• Ketamine depression treatment 'should be rolled out'

    Added On : 11th April 2017

    Image result for Ketamine depression treatment 'should be rolled out'Doctors trialling the use of ketamine to treat depression are calling for the treatment to be rolled out.

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  • Demography, consumer awareness spur demand for healthcare in Kingdom

    Added On : 10th April 2017

    RIYADH — The international community agrees on the high importance of the healthcare sector that plays a prominent role in ensuring citizens’ right to a healthy life through providing high standard and professional health services. The health sector is one of the largest and fastest growing sectors in the world, with projected spending to reach around $ 8.7 trillion in 2020, according to Deloitte’s report.

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  • Study links parental smoking with increased risk of childhood cancer

    Added On : 10th April 2017

    Researchers found a possible link between parental smoking and an increased risk of a common type of childhood cancer.The dangers that secondhand smoke pose to growing children and unborn babies is well documented, but now researchers are adding another frightening health risk to the list — genetic changes associated with a common type of childhood cancer.

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  • Prince Miteb briefed on progress in osteoporosis research work

    Added On : 9th April 2017

    RIYADH: National Guard Minister Prince Miteb bin Abdullah lauded the achievements of the Prince Miteb Chair for Biomarkers Research on Osteoporosis (PMCO) at King Saud University (KSU).

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  • Stem Cell Therapy for Autism Shows Promise

    Added On : 9th April 2017

    Image result for Stem Cell Therapy for Autism Shows PromiseA stem cell treatment for autism shows promise, according to a new study, but the investigators and other experts emphasize that the therapy is still in the early stages and much more research is needed.

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  • 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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