Enhancing or suppressing memories

Scientists say that a small structure in the brain could hold the keys to future therapeutic techniques for treating depression, anxiety, and PTSD, someday...

New drug to fight ‘superbugs’

Recent increase in the number of bacteria termed ‘superbugs’ that are capable of resisting multiple antibiotic drugs, is causing serious worry to health authorities...

Forty-four healthcare centers working in Eid Al-Fitr – Ministry

The Ministry of Health announced that 44 healthcare centers would be working during Eid Al-Fitr holiday across all areas. In a press statement on Monday,...

Simple test to reveal stress levels

Stress, often called ‘the silent killer’ because of its stealthy effects on everything from heart disease to mental health, has in the past proven...

Using light to restore health

Optogenetics is a relatively new biological technique that uses specialized light on  living tissue to control cells that have been genetically modified to express...

Ultrasound could herald new treatment for diabetes

Targeted ultrasound could be an effective, noninvasive, drug-free way to boost insulin levels in people with type 2 diabetes. Beta cells — which are specialized...

Tobacco: Hiding behind a smoke-screen

One of the biggest health threats that the world has ever faced comes not from deadly bacterial and viral diseases or parasitic infections, but...

Diagnosing and treating disease non-invasively

The ability to diagnose diseases and perform incredibly precise surgery without cutting the skin is something that patients and doctors worldwide would no doubt...

Low humidity decreases defense against flu viruses

Researchers at Yale University in the US have honed in on low humidity as a key reason why people are more likely to get...

Role of nature and nurture in obesity, diabetes

Nature versus nurture is a phrase with which many of us are familiar. Our genes (nature) are responsible for many of our traits, but...

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