• Elevated calcium levels raise heart attack risk

    Added On : 26th July 2017

    calcium on periodic tableHigher calcium levels in the bloodstream determine a person's increased risk of developing coronary artery disease and heart attack, a new study suggests.

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  • Saudi health ministry launches programs to build patient-friendly relations

    Added On : 24th July 2017

    Image result for moh logoRIYADH: The Health Ministry has launched nationwide programs to build relations between health officials and patients.
     

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  • Stressful experiences 'can age the brain by four years'

    Added On : 24th July 2017

    Collapsed bride and groom figures on a wedding cakeStressful events in life, such as the death of a child, divorce or being fired, can age the brain by at least four years, US researchers suggests.

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  • New drug target could change chronic pain medication

    Added On : 23rd July 2017

    chronic pain definitionNew research has uncovered a target for chronic and pathologic pain, which could lead to better drugs for those affected by pain in the future.

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  • Having A Soda With That Burger Is Double Trouble

    Added On : 22nd July 2017

    Image result for Having A Soda With That Burger Is Double TroubleHigh-sugar drinks combined with protein triggers extra fat storage by body, study finds

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  • Nine lifestyle changes can reduce dementia risk, study says

    Added On : 21st July 2017

    Image result for Nine lifestyle changes can reduce dementia risk, study saysOne in three cases of dementia could be prevented if more people looked after their brain health throughout life, according to an international study in the Lancet.

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  • Life expectancy rises 'grinding to halt' in England

    Added On : 20th July 2017

    Image of a woman both young and oldRising rates of life expectancy are grinding to a halt in England after more than 100 years of continuous progress, says a leading health expert.

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  • Geneticists discuss ways to enhance newborn screening

    Added On : 19th July 2017

    MAKKAH – Physicians and geneticists sought ways to improve newborn screening, a public health program of screening infants for conditions and genetic diseases shortly after birth.

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  • Artificial sweeteners may not be risk free

    Added On : 19th July 2017

    Image result for artificial sweetenersPeople hoping to lose a few pounds by substituting artificial sweeteners for regular sugar may end up disappointed, suggests a fresh look at past research.

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  • King Salman Military Hospital to celebrate World Anti-Drugs Day

    Added On : 18th July 2017

    JEDDAH: The King Salman Armed Forces Hospital-Northwestern Region has organized events to celebrate World Anti-Drugs Day, including an exhibition on the hazards and threats of drugs and liquor, in the presence of the deputy director general of the public administration for medical services for the military, Dr. Ghalib bin Huraib.

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