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Japan bans French foie gras imports over bird flu virus

Posted by on 05/12/2015
Filed under Asia, Europe, Health, World

Japan bans French foie gras imports over bird flu virus

Japan bans French foie gras imports over bird flu virus

TOKYO: Japan has banned imports of French foie gras due to a bird flu outbreak, an agriculture ministry official said Friday. The ban, which became effective November 26, will be lifted 90 days after all affected French poultry farms finish culling their birds and conclude necessary sanitary procedures, the official told AFP. Japan took action […]

India to ban old trucks as cities choke on dirty air – Trucks over 15 years old to be forced off roads

Posted by on 03/12/2015
Filed under Health, Subcontinent, Top Stories, World

Walnuts each day keep the doctor away?

Posted by on 02/12/2015
Filed under Health, Top Stories

Group funded by Coke to fight obesity disbanding

Posted by on 01/12/2015
Filed under Health, Top Stories

Study shows that obese children are more likely to have heart disease

Posted by on 30/11/2015
Filed under Health, Top Stories

Flu awareness drive in schools

Posted by on 29/11/2015
Filed under Health, Kuwait, Other News

Flu awareness drive in schools

Flu awareness drive in schools

KUWAIT: The Health Ministry’s Undersecretary Dr Khaled Al-Sahlawi announced yesterday the launch of an awareness campaign in all schools in the country, public and private, on seasonal flu prevention and knowledge of its dangers. The campaign targets male and female students of all educational grades in the country’s schools with participation of medical teams of […]

80% of men in middle east more savvy about fashion than health

Posted by on 29/11/2015
Filed under Health, Middle East, Top Stories, World

Swine flu among students of private school in Salmiya

Posted by on 28/11/2015
Filed under Health, Kuwait, Other News

Swine flu among students of private school in Salmiya

Swine flu among students of private school in Salmiya

KUWAIT: Well-informed health sources said that four swine flu cases were discovered amongst students of a private school in Salmiya, and that by examining other students as a precautionary measure, they were all found clear of the H1N1 virus. The sources also stressed that swine flu was no longer dangerous and that it was only […]

FDA tests point toward E coli in salad vegetables

Posted by on 28/11/2015
Filed under Health

FDA tests point toward E coli in salad vegetables

FDA tests point toward E coli in salad vegetables

SEATTLE : Testing has pointed toward a vegetable mix from a California food wholesaler as the source of E. coli in Costco chicken salad that has been linked to an outbreak that has sickened 19 people in seven states, a Costco official said Wednesday. Craig Wilson, Costco vice president of food safety and quality assurance, […]

Plastic surgery ‘should be done by professionals’

Plastic surgery ‘should be done by professionals’

Posted by on 26/11/2015
Filed under Health, Kuwait, Other News

Plastic surgery ‘should be done by professionals’

KUWAIT: Carrying out plastic surgeries required professional and talented hands which would make sure that these procedures would not end in disaster, said a Health Ministry official yesterday. During the opening of the three-day Plastic surgery exhibition at Avenues Mall, organized by the Health Ministry and a number of private sector companies, Assistant Undersecretary for […]

Obaidi oversees key health initiatives

Posted by on 25/11/2015
Filed under Health, Kuwait, Other News

Obaidi oversees key health initiatives

Obaidi oversees key health initiatives

KUWAIT: Health Minister Dr Ali Al-Obaidi attended a joint steering committee meeting yesterday, which is part of a government-to-government agreement between Britain and Kuwait to increase collaboration in trade between the two countries in multiple sectors including healthcare. In an exclusive interview with Kuwait Times, Dr Obaidi stated that his attendance was to personally follow […]

2015 set to be the hottest year ever

Posted by on 25/11/2015
Filed under Health, Top Stories