Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Stethoscopes could pose health risk

People walking around in white coats and stethoscopes are generally considered to be medical personnel going committed to safeguarding health and saving lives. It...

Blood test could predict heart ailments before symptoms appear

Blood tests are widely used to help doctors diagnose heart attacks after a patient experiences symptoms. Now researchers have found a more sensitive version...

Gut bacteria may influence drug effectiveness in diabetes

Diabetes has grown into a ‘global pandemic’, with more than 415 million people worldwide affected by type 2 diabetes. Although there is yet no...

Kuwait working to upgrade patient safety standards – Minister

Minister of Health Sheikh Dr. Bassel Al­-Sabah reaffirmed Kuwait's commitment to the policy of upgrading the standards of patient safety, noting that this policy...

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...

Low humidity decreases defense against flu viruses

Researchers at Yale University in the US have honed in on low humidity as a key reason why people are more likely to get...

MoH official affirms 99.9% accuracy in AIDS checkup clinic

A senior official at the Ministry of Health affirmed Wednesday that a new clinic for AIDS gives out results with 99.9 percent accuracy. In...

Coal as a potent antioxidant

Traumatic events, such as brain injuries, strokes, and heart attacks affect millions of people each year and can be fatal. All of these conditions...

Stop allergies during Ramadan and summer

Sick days at school and work have been common in recent weeks as inclement weather battered Kuwait and residents had to deal with a...

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...

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