Italy doctors warn of ‘bio bombs’ from patients sent to care homes

ROME: Employees of a private company spray disinfectant in a building on Tuesday during the country's lockdown aimed at stopping the...

Bangladesh hopes to rekindle passion to save rare crocodiles

DHAKA: Bangladeshi conservationists introduced two rare river-dwelling crocodiles to potential mates yesterday in a last-ditch attempt to save the critically-endangered species from extinction. A...

Japanese wins Medicine Nobel for cell ‘recycling’

STOCKHOLM: Yoshinori Ohsumi of Japan won the Nobel Medicine Prize yesterday for his pioneering work on autophagy - a process whereby cells “eat themselves”...

Malaria returns with a vengeance in Venezuela as economic crisis worsens

CARACAS: If it weren't for the Center for Malaria Studies in Caracas, Francelis Pacheco would have been unable to get treatment for...

Taiba Hospital and Endometriosis

'The Million Women March for Endometriosis' KUWAIT: As part of the global effort, we are pleased to announce that Taiba Hospital is once again leading...

US guidelines urge cancer screening from age of 50 – Newest recommendations stoke new...

MIAMI: Women 50 and older should get a mammogram to screen for breast cancer every two years, while women in their 40s should decide...

Non-stick chemicals common in fast food packaging

MIAMI: Burgers, fries, tacos and pastries come wrapped in grease-proof paper and boxes that often contain non-stick chemicals that may be able to leach...

Health Ministry ready to face any emergency in the region

Minister attends Kuwait Association of Surgeons' ghabqa KUWAIT: Health Minister Sheikh Dr Basel Al-Sabah...

As China virus spreads, fear spreads faster

WUHAN: Medical staff members wearing protective clothing to help stop the spread of a deadly virus which began in the city,...

Surgeon General sounding alarm on teens’ use of e-cigarettes

WASHINGTON: The US surgeon general is calling e-cigarettes an emerging public health threat to the nation's youth. In a report released Thursday, Surgeon General Vivek...

Amir patronizes, attends opening of Jahra Medical City

Jahra Medical City completed in record time - official  KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah patronized and attended the opening of...

Teens risk suicide, drugs, AIDS due to gender ‘straitjacket’

NEW YORK: Gender stereotypes put girls as young as 10 at risk of HIV/AIDS and depression, and lead boys to abuse drugs and commit...

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27th September