After the implementation of a program for prenatal and presymptomatic diagnosis of spinocerebellar ataxia type 2 (SCA2), Cuban specialists have diagnosed more than 80 cases before birth, it was announced Thursday at the 6th International Symposium on Hereditary ataxias taking place in Havana.
Cuba welcomes the proposal of the High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy of the European Union (EU), Catherine Ashton, of starting a political dialogue with Havana, said on Thursday Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez.
Participants in the 23 International Book Fair Cuba 2014 taking place in Holguin, paid homage today to prominent poetess Gertrudis Gómez de Avellaneda, as part of the activities for this important cultural event.
Cuban authorities revealed some of the new pricing and accounting methodologies going into effect as the country moves toward monetary unification.
Cuba denounced today at the Council on Human Rights the destabilizing actions perpetrated in Venezuela that, in addition of violating law and order, are intended to forcibly overthrow the constitutional government.
Cuban and foreign experts in the study of hereditary ataxias will present in a world forum results on the etiology, physiopathology, genetics, molecular biology and treatment of these diseases.
Cuban and foreign medical students in the central-eastern province of Ciego de Avila produced a multimedia work to pay homage to Bolivarian leader Hugo Chavez in the first anniversary of his death.
The treatment of infants with congenital malformations such as esophageal atresia, was one of the achievements of the Regional Center for Neonatal Surgery in eastern Cuba, debated Wednesday during the opening of Expociencia 2014.