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H1N1 case in a private school

H1N1 case in a private school

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

H1N1 case in a private school

KUWAIT: Minister of Education and Higher Education Bader Al-Essa said yesterday that there was one confirmed case of Swine Flu (H1N1) of a six year old student in a private school. The student’s parents were the ones who reported the case, as their child was currently receiving treatment, the minister said during a tour to […]

How mobile phones are making childbirth safer in Ethiopia

Posted by on 11/11/2015
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How mobile phones are making childbirth safer in Ethiopia

How mobile phones are making childbirth safer in Ethiopia

ADDIS ABABA: In Ethiopia where almost nine in every 10 women give birth at home after pregnancies with little or no medical support, a mobile phone app is coming to the rescue with lifesaving guidelines when things go wrong. The “Safe Delivery App”, created by the Danish development organization the Maternity Foundation, provides simplified instructions […]

Your eyes choose the cleansing expert

Posted by on 10/11/2015
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Your eyes choose the cleansing expert

Your eyes choose the cleansing expert

DUBAI: Applying makeup is a very important part of many women’s daily routine. Here in this region especially, applying kohl is a strong Arabic tradition that goes back to Ancient Arabs, and remains an important part of women’s make-up regime. However, removing stubborn eye makeup can irritate the skin, especially since some kohls and mascaras […]

Al-Jothen pioneers the beauty educational industry

Posted by on 10/11/2015
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Al-Jothen pioneers the beauty educational industry

Al-Jothen pioneers the beauty educational industry

KUWAIT: Al- Jothen, one of the top distributors of world-leading professional beauty brands across the Middle East and in Kuwait, recently joined venture with Al-Muzayen Academy to launch the brand new hair care academy in Kuwait, powered by Kemon; The Italian hair care brand that has gained international awareness as being the trendiest and most […]

India’s ‘medicine man’ brings pills to the poor – ‘The health care costs have increased greatly over the years’

Posted by on 09/11/2015
Filed under Health, Subcontinent, Top Stories, World

Nestle’s Maggi noodles return to India after ‘crisis’

Posted by on 09/11/2015
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Nestle’s Maggi noodles return to India after ‘crisis’

Nestle’s Maggi noodles return to India after ‘crisis’

MUMBAI: Nestle’s hugely popular Maggi noodles returned yesterday to shelves in India five months after the government banned them over lead levels, in one of the biggest crises to hit the Swiss giant. India’s food safety watchdog banned the noodles nationwide in June after test results showed packets exceeded legal limits of lead, while criticizing […]

Sierra Leone emerges from Ebola nightmare

Posted by on 05/11/2015
Filed under Africa, Health, World

Sierra Leone emerges from Ebola nightmare

Sierra Leone emerges from Ebola nightmare

FREETOWN: The Ebola epidemic is expected to be declared over in Sierra Leone on Saturday, when the west African nation will have gone 42 days without any new infections. But jubilation over ending the outbreak in the impoverished nation, where almost 4,000 deaths have been reported, has been tempered by caution, with neighboring Guinea still […]

Mornings exclusive for Kuwaitis at outpatient clinics

Posted by on 04/11/2015
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Mornings exclusive for Kuwaitis at outpatient clinics

Mornings exclusive for Kuwaitis at outpatient clinics

KUWAIT: Following a two-year experimental period at Jahra hospital where outpatient clinics only received citizens during morning working hours and expatriates during the afternoon, the health ministry intends to generalize the procedure at outpatient clinics in all public hospitals throughout Kuwait starting the beginning of the next year, said informed health sources. —Al-Anbaa

Saudi says fossil fuels still needed despite global warming fears

Posted by on 04/11/2015
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Saudi says fossil fuels still needed despite global warming fears

Saudi says fossil fuels still needed despite global warming fears

RIYADH: Leading crude exporter Saudi Arabia supports efforts to limit global warming but believes fossil fuels should remain part of the world energy mix, Oil Minister Ali Al-Naimi said yesterday. Naimi was speaking at a meeting of major fossil fuel producer and consumer nations in Riyadh ahead of a UN conference on climate change in […]

Recent study shows indicates ways of ruling out heart attacks faster

Posted by on 03/11/2015
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Recent study shows indicates ways of ruling out heart attacks faster

Recent study shows indicates ways of ruling out heart attacks faster

DUBAI: The Lancet published recently results that show Abbott’s ARCHITECT STAT High Sensitive Troponin-I (hsTnl) test may rule out heart attacks to help doctors promptly discharge two thirds of patients with chest pain from A&E (Accident and Emergency).These patients may therefore avoid a prolonged wait for monitoring and additional testing or being admitted to hospital. […]

Al-Sayer Group Joins Cancer Aware Nation Campaign – ‘You deserve Our Care and attention’

Posted by on 02/11/2015
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Al-Sayer Group Joins Cancer Aware Nation Campaign – ‘You deserve Our Care and attention’

Al-Sayer Group Joins Cancer Aware Nation Campaign – ‘You deserve Our Care and attention’

KUWAIT: In view of their interest in the community affairs, Al-Sayer Group CSR and Al-Sayer Medical held a joint campaign in the activities of Cancer Aware Nation Campaign (CAN) on the occasion of world day for breast cancer under the logo “You deserve our care and attention” and World Heart day 2015 under the mission […]

29% of deaths in Kuwait attributed to coronary artery disease – Importance of children maintaining a healthy heart

Posted by on 01/11/2015
Filed under Health, Top Stories