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UN to deploy Ebola mission as death toll hits 2,630

The United Nations Security Council has declared the Ebola outbreak in West Africa a "threat to international peace and security" as the death toll hit 2,630 and France became the latest Western nation to step up its support. French President Francois Hollande announced

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Faster-acting erectile dysfunction drug gets FDA approval

An erectile dysfunction drug that reduces by half the time patients need to take the pill before sexual activity has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. Developed by Auxilium Pharmaceuticals and Vivus, the drug, Stendra, is the first FDA-approved erectile dysfun

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Roche wins top pharma award

Roche, a Swiss global healthcare company, has been recognised by the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) as the group leader in sustainability within the pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and life sciences industry for the sixth consecutive year. The DJSI has become the key reference

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76 medical complaints investigated in Bahrain

Bahrain’s health watchdog has investigated 76 complaints related to medical malpractice since the start of the year. However, National Health Regulatory Authority (NHRA) complaints chief and professional regulations acting chief Dr Leena Al Qasem has refused to disclose det

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Mideast cleaning industry to grow 275pc

The cleaning and hygiene industry in the Middle East is set to rise from Dh80 billion ($21.7 billion) to Dh300 billion by 2020, a 275 per cent growth, according to a recent report. The second edition of the Middle East’s top trade expo on cleaning and hygiene, Clean Middle

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RCSI Bahrain to continue operating mobile diabetes unit

Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) has signed a deal with the Bahrain Diabetes Society to allow the continued operation of the Paediatric Mobile Diabetes Unit in the kingdom. It was signed between Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, president of the Bahrain Diabetes

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Wastewater reuse focus for Abu Dhabi forum

Wastewater reuse and water recycling will form the focus for an upcoming conference in Abu Dhabi that will also conduct case studies associated with various technologies. The WaterWorld Middle East Conference and Exhibition will run in tandem with Power-Gen Middle East from Octob

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Port operators join hands to combat global warming

DP World and Hutchison Port Holding (HPH) have joined hands to combat global warming in a ‘Waste Reduction Campaign,’ that seeks to will multiply the effect of their individual efforts to curb global greenhouse emissions. The campaign, under the theme ‘Recycling

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Obesity rates spark alert in Bahrain

Bahraini men are some of the fattest in the world, according to a new book. The Economist's Pocket World in Figures 2015 puts Bahrain fourth in the world for portly men, with 31 per cent of the adult male population reportedly overweight as measured by their body mass index (

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Obama expands US role fighting Ebola spread

President Barack Obama has called West Africa's deadly Ebola outbreak a looming threat to global security and announced a major expansion of the US role in trying to halt its spread, including deployment of 3,000 troops to the region. "The reality is that this epidemic i

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