• Successful Diagnosis and Treatment of Rare Case at Maternity and Children Hospital in Najran

    Added On : 4th May 2017

    Image result for MOH LOGOThanks to Allah, the Maternity and Children Hospital in Najran has successfully managed to handle a case of a lady in her third decade of life with vaginal bleeding for two days, given that she had given four previous births. She had undergone pregnancy test, which showed positive result and high level of pregnancy hormone in blood, and the abdominal CT scan also showed intrauterine pregnancy and a mass in the left side of the uterus. The transvaginal ultrasound revealed the existence of an intrauterine pregnancy bag, as well as extrauterine or ectopic pregnancy in the left fallopian tube, with blood pooling in the pelvis, and the case had been diagnosed of a joint pregnancy (inside and outside the uterus, with internal bleeding. Immediately, a diagnostic operation was performed on the abdomen, the left fallopian tube was removed, the bleeding was controlled, the abdomen was closed and the uterus was emptied.  Besides, the case was monitored until she has been discharged from the hospital, may Allah be praised.
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  • Non-O blood group 'linked to higher heart attack risk'

    Added On : 4th May 2017

    A woman having chest painPeople with a non-O blood group have a slightly increased risk of heart attack and stroke, research suggests.

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  • MOH Completes Demographic and Health Survey across All Health Sectors in Asir at Rate of 100%

    Added On : 3rd May 2017

    Image result for MOH LOGOThe Ministry of Health (MOH) has completed its Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) across all health sectors in Asir region at a rate of 100%. The survey was conducted by 60 teams, who visited 3,154 households and families representing the targeted number of the DHS in the region.

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  • 'Silent' Seizures Tied to Alzheimer's Symptoms

    Added On : 3rd May 2017

    Image result for 'Silent' Seizures Tied to Alzheimer's SymptomsResearchers suggest they're a potential target for treating the disease

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  • 'Exciting' blood test spots cancer a year early

    Added On : 2nd May 2017

    Blood testDoctors have spotted cancer coming back up to a year before normal scans in an "exciting" discovery.

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  • 'Brain Age' May Help Predict When You'll Die

    Added On : 1st May 2017

    Image result for 'Brain Age' May Help Predict When You'll DieAn 'older' mind is linked to signs of physical and mental problems, study contends

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  • Smartphone 'orders' body to treat diabetes

    Added On : 30th April 2017

    Smartphone controls mice cellsScientists have used a smartphone to control the activity of the living cells inside an animal.

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  • Chronic fatigue syndrome linked with differences in gut bacteria

    Added On : 29th April 2017

    A study found that people with chronic fatigue syndrome had higher levels of certain gut bacteria and lower levels of others compared to healthy people who didn't have the condition.People with chronic fatigue syndrome may have imbalances in their gut bacteria, a new study suggests.

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  • Parkinson's Disease May Originate in Gut

    Added On : 28th April 2017

    Image result for Parkinson's Disease May Originate in GutSwedish scientists find link through vagus nerve removal

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  • Saudi Launch of New Education Program Designed For Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

    Added On : 27th April 2017

    Physicians and hospital systems in Saudi Arabia now have access to an innovative program that leverages the latest science and technology to provide education, resources and practical tools needed to prevent cardiovascular diseases in individuals at risk throughout the country.

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