• Medical city to be built in Riyadh

    Added On : 30th March 2017

    AMMAN: A medical city for rehabilitation and treatment, which will be built in Riyadh according to an agreement signed between Saudi Arabia and Jordan on Monday, will have more than 1,100 beds, Khaled Al-Jawhar, who signed the agreement on behalf of the Saudi side, said on Tuesday.

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  • Discovery enables 'mass produced blood'

    Added On : 30th March 2017

    BloodScientists say they have made a significant leap towards mass-producing red blood cells suitable for donation.

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  • 16,000 renal failure patients reported in Saudi Arabia

    Added On : 29th March 2017

    JEDDAH: There are nearly 16,000 renal failure patients in the Kingdom, of which two-thirds undergo dialysis, while almost 6,000 are waiting for a kidney transplant, an expert said.

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  • Childhood lead exposure linked to lower adult IQ

    Added On : 29th March 2017

              Kids exposed to high levels of lead decades ago may now be approaching middle age with lower IQs and earning potential than they would have had otherwise, a new study suggests.

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  • Treating Sleep Apnea May Ease Night Bathroom Trips

    Added On : 28th March 2017

    Image result for Treating Sleep Apnea May Ease Night Bathroom TripsResearch finds many men's urinary habits benefit when CPAP mask therapy is used

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  • Saudi healthcare sector gathers to achieve ‘Vision 2030’ targets

    Added On : 28th March 2017

    RIYADH — The Kingdom’s SR270 billion healthcare plan under Vision 2030 will set Saudi Arabia on a fast trajectory to growth in the sector, projected to be a SR92.6 billion market by 2020. Partial growth will be technology and informatics driven.

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  • Night-time loo trips 'linked to salt in diet'

    Added On : 27th March 2017

    Salt is in many kinds of foodPeople who wake at night with an urge to go to the loo may need to cut back on salt in their diets, doctors from Japan are suggesting.

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  • Volunteer dentists donate skills to put smiles on 10,000 patients in Jeddah

    Added On : 26th March 2017

    JEDDAH: Every year, the last week in March is observed by GCC countries as “Oral Health Week” as part of a plan to promote preventive measures to reduce the incidence of oral and dental disease.

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  • Physical Therapy Equals Surgery for Carpal Tunnel

    Added On : 26th March 2017

    Image result for Physical Therapy Equals Surgery for Carpal TunnelConservative approach should be the first option, researcher says

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  • Saudi Health minister opens new emergency call center

    Added On : 25th March 2017

    RIYADH: Following the successful launch of health call centers in the capital a few years ago, Saudi Health Minister Dr. Tawfiq Al-Rabiah has now established a new 937 Service Center. The center aims at serving patients and their families, taking their feedback and providing them with urgently needed health advice.

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