• Antibiotic 'link to bowel cancer precursor'

    Added On : 8th April 2017

    File picture of pillsPeople who take antibiotics for a long time are more likely to develop growths on the bowel which can be a precursor to cancer, a study suggests.

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  • Saudi Surgeon Saves Child Swallowed Sharpener Blade in Al-Jouf

    Added On : 7th April 2017

    Image result for moh logoThanks to Allah, a surgical team, led by Dr. Rabie Al-Sebeila the ENT Surgical Consultant at King Abdulaziz Specialist Hospital in Sakaka, managed to save a 4-year-old boy, who swallowed a foreign body settled in his airway. The required medical examinations had been conducted to the boy, which showed the presence of a 2-cm sharpener blade that is believed to have existed for more than 3 weeks.

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  • 7 surprising arthritis symptoms every woman needs to know

    Added On : 7th April 2017

     You know sore, achy joints are arthritis's hallmark. But pain isn't the only symptom an arthritis sufferer may have to contend with.

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  • KINGDOM’S BRAIN AND SPINAL CORD PATIENTS TO BENEFIT FROM IMPROVED TREATMENT OPTION

    Added On : 6th April 2017

    Continuous innovation in neurosurgical procedures will be key to the ongoing excellence of healthcare delivery in the Kingdom, U.S.-based healthcare experts said ahead of the 11th Saudi Arabia Neurosurgical Society (SANS) and Arab Pediatric Neurosurgical Society (APNS) joint conference meeting in the capital next week.

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  • High Thyroid Hormone Levels and Stiffer Arteries

    Added On : 6th April 2017

    Image result for High Thyroid Hormone Levels and Stiffer ArteriesMeasuring these levels might help identify people at risk of heart disease, researcher says

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  • Health Ministry: Doctors have no right to reject patients

    Added On : 5th April 2017

    RIYADH – Doctors have no right to refuse treatment to patients for any reason, the Health Ministry has said after reports of several such incidents across the Kingdom were brought to its notice.

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  • Firefighters have higher heart attack risk 'because of heat'

    Added On : 5th April 2017

    Firefighter tackles a blazeWorking in high temperatures increases the risk of suffering a heart attack, researchers have said.

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  • Saudi Health Ministry spurs efforts to defeat breast cancer

    Added On : 4th April 2017

    RIYADH: The Ministry of Health has launched three breast cancer clinics in the Jazan region to promote awareness and early detection of breast cancer.

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  • Chronically stressed people more likely to gain excess weight, study says

    Added On : 4th April 2017

    Eating Hamburger while drivingPeople who deal with chronic stress were dealt a double blow by researchers recently, as a new study claims that they not only are more likely to pack on the pounds, but will also have greater difficultly trying to lose them. A research team in the U.K. used hair to measure long-term levels of the stress hormone cortisol, and published their findings in the journal Obesity.

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  • More Than 330M Worldwide Have Depression: WHO

    Added On : 3rd April 2017

    Image result for More Than 330M Worldwide Have Depression: WHODepression affects more than 300 million people worldwide and is the leading cause of poor health and disability, according to the World Health Organization.

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