Allergy and Immunology News
  • Johnson & Johnson shares plunge after report on asbestos in baby powder

    Added On : 20th December 2018

    In this file photo taken on July 13, 2018, In this photo illustration, a container of Johnson's baby powder made by Johnson and Johnson sits on a table on in San Francisco, California

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  • Puzzle solving 'won't stop mental decline'

    Added On : 12th December 2018

    Doing crossword puzzles and Sudoku does not appear to protect against mental decline, according to a new study.

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  • Measles resurgence 'due to vaccine hesitancy', WHO warns

    Added On : 2nd December 2018

    There has been a worldwide resurgence of measles, with many countries experiencing "severe and protracted" outbreaks last year, a report warns.

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  • Maternal sugar intake linked to allergic asthma in offspring

    Added On : 8th July 2017

    variety of sugarsNew research finds links between a mother's consumption of sugars during pregnancy and the risk of her offspring developing asthma.

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  • Abha medical city to be in full function by 2021: Emir

    Added On : 26th May 2017

    ABHA — The 1,350-bed King Faisal Medical City in Abha will be fully operational by 2021, said Asir Emir Prince Faisal Bin Khalid following a meeting with health officials. “By 2018, the hospital will have 500 beds,” he said while speaking to reporters.

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  • Childhood Asthma May Encourage Obesity

    Added On : 23rd January 2017

    Image result for Childhood Asthma May Encourage ObesityFear of flare-ups might spur kids to limit physical activity, specialists say

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  • Give peanut to babies early - advice

    Added On : 7th January 2017

    PeanutBabies should be given peanut early - some at four months old - in order to reduce the risk of allergy, according to new US guidance.

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  • Fish Oil For Moms May Cut Kids' Asthma Risk

    Added On : 30th December 2016

    Image result for fishoilHigh doses linked to 30 percent drop in children's odds of developing the airway disease, study finds

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  • New drug brings hope to 2 million asthma patients in Kingdom

    Added On : 4th December 2016

    Chairman of Saudi Thoracic Society Prof. Mohamed Al-Hajjaj, left, and Prof. Omar Osmani during the forum. — SG photoJEDDAH — The World Health Organization (WHO) has estimated that there are around 235 million people suffering from asthma globally and the Saudi Ministry of Health has announced recently that around 10 percent of adults as well as 20 percent of children in the Kingdom have asthma. This means there are 2 million asthma patients in Saudi Arabia, according to experts at a forum organized by the Saudi Thoracic Society at InterContinental Hotel in Jeddah on Friday.

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  • MOH Implements the 2nd Phase of Linear Particle Accelerator (Cyclotron) Project for Tumor Diagnosis

    Added On : 20th November 2016

    Image result for MOH LOGOThe Ministry of Health (MOH0 has commenced to implement the second phase of Linear Particle Accelerator (Cyclotron) Project. A construction project has been awarded for processing Cyclotron’s location, and then the second phase of Cyclotron Project has been awarded after the location has been processed. 

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