Men are being advised to take extra precautions after it emerged they could be more at risk from the deadly SARS-like virus than women, a report said.
Men are thought to be more likely to contract the coronavirus, since they account for 79 per cent of the 44 cases globally, accor
The Horn of Africa (northeast Africa) is currently experiencing an outbreak of wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1), according to a statement.
A four-month-old girl near Dadaab, Kenya, developed symptoms of acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) last month. Two healthy contacts of the chil
Nearly 100 international healthcare experts and pioneers will attend a conference on minimally invasive surgery and natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (Notes), which is to begin on May 24 in Abu Dhabi.
The two-day conference titled ‘Tomorrow is Already Today&rs
Tunisia has notified the World Health Organisation (WHO) of two laboratory-confirmed cases and a probable case of infection with the SARS-like virus novel coronavirus (nCoV).
The two laboratory confirmed cases are a 34-year-old man and a 35-year-old woman. They are siblings. Both
Bahrain has set up a special taskforce to help prevent cases of a deadly SARS-like virus that has killed 16 people in neighbouring Saudi Arabia and infected more than 30 others.
The announcement came as top Health Ministry officials took part in an extraordinary meeting of the Wo
There has been a staggering increase of up to 700 per cent in the use of prescription painkillers in some areas of Bahrain since the beginning of 2011, a report said.
This coincides with an outbreak of anti-government protests, which has led to political turmoil and divisions in
Bahrain City Centre (BCC), the largest shopping mall in the Kingdom, is taking part in a global awareness campaign on the prevention of heart diseases amongst women.
Go Red for Women will be held within the mall premises on May 23 and 24, offering complimentary heart health check
A major environmental campaign to clean up Bahrain's capital, Manama, was launched yesterday (May 20).
The Manama Municipality announced Environment Protection Week under the theme "Together towards a clean capital", reported the Gulf Daily News, our sister publicat
Only just more than a half of the residents in Bahrain eat the recommended three meals a day and 39 per cent of all nationalities do not take medication prescribed by a doctor, according to a new survey.
One in five Bahrainis never do any exercise and 50 per cent did not know how
Ooredoo, Qatar’ leading telecom company, and the Leo Messi Foundation today launched a new initiative to support mobile health clinics to provide medical aid for children in the Middle East, North Africa, and Southeast Asia.