French drugmaker, watchdog on trial for diabetes pill deaths

Pulmonologist Irene Frachon first alerted French health authorities of heart problems among patients who had taken the drug. -- AFP...

Overweight people more likely to have overweight dogs

Overweight people are more likely to have overweight dogs, partly because they are more likely to feed them treats, Danish researchers said...

Dasman Diabetes Institute holds International Patient Safety Day

KUWAIT: On 17 September 2019, Dasman Diabetes Institute (DDI), which was founded by Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS), joined...

Armed with tech tools, Colombian cities combat mosquito-borne diseases

App helps monitor, reduce spread of infectious diseases BOGOTA: Armed with a mobile app, Glenis Barragan has been knocking...

Kuwait tops women obesity chart in GCC

KUWAIT: Head of Kuwait Association of Surgeons Dr Salman Al-Sabah said Kuwait topped the rate of obesity prevalence among women over 18,...

Menstruation and Myths: Overcoming Pakistan’s taboo

BOONI, Pakistan: Bent over her hand-crank sewing machine, Hajra Bibi carefully stitches sanitary pads for the women of her mountainous village in...

MoH responds to NDMA reports

KUWAIT: Responding to FDA and EMA warnings that some ranitidine antacid and antihistamine drugs, including Zantac, include the carcinogenic impurity N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA),...

US to ban flavored vaping products as lung disease cases surge

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump's administration announced Wednesday it would soon ban flavored e-cigarette products to stem a rising tide of youth...

Mosquito trials raise hopes of defeating dengue

Trial tested in nine countries, early results look promising NHA TRANG, Vietnam: Hundreds dead in the Philippines;...

Years later, cancer cases linger over 9/11 anniversary

NEW YORK: Jacquelin Febrillet was 26 years old on September 11, 2001 when jihadist hijackers flew two passenger jets into the World...

Dogs in Norway hit by mysterious illness

OSLO: Dozens of dogs in Norway have recently been hit by a mysterious and at times fatal illness, raising concerns among dog...

Meat-free champions lick their lips as market booms

SAN FRANCISCO: Beef-free burgers, egg-free omelettes and milk-free ice cream -- meat and dairy alternatives have shot to the top of...

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