• Life expectancy rises 'grinding to halt' in England

    Added On : 20th July 2017

    Image of a woman both young and oldRising rates of life expectancy are grinding to a halt in England after more than 100 years of continuous progress, says a leading health expert.

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  • Geneticists discuss ways to enhance newborn screening

    Added On : 19th July 2017

    MAKKAH – Physicians and geneticists sought ways to improve newborn screening, a public health program of screening infants for conditions and genetic diseases shortly after birth.

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  • Artificial sweeteners may not be risk free

    Added On : 19th July 2017

    Image result for artificial sweetenersPeople hoping to lose a few pounds by substituting artificial sweeteners for regular sugar may end up disappointed, suggests a fresh look at past research.

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  • King Salman Military Hospital to celebrate World Anti-Drugs Day

    Added On : 18th July 2017

    JEDDAH: The King Salman Armed Forces Hospital-Northwestern Region has organized events to celebrate World Anti-Drugs Day, including an exhibition on the hazards and threats of drugs and liquor, in the presence of the deputy director general of the public administration for medical services for the military, Dr. Ghalib bin Huraib.

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  • Why are African Americans more likely to develop Alzheimer's?

    Added On : 18th July 2017

    african american woman looking confusedResearchers know that African Americans are at a much higher risk of developing Alzheimer's disease than white Americans. But a new series of studies explores the reasons behind this, analyzing socioeconomic and psychological factors that may play a role.

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  • Al-Qunfudah General Hospital Receives461, 960 Patients over the Past Three Years

    Added On : 17th July 2017

    Image result for moh logoThrough 20 outpatient clinics, Al-Qunfudah General Hospital have provided therapeutic services to 461,960 patients over the past three years.

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  • CT Scans Might Help Gauge Heart Attack Risk

    Added On : 17th July 2017

    Image result for CT Scans Might Help Gauge Heart Attack RiskResearchers aim to identify vulnerable patients before damage becomes irreversible

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  • Teeth-grinding in teens 'a sign of being bullied'

    Added On : 16th July 2017

    Teeth-grinding in a teenage boyTeeth-grinding in teenagers could be a sign they are being bullied at school, research suggests.

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  • Scientists say they've found a link between breast-feeding, lower risk of MS

    Added On : 15th July 2017

    The authors stress that they've found a link but didn't establish a cause. Women are most likely to develop multiple sclerosis during their childbearing years—after they hit puberty and before menopause. And recent studies show that oral contraceptive use and levels of sex hormones impact a woman's risk, while women who already have the chronic autoimmune disease are less likely to relapse when they're pregnant or breastfeeding, reports the International Business Times.

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  • Study provides new insights into male pattern baldness

    Added On : 14th July 2017

    senior man with baldnessMale pattern baldness is the most common form of hair loss among aging men. New research sheds light on hair growth mechanisms that could pave the way for new treatments for male baldness.

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