Saudi scientists have found gene fragments of the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers) virus in air from a barn housing an infected camel and say this suggests the disease may be transmitted through the air.
Mers, a serious respiratory illness caused by a virus known as
Escalating Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip are preventing a team of Bahraini doctors from flying to the war-torn area to treat the injured.
More than 10 medics planned to travel to Gaza this week, but have been told by t
Instinct Media Group, a leading company for in-house media solutions, and Sky Clinic, a renowned dentistry medical centre, have launched a new in-clinic 3D screen to be installed at Sky Clinic’s premises at Jumeirah Lake Towers Dubai.
Roche plans to steer clear of the wave of big takeovers sweeping through the healthcare industry and focus instead on small acquisitions and partnerships, the Swiss drugmaker's chief executive said in an interview published on Saturday.
Researchers have succeeded in turning ordinary cardiac muscle cells into specialised ones that deliver a steady heartbeat using a gene therapy procedure they predict could become an alternative to implanted electronic pacemakers.
A study published recently involved pigs with a co
Saudi Arabia’s healthcare sector is expected to grow significantly in the coming years, said a Riyadh-based private equity firm and investment bank.
Jadwa Investment, which has strong ties with leading health infrastructure provider Al Hammadi Company for Development and In
A new learning facility will be built for young cancer patients at Salmaniya Medical Complex (SMC) in Bahrain.
It will include a classroom for children, who miss out on school while undergoing treatment, as well as a games room and parents' room, said a report in the Gulf Dai
The increase in health and fitness awareness has resulted in a decline of obesity as more and more residents of Qatar shift to a healthier lifestyle, according to a recent study.
The Zarca Interactive health and fitness st
About 100 Aids experts, including an influential Dutch researcher, were among the 298 passengers on a Malaysian airliner that was shot down over Ukraine.
They were headed to an international Aids conference in Melbourne, an Australian associate said on Friday.
The world is getting warmer, as greenhouse gases reach historic highs and Arctic sea ice melts, making 2013 one of the hottest years on record, international scientists said yesterday.
The annual State of the Climate report 2013 is a review of scientific data