian Medical Systems, receiving the status of an international training and consulting center. The deal was inked by director of Azerbaijan National Oncology Center,......

International healthcare exhibition opens in Baku - PHOTO

26.09.2014 | Readed: 3276

On September 25th Baku opened the 20th Azerbaijan International Healthcare Exhibition – BIHE, the region’s largest event specialized in the medical field, organized by Iteca Caspian and its partner ITE Group PLC, the 9th Stomatology Azerbaijan......

Central Clinical Hospital implanted transcatheter prosthetic aortic heart valves for first time in Azerbaijan

23.09.2014 | Readed: 3308

The Central Clinical Hospital has implanted transcatheter prosthetic aortic heart valves for the first time in Azerbaijan. Chief Physician of the hospital, a heart surgeon Kamran Musayev and his team carried out the operation. Disease of heart......

150 open cardiovascular operations performed at Cardiovascular Surgery Center of the Baku Central Military Hospital

22.07.2014 | Readed: 3076

150 open cardiovascular surgery operations have been successfully performed at the Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery Center of the Baku Central Military Hospital, Anar Emrah, M.D., Chief of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery......

Baku hosts 1st international congress of NERAS

09.06.2014 | Readed: 3464

 The 1st international congress of......

Heydar Aliyev Foundation and Save a Child’s Heart present joint project in Washington

02.04.2014 | Readed: 3296

The Heydar Aliyev Foundation and Save a Child’s Heart (SACH) have held a special presentation ceremony on their joint project at the office of B’nai B’rith International in Washington. Executive vice president of B'nai......

Vice President of Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva visits Moscow Scientific and Practical Centre for Medical Aid to Children

07.03.2014 | Readed: 3232

On March 6th Vice President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva visited Moscow Scientific and Practical Centre for Medical Aid to Children in the Russian capital. Leyla Aliyeva was welcomed by director of the......

Heydar Aliyev Foundation inaugurates waiting rooms for Eye Hospital of Khyber Eye Foundation

30.01.2014 | Readed: 3908

The waiting rooms for the Eye Hospital of Khyber Eye Foundation built with the support of Azerbaijan`s First Lady, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva have been inaugurated in the Pakistani city of......

First artificial heart transplantation performed in Azerbaijan

22.01.2013 | Readed: 4520

An artificial heart was successfully implanted for the first time in Azerbaijan, the head physician of the Central Clinic Hospital, chairman of Azerbaijan Cardiovascular Surgery Association, PhD in medical sciences Kamran Musayev told a press conference with the......

Baku hosts joint meeting of Azerbaijan-USA cardiologists

30.09.2012 | Readed: 2279

On September 29th a joint meeting of Azerbaijan Central Clinical Hospital and US`s Mayo Clinics took place here. The event organized by Azerbaijan Society for Cardiovascular Surgery (ASCS) brought together professors from Mayo Clinics and cardiovascular specialists from private clinics of......

Japan`s Fuji Optical renders optometric service to Azerbaijani refugees

11.07.2012 | Readed: 2296

On July 10th Azerbaijani Deputy Prime-Minister Ali Hasanov met Japan`s Fuji Optical President Dr. Akio Kanai. The aim of the visit is to render optometric service to Azerbaijani refugees, IDPs and the needy families. The Company delivered 4500 glasses to Azerbaijan, visited Tartar,......

Heydar Aliyev Foundation donates ambulance provided with special blood transfusion and small laboratory to hospital in Pakhtunkhwa province in Pakistan

17.06.2012 | Readed: 2463

On the initiative of Azerbaijan`s first lady, president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva a series of humanitarian projects are being carried out in various provinces and towns in Pakistan.{nl}As part of these projects Azerbaijani ambassador Dashgin Shikarov visited......

Azerbaijani first lady inspects children`s clinic of National Oncology Center

08.03.2012 | Readed: 2263

On March 7th Azerbaijani first lady, president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva inspected a newly-built chilren`s clinic of the National Oncology Center. The four-storey state-of-the-art clinic occupies a total area of 5,200 hectares. The clinic has diagnostic......

Vice President of Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva inaugurates Center of Surgery and Transplantology of Organs

16.11.2011 | Readed: 2742

On November 15th, Vice President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva visited the Center of Surgery and Transplantology of Organs after its overhaul initiated by the Foundation. Head doctor of the Central Oilmen Hospital Habib Yuzbashiyev told Leyla Aliyeva that the center......

Vice President of Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva visits Thalassemia Center

16.11.2011 | Readed: 1883

On November 15th, Vice President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, founder of the International Dialogue for Environmental Action (IDEA) global initiative Leyla Aliyeva visited the Thalassemia Center in Azerbaijan`s capital. Azerbaijan`s Health Minister Ogtay Shiraliyev informed Mrs. Leyla......

Baku hosts 1st Medical Conference of Turkish speaking countries

01.10.2011 | Readed: 1990

On September 30th the 1st Medical Congress entitled "New achievements in medicine" of the Turkish speaking countries started at the Azerbaijan Medical University in Baku. Opening remarks were made by Deputy Health Minister of Azerbaijan Elsever Agayev, Turkish ambassador Hulusi Kilic,......

Press briefing held as part of WHO Regional Committee for Europe`s session in Baku

15.09.2011 | Readed: 1824

A press briefing has been held as part of the 61st session of the World Health Organization`s Regional Committee for Europe, which is continuing in Baku. Speaking to the briefing, Agis Tsouros, Head of Policy and Cross-cutting Programmes and Regional Director`s Special Projects at WHO......


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