• Could a Century-Old Drug Ease Autism Symptoms?

    Added On : 27th May 2017

    Image result for Century-Old Drug Ease Autism SymptomsSmall study produced positive results with the sleeping sickness medication suramin, but more research needed

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  • Abha medical city to be in full function by 2021: Emir

    Added On : 26th May 2017

    ABHA — The 1,350-bed King Faisal Medical City in Abha will be fully operational by 2021, said Asir Emir Prince Faisal Bin Khalid following a meeting with health officials. “By 2018, the hospital will have 500 beds,” he said while speaking to reporters.

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  • Alzheimer's deaths jump 54 percent in US

    Added On : 26th May 2017

    U.S. deaths from Alzheimer’s disease rose by more than 50 percent from 1999 to 2014.U.S. deaths from Alzheimer’s disease rose by more than 50 percent from 1999 to 2014, with researchers predicting the rates will continue to rise along with the nation’s aging population and increasing life expectancy.  

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  • Saudi consumers use health apps, wearables to manage their health

    Added On : 23rd May 2017

    Image result for health apps, wearables to manage their healthRIYADH – Many consumers in Saudi Arabia are turning to mobile apps and wearables to manage their health, according to the results of a survey by Accenture, a leading global professional services company.

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  • Cigarettes sold in plain green packs under new rules

    Added On : 23rd May 2017

    New standardised packaging for cigarettes and tobaccoNew rules have come into force which mean cigarettes and tobacco must be sold in plain green packets and carry graphic health warnings.

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  • UK's first proton beam machine arrives at Newport clinic

    Added On : 21st May 2017

    How the final proton beam therapy room will lookA key component of the UK's first high-energy proton beam machine has been delivered to its new home in Newport.

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  • Researchers consider Zika virus for brain cancer treatment

    Added On : 20th May 2017

    Can the Zika virus treat brain cancer? Researchers in the U.K. are set to test whether the Zika virus can fight difficult-to-treat brain cancer by attacking its cells, potentially opening up new pathways to treat the aggressive disease. Researchers will focus on glioblastoma, which is the most common form of brain cancer and has a five-year survival rate of 5 percent, Reuters reported.

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  • Brain Scans Spot Where Fear and Anxiety Live

    Added On : 19th May 2017

    Image result for Brain Scans Spot Where Fear and Anxiety LiveUnusually large 'striatum' is linked to inability to cope with uncertainty, research shows

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  • 'Fat but fit is a big fat myth'

    Added On : 18th May 2017

    sketches of people of different weightsThe idea that people can be fat but medically fit is a myth, say experts speaking in Portugal.

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  • Energy drinks may be risky for people with genetic heart condition

    Added On : 17th May 2017

    Ash Pollard/ShutterstockConsuming energy drinks may be particularly risky for people with a certain genetic heart condition, a new study from Australia suggests.

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