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A Good Diet, Rest and Warm Up Are Key to Avoiding Golf Injuries
February 20, 2019

Golf is popular worldwide; according to one study, more than 50 million people of different age groups play the sport. Golf can impact mental and physical health positively, and it can increase players’ muscular endurance and stamina.

Although golf is perceived as a relatively leisurely sport, golfers still get injured. The most commonly affected areas are the lower back, which accounts"...

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Philips, MOH set to deliver first Saudi Arabia virtual cardiology network
February 19, 2019

ROYAL Philips, a global leader in health technology, has announced it has teamed with the Ministry of Health (MOH) in Saudi Arabia to provide a first of its kind integrated Cardiovascular Information System (CVIS) across multiple facilities throughout the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Patient medical information will be available on demand at the point of care in each one of the connected hospitals to help improve quality access to cardiology care managed by a network"...

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NMC Health to Support the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019
February 19, 2019

NMC Health, the UAE’s leading healthcare facility, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Local Organizing Committee for the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019. NMC will support the games on March 14th-21st in line with its goal of providing quality healthcare to people around the world.

Based on its commitment to empowering people of determination, NMC will"...

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Fakih IVF Fertility Center Marches In Support Of Education
February 19, 2019

Medical representatives and members of the management and staff from Fakih IVF Fertility Center walked in solidarity with millions of children, in support of education in developing countries. The 3-km walk was organised by Dubai Cares, which brought to focus the challenges faced by children all over the world in acquiring quality education.

“Fakih IVF has always been committed to"...

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Saudi Arabia Ministry of Health and Masimo Announce Automation of National Neonatal CCHD Screening Process Using Masimo Technology
February 18, 2019

(AETOS Wire) -- Recently at Arab Health 2019, the Saudi Arabia Ministry of Health (MOH) and Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) jointly announced the implementation of an automation solution designed to streamline the process of critical congenital heart disease (CCHD) screening of newborns using Masimo SET®, the first automation of its kind worldwide. This latest phase in Saudi Arabia’s national CCHD screening program, which began in 2016 as part of the Vision 2030 plan addressing improvements in healthcare and other areas, automates the collection and storage of screening data, helping to make the process both more efficient and more accurate. In 2016, Saudi Arabia implemented a mandatory CCHD screening program for all newborns using the Masimo Eve™ Newborn Screening Application on Radical-7®......

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Nadharah unveils medical financing services in Saudi Arabia
February 17, 2019

NADHARAH , the first company of its kind in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia launched the medical financing services during its participation in the forum of cosmetic medicine in its third session which held at the Riyadh Exhibition and Conference center in Riyadh. It also invited media professionals and doctors to review its progress in this field.

Abdullah Al-Zouman expressed his pleasure at launching the project, especially that Nadharah is the first of"...

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Three Saudi universities sign MoU with Merck Pharma
February 17, 2019

THREE Saudi universities — King Saud University, Princess Noura Bint Abdul Rahman University, and Qassim University — have taken a qualitative step toward achieving Vision 2030 goals by signing a Memorandum of Understanding with Merck German Pharmaceuticals in a ceremony held in Riyadh in the presence of the President of the Food and Drug Authority Dr. Hisham Al-Jedaie.

The agreements were signed by Paolo Carly, Director of the Middle East,"...

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MYNM in cooperation deal with King Faisal Specialist Hospital
February 14, 2019

IN line with its commitment to economic and social development initiatives, United Yousef Mohammed Naghi Co. Ltd (MYNM). signed a partnership and cooperation contract with the Social Club of King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center in Jeddah to support the employees of all branches and departments of King Faisal Specialist Hospital through special offers including products of Eddy “Electrical Products & Furniture” in all its branches in"...

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Boehringer Ingelheim and Lilly’s CAROLINA® cardiovascular outcome trial for Trajenta® meets primary endpoint of non-inferiority compared to glimepiride
February 14, 2019

  • Trajenta® demonstrates no increased cardiovascular risk compared to glimepiride in adults with type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular risk
  • With a median follow-up of more than 6 years, CAROLINA® adds evidence to the long-term safety profile of Trajenta® in a broad range of adults with type 2 diabetes

Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly and Company"...

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Synergy Wound Technology and Trade Africa Healthcare Announce Agreement to Offer InteliWound™ in South Africa
February 13, 2019

(AETOS Wire) -- Synergy Wound Technology today announced an agreement with Trade Africa Healthcare focused on affordable and innovative healthcare solutions for Africa. The international agreement enables Trade Africa Healthcare to launch InteliWound, a mobile, cloud-first software-as-a-service (SaaS) app that reduces wound care costs, in the South African market, with additional African countries to follow. “InteliWound fits with Trade Africa Healthcare’s mission: to offer solutions in novel and innovative ways to improve access to affordable healthcare across Africa,” said Charles Faul, CEO of Trade Africa Healthcare. “We believe InteliWound will assist many medical aid companies in our country to save money on wound care costs through its comprehensive wound management system and in turn reduce the cost of healthcare for patients, while improving the quality of care in many wound care settings.” InteliWound, powered by a highly......

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