Články / Science and healthcare

Finding a voice

Finding a voice 19. 06. 2019 | 14:21

Last year 29,245 people were diagnosed with some form of cancer in Slovakia, according to the International Agency for Research on Cancer. Colorectal, lung and breast cancers are the most common among the Slovak population.

Better safe than sorry

Better safe than sorry 18. 06. 2019 | 12:14

By law, all healthcare providers in Slovakia must have professional liability insurance and they have to be continuously covered for the entire period when they provide healthcare services.

Hospital in Liptovský Mikuláš receives award for treating strokes

Hospital in Liptovský Mikuláš receives award for treating strokes 11. 06. 2019 | 14:01

The Neurology Department of the "Ivan Stodola" Hospital in Liptovský Mikuláš has won the "Angel Award" for its results in treating stroke patients for the second year in a row.

Would we know it if an asteroid was about to destroy the Earth?

Would we know it if an asteroid was about to destroy the Earth? 11. 06. 2019 | 12:30

How reliably are scientists able to detect a meteor or asteroid before it enters the earth's atmosphere, potentially causing serious damage? Bratislava scientist and asteroid detection expert Juraj Tót ...

You are entitled to…

You are entitled to… 6. 06. 2019 | 12:41

Almost all foreigners who study, work or own a business in Slovakia are the clients of one of these three health insurance companies: Dôvera, Union or Všeobecná zdravotná poisťovňa (VšZP).

The new Kilogram – and one scientist who helped define it

The new Kilogram – and one scientist who helped define it 28. 05. 2019 | 16:01

We talk with Nobel prize-winning scientist Klaus von Klitzing, who was in Bratislava to give a lecture on the new Kilogram and just how his own Nobel prize-winning work has contributed to it.

Some hope at the horizon

Some hope at the horizon 21. 05. 2019 | 15:51

Last year about €34 million was invested in clinical research in Slovakia, with 6,927 patients being involved in trials mainly in the field of oncology, gastroenterology, diabetology and neurology, acc ...

Can modern space exploration ‘save the planet’?

Can modern space exploration ‘save the planet’? 30. 04. 2019 | 16:18

Can the exploration of space slow down climate change? Will humans eventually visit other stars? One person who thinks so is science fiction writer and NASA employee Les Johnson.

Racing to build a new hospital in Bratislava

Racing to build a new hospital in Bratislava 30. 04. 2019 | 12:49

After decades of delay Bratislava will have a new modern hospital but following a different "script" than originally planned.

Plan to reform hospital network released

Plan to reform hospital network released 23. 04. 2019 | 14:17

A network of 46 hospitals distributed optimally across the country with guaranteed funding from health insurance companies and fully functional by 2030 - this is the goal of the proposed plan revealed by the Health Ministry on Monday.

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