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    383 Costa Ricans Are Already Receiving Treatment That Prevents HIV Transmission

    Between July and September, 383 Costa Ricans are reported under treatment that prevents the transmission of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), confirmed Dr. Gloria...

    Why Do Dental Tourists Love Costa Rica?

    Dental tourists enjoy safe and easy travel while in Costa Rica, with the ability to utilize American dollars throughout the country.

    Diet Is Vital For The Treatment Of Diabetes

    Diabetes is a disease that interferes with glucose metabolism. It is classified into several types such as type 1, type 2 diabetes, among others....

    Foods That Help Fight the Effects of Cancer Treatments

    A strong immune system helps the body fight the effects of some cancer treatments, such as chemotherapy or radiation therapy. But how to strengthen...

    Costa Rican Scientists Find in Juanilama a Potential Treatment Against Gastric and Breast Cancer

    Recently, the existence of a compound in the plant that could counteract some cancer cells was proven. A scientific team from the Universidad de...

    Study Found Magic Mushrooms as a Promising Treatment for Depression

    In an initial clinical trial, scientists at Imperial College London tested a hallucinogenic compound in mushrooms, which showed good results in reducing the severity...

    Do You Have the Hiccups? Here is How to Treat It

    Singult is the medical term for hiccups and comes from the Latin singultus which means sigh. Any human being at any time in his...

    Cardiosurgery in Germany

    According to WHO research, cardiovascular diseases remain the number 1 cause of death globally, taking almost 18 million patients' lives annually

    “World Rare Diseases Day”

    Rare or infrequent diseases are those that have a low prevalence in the population and World Rare Diseases Day stresses to the general global...

    CCSS Gives the Go-ahead for Resumption of Hydroxychloroquine as Coronavirus Treatment

    The National Health authorities stated this week that they will again permit the therapeutic use of hydroxychloroquine to treat patients with COVID-19. This statement...

    Horse Plasma Treatment Against COVID-19 Enters Final Stages and Would be Ready in a...

    After receiving immunizations for two months, the horses donated to the Clodomiro Picado Institute (ICP) produced their maximum load of antibodies against the Novel Coronavirus, which now leads to the serum extraction

    Costa Rica Begins Application of a Plasma-based Treatment to Patients with COVID-19

    The Costa Rican health authorities recently announced that they began applying a plasma-based treatment of people recovered from COVID-19 to positive patients who are...

    UCR and CCSS ready to produce COVID-19 treatments with blood from recovered patients

    The Clodomiro Picado Institute of the University of Costa Rica (UCR) and the Costa Rican Social Security Fund (CCSS) have ready the first protocols...

    Alarming Figures: 70% of Adults Suffer from Hypertension in Costa Rica

    Studies that have been carried out by the Costa Rican Social Security Fund (CCSS), indicate that 7 out of 10 elderly people in our...

    Tuberculosis: An Illness that Still Causes Havoc around the World

    Tuberculosis is an infection caused by a bacterium called Bacillus De Koch, which is passed through the droplets expelled by the cough of sick...

    Use of Homemade Remedies Worsens Burns

    Toothpaste, egg whites, baking powder, milk, or Aloe Vera. These are some of the "homemade remedies" that are recommended when a person suffers a...

    Men Live Depression Very Differently Than Women

    Depression is a mental disorder that both sexes suffer equally. However, in the case of men, this condition manifests itself in a different way...

    Marijuana, sort of legal in Costa Rica

    Juan is an average man living his mid 20's, he's got no stable job and likes smoking pot. On the other hand, there's José,...

    42-hour Diabetes Medication Will Soon Be Available in Costa Rica

    As soon as December, residents of Costa Rica will finally have access to a long-acting insulin analog called Tresiba®. Insulin degludec, brand name Tresiba®, is...
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