Molecular insights into anti-tumor effects of diabetes drug

Researchers have uncovered a previously unknown molecular mechanism that works at the cell level to help protect the epithelial tissue that lines various body cavities and organs in the body. The discovery may help explain why the widely prescribed diabetes drug metformin appears to preserve the epithelial barrier’s ability to ward off infection, resist inflammation, […]
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US trauma treatment center assists Iraqi refugees

STERLING HEIGHTS, Michigan: Ekhlas Gorgees kept her composure as she recounted the horrific traumas she and her family endured in Iraq. She calmly recalled how her husband was severely wounded after a bomb exploded outside of his Baghdad plumbing shop, how she was threatened at gunpoint while walking home from church and how her family […]
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Iraqi surgeons gather in Sharjah for first surgical forum

Sheikh Mohammed bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Director of Sharjah Medical District, opened today the first surgical conference of the International Iraqi Medical Association (IIMA). The one-day medical event was organised by Sharjah Medical District in association with the University of Oregon in Sharjah. Sheikh Mohammed said the event provides an ideal platform for sharing latest […]
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Iraq to develop nuclear medicine now

Iraq will focus on restarting its nuclear medicine programme and may build a nuclear reactor for electricity now that the United Nations has ended nearly two decades of sanctions, government ministers said on Thursday. The UN Security Council gave Iraq the green light on Wednesday to develop a civilian nuclear programme, ending a 19-year ban […]
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Health sector investments in Iraq urged

BAHRAIN investors were yesterday urged to play their part in helping to rebuild Iraq’s healthcare infrastructure. Iraq Health Ministry’s director of planning and resource development Dr Ali Abdul Hussein Al Alwachi said the government was planning to carry out major improvements in the sector. “The Iraqi government has pledged to increase the health budget to […]
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Italian University sponsors Iraqi Doctors study in Italy

Nasiriya, Dhi-Qar (Iraqi News Agency NINA) –An Italian university expressed has readiness to sponsor a number of Iraqi doctors from Dhi-Qar province to exchange experiences with the Italian universities and hospitals. Al-Hussein educational hospital’s director Dr.Saddam al-Tawil stated ” A delegation from Italian Mteka hospital located south of Nasiriya, visited al-Hussein Hospital to be acquainted […]
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