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Workshop and conference held on Damon’s philosophy, clinical practice

Posted by on 14/05/2018
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Workshop and conference held on Damon’s philosophy, clinical practice

Workshop and conference held on Damon’s philosophy, clinical practice

The workshop highlights the development of the Damon System KUWAIT: The Quality Source Company held Damon Introductory and Damon Advance sessions by Dr Richard Cure and Dr David Bearn on Thursday at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Farwaniya. The course was held for two days and explored Damon’s philosophy, clinical practice and evidence. Dr Faraj […]

New outbreak of Ebola kills 17 in northwest DR Congo

Posted by on 09/05/2018
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New outbreak of Ebola kills 17 in northwest DR Congo

New outbreak of Ebola kills 17 in northwest DR Congo

WHO releases $1mn from emergency contingency fund KINSHASA: Seventeen people in northwest Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have died from Ebola, the health ministry said on Tuesday, describing the fresh outbreak as a “public health emergency with international impact.” “Twenty-one cases of fever with hemorrhagic indications and 17 deaths” have been recorded in Equateur province, […]

Indian train offers ticket to life-saving care and services

Posted by on 08/05/2018
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Indian train offers ticket to life-saving care and services

Indian train offers ticket to life-saving care and services

Lifeline Express provides free treatment to the needy JALORE, India: When the Lifeline Express rolled into the sleepy Indian town of Jalore, Bhagwana Ram Prajapat was anxiously waiting to board. The 55-year-old has been desperately looking for treatment for his grandson’s cleft-lip and the specially converted sky-blue, seven-coach train was the answer to his prayers. […]

After death, Hawking cuts ‘multiverse’ theory down to size

Posted by on 06/05/2018
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After death, Hawking cuts ‘multiverse’ theory down to size

After death, Hawking cuts ‘multiverse’ theory down to size

New hypothesis relies on string theory PARIS: With a science paper published after his death, Stephen Hawking has revived debate on a deeply divisive question for cosmologists: Is our Universe just one of many in an infinite, ever-expanding “multiverse”? According to one school of thought, the cosmos started expanding exponentially after the Big Bang. In […]

‘Chronic Wound Management and Diabetic Foot Care’ awareness day

Posted by on 05/05/2018
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‘Chronic Wound Management and Diabetic Foot Care’ awareness day

‘Chronic Wound Management and Diabetic Foot Care’ awareness day

KUWAIT: An awareness day on chronic wound management and diabetic foot care was held at the Avenues. “Care for the foot is of immense importance for diabetics. Diabetic foot clinics receive many cases every day, an average of 43 cases – Amiri Hospital receives 35 cases during mornings and 15 during the evening,” said head […]

Scientists devise new peanut allergy test

Posted by on 03/05/2018
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Scientists devise new peanut allergy test

Scientists devise new peanut allergy test

LONDON: British scientists have developed a far more accurate blood test to diagnose peanut allergy, offering a better way to monitor a significant food hazard. Peanuts are the most common cause of fatal food-induced anaphylaxis, or severe allergic reaction, and allergy cases among children have risen sharply in recent years. Britain’s Food Standards Agency estimates […]

British children learn the ABCs of FGM to help end harmful practice

Posted by on 02/05/2018
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British children learn the ABCs of FGM to help end harmful practice

British children learn the ABCs of FGM to help end harmful practice

137,000 girls in England and Wales have undergone FGM LONDON: As teacher Tanya Mathiason flicked through a slideshow to display diagrams of male and female genitalia to primary school children in northwest London, no one flinched or giggled. Instead, the students eagerly discussed the meaning of the words: female, genital, and mutilation. “Break those words […]

Dr Helen Azaryan speaks on new developments in plastic surgery

Posted by on 01/05/2018
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Dr Helen Azaryan speaks on new developments in plastic surgery

Dr Helen Azaryan speaks on new developments in plastic surgery

‘99 percent of the patients are demanding a more natural look’ KUWAIT: Medicine is improving and new techniques are coming to the market, and the esthetic medicine is one of the most developing, both surgical and non-surgical. Dr. Helen Azaryan, Dermatologist, Venereologist, and Cosmetologist at the Ansari Clinic in Salmiya have invented a new technology, […]

New beginning for Taiba Hospital

Posted by on 29/04/2018
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New beginning for Taiba Hospital

New beginning for Taiba Hospital

KUWAIT CITY: Taiba Hospital, Kuwait’s leading private healthcare provider, revealed its new brand identity and logo, announcing the beginning of a new chapter with fresh branding that reflects its spirit of progress and advancement. The brand identity utilizes tones of the blue color with a modern design, conveying the vision and aspirations of Taiba Hospital, […]

Parents of terminally ill UK toddler launch new legal bid

Posted by on 25/04/2018
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Parents of terminally ill UK toddler launch new legal bid

Parents of terminally ill UK toddler launch new legal bid

Pope Francis has intervened in the case LONDON: The parents of terminally ill British boy Alfie Evans were to appeal Wednesday a decision preventing them from going to Rome for treatment following high-profile interventions in the case from Pope Francis and the Italian government. Toddler Evans, who suffers from a rare neurological disease, had his […]

DHAMAN, IBM to establish an advanced technological healthcare system in Kuwait

Posted by on 23/04/2018
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DHAMAN, IBM to establish an advanced technological healthcare system in Kuwait

DHAMAN, IBM to establish an advanced technological healthcare system in Kuwait

Digital Health Roadmap Initiative to digitize the healthcare sector KUWAIT: In a pioneering step made in line with Kuwait’s development plan and Vision 2035 “New Kuwait”, Health Assurance Hospitals Company (DHAMAN) today signed a Strategic Partnership Agreement with multinational technology company IBM, for the development of the Digital Health System and the launch of the […]

Holey cow! Evidence surfaces of Stone Age veterinary ‘surgery’

Posted by on 22/04/2018
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Holey cow! Evidence surfaces of Stone Age veterinary ‘surgery’

Holey cow! Evidence surfaces of Stone Age veterinary ‘surgery’

Hole appears painstakingly carved into the animal’s head PARIS: A hole in the skull of a Stone Age cow was likely made by humans about 5,000 years ago, probably by a primitive veterinarian or trainee surgeon, scientists said. The hole appears to have been painstakingly carved into the animal’s head, but whether it was an […]