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...

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...

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...

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...

CAN affirms success of raising awareness of cancer detection

Head of Cancer Awareness National Campaign (CAN), Dr. Abdulrahman Al­Awadhi, affirmed the success of a campaign to raise awareness of the community of all...

Health official: Kuwait leader in kidney transplant operations

Kuwait is a leader in kidney transplantations in the Gulf and the Arab world with 80 to 100 operations taking place annually, Assistant Undersecretary...

Storing insulin in refrigerator unsafe

People with diabetes usually store their lifesaving insulin in the refrigerator at home, based on recommendations made by many insulin manufacturers. But a new...

ACHE-MENA and New Mowasat Hospital hosts educational program

New Mowasat Hospital hosted an educational session by the American College of Healthcare Executives – MENA region for the first time in Kuwait. The...

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...

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