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Is Diabetes actually the eighth cause of death in Cuba?

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Although the data from the 2018 Statistical Yearbook of Health, place diabetes as the eighth cause of death in Cuba, specialists insist on not losing sight of the fact that this condition constitutes an important risk factor for the diseases currently topping the list.

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Cuba hosts international health convention

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Transmissible and non transmissible diseases, health and society, primary care, and family medicine, are some of the topics that will be addressed during the Third International Cuba-Heath Convention 2018.

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Heberprot-P, a revolutionary treatment brings hope

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The use of the medication Heberprot-P with some 290,000 patients, in twenty countries, has demonstrated the possibility of ensuring the healing of open wounds, ischemic ulcers, and those caused by diabetic foot disease, increasing the formation of granulation tissue, and thus reducing the need for amputation.

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Cuba Hosts 3rd Congress of Researchers on Youth

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More than 300 delegates from around 20 countries are registered for the 3rd International Congress of Researchers on Youth, opened today in the Cuban capital. The main issue of the biennial event is ‘Unipolarity, globalization and youth: political actions and social transformations.’

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Women live longer, but have poorer health

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In an increasingly aging world, the title of this article reflects one of today’s key areas of study. In an attempt to respond to this assertion Granma International spoke with doctor and Professor Jesús Menéndez, specialist at the Longevity, Aging, and Health Research Center (Cited).