Thursday, April 25, 2019

Dialysis stopped for expat patients

KUWAIT: The Ministry of Health has stopped kidney dialysis for expatriates, informed sources said. A large number of patients who undergo kidney dialysis at...

India delays implementation of bigger tobacco pack warnings

NEW DELHI: India has decided to delay implementation of bigger health warnings on tobacco packaging by a year until April 2016, as pressure mounts...

Gene test finds which breast cancer patients can skip chemo – ‘I’ve had chemotherapy....

DURHAM, North Carolina: Many women with early-stage breast cancer can skip chemotherapy without hurting their odds of beating the disease - good news from...

Malaysia again shuts schools as Indonesian smoke thickens

KUALA LUMPUR: Thick white smoke from Indonesian slash-and-burn farming enveloped Malaysia's capital and other areas yesterday, triggering school closures for the following day as...

Is climate change killing American starfish? – ‘They are as charismatic as you can...

FORKS, United States: On the remote rocky shores of the western United States, low tide brings visitors to wave-splashed tide pools to marvel at...

Health facilities alerted to the dangers of cholera

KUWAIT: The Ministry of Health affirmed its preparedness to prevent cholera from entering the country through activation of all preventive measures. The Ministry has contacted...

Special investigation: Bungling by UN agency hurt Ebola response – ‘We’ve already seen what...

KENEMA, Sierra Leone: Something didn't smell right. As a worker at Kenema Government Hospital mixed a batch of chlorine on a broiling August day,...

Health Ministry marks World Alzheimer’s Day

KUWAIT: The Health Ministry celebrated World Alzheimer’s Day yesterday to raise public awareness of this disease that afflicts more than 47 million people worldwide,...

Art of Living trainer Yousuf Nissan in Kuwait

KUWAIT: Sajee Yousuf Nissan, an Indian inspirational speaker and a trainer of 'The Art of Living' has arrived in Kuwait on a brief visit....

Iraq tries to contain cholera outbreak west of Baghdad

BAGHDAD: Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi ordered daily water tests and other measures on Saturday that contains an outbreak of cholera that has killed...

California doctor charged in $150 million insurance scam

LOS ANGELES: An orthopedic surgeon was charged as the ringleader in one of the state's biggest health fraud schemes, which included unnecessary operations by...

Delhi hospitals struggle with dengue overload – ‘People are in panic, it is the...

NEW DELHI: Hospitals in the Indian capital struggled yesterday to cope with a flood of patients suffering from dengue fever as the Delhi government...

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