Wednesday , July 26 2017

Health

Ministry blames private health sector of failure to report detection of cases – ‘Acute flaccid paralysis’

KUWAIT CITY, June 28: Ministry of Health has blamed private health sector for failure to report detection of cases of acute flaccid paralysis to the Department of Public Health on time, reports Al-Jarida daily quoting a health source. According to the report released by the Department of Public Health at …

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Number of approvals for extension of overseas treatment period reaches 2,055, says minister

KUWAIT CITY, June 3: Minister of Health Dr Jamal Al-Harbi says the number of approvals issued by the Higher Committee for extension of treatment periods of overseas treatment patients reached 2,055 during the period from December 15 to April 10, reports Al-Qabas daily. In response to a question posed by …

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Eating healthy food, jogging after breaking the fast ideal in Ramadan

Avoid consuming artificial drinks: Dr Bu-Hamad KUWAIT CITY, May 31, (KUNA): People tend, during the holy month of Ramadan, to spend hefty amounts of money to purchase all kinds of food, paving way for consumption all the way to ‘Sohoor’ (pre-dawn meal prior to fasting). This would cause weight increase …

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Kuwaiti doctors treating refugees in Jordan

Al-Rahma International, an affiliate of Kuwait’s Social Reforms Society, has sent in a team of medical volunteers of various specialties to treat Syrian refugees in the Kingdom. Walid Al-Suwailem, the head of the charity’s bureaus in Syria and Turkey and chief of the team, told KUNA on Sunday that the …

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Kuwaiti ophthalmologist performs rare surgery in Italy

Kuwaiti leading ophthalmologist Khalid Al-Sabti has performed a successful rare eye surgery for an Italian old man who suffered a retina detachment due to fibrosis resulting from diabetes. The medical procedure was aired lively on screens for specialists attending the Floretina 2017, an international retina meeting held in Florence, Italy, …

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Concern over some antibiotics – ‘Could cause death’

KUWAIT CITY, April 19: Health sources have sounded the alarm bells because of the certain types of antibiotics, particularly Colistin, which may cause complications in cancer, kidney and immunosuppressant patients which may even lead to death, reports Al-Rai daily. The sources revealed some health centers are facing shortage of a …

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Kuwaiti medical team removes 33-kg fibroid from the abdomen of woman

KUWAIT CITY, April 8: Kuwaiti medical crew at the Maternity Hospital successfully carried out a rare ovarlectomy- surgical operation to remove a fibroid weighing 33 kgs from the abdomen of a woman who had been suffering from the disease in her left ovary, reports Al-Qabas daily. According to the Consultant …

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Babies cry more in UK, Canada, less in Germany

LONDON, April 3, (RTRS): Babies cry more in Britain, Canada, Italy and Netherlands than in other countries, while newborns in Denmark, Germany and Japan cry and fuss the least, researchers said on Monday. In research looking at how much babies around the world cry in their first three months, psychologists …

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