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Antibiotic Addiction: Health Experts Warn Against Overuse of Antibiotics

July 16, 2018

Antibiotic Addiction: Health Experts Warn Against Overuse of Antibiotics

Overuse and misuse of antibiotics is one of the world’s most pressing health problems, according to Dr. Asha Thomas, who serves as a Medical Director for Doctor on Call - a 24/7 medical services facility that provides healthcare services at homes and hotels.

“Some people still believe that using an antibiotic is a quick"... Continue Reading

New Study Investigates the Utility of Masimo PVi® as Part of Goal-Directed Fluid Management in Patients Undergoing Colorectal Surgery

July 16, 2018

New Study Investigates the Utility of Masimo PVi® as Part of Goal-Directed Fluid Management in Patients Undergoing Colorectal Surgery

(AETOS Wire)-- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today the findings of a recently published study in which researchers at Kocaeli University in Turkey compared the performance of conventional fluid management (CFM) to goal-directed fluid management (GDFM) using Masimo PVi® (pleth variability index, measured noninvasively and continuously using SET® pulse oximetry sensors) in patients undergoing elective colorectal surgery. The primary points of comparison were the amount of crystalloids administered and blood lactate and serum creatinine levels during the intraoperative period.1 In the study, Dr. Cesur and colleagues, noting the importance of intraoperative fluid management in terms of postoperative organ perfusion and complications, sought to compare the effects of CFM (guided by clinical assessment and heart rate, arterial blood pressure, and invasively...... Continue Reading

CosmeSurge Clinics in UAE to Offer Customised Vitamin Infusion Therapy, an Effective Alternative to Traditional Medicinal Supplements

July 16, 2018

CosmeSurge Clinics in UAE to Offer Customised Vitamin Infusion Therapy, an Effective Alternative to Traditional Medicinal Supplements

CosmeSurge – Dubai, announced today that it has begun to offer a variety of customised Intravenous (IV) Vitamin Infusion therapy options, ranging from vitamins and minerals to a performance enhancement mix, for healthy patients seeking to maximise their health. The clinic is one of several in the UAE region to offer customised therapies based patient’s specific needs.

Intravenous"... Continue Reading

Consumption of painkillers should be within limits, says Dr Munther

July 14, 2018

Consumption of painkillers should be within limits, says Dr Munther

Specialist in kidney, hypertension and internal diseases at Al-Mowasat Hospital Dr Munther Al-Sharikh affirmed that consumption of painkillers should be within the limits and in accordance with the instruction of the competent doctors within the scope of their specialty, reports Al-Rai daily.

In an interview, Dr Al-Sharikh indicated"... Continue Reading

Health Education England and St. George’s University Reach Agreement on New Program to Fill Postgraduate Medical Training Programmes in England

July 14, 2018

Health Education England and St. George’s University Reach Agreement on New Program to Fill Postgraduate Medical Training Programmes in England

(AETOS Wire)-- At a ceremony in Grenada, leaders of Health Education England (HEE), part of the National Health Service (NHS), and St George’s University (SGU) signed a Memorandum of Understanding to enable SGU School of Medicine graduates to undertake postgraduate training in England, with the first intake expected in the autumn of 2018. SGU School of Medicine"... Continue Reading

Ministry of Health ready for new Hajj season: official

July 12, 2018

Ministry of Health ready for new Hajj season: official

The Ministry of Health on Wednesday said has taken all necessary steps to ensure a safe Hajj (pilgrimage) season this year for all willing Kuwaiti pilgrims. After meeting with the committees tasked with forming teams to organize the process of receiving pilgrims, assistant undersecretary for public health affairs Dr Majida Al-Qattan, in a press statement, said that such readiness is part of the ministry’s"... Continue Reading

ResMed, Verily to Form Joint Venture to Help Reach Millions of Untreated Sleep Apnea Sufferers

July 12, 2018

ResMed, Verily to Form Joint Venture to Help Reach Millions of Untreated Sleep Apnea Sufferers

ResMed (NYSE: RMD, ASX: RMD), a global leader in sleep apnea treatment and connected health solutions, and Verily, an Alphabet company, today announced their agreement to form a new joint venture.

Combining ResMed’s expertise in sleep apnea and Verily’s advanced health data analytics technologies, the U.S.-based joint"... Continue Reading

MoH commends approval of illicit tobacco trade protocol

July 11, 2018

MoH commends approval of illicit tobacco trade protocol

The Ministry of Health (MoH) commended the government Monday for approving the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products, a move that would boost Kuwait’s international status. Kuwait was among the first countries to join the protocol and complies with it, MoH spokesman Dr Ahmad Al-Shatti said in a statement.

Shatti,"... Continue Reading

President Clinton to Deliver Closing Keynote Address on Eliminating Preventable Deaths in Hospitals at the 7th Annual World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit

July 11, 2018

President Clinton to Deliver Closing Keynote Address on Eliminating Preventable Deaths in Hospitals at the 7th Annual World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit

For the seventh year in a row, U.S. President Bill Clinton will address healthcare leaders and deliver the closing keynote remarks at the 7th Annual World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit, to be held in Huntington Beach, California, on January 18th and 19th, 2019.

President Clinton, the Founder of the Clinton Foundation,"... Continue Reading

Kuwaiti hospitals put on alert amid a food poisoning outbreak

July 10, 2018

Kuwaiti hospitals put on alert amid a food poisoning outbreak

More than 287 suffered food poisoning this weekend in Kuwait, after eating from a falafel restaurant in Hawally area according to Kuwait News Agency KUNA.

The Ministry of Health activated emergency plans as the number of people suffering from food poisoning rose dramatically yesterday. A video on twitter showed a number of ambulances"... Continue Reading

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