Sunday September 24, 2017
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  • Rare, but healthy, quintuplets born in US
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    Rare, but healthy, quintuplets born in US

    over a year ago

    29 May 2013 A U.S. couple originally from Mexico is in for five times the joy — and a daunting number of diaper changes — after welcoming quintuplets. Officials at University of Utah Hospital say Guillermina Garcia gave birth to three girls and two boys Sunday. Doctors predict they ... Full story

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    First coronavirus sufferer in France dies

    over a year ago

      29 May 2013 France reported its first death from the new SARS-like coronavirus on Tuesday and Saudi Arabia, where the virus first emerged last year, said there were five new cases. French Health Minister Marisol Touraine sent her condolences to the family of the... Full story

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    Sleep time for children influenced by genes

    over a year ago

    28 May 2013 A new study based on pairs of Canadian twins suggests that genetics play a strong role in how long kids sleep at night, but their environment may be more important for afternoon naps. Researchers compared sleep patterns for close to 500 sets of identical or fraternal twins. ... Full story

  • Dubai Health Authority receives ISO/IEC 20000-1:2011 certification.
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    Dubai Health Authority receives ISO/IEC 20000-1:2011 certification.

    over a year ago

    United Arab Emirates, Dubai, May 28, 2013: The Dubai Health Authority recently became the first health entity in the UAE and the second governmental organization in Dubai to receive the ISO/IEC 20000-1:2011 certification.   ISO/IEC 20000-1:2011 is a service management system (SMS) standard. ... Full story

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    Dubai Health Authority hosts 1st DHA Nursing and Midwifery Leadership Conference

    over a year ago

    United Arab Emirates, Dubai, May 28, 2013: Dubai Hospital in collaboration with the Medical Education Department (MED) recently hosted the 1st DHA nursing and Midwifery Leadership Conference that was held at the Rashid Medical Library Auditorium. The conference was held under the theme,... Full story

  • I lost 100kgs by becoming my own personal trainer'
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    I lost 100kgs by becoming my own personal trainer'

    over a year ago

    Leaning on the walking cane, I stumbled forward. My right knee creaked and buckled while my back juddered, sending shooting pains through me with every step. I could hardly walk and even though I was at the doctor’s for yet another cortisone injection in my knee, I knew why. I was 41,... Full story

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    Cesarean sections tied to child obesity

    over a year ago

      More babies born via cesarean section grow up to be heavy kids and teens than those delivered vaginally, according to a new study of more than 10,000 UK infants. Eleven-year-olds delivered by C-section, for example, were 83 percent more likely to be overweight or obese than their... Full story

  • Healthy heart ensures healthy kidney
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    Healthy heart ensures healthy kidney

    over a year ago

    26 May 2013 Scientists have shown that a lifestyle that encourages a healthy heart could also shield patients with chronic kidney diseases from kidney failure and premature death, says a study. The findings, appearing in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN), suggest that... Full story

  • Healthy eating habits should be adopted at an early age, says Dr. Rowaidah KSA nutritionist
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    Healthy eating habits should be adopted at an early age, says Dr. Rowaidah KSA nutritionist

    over a year ago

    Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, May 2013: Dr. Rowaidah Idriss, a leading nutritionist from KSA recently conducted a series of educational session for mothers on child nutrition in the Kingdom. The first one was held on the 2nd of May at the Metropolis Entertainment Center, Panorama Mall, Riyadh, while... Full story

  • Dubai Health Authority discusses health strategy for the emirate of Dubai.
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    Dubai Health Authority discusses health strategy for the emirate of Dubai.

    over a year ago

    United Arab Emirates, Dubai, May 26, 2013: His Excellency Engineer Essa Al Maidoor, Director-General of the Dubai Health Authority(DHA) addressed employees of the DHA and discussed in detail the vision of the Dubai Health Strategy 2013-2025, which was recently approved by His Highness Sheikh... Full story

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