• Your health matters

    Added On : 6th March 2017

    Your health mattersThe Health Affairs in Jeddah recently launched the awareness and educational initiative “Your Health Matters”.

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  • Testosterone gel shows no benefit for older men's memories

    Added On : 6th March 2017

                Testosterone treatment did not improve older men's memory or mental function in the latest results from landmark government research that challenges the anti-aging claims of popular supplements.

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  • Brain Training for Cancer Survivors' Nerve Damage

    Added On : 5th March 2017

    Image result for brain training neurofeedbackNeurofeedback seems to offers relief from chemo-induced pain, research finds

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  • Teenager's sickle cell reversed with world-first therapy

    Added On : 4th March 2017

    A normal red blood cell next to a sickle cellA French teenager's sickle cell disease has been reversed using a pioneering treatment to change his DNA.

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  • MOH: Successful Surgery at Wadi al-Dawasir General Hospital Saves the Life of a Man with Skull Fractures and Bleeding

    Added On : 3rd March 2017

    Image result for moh logoAccording to the Ministry of Health (MOH), a medical team at Wadi Al-Dawasir Province General Hospital has succeeded in saving the life of a man injured in a traffic accident that caused him fractures of the bones of the skull, and the knee cap, accompanied by heavy bleeding and severe laceration in parts of his body.

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  • Obesity strongly linked to 11 types of cancer

    Added On : 3rd March 2017

         People who are obese have a greater risk of developing and dying from several types of cancer including malignancies of the breast, ovary, kidney, pancreas, colon, rectum and bone marrow, a research review confirms.

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  • Minsters of Health and Education Launch "Rashaqa" Initiative to Reduce Obesity Rates among School students

    Added On : 2nd March 2017

    Image result for moh logoTheir Excellencies the Minister of Health Dr. Tawfiq bin Fawzan Al-Rabiah and Minister of Education Dr. Ahmed bin Mohammed Al-Issa have inaugurated today, Monday, morning, Rahsaq initiative to reduce rates of obesity among school students, at Al-Rabie bin Amer School in the Compound of Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in Riyadh

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  • Nerve 'Zap' Treatment May Speed Stroke Recovery

    Added On : 2nd March 2017

    Image result for Nerve 'Zap' Treatment Stroke RecoverySmall study found arm weakness improved when brain was stimulated during physical therapy

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  • 3 new hospitals to treat drug addicts soon

    Added On : 1st March 2017

    The new facilities will solve the problem of ‘no beds’ for the drug addicts in hospitals. — Okaz photoRIYADH — Three new hospitals for the treatment of drug addicts will be opened in Riyadh and Taif before the end of the current year, according to the secretary general of the National Commission to Combat Drugs, Abdul Ilah Bin Mohammed Al-Sharif.

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  • Blood tests spot ovarian cancer early

    Added On : 1st March 2017

    Ovarian cancerA blood test every four months could help women at high-risk of ovarian cancer find tumours early, say doctors.

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