Monday, May 27, 2019

Smartphone app to detect diabetes

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), diabetes kills over 1.6 people each year while high blood glucose level accounts for another 2.2 million...

Effects of high-fat diet passed on through generations

Researchers at ETH Zurich in Switzerland have found that harmful effects of a high-fat diet in female mice, such as obesity, insulin resistance and...

MoH celebrates graduation of new batch of physicians

­Minister of Health Sheikh Bassel Al­Sabah on Tuesday honored 120 physicians and surgeons who completed post­graduate academic sources under the Kuwaiti medical board. The board,...

Balanced diet better than nutritional supplements

New research suggests that nutrients sourced from foods appear to significantly reduce your risk for death, while nutrients from supplements do little to lower...

Too much and too little sleep harms health

Sleeping too much is just as harmful as too little sleep, especially when it comes to raising the risk of cardiovascular problems and premature...

Kuwait working to upgrade patient safety standards – Minister

Minister of Health Sheikh Dr. Bassel Al­-Sabah reaffirmed Kuwait's commitment to the policy of upgrading the standards of patient safety, noting that this policy...

Food additive fuels weight gain, diabetes

New research shows that additives, which are a mainstay of many Western diets, may not be as benign as previously understood. A common anti-...

Season for outbreak of infectious disease

As the saying, ‘there is a season for everything’ implies, it now appears that infectious diseases too have a season of their own. Most...

Dealing with thyroid issues

Thyroid gland is a small butterfly-shaped gland located in the front of neck at the base. This gland produces two hormones – T3 and...

Gene therapy could help regain sight

Currently people who become blind due to degeneration of the retina in the eye have only one option — electronic eye implants. Neuroscientists at...

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