• 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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  • Lung probe 'to help cut the unnecessary use of antibiotics'

    Added On : 2nd April 2017

    Proteus lung probeA lung probe that diagnoses bacterial infections could prevent unnecessary use of antibiotics in intensive care units, researchers believe.

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  • Anti-Smoking Clinic Inaugurated at Al-Thanya Healthcare Center in Bishah

    Added On : 1st April 2017

    Image result for moh logoAs part of its efforts to activate the anti-smoking clinics throughout the healthcare centers, the Ministry of Health (MOH) has recently inaugurated an Anti-Smoking Clinic at Al-Thanya Healthcare Center in Bishah. At present, there are two clinics in Al-Thanya and Namran and another one at King Abdullah Hospital in Bisha, providing their services each Monday of every week.

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  • Can sugar injections help ease knee joint pain?

    Added On : 1st April 2017

    The option may work best for patients who have tried several other traditional treatments.An alternative medicine approach to joint pain that typically uses injections of sugar or sodium may be worth trying for knee osteoarthritis after traditional approaches fail, a recent review suggests.

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  • World health care leaders to present global medical practices in Riyadh

    Added On : 31st March 2017

    RIYADH: International health care leaders will deliberate on building world class health care standards and practices for the Kingdom at the eHealth and Beyond Conference and Exhibition 2017, which will open in Riyadh on April 10.

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  • Hepatitis Infection May Raise Parkinson's Risk

    Added On : 31st March 2017

    Image result for Hepatitis Infection May Raise Parkinson's RiskNew study adds to evidence that these conditions might be linked somehow

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