• MoH inks deal with Australian hospital to treat accident patients, provide training

    Added On : 11th March 2017

    RIYADH: The Ministry of Health has signed a cooperation agreement between King Saud Medical City (KSMC) and Australia’s Alfred Hospital in Riyadh on Tuesday.

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  • Tooth Loss Linked to Higher Odds of Dementia

    Added On : 11th March 2017

    Image result for Tooth Loss Linked to Higher Odds of DementiaLosing teeth when you're older may mean a chance of dementia, a new study suggests.

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  • MOH Signs an Agreement with Sheikh Al-Afaliq for Rehabilitating and Equipping the Center of Cancer Early Detection in Al-Ahsa

    Added On : 10th March 2017

    In the presence of His Excellency the Minister of Health Dr. Tawfiq Al-Rabiah, the Ministry of Health (MOH) signed today, Tuesday, an agreement to rehabilitating and equipping cancer early detection center in Al-Ahsa, to be funded by Sheikh Abdulaziz bin Suleiman Al-Afaliq, at a total cost of 20 million riyals.

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  • Can sweat patches revolutionise diabetes?

    Added On : 10th March 2017

    Sweaty pitsScientists have developed a sensor that can monitor blood sugar levels by analysing sweaty skin.

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  • 110 public hospitals to treat insurance patients

    Added On : 9th March 2017

    Image result for moh logoJEDDAH — The Health Ministry has authorized 110 of 270 its hospitals to provide health insurance services to Saudis as well as expatriates.

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  • Obesity in Pregnancy Tied to Cerebral Palsy Risk

    Added On : 9th March 2017

    Image result for Obesity in Pregnancy Tied to Cerebral Palsy RiskBut study authors stress that a cause-and-effect link wasn't proven

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  • 1,030 transsexuals undergo SRS at KAU center in 10 years

    Added On : 8th March 2017

    Image result for Sexual reassignment surgery at KAU center in 10 yearsThe sex-correction surgical center at King Abdulaziz University Hospital in Jeddah has performed sex reassignment surgery (SRS) on 1,030 transgendered patients in the Kingdom and neighboring Gulf states since its inception 10 years ago, according to Dr. Yasser Jamal, president of the center.

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  • Diabetes in pregnancy tied to altered fat cells in adult offspring

    Added On : 8th March 2017

            When pregnant mothers have diabetes, their children may have altered fat cells that make metabolic diseases in adulthood more likely, a small Danish study suggests.

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  • Children’s cancer hospital in Rabigh soon

    Added On : 7th March 2017

    Image result for moh logoJEDDAH – A team of 15 businessmen and a doctor led by former Health Minister Dr. Hamad Al-Manie is making preparations to launch a specialized children’s cancer hospital in Jeddah.

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  • Secondhand Smoke Linked to Food Allergies in Kids

    Added On : 7th March 2017

    Image result for Secondhand Smoke Linked to Food Allergies in KidsPassive exposure tied to more egg and peanut sensitivity in study

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