Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Genes, obesity environment behind rise in body weight

In some people obesity is an outcome of their genetic makeup, but in most others it is the result of a pro-obesity environment. Researchers at...

Drug testing to change with ‘Human on a Chip’ tech

Technology is changing the way the world tests pharmaceuticals. Researchers have found a revolutionary new way to perform drug and cosmetic tests using a...

Growing new human hairs with 3D printing

Many people around the world experience hair loss in one form or another, either due to natural causes or as a side effect of...

Cheap sunglasses offer no protection, just risk to eyes

Slick and cheap sunglasses that are available for a couple of dinars or less at stores around the country may end up costing your...

WHO praises Kuwait’s healthcare quality

The delegation of consultants and experts of the World Health Organization (WHO) lauded on Sunday the level of healthcare in Kuwait. Director of the...

Highs and lows of being a ‘night-owl’

Previous studies have shown that people who frequently stay up until the early hours of the morning are placing their health and well-being at...

Synthesized scorpion venom kills dangerous bacteria

Researchers have managed to synthesize two scorpion venom compounds that are effective against certain strains of bacteria highly infectious to humans and without any...

Low intake of fruits, vegetables causes millions of deaths

Fruits and vegetables are rich in vitamins, fiber, potassium, magnesium, and antioxidants. A new study now suggests that not eating enough fruits or vegetables...

Precautions to keep children safe during summer heat

Unusually hot summer temperatures this year have led to several people ending up with heat stroke and other heat related illnesses; two people are...

Processed foods lead to rapid weight gain

Though several studies have linked processed food intake to problems such as obesity and intestinal inflammation in mice, nothing concrete had been shown in...

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