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Fake medical news

If you believed every health news you read online, you might decide you no longer needed a doctor. Search online for just about any...

Scientists print 3D heart

In what could be a major medical breakthrough, researchers at Tel Aviv University in Israel have ‘printed’ the world's first 3D engineered heart with...

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...

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...

Food additive fuels weight gain, diabetes

New research shows that additives, which are a mainstay of many Western diets, may not be as benign as previously understood. A common anti-...

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...

Smelling with your tongue

A new study suggests that besides tasting, the human tongue may be able to smell its environment. Many animals already taste and smell their...

World-Class research is gradually winning the war against cancer

Cancer is one of the key health challenges facing the world today, and is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality. There were 9.6...

Simple 5-minute workout improves blood pressure, brain activity

Could working out five minutes a day, without lifting a single weight or jogging a single step, reduce your heart attack risk, help you...

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...

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