Sunday, February 24, 2019

Rwanda: Tourists marvel at gorillas whose numbers are rising

VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK, Rwanda: Deep in Rwanda's steep-sloped forest, the mountain gorillas look both endearing and intimidating. A tourist might feel conflicting impulses to...

Delhi hospitals could lose licences after turning away dying children

NEW DELHI: The city government in India’s capital is threatening to cancel the licences of private hospitals over allegations by distraught families that they...

Experts to tackle vexed issue of gene editing – China is a growing force...

LONDON: Scientists from the United States, China and Britain will come together to discuss the future of human gene editing, which holds great promise...

Zimbabwe cemetery becomes a bustling exercise hotspot – Poor exercise venues force people to...

HARARE: Caroline Vumbunu believes that exercising among the dead helps prolong her life. Every morning, the 59-year-old takes power walks in the Warren Hills...

Getting blood pressure even lower saves lives – ‘Study provides potentially life-saving information’

WASHINGTON: Aiming lower saves more lives when it comes to controlling high blood pressure, says a major new study that could spur doctors to...

South African cave yields new human species

MAROPENG, SOUTH AFRICA: The fossilized bones of 15 members of a previously unknown branch of the human family tree have been discovered in a...

Salt, sex and booze: Lifestyle killers on the rise

PARIS: The number of people worldwide whose deaths were tied to avoidable health risks like high blood pressure and smoking has shot up by...

NYC ends consent requirement for circumcision suction ritual

NEW YORK: People who perform an ultra- Orthodox Jewish circumcision suction ritual will no longer have to get parents to sign acknowledgements of potential...

Jaber hospital to be received in few months: Health Ministry – Largest in the...

KUWAIT: The Health Ministry is coordinating with the Public Works Ministry to receive Jaber hospital in South Surra within a few months, after which...

Spa Aquatonic at Crowne Plaza: A memory that stays with you forever

KUWAIT: I have been hearing about this spa for a long time, and as I was telling my husband, “This weekend, we need to...

Doctors warn of snakebite serum shortage

PARIS: Tens of thousands of people will unnecessarily die of snakebites unless an affordable new source of antivenom is found, Doctors Without Borders has...

Dr Firas Hamdan speaks about the benefits of medical tourism

KUWAIT: Medical tourism, especially the aesthetic type, has become more popular in the past few years. Some countries became known as destinations for beauty...

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