• Postpartum haemorrhage: Cheap lifesaver 'cuts deaths by a third'

    Added On : 27th April 2017

    Utako OkamotoA cheap drug has been shown to stop women bleeding to death, in a discovery that should change practice around the world, say researchers.

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  • MOH Launches First Health Initiative of National Transformation Program 2020

    Added On : 26th April 2017

    Image result for MOH LOGOAs part of the National Transformation Program (NTP) 2020 and in the presence of His Excellency the Minister of Health, Dr. Tawfiq Al-Rabiah, the Ministry of Health (MOH) will launch today, Sunday, its first initiative titled "Health Care Model". It comes within a series of initiatives to be launched later and aims at developing and implementing new approach to provide the health care that ensures maintaining health, not only treating the disease so that the role of individual, society and its institutions is integrated with the role of service provides in order to ensure access to health care in accordance with the best health practices.

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  • Exercise 'keeps the mind sharp' in over-50s, study finds

    Added On : 26th April 2017

    Couple running in a parkDoing moderate exercise several times a week is the best way to keep the mind sharp if you're over 50, research suggests.

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  • Saudi health care sector ‘to require SR250bn by 2030’

    Added On : 25th April 2017

    RIYADH: Health Minister Tawfiq Al-Rabiah said financial requirements in the health care sector are expected to rise over the coming years given the increasing number of accidents, smoking and obesity rates in the Kingdom. He estimated the amount required will be about SR250 billion by 2030.

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  • How bright lights may help wake patients from a coma

    Added On : 25th April 2017

    Could shining bright lights on comatose patients to encourage their natural circadian rhythms help them awaken?Could shining bright lights on comatose patients to encourage their natural circadian rhythms help them awaken? A small study from Austria says yes.

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  • Early hip fracture surgery will save hundreds of lives

    Added On : 24th April 2017

    Data recording the outcomes of quarter of a million hip fracture patients was used in the Southmead Hospital studyHundreds of lives could be saved if patients with hip fractures were operated on in under 24 hours, a new study reveals.

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  • Najran governor launches health projects worth SR1.1bn

    Added On : 23rd April 2017

    Najran Gov. Prince Jiluwi bin Abdulaziz bin Musaed has launched health projects worth more than SR1.1 billion ($293 million) in the region.

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  • Home Birth Safe for Some, But Not All, Women

    Added On : 23rd April 2017

    Image result for Home Birth Safe for Some, But Not All, WomenCertain factors make home delivery too chancy, pregnancy experts say

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  • Experts excited by brain 'wonder-drug'

    Added On : 22nd April 2017

    Woman with dementiaScientists hope they have found a drug to stop all neurodegenerative brain diseases, including dementia.

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  • Oral Health Month, an oral care awareness campaign launches in KSA with the support of more than 3,200 dentists giving residents access to free dental checkups

    Added On : 21st April 2017

    The Saudi Dental Society and Colgate have partnered to launch a nationwide awareness campaign, Oral Health Month, with the support of over 3200 dentists across the Kingdom. The campaign offers free dental checkups across the country alongside an interactive roadshow across three cities, to drive home the message among Saudi citizens about the benefits of a preventive approach to oral health.  

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