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New cancer drug approved
Healthcare | Sunday 21 June, 2015 9:22 am
A new drug that delays the metastasis of solid tumors was introduced at a medical conference recently. The new drug relieves pain caused by cancer and helps to protect patients and achieves positive results.An international group of oncologists participated in the conference organized by the the...
Award instituted to honor archaeologist
Healthcare | Friday 19 June, 2015 4:06 am
The Kingdom has instituted a national award in the name of senior archaeologist Abdul Rahman Al-Ansari to acknowledge his great works in the field of archaeology."The award adopted by the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA), in collaboration with King Saud University (KSU) and the...
IHI Releases Practical Guide to Designing and Executing Large-Scale Improvement Initiatives
Healthcare | Wednesday 17 June, 2015 12:10 am
The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) has released a new, interactive guide designed to help inform the success of those in any health care setting striving to design and execute large-scale improvement initiatives. The guide draws on lessons learned from seven years of work on Project...
GCC patients can explore options for conventional tumor removal by Cyberknife robotic radiosurgery
Healthcare | Tuesday 16 June, 2015 8:51 am
Apollo Hospitals, Asia’s foremost healthcare provider, is reinforcing its pre-eminence as a centre of healthcare innovations by introducing ‘Cyberknife Robotic Radiosurgery’ to its international patient community based in the GCC region. Over 200,000 foreign patients from over 120 countries...
Fasting with Diabetes: Myth Busters or Common Misconceptions From The Specialist Team At Imperial College London Diabetes Centre.
Healthcare | Monday 15 June, 2015 7:24 am
1) People with diabetes need to go on a special diet during Ramadan Myth! The good news is if you are already following a balanced diet, as is recommended for everyone, living with Type 2 diabetes or not, then there is a big chance that you do not have to change the ingredients of your diet. In...
Saudi Arabia guarantees rights of disabled
Healthcare | Saturday 13 June, 2015 3:54 am
The Kingdom confirmed its national commitment to the development of national systems and processes that will ensure and protect the human rights of people with disabilities.During the current eighth session of the conference of states that are parties to the Convention of the Rights of Persons with ...
Early vaccination against infectious diseases recommended for Umrah travelers
Healthcare | Wednesday 10 June, 2015 1:27 pm
To raise awareness on the precautionary measures that should be undertaken by the Umrah travelers and infectious diseases which pose serious health risks, leading experts from Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, came together to address the media on “Control of Infectious Diseases during Umrah and Role of...
Safe use of antibiotics
Healthcare | Saturday 6 June, 2015 1:11 am
With most antibiotics readily available over the counter, people in the Kingdom often take them by self-diagnosing their illnesses and conditions, which in addition to the obvious likelihood of misdiagnosis, can cause more harm than good. Saudi health experts spoke to Al-Riyadh daily and warned...
Health Ministry unveils plan for Haj 1436
Healthcare | Saturday 6 June, 2015 12:54 am
The Ministry of Health announced recently that it has drawn up a comprehensive plan to protect the health of Haj pilgrims this year, with a focus on infectious diseases.The plan was unveiled at the fifth meeting of the Haj preparatory committee held in Riyadh. Hussein Abdullah Al-Ghannam,...
CLEVELAND CLINIC HOSTS HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS AT THE 6th ANNUAL PATIENT EXPERIENCE SUMMIT
Healthcare | Thursday 4 June, 2015 10:44 am
FROM KING FAHAD SPECIALIST HOSPITAL - DAMMAM King Fahad Specialist Hospital - Dammam Supports Staff Development, Empowers its Saudi Workforce In keeping with their staff development plans, a group of healthcare professionals from the leading King Fahad Specialist Hospital - Dammam, Saudi Arabia,...
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