Holguin to Mark World Breastfeeding Week

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The province of Holguin will mark the World Breastfeeding Week from August 1 to 7, with activities aimed at achieving greater sensitivity among mothers and relatives on the importance of breastfeeding starting within one hour after birth until a baby is 6 months old.

Holguin: CIRAH Applies Neurosciences for the Treatment of Ataxia

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The application of neurosciences in the treatment of patients with Spinocerebellar Ataxia type II (SCA2) stands out among the main results of the Center for Research and Rehabilitation dedicated to this pathology in the province of Holguin.

Holguin: Social Project Benefits the Disabled

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A teaching program that includes access to culture and art for people with physical and motor disabilities is part of the actions of the Modesto Fornaris Psychopedagogical Medical Center in the province of Holguin.

Cuba's Biopharmaceutical Industry Develops over 400 Projects

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Several research projects are developed by the Cuban biopharmaceutical industry, including those aimed at preventing and treating neurodegenerative diseases, cardiovascular diseases and cancer, according to officials from the sector.

Cuban Researchers are Working on Vaccine Against Solid Tumors

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Cuban researchers from the Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Center (CIGB) of Havana are testing a therapeutic vaccine against solid tumors, one of the 'top priority' of the state group Biocubafarma that also lists among its products seven other 'high impact' medicines.