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Coronary Angiogram in Thailand by Phyathai Nawamin International Hospital
August 1, 2014

Phyathai Nawamin International Hospital in Thailand recommends Coronary Angiogram as the best way to treat Coronary artery disease. An angiogram is one of the most common diagnostic tests in terms of heart problems, like coronary artery disease associated with heart arrhythmias, aneurysms, and heart failure.


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Sierra Leoneans in Saudi Arabia pray against Ebola
July 31, 2014


Under the supervision of the Embassy of Sierra Leone in Saudi Arabia, the Sierra Leone Nationals’ Union (SLNU) in Riyadh, in collaboration with the Dawa and Guidance Committee, made it a point of national duty to converge at the Chancery on all the four Fridays of the holy month of Ramadan. They met to listen to lectures on the Islamic teachings and to to offer most heartfelt supplications beseeching Allah the Almighty to bless the concerted efforts of His"...

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AHF Mourns Sierra Leone’s Dr. Khan; Criticizes Lax Global Response to Deadly Ebola Outbreak
July 31, 2014

Dr. Sheik Humarr Khan, the physician leading Sierra Leone’s response to an Ebola outbreak that has claimed the lives of over 600 people, succumbed to the disease Tuesday. Khan, who also served part-time as Medical Officer for AIDS Healthcare Foundation’s Sierra Leone Country Program, led “…heroic efforts against Ebola…and was a passionate supporter of AHF’s HIV/AIDS clinic and mentor to its staff.”


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Companies learn about Arab pharma market
July 31, 2014

Brazilian pharmaceutical industry executives attended a lecture this Wednesday (30th) at the offices of the Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce, in São Paulo, to learn more about the workings of this industry in the Middle East and North Africa. The workshop was also attended by professionals from other industries who are interested in doing business with Arabs.

The event is sponsored by a partnership between the Arab Chamber and the Brazilian Pharma Chemical and Pharmaceutical Inputs Industry Association (Abiquifi), and...

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SR108m spent on birth control pills
July 30, 2014

Saudi women have bought over six million birth control pills costing SR108 million last year, according to a study by Saudi-based pharmacies, Makkah newspaper reported.

The total sale of the medication amounts to SR108,585,594 for about 5,877,318 medical boxes and units while the list also shows that women usually buy certain brands, with the Gynera brand being in the lead with sales of SR34.2 million, followed by Yasmin at SR27.2 million, Marvelon at SR23 million and Neo Sampoon at SR4,600,000 last year.

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Call for e-cigarette ban in Saudi Arabia
July 30, 2014

A medical professor at King Saud University (KSU) has called for a ban on the sale of electronic cigarettes, at least in respect of those under the age of 18, according to a story in the Arab News.


Sultan Ayoub Meo, a professor at the KSU’s College of Medicine, said that electronic cigarette use should be"...

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UpToDate Adds Palliative Care as a Specialty
July 25, 2014

Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that it has added Palliative Care to UpToDate®, its evidence-based clinical decision support resource, marking the 22nd medical specialty available to UpToDate subscribers. The newly launched specialty covers a range of topics focused on improving symptoms and providing the best possible quality of life for patients facing serious illness.


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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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