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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...

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...

Kuwaiti medical team in Turkey for treating Syrian refugees

A Kuwaiti medical team on Tuesday arrived in the Turkish city of Hatay adjacent to the Syrian border to perform surgeries for Syrian refugees....

Red, white meat, both raise cholesterol levels

Health experts have long recommended that replacing red meat with white meat is a healthy alternative. Red meat has been linked to diabetes, heart...

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...

New study widens understanding of diabetes

According to the World Health Organization (WHO) more than 420 million people around the world suffer from diabetes and its dire consequences such as...

Lab-grown retinas explain color vision

Researchers at Johns Hopkins University in the United States have grown human eye retinas from scratch in the laboratory to determine how cells allow...

Kuwait hosts 5th Holistic View to the Future conference

Children’s National Medical Center, the leading international pediatrics health system based in Washington, D.C., in collaboration with the Kuwait Medical Association (KMA) and the...

Women gain weight when job demands are high

Researchers at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden the predisposition of women to gain weight from pressures at the workplace have concluded that high...

Social-media increases depression, loneliness

The link between social-media and depression has been the topic of studies for years but a causal connection had never been proven. Now researchers...

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