Články / Healthcare

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.

My molecular me

My molecular me 22. 11. 2016 | 15:06

Pieter Cullis is a professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at the University of British Columbia in Canada and the founder of several biotechnology companies involved in the research and develo ...

Doctors with borders

Doctors with borders 15. 11. 2016 | 15:31

Last year 110 foreign doctors who did not study in Slovakia were registered as practicing medicine here, according to data compiled by Slovak medical chambers.

Dying in peace (or not?)

Dying in peace (or not?) 25. 10. 2016 | 15:18

Although their life expectancy at birth has increased over the past three decades Slovaks are still at the bottom of EU rankings when it comes to the number of years lived in good health.

Quo vadis Slovak paediatrics?

Quo vadis Slovak paediatrics? 5. 10. 2016 | 12:13

Children should be treated in specialized centres of excellence that gather together the top experts for a particular group of diseases and which are organized around the needs of patients and their fa ...

Klebsiella vs hospitals 1-0

Klebsiella vs hospitals 1-0 16. 08. 2016 | 16:00

The Slovak Health Ministry has chosen the fight against microbes' resistance to drugs as one of its priorities during the ongoing presidency of the Council of the European Union.

Where are my pills (again)?

Where are my pills (again)? 26. 07. 2016 | 12:01

Any patient living in the European Union is entitled access to the best therapy available on the market for their particular disease. It is one of patients' basic rights. In February this year we broad ...

Expert: We lack good multidisciplinary discussions on bioethics topics

Expert: We lack good multidisciplinary discussions on bioethics topics 6. 07. 2016 | 14:21

Last February a referendum on the protection of traditional family was held in Slovakia. It failed to reach the required turnover threshold in order for its results to be valid but the campaign leading ...

Mission accomplished. On paper only.

Mission accomplished. On paper only. 31. 05. 2016 | 16:06

Slovak public health authorities are eager to sign up for many international initiatives be it at the level of the European Union or World Health Organisation. Unfortunately they are not very active in ...

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