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The Best Heart Disease Treatment in Thailand at Phyathai Nawamin International Hospital
July 24, 2014

Heart disease is a very common disease of the world population. It’s 1 in 4 of the cause of death all nationalities and countries. Heart disease can find in all age from newborns to the elderly. Depending on the cause, as in newborns to a cause of congenital anomalies or in the elderly, the most common heart disease is coronary heart disease were found in men than in women.


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Saudi Health Ministry has MERS outbreak under control: WHO official
July 24, 2014

The Saudi Health Ministry has successfully gained control of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and has reigned in the spread of the coronavirus that causes it, a World Health Organization (WHO) official said on Wednesday.


“The Saudi Health Ministry has succeeded in a remarkable manner in controlling"...

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PLEGRIDY™ (Peginterferon beta-1a) Approved in the European Union for the Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis
July 24, 2014

Reduces Relapses, Disability Progression, and MRI Brain Lesions, with a Favorable Safety Profile Consistent with the Established Interferon Class –

– Initial Country Launches Expected to Begin in the Coming Weeks –


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MERS virus detected in air samples from Saudi camel barn
July 22, 2014

Saudi scientists have found gene fragments of the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus in air from a barn housing an infected camel and say this suggests the disease may be transmitted through the air.


MERS, a serious respiratory illness caused by a virus known as a coronavirus (CoV), has infected at least 850 people since it first emerged two years ago and killed at least 327 of them, according to latest figures from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control"......

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Health Water Bottling in Saudi Arabia installs world's fastest PET lines
July 22, 2014

Saudi Arabia's Health Water Bottling Company (HWB) has recently acquired two complete PET lines from Sidel that will boast one of the fastest turnover rates in the world.


With the new line (which includes the last generation of Sidel Matrix equipment), HWB will be producing its Nova bottled water in 33cl and 60cl"...

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Ritz-Carlton, Riyadh brings joy to Sanad’s Children Cancer Society
July 22, 2014

THE Ritz-Carlton, Riyadh hosted an iftar in support of the Sanad Children’s Cancer Support Society. Held as part of the Ritz-Carlton’s Community Footprints program, 50 children and their families from Sanad Children’s Cancer Support Society were invited to enjoy an evening of fine dining in celebration of the children, many of whom were survivors of cancer.

To further enhance the celebration, ladies and gentlemen of The Ritz-Carlton, Riyadh organized a day of Garga’an in partnership with the Society....

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Iroko Pharmaceuticals Continues to Expand Commercialization of ZORVOLEX® With New Strategic Agreement in Latin America
July 22, 2014

Iroko Pharmaceuticals, LLC, a global specialty pharmaceutical company dedicated to advancing the science of analgesia, today announced that its affiliate, Iroko Pharmaceuticals Inc., signed a licensing agreement with CALOX DE COSTA RICA S.A. for the exclusive rights to market and sell ZORVOLEX® (diclofenac) capsules in specified countries in Latin America. CALOX will be responsible for obtaining regulatory and pricing approval, as well as the marketing and supply"...

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Terumo BCT Opens Manufacturing Facility in Vietnam
July 19, 2014

Terumo BCT, a global leader in blood component, therapeutic apheresis and cellular technologies, today announced the opening of its new 91,440-square-meter facility near Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The $100 million manufacturing facility supports the expansion of Terumo BCT’s business globally. When manufacturing operations begin in early 2015, the new manufacturing facility will provide increased production capacity.


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Jadwa sees shortfall in Saudi healthcare investment
July 19, 2014

Investment in Saudi Arabia's healthcare system is likely to grow significantly over the next few years to address a big shortfall in hospital beds, according to a new report by Jadwa Investment.


The Saudi private equity firm and investment bank with headquarters in Riyadh said growth in the sector will be driven"...

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Saudi Arabia Reports No MERS Cases Among Umrah Performers
July 17, 2014

Saudi Arabia has confirmed no cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) coronavirus were reported among 6.3 million Umrah performers this season.

Minister of Hajj, Dr Bander Al Hajar attributed this to intensified health measures for Umrah performers whose number has increased by one million compared to last season in 2013, Xinhua news agency reports quoting Okaz newspaper.

Saudi Arabia has been witnessing a decline in MERS cases due to the end of the flu season and a nationwide campaign on the virus.

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