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King Salman opens medical projects
Healthcare | Friday 22 May, 2015 9:06 am
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman inaugurated a number of medical projects of the National Guard, including King Abdullah Specialist Hospital for Children and King Abdullah International Center for Medical Research and Central Laboratory.The king was received at the King Abdul Aziz...
Three South Korea MERS cases have origin in GCC
Healthcare | Friday 22 May, 2015 6:30 am
South Korea on Thursday confirmed three cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome having their origin in the Middle East.“The report of three confirmed MERS cases is correct and the first patient visited Gulf countries recently,” said Lee Jungho, spokesman of the South Korean...
Royal step to boost KSA health
Healthcare | Wednesday 20 May, 2015 8:39 am
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman will open a number of new National Guard medical projects, including a 552-bed specialist children’s hospital, during a ceremony at King Abdul Aziz Medical City in Riyadh on Thursday.National Guard Minister Prince Miteb bin Abdullah thanked King...
TIELLE® Non Adhesive Foam Dressing Now Available from Acelity
Healthcare | Tuesday 19 May, 2015 1:50 pm
Acelity, a global wound care and regenerative medicine company, today announced that TIELLE® Non Adhesive, a new and improved foam dressing, is now available in Europe. TIELLE® Non Adhesive is the first in an enhanced range of TIELLE® hydropolymer foam dressings incorporating new design and...
40 Saudi consultants develop curative health care for diabetics in the Kingdom
Healthcare | Monday 18 May, 2015 1:13 pm
The Saudi Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism (SSEM) and the Saudi Diabetes & Endocrine Association (SDEA) signed an agreement for training, scientific cooperation and knowledge-based exchange with Joslin Diabetes Center which is one of the largest Diabetes centers worldwide, affiliated to the...
Boehringer Ingelheim brings global oncology experience to the region by introducing an innovative treatment for non-small cell lung cancer patients in the Middle East
Healthcare | Sunday 17 May, 2015 11:21 am
The newly introduced treatment improved overall survival benefit reaching median of 33 months in specific type of lung cancer patients 11 and their quality of lives in comparison to chemotherapy • Lung Cancer has the highest mortality rate among other cancers globally, accounting for 1.60...
Seminar tackles challenge posed by red palm weevil
Healthcare | Sunday 17 May, 2015 12:58 am
The Ministry of Agriculture and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations in Saudi Arabia recently held a seminar at the Riyadh Marriott Hotel on controlling red palm weevil.“We realize the danger posed by weevils to the Kingdom’s 20 million date and palm trees which...
Al-Falih heads Saudi delegation to World Health Assembly
Healthcare | Sunday 17 May, 2015 12:56 am
Minister of Health Khalid Al-Falih will head the Saudi delegation to the 68th session of the World Health Assembly (WHA) that will be held in Geneva on May18-26.The assembly, which will be attended by delegations from all WHO member states, is the supreme decision-making body of WHO. Its main...
A Balanced Diet Fast-Tracks Learning In Under-5s
Healthcare | Sunday 17 May, 2015 12:52 am
A balanced diet during a child’s early years is proven to greatly influence learning and development, as well as manage hyperactivity and allergies, according to world-renowned educational psychologist, Dr Madeleine Portwood.She confirmed that recent studies have uncovered a direct relationship...
230 medical staff indicted for errors last year
Healthcare | Friday 15 May, 2015 9:18 am
Around 230 medical practitioners have been indicted by forensic medical commissions for having committed serious medical errors, notably in the gynecology and maternity departments, during the past year. According to data prepared by the commissions, the medical practitioners included 153 male and...