• Scientists use live human donor hearts to improve AFib treatment

    Added On : 9th February 2017

     Atrial fibrillation (AFib) contributes to nearly 6 million annual deaths in the United States, and standard treatments for the condition— which is linked to obesity, stroke, heart disease and diabetes— are only effective about 70 percent of the time. But researchers at the Ohio State University are trying to improve those numbers by studying cardiac disease in live human donor hearts and creating 3-D maps to better personalize ablation therapy, a common treatment for AFib.

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  • MOH: Doctors Saved the Life of a Baby with Swallowed Nail at Buraidah Central Hospital

    Added On : 8th February 2017

    Image result for moh logoA medical team at Buraidah Central Hospital managed to save the life of a 16-month old baby suffering from airway obstruction after swallowing a piece of metal "nail".

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  • U.S. Vaccine Guidelines for Flu, HPV Updated

    Added On : 8th February 2017

    CDC panel revises immunization advisory for vaccines affecting adults

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  • MoH launches largest ever survey to assess health status of the population

    Added On : 7th February 2017

    RIYADH: The Ministry of Health (MoH) launched on Sunday its most far-reaching health survey to assess the health status of the population.

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  • Lasers help doctors remove brain cancer

    Added On : 7th February 2017

    Daniel OrringerLasers can help surgeons rapidly analyse brain cancers and decide how much tissue to remove, a study shows.

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  • MOH's Ehalati Saves 619 Patients Last Month

    Added On : 6th February 2017

    Image result for moh logoThanks to Allah, the Ministry of Health’s (MOH) Referral Program (Ehalati) has contributed last month of Rabie Al-Akher to saving the lives of 619 patients, after they had visited emergency sections at a number of the Kingdom’s regions and received specialized medical services by medical teams. Besides, these medical teams provided their specialized medical services during the same period to 5,438 emergency cases, while the inpatients cases amounted to 3,746 cases, and the cases referred to the outpatient clinics amounted to 11,055 of all referred cases.

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  • New technology lets diabetics skip multiple finger pricks

    Added On : 6th February 2017

    Image result for New technology lets diabetics skip multiple finger pricksOne of the biggest complaints for diabetics is that they hate having to prick their fingers multiple times to test sugar levels throughout the day. But now, there’s new technology that’s changing that.

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  • Breast implant “Motiva” : Just In At The Plastic Surgery Department at Al-Safwa Hospital

    Added On : 5th February 2017

    Breast implant “Motiva” a global company that specializes in Breast implant made an exclusive agreement with Al-Safwa Hospital to be the only credence-training center in Saudi Arabia.

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  • Why Certain Noises Really Irritate Some People

    Added On : 5th February 2017

    Image result for Misophonia'Misophonia' is a disorder that can make a person's brain go into overdrive, researchers report

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  • Early diagnosis focus of this year’s World Cancer Day

    Added On : 4th February 2017

    Image result for Early diagnosis focus of this year’s World Cancer DayJEDDAH: Saturday marks World Cancer Day. The disease is responsible for killing 8.8 million people every year, according to figures released this week by the World Health Organization (WHO).

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