A new vaccine showed promise at protecting young children from malaria, offering a potential new weapon against a disease that kills at least one million people each year, US researchers said.
In a study of 100 West African children aged one to six, the experimental vaccine produced immune responses similar to or even higher than those [...]
A 24-hour surge of 50 people critically injured in accidents swamped emergency teams at Salmaniya Medical Complex.
It meant bumping other patients off the operations schedule, an official admitted yesterday.
However, no life threatening situations were ignored, said Health Ministry hospital affairs assistant under-secretary Dr Ameen Al Sa’ati.
‘There were more than 50 people who needed urgent critical [...]
Saudi German Hospital Group, one of the largest private healthcare providers in the Middle East and African region, has successfully participated recently in the Arab Health 2010 as ‘Gold Sponsor’.
SGH Group vision is to “To design, finance, construct and operate 30 world-class hospitals and create 50,000 jobs by the year 2015.
Through its external technical German [...]
Cairo Khalid Salah, 35, remembers the first day he picked the habit more than 20 years ago. “It started as a challenge from my friends, who said that smoking makes one look like a real man,” Salah, a taxi driver in Cairo, recalls. “I believed them, and have been a smoker of around two packets [...]
Dubai The slogan of the International Union against Cancer this year is: “If you love someone, tell them they stink”.
You can click on a heart-shaped button on the Union’s website and send that message to someone who smokes.
The World Health Organization (Who) believes tobacco is the single largest preventable cause of cancer in the world [...]
Dubai She wastes no fresh tears. There is no ‘what if’ she can beat cancer. Analiza Muval is a survivor firm in belief that her ongoing battle will be a memory of the past.
She has no family to turn to but prayer is her anchor, her truth. Diagnosed with breast cancer nearly two years ago, [...]