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Bahrain steps up Ebola screening

Dozens of at-risk Bahrain residents have been screened for Ebola as part of the Health Ministry’s efforts to stop the deadly virus from entering the country. Authorities identified 42 African expatriates who had travelled to the E

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ALARMING: Big jump seen in Bahrain cancer cases

Experts in Bahrain are bracing themselves for a major increase in cancer cases in the next 10 years, said a report. An average of 500 people are diagnosed with the disease every year, according to the latest figures.

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Region 'prime target for cyber criminals': survey

About 71 per cent of participants in a survey in Bahrain believe that the region is a prime target for cyber criminals, said a research report. The research conducted by Gulf Business Machines (GBM), a leading IT solutions provide

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Support high for travel screening to stem MERS spread

Little is known about a Sars-like virus that has infected people in the Middle East, North Africa and Europe, but there is strong support around the globe for screening travellers to prevent the spread of the disease, according to a new poll.

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AS&E wins Mideast orders for screening system

American Science and Engineering (AS&E), a leading supplier of innovative X-ray detection solutions, said it has won orders from two Middle Eastern government agencies for supply of its advanced Z Portal multi-view X-ray screening systems. &

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Some Asian airports tighten controls on bird flu fears

Several governments in Asia have ordered tougher screening of air travelers from China in an effort to contain a possible spread of a new strain of bird flu that has killed 23 people in the mainland and infected one visitor from Taiwan.

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Experts urge mental illness screening in children

Leading mental health experts are calling for school children to be screened for risk of mental illnesses such as depression and have devised a test that reliably identifies those at high risk. The test can be done on a computer a

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Early colon cancer checks urged in Kuwait

Screening for colon cancer is normally recommended at the age of 50, but in Kuwait, because of the unhealthy lifestyle, screening from the age of 40 is recommended, said an expert. “This is unfortunate, because it just means that more peop

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Bahrain hospital conducts cancer screening

A second batch of colon cancer screenings was organised by American Mission Hospital (AMH) for Bahrain residents at the Isa Town Social Centre. It was part of AMH's five screening programmes being held in the country to combat the risk

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Gulf Film Festival receives 1,250 entries

The fifth Gulf Film Festival (GFF), the home of contemporary cinema from the Arabian Peninsula, has already received nearly 1,250 submissions from over 90 countries for its various competitions. The submissions for its Official Gulf, Offic

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