• Smartphone 'orders' body to treat diabetes

    Added On : 30th April 2017

    Smartphone controls mice cellsScientists have used a smartphone to control the activity of the living cells inside an animal.

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  • Chronic fatigue syndrome linked with differences in gut bacteria

    Added On : 29th April 2017

    A study found that people with chronic fatigue syndrome had higher levels of certain gut bacteria and lower levels of others compared to healthy people who didn't have the condition.People with chronic fatigue syndrome may have imbalances in their gut bacteria, a new study suggests.

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  • Parkinson's Disease May Originate in Gut

    Added On : 28th April 2017

    Image result for Parkinson's Disease May Originate in GutSwedish scientists find link through vagus nerve removal

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  • Saudi Launch of New Education Program Designed For Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

    Added On : 27th April 2017

    Physicians and hospital systems in Saudi Arabia now have access to an innovative program that leverages the latest science and technology to provide education, resources and practical tools needed to prevent cardiovascular diseases in individuals at risk throughout the country.

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  • Postpartum haemorrhage: Cheap lifesaver 'cuts deaths by a third'

    Added On : 27th April 2017

    Utako OkamotoA cheap drug has been shown to stop women bleeding to death, in a discovery that should change practice around the world, say researchers.

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  • MOH Launches First Health Initiative of National Transformation Program 2020

    Added On : 26th April 2017

    Image result for MOH LOGOAs part of the National Transformation Program (NTP) 2020 and in the presence of His Excellency the Minister of Health, Dr. Tawfiq Al-Rabiah, the Ministry of Health (MOH) will launch today, Sunday, its first initiative titled "Health Care Model". It comes within a series of initiatives to be launched later and aims at developing and implementing new approach to provide the health care that ensures maintaining health, not only treating the disease so that the role of individual, society and its institutions is integrated with the role of service provides in order to ensure access to health care in accordance with the best health practices.

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  • Exercise 'keeps the mind sharp' in over-50s, study finds

    Added On : 26th April 2017

    Couple running in a parkDoing moderate exercise several times a week is the best way to keep the mind sharp if you're over 50, research suggests.

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  • Saudi health care sector ‘to require SR250bn by 2030’

    Added On : 25th April 2017

    RIYADH: Health Minister Tawfiq Al-Rabiah said financial requirements in the health care sector are expected to rise over the coming years given the increasing number of accidents, smoking and obesity rates in the Kingdom. He estimated the amount required will be about SR250 billion by 2030.

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  • How bright lights may help wake patients from a coma

    Added On : 25th April 2017

    Could shining bright lights on comatose patients to encourage their natural circadian rhythms help them awaken?Could shining bright lights on comatose patients to encourage their natural circadian rhythms help them awaken? A small study from Austria says yes.

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  • Early hip fracture surgery will save hundreds of lives

    Added On : 24th April 2017

    Data recording the outcomes of quarter of a million hip fracture patients was used in the Southmead Hospital studyHundreds of lives could be saved if patients with hip fractures were operated on in under 24 hours, a new study reveals.

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