Sunday, June 16, 2019

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...

One-in-four antibiotic prescriptions unwarranted

Despite years of dire warnings on dangers of antibiotic resistance, from leading health organizations, including the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Centers for...

Ultrasound could treat high blood pressure

People suffering from high blood pressure could one day soon reduce their medications by turning to a minimally invasive surgical procedure using ultrasound. Scientists behind...

App to diagnose anemia… from fingernails

Mobile apps are increasingly changing the way we initially diagnose illnesses. For instance, you wake up in the morning feeling miserable and the app...

Reducing diabetes risk with a personalized diet

Keeping blood glucose at a healthy level reduces the risk of developing diabetes. But until now, reducing high glucose levels has focused on limiting...

Doctor’s scribbles … A puzzle only understood by pharmacists

Have you ever wondered how a small paper that is written in an incomprehensible language can have meaning and may make a patient happy...

Kuwait’s Cancer preventive clinic receives 108 people since March – Official

A clinic for chronic diseases and early detention of cancer has received 108 people since reopening last March, vice­chairman of the Cancer Awareness Nation...

Ingredient in toothpaste, mouthwash may cause antibiotic resistance

Triclosan, an antimicrobial chemical used in toothpastes and mouthwash, may reduce the effectiveness of some antibiotic drugs by 100-fold, says a new study by...

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...

Calories burned daily depends on time of day

Researchers at Harvard Medical School in the US have made the surprising discovery that the number of calories that people burn while at rest...

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