The first joint meeting between the Emirates Cardiac Society and the American College of Cardiology formed the basis of the growing incidence of heart diseases, which is ranked as the number one cause of death in the Gulf States.
Recent studies show that more than half of the population in the Gulf states suffers from abnormal [...]
The Dubai Hospital has now expanded its emergency section to include trauma cases.
The hospital will cater to limited number of trauma cases which range from home injuries to fractures; however the hospital will not cater to road accident emergencies which will continue to be directed to the Rashid Hospital Trauma Centre.
Dr Mahmoud Ghanaim, Head of [...]
Hammamet is hosting the second Maghribi Congress on Emergency and Disaster Medicine, Organized by the Tunisian Emergency Medicine Assocation on March 25 to 27, 2010.
Romania’s deputy Health Minister attended as a guest of honor, and by Maghreb experts, chairmen of European emergency and disaster medicine associations and representatives from the American Academy of Emergency Medicine [...]
The pilot project of Qatar’s National Health Insurance Scheme is ready for launch by next year. The law is ready and the government is working on the implementation aspect of the Scheme, said Minister of Public Health H E Abdullah bin Khalid Al Qahtani. He also revealed that the country’s first military hospital is under [...]
This two-day gathering is organised at the initiative of Tunisia’s General Practitioners Association in collaboration with the International Family Doctors Association, with the participation of several Tunisian and foreign doctors.
Themes on the agenda include pneumology, cardiology, endocrinology, neurology, pain treatment, mother and child health and aesthetic medicine.
The Congress aims to enhance the general practitioners’ role [...]
According to a new study, to increasing the amount of good cholesterol in the body and lower blood pressure, it does not reduce the risk of heart disease among people suffering from diabetes.
The results from the landmark Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes clinical trial were presented here at the 59th annual conference of [...]
The report released by the department of health and medical services Dubai also said that of this 10 percent, approximately 38 percent of cases are Emirati and 62 percent of cases are expatriates.
Health professionals are now increasingly concerned with the number of UAE residents who are at risk of heart attack due to undiagnosed hypertension.
Low-dose cardiac computed tomography angiography (CCTA) allows for the accurate evaluation of coronary artery disease, but with significantly less effective radiation dose to patients compared with coronary angiography, according to a study in the October issue of Heart.
According to Philipp A. Kaufmann, MD, director of nuclear cardiology at University Hospital in Zurich, Switzerland, although coronary [...]
The Second Middle East Cardiology Forum will take place in Abu Dhabi on 23 and 24 October, 2009 bringing together heart specialists from the UAE and from leading cardiology hospitals around the world.
The event, which is being organized by Synovetics, is the one of largest cardiology conferences in the region and will be chaired by [...]
PACS is perhaps the most prevalent form of clinical information technology out there, with so many hospitals having converted to digital imaging in the last decade. But most of the picture archiving and communication systems in place are for radiology; cardiology PACS seems to have lagged. That’s because cardiology is such a complex specialty, combining [...]