Saudi Arabia Launches A Cervical Cancer Prevention Program For Young Girls

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – With growing evidence that the Human Papillomavirus Infection is the leading cause of cervical cancer, Saudi Arabia is set to launch an HPV vaccination program for girls aged 9 – 13. Although HPV can come in 100 different variants, certain types are categorized as a high risk. The vaccine has been around … More Saudi Arabia Launches A Cervical Cancer Prevention Program For Young Girls

Alarming’ Number Of Young People In UAE, Saudi Arabia Diagnosed With Cance: Study

Young people across the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia are significantly more likely to be diagnosed with cancer than in countries such as the United States and the United Kingdom, according to a study. Almost half of new cancer cases in both countries are of patients under the age of 50%, the study revealed. … More Alarming’ Number Of Young People In UAE, Saudi Arabia Diagnosed With Cance: Study

Pfizer/BioNTech Say COVID-19 Vaccine Likely To Prevent Asymptomatic Infection

Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE said on Wednesday that real – world data from Israel suggests that their COVID-19 vaccine is 94% effective in preventing asymptomatic infections, meaning the vaccine could significantly reduce transmission. The companies also said the latest analysis of the Israeli data shows the vaccine was 97% effective in preventing symptomatic disease, … More Pfizer/BioNTech Say COVID-19 Vaccine Likely To Prevent Asymptomatic Infection

Facebook Building Smartwatch With Health Features – The Information

Facebook Inc is building a smartwatch that will let users send messages and also offer health and fitness features, The Information reported on Friday, citing people with direct knowledge of the device. The social giant plant to start selling the device next year, according to the report, a move that would mark its entry into … More Facebook Building Smartwatch With Health Features – The Information

BREAKING NEWS | High Levels Of Toxic Heavy Metals Found In Some Baby Foods

U.S. congressional investigators found ‘dangerous levels of toxic heavy metals‘  in certain baby foods that could cause neurological damage, a House Oversight subcommittee said in a report released on Thursday. The panel examined baby foods made by Nature Inc., Hain Celestial Group Inc., Beech – Nut Nutrition and Gerber, a unit of Nestle, it said, … More BREAKING NEWS | High Levels Of Toxic Heavy Metals Found In Some Baby Foods

CORONAVIRUS | UK Warns People With Serious Allergies To Avoid Pfizer Vaccine

LONDON – Britain’s medicine regulator has advised that people with a history of significant allergic reactions do not get Phizer – BioNTech’s COVID -19 vaccine after two people reported adverse effects on the first day of rollout. Britain began mass vaccinating its population on Tuesday in a global drive that poses one of the biggest … More CORONAVIRUS | UK Warns People With Serious Allergies To Avoid Pfizer Vaccine

HEALTH | 5 Science -Backed Benefits Of Fasting, And How To Fast Safely And Effectively

While many people all over the world fast for religious and cultural reasons, there are also proven health benefits of this practice, as long as you do it safely. What Is Fasting? Fasting is when you do not eat for a certain period of time. If you are fasting for health purpose, you can still … More HEALTH | 5 Science -Backed Benefits Of Fasting, And How To Fast Safely And Effectively

BREAKING NEW| Saudi Health Ministry Launches Online Healthy Marriage Service

#RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – – The Ministry of Health has launched the first phase of the online healthy marriage service in government health facilities, the Saudi Press Agency reported on Sunday. The ministry said that the service aims to automate all test procedures in the Kingdom. It starts with entering the parties’ data and … More BREAKING NEW| Saudi Health Ministry Launches Online Healthy Marriage Service

HEALTH | Dubai International Nutrition Congress To Highlight Latest Research, Best Practices In Clinical Nutrition

DUBAI – Under the patronage of Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance and President of the Dubai Health Authority, DHA, the 6th edition of the annual Dubai International Nutrition Congress, DINC, will take place from October 22-24, 2020. The three-day event will be held under the theme ‘Tour … More HEALTH | Dubai International Nutrition Congress To Highlight Latest Research, Best Practices In Clinical Nutrition

HEALTH | WHO Study Finds Remdesivir Didn’t Help COVID-19 Patients

GENEVA – A large study led by the World Health Organization suggests that the antiviral drug Remdesivir did not help hospitalized COVID-19 patients, in contrast to an earlier study that made the medicine a standard of care in the United States and many other countries. The results announced Friday do not negate the previous ones, … More HEALTH | WHO Study Finds Remdesivir Didn’t Help COVID-19 Patients