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4/16/2014 7:00:33 PM Experimental drug offers promise in fight against measles AFP
(MENAFN - AFP) An experimental antiviral drug taken orally could help contribute to the eradication of measles, an infection responsible for thousands of deaths per year, scientists said in a ...
4/16/2014 5:00:37 PM Italy opens investigation over embryo mix-up AFP
(MENAFN - AFP) Prosecutors in Rome opened an investigation on Wednesday over an embryo mix-up at an assisted reproduction centre that resulted in a woman getting pregnant with another couple's ...
4/16/2014 3:02:53 PM Down's chromosome cause genome-wide disruption AFP
(MENAFN - AFP) The extra copy of Chromosome 21 that causes Down's syndrome throws a spanner into the workings of all the other chromosomes as well, said a study published Wednesday that surprised ...
4/16/2014 3:02:49 PM Izumo and Juno Sperm-egg secret unscrambled AFP
(MENAFN - AFP) Scientists said Wednesday they had made the long-sought discovery of how sperm latches onto an egg in the very first spark of reproduction, the outcome of a near decade-long ...
4/16/2014 3:02:48 PM Brazil star kicks off HIV prevention drive ahead of World Cup AFP
(MENAFN - AFP) The UN's AIDS body said Wednesday it had appointed Brazilian football star David Luiz to help rally fans to join efforts to prevent the spread of HIV ahead of the World Cup. UNAIDS ...
4/16/2014 1:01:13 PM Saudi reports new MERS death, infections in Jeddah AFP
(MENAFN - AFP) A Saudi man has died of MERS in the western city of Jeddah, where authorities have sought to calm fears over the spreading respiratory illness, the health ministry said ...
4/16/2014 6:47:03 AM Sunsilk in Saudi Arabia is looking to empower women throughout the Kingdom through the brands latest initiative "Be Yourself." MENAFN Press
(MENAFN Press) Sunsilk, one of Unilever's hair care brands, wants to encourage girls and help give them that extra confidence to pursue their desires and dreams. For one month starting from April ...
4/16/2014 4:21:38 AM Saudi- Govt makes efforts to find cure for CoV Arab News
(MENAFN - Arab News) The ministry of health will seek the assistance of international pharmaceutical companies and research institutions to produce an effective drug to fight against the ...
4/16/2014 4:21:38 AM Saudi- 28 health facilities closed in Riyadh Arab News
(MENAFN - Arab News) The ministry of health has temporarily closed 28 health facilities in riyadh for various violations including working without licenses or with expired licenses lack of trained ...
4/15/2014 9:00:23 PM Brain scan shows which vegetative patients have hope AFP
(MENAFN - AFP) A hi-tech scanner can help tell whether a brain-injured patient who appears to be in a vegetative state has a chance of regaining some consciousness, a study said Tuesday. In an ...
4/15/2014 7:25:25 PM Three New Cases of MERS Coronavirus Reported in Abu Dhabi Qatar News Agency
(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) u Dhabi April 15 -The Health Authority - Abu Dhabi (HAAD) announced here Tuesday three new cases of MERS Coronavirus (MERS COV). The new cases were identified through ...
4/15/2014 7:00:31 PM Goat to be cloned to treat rare genetic disorder AFP
(MENAFN - AFP) Scientists in Brazil have genetically modified a goat to produce milk with an enzyme to treat a rare genetic disorder, O Estado de Sao Paulo newspaper reported Tuesday. The goat, ...
4/15/2014 5:02:48 PM Viva Le Vino Announces A Big Sale On Their Champagne Stopper Starting On Tax Day MENAFN Press
(MENAFN Press) (EMAILWIRE.COM, April 15, 2014 ) Roanoke, Virginia -- Viva Le Vino announces that they are running a promotion for 3 days of their Champagne Stopper! For 3 days, you can get this ...
4/15/2014 4:25:57 PM Kuwait- Plague 'epidemic' kills 39 Arab Times
(MENAFN - Arab Times)  an outbreak of plague even more vicious than the bubonic strain dubbed the black death has killed 39 people in madagascar the government has said. a government doctor ...
4/15/2014 4:25:55 PM Kuwait- Metal object 'extracted' successfully from kidney Arab Times
(MENAFN - Arab Times) Kuwait city dec 15 (kuna): in an extraordinary surgery and the first of its kind worldwide a metal object was extracted from a 20 year old patient in al-jahra hospital. a ...
4/15/2014 4:25:53 PM Kuwait- Men women's brains wired differently Arab Times
(MENAFN - Arab Times) Washington dec 23 (afp): women aren't very good at reading maps and men are incapable of multi-tasking. at first glance they might seem like a couple of hoary old stereotypes ...
4/15/2014 4:25:52 PM Kuwait to hold conference on bone diseases Arab Times
(MENAFN - Arab Times) Kuwait city jan 5 (kuna): kuwaiti society of endocrinology will hold a conference entitled 'bone disorders secondary to endocrine disorders and diabetes' on jan 12th with the ...
4/15/2014 4:25:50 PM Kuwait health minister extols GCC's medical achievements Arab Times
(MENAFN - Arab Times) Kuwait city jan 8 (kuna): minister of health ali al- obaidi said on tuesday the gcc's health accomplishments show the ability to meet challenges facing gulf health systems. in ...
4/15/2014 4:25:48 PM 'Polio may spread from Syria' Arab Times
(MENAFN - Arab Times) Amman jan 12 (kuna): a unicef official expressed concern polio in syria might spread due to medics' inability to reach hot spots on territories of this embattled nation. maria ...
4/15/2014 4:25:46 PM MoH praises Kuwait company's reduction of salt in bread toast Arab Times
(MENAFN - Arab Times) Kuwait city jan 13 (kuna): kuwait flour mills and bakeries company's decision to cut quantity of salt to its products of bread and toast by 20 percent has been warmly welcomed ...
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