• 110 public hospitals to treat insurance patients

    Added On : 9th March 2017

    Image result for moh logoJEDDAH — The Health Ministry has authorized 110 of 270 its hospitals to provide health insurance services to Saudis as well as expatriates.

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  • Obesity in Pregnancy Tied to Cerebral Palsy Risk

    Added On : 9th March 2017

    Image result for Obesity in Pregnancy Tied to Cerebral Palsy RiskBut study authors stress that a cause-and-effect link wasn't proven

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  • 1,030 transsexuals undergo SRS at KAU center in 10 years

    Added On : 8th March 2017

    Image result for Sexual reassignment surgery at KAU center in 10 yearsThe sex-correction surgical center at King Abdulaziz University Hospital in Jeddah has performed sex reassignment surgery (SRS) on 1,030 transgendered patients in the Kingdom and neighboring Gulf states since its inception 10 years ago, according to Dr. Yasser Jamal, president of the center.

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  • Diabetes in pregnancy tied to altered fat cells in adult offspring

    Added On : 8th March 2017

            When pregnant mothers have diabetes, their children may have altered fat cells that make metabolic diseases in adulthood more likely, a small Danish study suggests.

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  • Children’s cancer hospital in Rabigh soon

    Added On : 7th March 2017

    Image result for moh logoJEDDAH – A team of 15 businessmen and a doctor led by former Health Minister Dr. Hamad Al-Manie is making preparations to launch a specialized children’s cancer hospital in Jeddah.

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  • Secondhand Smoke Linked to Food Allergies in Kids

    Added On : 7th March 2017

    Image result for Secondhand Smoke Linked to Food Allergies in KidsPassive exposure tied to more egg and peanut sensitivity in study

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  • Your health matters

    Added On : 6th March 2017

    Your health mattersThe Health Affairs in Jeddah recently launched the awareness and educational initiative “Your Health Matters”.

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  • Testosterone gel shows no benefit for older men's memories

    Added On : 6th March 2017

                Testosterone treatment did not improve older men's memory or mental function in the latest results from landmark government research that challenges the anti-aging claims of popular supplements.

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  • Brain Training for Cancer Survivors' Nerve Damage

    Added On : 5th March 2017

    Image result for brain training neurofeedbackNeurofeedback seems to offers relief from chemo-induced pain, research finds

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  • Teenager's sickle cell reversed with world-first therapy

    Added On : 4th March 2017

    A normal red blood cell next to a sickle cellA French teenager's sickle cell disease has been reversed using a pioneering treatment to change his DNA.

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