• Completely 'locked-in' patients can communicate

    Added On : 4th February 2017

    Completely locked in patientPatients with absolutely no control over their body have finally been able to communicate, say scientists.

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  • Al Amal and Mental Health Hospital in Jazan Accredited as Training Center

    Added On : 3rd February 2017

    Image result for moh logoThe Saudi Commission for Health Specialties (SCHS) has accredited the Saudi Specialty Certification Program in Psychiatry for Al Amal and Mental Health Hospital in Jazan, for four years, starting from the beginning of October 2017. This came after the Psychiatry Section in the hospital has passed the assessment criteria set by the SCHS.
     

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  • Eat more mushrooms if you want to avoid dementia

    Added On : 3rd February 2017

     A diet rich in mushrooms may help stave off dementia, new research suggests.

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  • Riyadh governor opens Alzheimer’s conference

    Added On : 2nd February 2017

    Image result for Riyadh governor opens Alzheimer’s conferenceOn behalf of Prince Ahmad bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, honorary president of the Saudi Alzheimer’s Disease Association (SADA), Riyadh Gov. Prince Faisal bin Bandar inaugurated the third International Alzheimer’s Conference at the headquarters of King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) in Riyadh on Monday. 

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  • Doctors spend 3-times more time on computers than with patients

    Added On : 2nd February 2017

    Image result for Doctors spend 3-times more time on computers than with patientsToday’s hospital doctors spend three-times as much time using computers as they do with patients, Swiss figures suggest.

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  • GE Healthcare Partners announces strategic collaborations to transform region’s healthcare delivery

    Added On : 1st February 2017

    Image result for GE Healthcare Partners Announces Strategic Collaborations To Transform Region Healthcare DeliveryGE Healthcare Partners, GE Healthcare’s advisory arm, has announced several strategic partnership initiatives that will help transform the Middle East’s healthcare sector by leveraging the strength of digital industrial technologies, big data analytics, and health consultancy expertise.

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  • Shark-inspired drug may help treat fibrosis, researchers say

    Added On : 1st February 2017

    A wobbegong sharkAustralian scientists hope a drug that mimics part of a shark's immune system may help treat an incurable lung disease.

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  • Early menopause linked to a woman's reproductive history

    Added On : 31st January 2017

     The age at which women get their first period, along with the number of children they have, may influence when they enter menopause, a new study from Australia finds.

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  • Multiple sclerosis: Summit explores ways to increase awareness in Saudi Arabia

    Added On : 30th January 2017

    Image result for Multiple sclerosis: Summit explores ways to increase awareness in Saudi ArabiaBayer, one of the world’s leading life sciences companies, recently held a medical summit to shed light on the prevalence and management of multiple sclerosis in the region. 

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  • Good News for Older Women With Early Breast Cancer

    Added On : 30th January 2017

    Image result for Good News for Older Women With Early Breast CancerA diagnosis of DCIS doesn't lower life expectancy in patients over 50, study finds

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