Swine flu among students of private school in Salmiya

KUWAIT: Well-informed health sources said that four swine flu cases were discovered amongst students of a private school in Salmiya, and that by examining...

FDA tests point toward E coli in salad vegetables

SEATTLE : Testing has pointed toward a vegetable mix from a California food wholesaler as the source of E. coli in Costco chicken salad...

Plastic surgery ‘should be done by professionals’

KUWAIT: Carrying out plastic surgeries required professional and talented hands which would make sure that these procedures would not end in disaster, said a...

Obaidi oversees key health initiatives

KUWAIT: Health Minister Dr Ali Al-Obaidi attended a joint steering committee meeting yesterday, which is part of a government-to-government agreement between Britain and Kuwait...

2015 set to be the hottest year ever

GENEVA: The year 2015 is shaping up to be the hottest on record, the UN's weather agency said yesterday, a week ahead of a...

Indonesia Islamic district to ban condoms in convenience stores

BELOPA: A staunchly Islamic district in Indonesia plans to ban the sale of condoms in convenience stores in a bid to halt premarital sex,...

Bee die-offs could disrupt the human food chain Pesticide-makers point to other culprits in...

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK: In a Nordic-inspired building tucked in a corner of the Bayer CropScience North American headquarters, high school students wander through 6,000...

Endangered rhino dies in US zoo; 3 remaining worldwide

LOS ANGELES: A northern white rhinoceros, one of just four left on Earth, died on Sunday at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park after...

Seasonal flu cases stable: Ministry

KUWAIT: Registered cases of seasonal flu have stabilized at 10 to 20 cases out of 100,000 persons, less than international records of 35 to...

Air pollution linked to asthma in children and teens

NEW YORK: Exposure to air pollution early in life may contribute to the development of asthma in childhood and adolescence, a European study suggests....

Public schools on alert over swine flu discovery

KUWAIT: Public schools are on alert after the discovery of four cases of the swine flu at facilities in Hawalli and Adeiliya areas, said...

Fight against tuberculosis hinges on India stepping up funding: WHO – Activists blame deaths...

NEW DELHI: India is critical to the global fight to end an epidemic of tuberculosis by 2030 and must step up funding to control...

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