Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Health

UAE: Dentists caught for grossly over-treating patients

Expensive and pointless dental treatments offered to patients to boost profits have been exposed in a mystery shopping exercise at practices in Abu Dhabi...

Declutter your home, declutter your life

Vicky Silverthorn, known as the queen of decluttering, says a tidy house can help calm the mindSummer is the perfect time to have a...

Saudi: 213% increase in smokers wanting to quit

Sharifa Al-Zahrani, the head of the ministry’s smoking cessation clinics, said that taxes are the most effective way to help people, especially the youth,...

Indian actress’ death in Dubai highlights delays in repatriating deceased migrant...

MUMBAI(Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The death of Indian actress Sridevi in Dubai has highlighted a rarely-discussed issue affecting the families of deceased migrant workers...

Latest cancer breakthrough can raise survival chances by six times

Personalised cancer treatment can raise the chances of survival by up to six times, a study has found. The treatment, which is tailored to individual...

Air Pollution Shrinks Nearly 1.5 Years Of Average Saudi’s Life

Air pollution shortens an average Saudi’s life by nearly 1.5 years, according to a new report. The study by US-based scientists suggests that better air...

Kuwait: Family Residence visas for expats halted

Kuwait has reportedly halted the issuance of family residence visas for the parents and siblings of foreign workers in the country. Kuwait Times cited security sources...

Bahrain: action urged against stockpiling cigarettes

Tourists from Saudi Arabia are initially thought to have been buying up stocks to avoid higher prices back home, but now speculation abounds that...

Saudi Women’s Fitness Centre Shut Over “Indecent” Workout Video

RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA:  Saudi sports authorities shut down a female fitness centre in Riyadh Friday over a contentious promotional video that appeared to show a...

Millennials Put the ‘Hype’ in Hypertension: Prevalence of Condition Poses Significant...

Said Alavi, Vice President – Medical, SAICOHEALTHWith recent years seeing a steady rise in diagnoses of hypertension among the GCC’s increasingly youthful population, the...
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