Články / Healthcare

No biomedicine without money

No biomedicine without money 27. 06. 2017 | 15:04

From top politicians to economists, everybody talks about Slovakia's need to develop high tech sectors with added value products and services and biomedicine is among the topics on the list of these se ...

Wood fuel, diesel vehicles behind Slovakia’s air pollution woes

Wood fuel, diesel vehicles behind Slovakia’s air pollution woes 31. 05. 2017 | 14:00

Slovakia's air is over-polluted from the point of view of the European Union. "Slovakia has high levels of particulate matter PM10 and PM2.5 in the European comparison, which have a major negative impa ...

Still looking for a better social status

Still looking for a better social status 16. 05. 2017 | 15:36

On Friday on the occasion of the International Nurses' Day 31 nurses and midwives from all over Slovakia were awarded for their outstanding performance with White Hearts medals.

It pushes me out of my comfort zone

It pushes me out of my comfort zone 25. 04. 2017 | 15:14

How is it to perform surgeries in tents in an area affected by an armed conflict or natural disasters? Or to deal with patients who can't remember how a proper meal looks like?

Patients have the right to…

Patients have the right to… 19. 04. 2017 | 15:43

April the 18th is the European Day of Patients' Rights and given the fact that there is a Chart of Patients' Rights in Slovakia's legislation, in force since 2001, Anca Dragu was curious to hear how it ...

A complicated marriage

A complicated marriage 28. 02. 2017 | 12:43

The doctor is king in Slovakia; a country which still very much represents "one of those old-style prescription-driven markets" where patients tend to strictly follow the recommendations of their physi ...

Safer brain surgery

Safer brain surgery 8. 02. 2017 | 17:13

A team of Slovak doctors from the University Hospital in Bratislava led by brain surgeon Andrej Šteňo, managed to develop a new safer technique to operate deep-seated tumors in the brain.

Still waiting for eHealth to take off

Still waiting for eHealth to take off 31. 01. 2017 | 14:33

Imagine you live in Slovakia, suddenly feel an abdominal pain so strong that makes you feel you can't wait until your general practitioner has some slots free for you, and decide you need to visit the ER department.

When the chicken tastes like…drugs

When the chicken tastes like…drugs 13. 01. 2017 | 11:25

Over the past half a year RSI has taken a look at the topic of pathogens' increased resistance to antibiotics, an issue which has been worrying healthcare professionals around the world as they risk ru ...

The enemy within

The enemy within 19. 12. 2016 | 15:18

Imagine you go to a hospital for a routine surgery. Everything seems fine with you until at some point you might have a surprise: an infection which the laboratory says was caused by something with a strange Latin name be it Klebsiella, Staphylococus aureus, Clostridium difficile and so on.

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