Suicides in Yucatan decrease by 29% compared with last year: health authorities

141 suicides have been registered in Yucatán so far this year, according to Prosecutor’s Office…. MERIDA — According to the state health authorities, cases of suicides in Yucatan have declined by 29% so far this year. The Prevention and Health Protection director from the Yucatan Health Secretariat (SSY), Manuel Jesus Paredes Aguilar, More...

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By Yucatan Times On Monday, September 11th, 2017

Yucatan a leader in video-medicine

In 2016, through this project, 15,589 patients were attended; the state is ranked first at the national level…. MERIDA — Ten years after its implementation, medical video-consultation in Yucatan has More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

Stomach and respiratory diseases show increase in Yucatán

MERIDA — The Federal Secretariat of Healh reported a significant increase in diseases typical of the hot season in Yucatan, including  stomach and respiratory ailments. According to the Bulletin of the General More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, August 30th, 2017
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University of Yucatan launches stem cell laboratory

MERIDA — The Faculty of Dentistry of the Autonomous University of Yucatan (UADY, for its acronym in Spanish) has inaugurated its Translational Cell Laboratory, the only one of its kind in the southeast of More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

Traditional medicine in Yucatan, at risk of not surviving

The aging of traditional doctors is the factor that presents a threat to it…. MERIDA — The State Institute for the Development of Mayan Culture (Indemaya) in 2016 registered 602 traditional doctors, More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, August 11th, 2017

Most common surgical procedures sought by patients worldwide

Lisette Hilton, president of Words Come Alive, has written about health care, medical science and business, fitness and wellness for 25 years. In her latest article on ModernMedicineNetwork, a news hub for health More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, August 10th, 2017

Yucatecan nutrition expert criticizes media health reports

By Juan Carlos Avila, Nutritionist. A graduate of the Universidad Marista de Mérida, with Social Service and several collaborations on investigations in the area of Nutrition Management of the National Institute More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

Private Mexican health insurance: Ample coverage at affordable cost

According to the Huffington Post, several countries feature private insurance services with wider coverage for lower cost than insurance enterprises in USA. Here, TYT brings you the review about Mexico’s insurance More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, August 8th, 2017

Tourist medical services offered in Progreso

Port medical center provides attention 24-7…. PROGRESO — The Health Center with Expanded Services of Progreso (Cessa) works seven days a week with a service 24 hours a day, for the benefit of residents More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, August 7th, 2017

Tekax General Hospital inaugurated during federal health secretary’s visit

TEKAX, Yucatan — On Thursday July 20 at 10 o’clock in the morning, Dr. José Ramón Narro Robles, Mexico’s Secretary of Health, officially inaugurated the Tekax General Hospital that has been operating More...