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,...

Hospital workers often transfer germs when removing gloves, gowns

NEW YORK: Florescent lotion and black light revealed that health care workers often contaminate their skin and clothing while removing their protective gear, researchers...

How the US pays three times more for drugs – Transatlantic divide

LONDON: US prices for the world's 20 top-selling medicines are, on average, three times higher than in Britain, according to an analysis carried out...

Tai chi can help build strength, relieve pain

LONDON: For people with chronic illnesses ranging from cancer to arthritis, Tai chi exercises may improve walking, build strength and reduce pain, according to...

Heart attack test can reduce hospital admission

PARIS: A simple blood test can reduce unnecessary hospital admissions by pinpointing people seeking medical help for chest pain caused by something other than...

What you don’t know, you can’t change

We all like the reassurance of knowing we are healthy and may have a medical check-up from time to time to confirm that we...

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