Thursday 5 March 2015

Bahrain to cut medicine prices by 50pc

Bahrain will slash prices of hundreds of medicines used for treatment of eye, ear, nose and throat conditions and gynaecology by 50 per cent starting from tomorrow (March 1), said a report. The new pricing cap represents the seventh phase of a GCC decision to unify cost of medici


Decision on Ebola mass vaccination in August: WHO

An independent advisory body will decide in August at the earliest on whether to recommend widespread introduction of an Ebola vaccine, depending on results of clinical trials and the epidemic's course, the World Health Organization said. All three worst-hit countries in West


Alba backs Bahrain International Garden Show

Aluminium Bahrain has demonstrated its commitment towards a greener Bahrain by supporting and participating in the ongoing Bahrain International Garden Show (BIGS) 2015. The five-day show will conclude on March 1 at the Bahrain International Convention and Exhibition Centre.


Chinese medicinal herb compound shows promise for Ebola

A drug derived from a Chinese medicinal herb is showing promise for combating Ebola infection, effectively imprisoning the virus inside cells so it cannot do its usual damage, scientists said on Thursday. The researchers said the compound, called tetrandrine, blocked infection of

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