Bacteria discovered in 49-year-old's urinary tract infection contains the mcr-1 gene - resistant even to colistin, the antibiotic of last resort.
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Health professionals of the Universidad Nacional de Colombia (UNal) designed a method to help Colombian gastroenterologists define strategies to fight malignant digestive system tumors.
This follows an assessment of the victims’ humanitarian needs
It was born 30 days ago as an independent institute, but has been working for 20 years as the Blood Center. Dozens of lives have been saved thanks to his public banks of blood, tissues and umbilical cord.
We all know that working at an office can take a physical toll on your body.
When it comes to looking for a lifetime partner men usually look more into the physical attributes of women and women look more into financial stability and future status.
Colombian children have never lived in a world where their country was not fighting. Now, as peace finally seems probable, the nation is grappling with the mental-health fallout from the conflict.
Marijuana used to be “the weed that kills” in Colombia anti-drug ads on TV, but not anymore.
Imatinib, a drug used to battle some forms of cancer such as leukemia was recently declared of public interest, after the Colombian Ministry of Health and Social Protection signed the corresponding bill.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos signed a decree Tuesday legalizing and regulating medical marijuana, the latest softening of the country's hardline tactics in the war on drugs.
A cellular therapy technique helps in treating bone defects produced by accidents, shootings or bone infections, among others. Its application would avoid, among other alternatives, use of synthetic bone grafts.
Senate met on Wednesday to vote on a series of changes to the law regarding organ donation. The proposals will become law once they gain the signature of the President, Juan Manuel Santos.
Eight grade students of the Aguablanca District of the city of Cali improved their mathematical skills thanks to these games and other virtual games such as GeoGebra.
Tobacco epidemic disproportionately affect low and middle-income countries, where more than 80% of the world’s smokers now live
For Jasmin Bueno, aged seven, and her brother Aaron, aged six, there is little that can make swallowing chemo-profilactic pills any less bitter. But the tablets they stoically gulp down daily during the next six months are the best protection they can get from contracting tuberculosis.
Paraguay, in the first 10 months of this year, registered 408 cases of breast cancer, one more than in all of 2015, when the mortality rate was 10.1 per 100,000 women, the Health Ministry reported Wednesday on World Day of the Fight against Breast Cancer.
Cuba has successfully held off the Zika epidemic and in the process all but eliminated Dengue fever and other mosquito-carried illnesses