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Hypnosis May Help Improve Deep Sleep

Study finds that those highly suggestible to hypnosis can have deeper sleep after hypnotic suggestion

Kingdom donates polio medication to Pakistan

1403775865841127200.jpgSaudi Arabia donated over 10 million doses of polio vaccine to Pakistan on Tuesday to help the country contain the crippling disease. Khayyam Akbar, charge d’ affaires at the Pakistan Embassy, told Arab News that the consignment has already arrived at Islamabad airport and was received by Saudi Embassy officials in the Pakistani capital. 

Malaria parasite 'gets down to the bone'

Mosquito with parasite sucking bloodParasites infected with malaria can hide inside the bone marrow and evade the body's defences, research confirms. The discovery could lead to new drugs or vaccines to block transmission.

Some Acne Products Can Trigger Allergic Reactions

In rare instances, reactions are potentially life-threatening, agency says

15% of children in Saudi Arabia suffer from ADHD...

ADHD.jpg15% of children in Saudi Arabia suffer from ADHD, says expert Some 15 percent of Saudi children suffer from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) compared with the world averages of five to 10 percent, local media said.

‘Wet wrap’ therapy may effectively treat children with eczema

Wet wrap therapy.jpgAn alternative treatment known as “wet wrap therapy” may effectively heal children suffering from the skin condition eczema. First described in 1987 by researcher Noreen Nicol, wet wrap therapy involves dressing and wrapping children in wet clothing, in order to better heal their irritated skin.  Now, in a new study published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, researchers at National Jewish Health in Denver have put the therapy to the test, finding that wet wraps can have profound effects.

Proton therapy superior to radiation therapy...

Proton therapy superior to radiation therapy for head and neck cancer

OFWs dismiss Manila’s MERS advisory

OFW-logo.jpgFilipino residents in the Saudi capital have described their government’s concern with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-Cov) as exaggerated. This reaction comes in the wake of several advisories urging Filipino pilgrims to postpone their pilgrimage until next year, the most recent of which was issued on Friday by the the Philippine Department of Health (DOH).

Many Anesthesiologists Fail to Wash Hands...

Many Anesthesiologists Fail to Wash Hands: Study Research documents numerous missed opportunities with each patient Anesthesiologists may need to improve their hand hygiene habits during surgery, because they might be putting patients at risk for infections, a new study suggests.

6 Facts About Alopecia

1. Alopecia Areata is the most common type