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MoH says 9% of Kuwaitis depressed

MoH says 9% of Kuwaitis depressed

Posted by on 09/06/2013
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MoH says 9% of Kuwaitis depressed

KUWAIT: According to a recent WHO report on psychiatric medicine, the Middle East region topped the list when it came to the number of people suffering from depression, as depression rates varied between 5-9 per cent of its total population. Kuwait also falls in this region. The report also said that over 75 per cent […]

Fertility drugs and nature better than horse roundups

Fertility drugs and nature better than horse roundups

Posted by on 07/06/2013
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Fertility drugs and nature better than horse roundups

RENO: A scathing independent scientific review of wild horse roundups in the West concludes the US government would be better off investing in widespread fertility control of the mustangs and let nature cull any excess herds instead of spending millions to house them in overflowing holding pens. A 14-member panel assembled by the National Science […]

Marathon runner’s pain is no pulled muscle; it’s a baby

Marathon runner’s pain is no pulled muscle; it’s a baby

Posted by on 07/06/2013
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Marathon runner’s pain is no pulled muscle; it’s a baby

DULUTH: An aspiring half-marathon runner in Minnesota attributed her unbearable back pain to a two-hour training session. A day later, she was cradling a newborn. Trish Staine, 33, says she had no idea she was pregnant before Monday’s surprise birth. The Duluth mother of three said she hadn’t gained any weight or felt fetal movement […]

Meet your distant cousin: Tiny hyperactive primate – Earliest primates ‘very frenetic creatures, anxious’

Posted by on 07/06/2013
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Meet your distant cousin: Tiny hyperactive primate – Earliest primates ‘very frenetic creatures, anxious’

Meet your distant cousin: Tiny hyperactive primate – Earliest primates ‘very frenetic creatures, anxious’

WASHINGTON: New fossil evidence of the earliest complete skeleton of an ancient primate suggests it was a hyperactive, wide-eyed creature so small you could hold a couple of them in your hand – if only they would stay still long enough. The 55-million-yearold fossil dug up in central China is one of our first primate […]

New Saudi death from MERS virus

New Saudi death from MERS virus

Posted by on 07/06/2013
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New Saudi death from MERS virus

RIYADH: The Saudi health ministry yesterday announced the death of one of its citizens in the eastern region of Al-Ahsaa after he contracted MERS, a SARS-like virus. The ministry website said the latest death, announced on Wednesday, brings to 25 the number of people who have died from the virus since September, adding that 40 […]