Saudi Arabia says a man has died from a new respiratory virus related to severe acute respiratory syndrome (Sars), bringing to 62 the number of deaths in the kingdom at the centre of the outbreak.
The Health Ministry said the latest victim died in a Riyadh hospital on Thursday. I
A handful of people have banded together to form one of Bahrain's first support groups for people with eating disorders.
Overeaters Anonymous (OA) is a 12-step programme for those who have issues with food, including compulsive overeaters, anorexics and bulimics.
RAK Hospital in Ras Al Khaimah has launched a special clinic to address critical issues relating to bladder control problems, pelvic floor prolapse and dysfunction and other similar issues faced by women.
The specialised team at the new “Uro-Gyne Clinic” will focus on
For the third year running, the National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) is sponsoring UAE national employees to join the “2041 International Antarctica Expedition”, as part of its commitment to promote leadership skills and environmental responsibility.
The two NBAD explore
Adults should eat less than the equivalent of 6 teaspoons of sugar a day if they are to avoid health risks such as weight gain and tooth decay linked to sugary diets, the World Health Organisation said.
Issuing draft guidelines calling for a new sugar limit of less than 5.0 perce
Al Khalij Commercial Bank (al khaliji) has announced plans to finance one of the largest Greenfield projects for recycling materials in the country.
The Qatar bank's move is in line with its objective to support green-technology businesses in the country.
A researcher from Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar (WCMC-Q) has completed an epic 360km ultra-marathon around Qatar to raise awareness of women’s cancer issues.
Dr Jeremie Arash Rafii Tabrizi, the associate professor of Genetic Medicine, spent four days running throug
Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC) has announced the launch of its second medical tourism facilitator - Meditour.
Facilitators connect overseas patients with healthcare providers.
The announcement was made on the opening of day of the International Medical Travel E
Many of the countries who responded to a new World Health Organization (WHO) survey lack the capacity to prevent and care for hearing loss, according to a report.
WHO estimates that over 5 per cent of the world’s population – 360 million people - has disabling h
Exposure to second-hand smoke in childhood causes irreversible damage to children's arteries - increasing their risk of heart attacks or strokes when they grow up, according to a large international study published on Wednesday.
The research, which lends weight to campaigns f