Choking air, melting glaciers: how global warming is changing India

NEW DELHI: Its Himalayan glaciers are melting fast, its agricultural heartland is drying up and its capital is choking on the world's filthiest air....

Government health insurance for expats to stop in three years? – Insurance hospitals, private...

KUWAIT: Nearly 3 million expatriates may face difficult healthcare challenges in three years' time under a proposed government plan to close access to public...

Transplant gives new face, scalp to burned firefighter

NEW YORK: A volunteer firefighter badly burned in a 2001 blaze has received the most extensive face transplant ever, covering his skull and much...

Medicare spending $9B on hepatitis C drugs

WASHINGTON: Medicare spending on breakthrough medications for hepatitis C will nearly double this year, passing $9 billion, according to new government figures. That's raising...

Thousands walk to support diabetes awareness at Landmark’s Sixth Beat Diabetes Walk 2015

KUWAIT: A good stretch of the Gulf Road was dressed in blue as more than 5000 residents came together to raise awareness about diabetes...

Dasman Diabetes Institute held annual open day commemorating World Diabetes Day 2015

KUWAIT: Dasman Diabetes Institute (DDI), a leading campaigner for diabetes awareness in Kuwait, held an informative event to commemorate World Diabetes Day on Thursday,...

Bill restricting Brazil abortions inspires anger

RIO DE JANEIRO: It is a disturbing scene: a Brazilian rape victim arrives at the hospital seeking an abortion, but first she must prove...

H1N1 case in a private school

KUWAIT: Minister of Education and Higher Education Bader Al-Essa said yesterday that there was one confirmed case of Swine Flu (H1N1) of a six...

How mobile phones are making childbirth safer in Ethiopia

ADDIS ABABA: In Ethiopia where almost nine in every 10 women give birth at home after pregnancies with little or no medical support, a...

Your eyes choose the cleansing expert

DUBAI: Applying makeup is a very important part of many women's daily routine. Here in this region especially, applying kohl is a strong Arabic...

Al-Jothen pioneers the beauty educational industry

KUWAIT: Al- Jothen, one of the top distributors of world-leading professional beauty brands across the Middle East and in Kuwait, recently joined venture with...

India’s ‘medicine man’ brings pills to the poor – ‘The health care costs have...

NEW DELHI: It's early morning but already "Medicine Baba" Omkarnath Sharma is pounding the pavement in one of New Delhi's upscale neighborhoods, collecting the...

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