• Al-Rabiah Inaugurates Saudi Center for Patient Safety

    Added On : 21st March 2017

    Image result for moh logoHis Excellency the Minister of Health Dr. Tawfiq Al-Rabiah inaugurated today, Sunday, Saudi Center for Patient Safety. On this occasion he extended thanks and appreciation to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, the Crown Prince and the Deputy Crown Prince, may Allah protect them, for their unlimited support for the Ministry of Health efforts to develop the health sector in the Kingdom. He confirmed that the center is one of the MOH's initiatives to improve the health care and a practical implementation of the development process undertaken by the ministry and in implementation of one of the most important initiatives of the National Transformation Program (NTP) in the health sector.   
     

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  • Doctors tie Zika virus to heart problems in some adults

    Added On : 21st March 2017

    Feb. 1, 2016: In this file photo, a Sucre municipality worker fumigates for Aedes aegypti mosquitoes that transmit the Zika virus in the Petare neighborhood of Caracas, Venezuela.For the first time, doctors have tied infection with the Zika virus to possible new heart problems in adults.

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  • Could a Blood Test Spot Autism in Childhood?

    Added On : 20th March 2017

    Image result for Could a Blood Test Spot Autism in Childhood?Preliminary study was reportedly nearly 98 percent accurate in kids ages 3 to 10

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  • Ahad Rafeeda residents call for healthcare push

    Added On : 19th March 2017

    Ministry of HealthABHA – The residents of Ahad Rafeeda in the southern Asir region have called upon the authorities to establish specialized centers for the treatment of cancer, dental diseases and renal failure. They called for more primary healthcare centers to meet requirements of the city›s growing population.

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  • 'Huge advance' in fighting world's biggest killer

    Added On : 19th March 2017

    Heart attack patientAn innovative new drug can prevent heart attacks and strokes by cutting bad cholesterol to unprecedented levels, say doctors.

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  • Pacemakers may malfunction near certain appliances or tools

    Added On : 18th March 2017

    Pacemakers may fail to properly regulate patients' heartbeats near certain appliances and tools that generate electric and magnetic fields, a German study suggests.

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  • B vitamins may have 'protective effect' against air pollution

    Added On : 17th March 2017

    air pollutionB vitamins may offer some protection against the impacts of air pollution, a small scale human trial suggests.

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  • Osteoporosis Fractures May Be Deadlier for Men

    Added On : 16th March 2017

    Image result for Osteoporosis Fractures May Be Deadlier for MenBut women suffer more of these broken bones, researchers say

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  • 2030 eHealth forum to address ways to success amid trials

    Added On : 15th March 2017

    Image result for 2030 eHealth and beyondCHANGE is difficult in any organization. In healthcare, it can be the greatest of challenges. “2030 eHealth and Beyond” conference on April 10-11 will examine the key success factors to adapting and succeeding to change.

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  • New drug for one in five breast cancers

    Added On : 15th March 2017

    • Angelina JolieMany more women could be helped by a new type of breast cancer drug, say experts
    • Biological therapies are currently only available as part of clinical trials, but hold great promise
    • Experts estimate as many as one in five patients might benefit

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