• Dairy-free diets warning over risk to bone health

    Added On : 19th April 2017

    A man making a green smoothieDiets which cut out dairy food could be a "ticking time bomb" for young people's bone health, a charity is warning.
     

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  • MOH Signs Community Partnership Agreement with Al-Ihsan Medical Charity Society

    Added On : 18th April 2017

    Image result for MOH LOGOHis Excellency the Minister of Health Dr. Tawfiq Al-Rabiah signed today, Sunday a community partnership agreement with Al-Ihsan Medical Charity Society in Jazan, to develop a program to support surgical operations outside the official working hours for serving patients registered with the hospitals in the region.

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  • Healing Hands: Massage May Ease Chronic Back Pain

    Added On : 18th April 2017

    Image result for Healing Hands: Massage May Ease Chronic Back PainPeople over 50 tended to respond best, study finds

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  • Swansea University smart bandage trials 'within 12 months'

    Added On : 17th April 2017

    A bandaged hands with lots of digital graphicsBandages which can detect how a wound is healing and send messages back to doctors could be trialled within the next 12 months, scientists have said.

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  • Vaccine Targeting Brain Tumors Seems Safe in Study

    Added On : 15th April 2017

    Image result for Vaccine Targeting Brain Tumors Seems Safe in StudyCombo therapy may also extend survival of glioblastoma patients, but more research needed

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  • MOH Launches Diaphragm Kidney Care Complex in Riyadh

    Added On : 14th April 2017

    Image result for MOH LOGOHis Excellency the Minister of Health, Dr. Tawfiq bin Fawzan Al-Rabiah, has launched the integrated Diaphragm Kidney Care Complex in Riyadh. During his speech at the opening ceremony, Al-Rabiah said: “The complex is reckoned the fruit of cooperation with international companies specialized in this domain. The Ministry of Health (MOH) has cooperated with Diaphragm Company to operate this site, in addition to other 27 sites. We also have 40 kidney care centers throughout the Kingdom, in cooperation with the same company and another international one, the matter which will promote the level of health services provided to beneficiaries.”

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  • 'Touchscreen-toddlers' sleep less, researchers say

    Added On : 14th April 2017

    Toddler playing with smartphoneToddlers who spend time playing on smartphones and tablets seem to get slightly less sleep than those who do not, say researchers.

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  • Local nurses to be trained in renal diseases

    Added On : 13th April 2017

    RIYADH: Hundreds of local nurses will be trained to treat renal patients at the first Integrated Renal Care Center (IRCC), which was inaugurated on Tuesday by Health Minister Tawfiq Al-Rabiah in Riyadh.

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  • Zika birth defects found in 1 in 10 infected US pregnant women

    Added On : 13th April 2017

    An estimated one in 10 pregnant women with confirmed Zika infections had a fetus or baby with virus-related birth defects, U.S. researchers saidAn estimated one in 10 pregnant women with confirmed Zika infections had a fetus or baby with virus-related birth defects, U.S. researchers said on Tuesday. The Vital Signs report, released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), is the first to analyze a group of U.S. women with a confirmed case of Zika during pregnancy.

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  • 2030 eHealth and Beyond Conference begins

    Added On : 12th April 2017

    The ehealth and Beyond Conference was opened on Monday by Dr. Suliman Mohamed Al-Malik, CEO, Medical Services Department (MSD), Ministry of Defense. Under the patronage, of the Deputy Crown Prince HRH Prince Mohammed Bin Salman Al Saud,  Saudi and International leaders gathered medical best practices to bring incorporating technology and processes in the Kingdom that is in-line with Vision 2030.

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