App helps save lives in heart attack

A new smartphone app recently developed by researchers at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute, headquartered in Utah, United States, could help in identifying...

New Flu vaccine approved

A new anti-flu drug Xofluza that was announced earlier this year in Japan has been approved for prescription by the Food and Drug Administration...

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...

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