Sunday, February 24, 2019

Philippines cancels flights, alerts hospitals over haze

MANILA: The Philippines cancelled flights and put hospitals on alert yesterday, as its southern and central islands were covered by thickening haze from Indonesian...

Kuwait MoH considers regulating abortions

KUWAIT: Health Ministry Assistant Undersecretary for the Private Sector Dr Mohammed Al-Khashti said that the ministry is currently considering amending law number 25/1981 pertaining...

Nearly 5,000 cholera cases, 74 deaths in Tanzania

GENEVA: Tanzania is facing a major cholera outbreak, counting nearly 5,000 cases and dozens of deaths, the World Health Organization said yesterday, calling for...

GCC approves joint guidelines for medical reserves

DOHA: The GCC countries approved a joint guideline for strategic medical reserves including medicines and equipment, said Kuwaiti Minister of Health Dr Ali Al-Obaidi. The...

South East Asia fires ‘produce more greenhouse gas than US’; Suffocating vast expanses of...

JAKARTA: Indonesian forest and agricultural fires cloaking Southeast Asia in acrid haze are spewing more greenhouse gases into the atmosphere each day than all...

More evidence marriage may be bad for your waistline

NEW YORK: Need another reason to blame weight gain on your marriage? When one spouse becomes obese, the other's risk of obesity almost doubles,...

Taxes and tobacco consumption

Government spending in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries has been rising rapidly since the onset of the Arab Spring. On the revenue side,...

Kuwait health professionals warn against hidden risks of the debilitating disease

KUWAIT: Medtronic and concerned healthcare professionals have today issued a strong message urging those either at risk or already suffering from osteoporosis to take...

Osteoporosis can be treated

KUWAIT: Our spinal column is made up of 33 vertebrae that protect the spinal cord, while at the same time help us to stand...

Obaidi opens ward at Chest Hospital

KUWAIT: Health Minister Dr Ali Al-Obaidi yesterday opened the renovated Late Shaikhan Al-Farsi ward at the Chest Diseases Hospital. Obaidi said that the new...

Al-Sayer Medical Co launches new, unique mobility products from Invacare

KUWAIT: Al-Sayer Medical Co one of the Al Sayer Group Holding Companies has launched two advanced mobility products including Rea Dahlia wheel chair for...

HIV-infected citizen warns of ‘imported prostitutes’ – Kuwait has over 1,000 AIDS cases

KUWAIT: In an alarming interview with local daily Al-Rai, an HIVinfected citizen blew the whistle on the increasing numbers of HIV patients in Kuwait,...

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