Tian Shan Xue Lian is a rare white flower found in snow-capped mountains. It is revered as a panacea and an elixir so powerful that can bring the dead back to life. This cusped, wrinkly flower, the size of...
According to a research done in China, web addiction can cause abnormal change in brain similar to that by drug and alcohol addiction. Experts in China scanned over 17 young web addicts and found some disruption in their brain. Their...
The first study to bring out the potential of using a virus to fight human malignancies has shown that a modified small pox vaccine can help shrink tumors in some cancer patients, and spare the healthy cells at the...
Blood samples collected from heart patients can lead to anemia. A new study based in St. Luke?s Hospital, United States of America revealed that when patients go to hospitals due to heart attacks, such a high amount of blood is...
Place Dubai and Saudi Arabia Story Doctors from Saudi Arabia and Dubai obtain permission to work in both countries Objective To assess the benefits of the pact. The healthcare authorities of Dubai and Saudi Arabia have decided to permit licensed medical practitioners of both countries...
Recent reports on around 25 per cent fall in number of patients in Jordan by the country's Private Hospital Association (PHA) as a consequence of political instability have drawn the attention of GCC countries to potential medical tourism opportunities...
Spain is all set to demand a 100% compensation over claims that the country?s produce has caused the E-coli outbreak. The outbreak of the virus has killed 18 people and left hundreds seriously ill. Spanish PM Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero...
The Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI) has stated that major drug companies have drastically cut the price of life-saving vaccines. GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Merck, Johnson & Johnson and Sanofi-Aventis have agreed to cut prices through the international vaccine...
Dubai Gynaecology and Fertility Centre (DGFC) plans to shut down their fertility centre following the decision of Ministry of Health to ban the practice of storing embryos. DGFC helped to bring out over 180 successful births. The centre celebrated...
Sonova, the Swiss hearing aid maker is expecting the Swiss franc to weigh on its earnings and sales growth this year and has cautioned its first half sales could be slow due to the lower sales of the company?s...
Forty, forty-five, and still rising! The mercury is soaring as UAE plunges into yet another blazing summer season. With the rising temperatures come a host of health complaints - sunburn, headaches and rashes among others. But summer doesn't have to...
Drug maker, Glenmark Pharmaceuticals has confirmed that the unit has signed a licensing agreement with France?s Sanofi to develop and commercialize a novel monoclonal antibody. The news has sent the company?s share up by nearly 20 per cent, today. As...
Over the next four years, more than 41,000 new hospital beds will be needed in Saudi Arabia to cope with the escalating demand from the fast growing population of the country. With more that $ 18 billion committed to...
According to latest research findings, health experts claim that sitting down for prolonged periods (eight hours a day is the norm in most offices/schools) can prove disastrous for your health and longevity. Scientists warn that people who sit around...
Dubai Healthcare City Authority (DHCA): A law was issued on Wednesday by His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, establishing the DHCA. According to the...