Intrusive Thoughts and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Intrusive thoughts are threatening thoughts that constantly occur to a person without conscious or voluntary control. These thoughts are capable of creating severe anxiety when they enter the mind. They play a vital role in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), as they have a significant impact on the people affected by it. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Post-traumatic […]
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Does smell sensitivity change everyday?

It has always been apparent that some individuals have a better sense of smell than others, but a new study of 37 teens provides the first direct evidence that within each person, smell sensitivity varies over the course of each day. The pattern, according to the data, tracks with the body’s internal day-night cycle, or […]
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Arsenic: A cause of cancer?

A new paper published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute shows that arsenic in drinking water may have one of the longest dormancy periods of any carcinogen. By tracking the mortality rates of people exposed to arsenic-contaminated drinking water in a region in Chile, the researchers provide evidence of increases in lung, bladder, […]
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Lucid dreaming could be real

In the 2010 film “Inception,” Cobb (Leonardo DiCaprio) describes his wife Mal’s trick for discerning reality from the fantastic dreamscape in which most of the film takes place: He uses what he calls a totem, a spinning top that will never fall over while he’s dreaming. But a totem, known to psychologists who study lucid […]
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Arab Health 2015: New MRI solutions to boost patient comfort

Royal Philips has announced the launch of Ingenia 1.5T S at Arab Health 2015, a new MRI system designed for “First Time Right” imaging and for faster workflow, while enhancing the patient’s experience during magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) examinations. Philips will showcase its Ingenia 1.5T S solution at the Sheikh SaaedHall 2, Stand S2C10, of […]
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Visualizing nanotechnology in 3D with open source software

The new open source project tomviz is helping the 3D visualization of nanotechnology. Modern computers are built with nanotechnology. A processor contains billions of transistors, each around 14 nanometers. A single bit of information on a hard disc drive is confined to a 10 nanometer domain spinning on a disc 75 miles per hour. The […]
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Welcare Hospital receives accreditation from leading healthcare authority

Welcare Hospital, one of the region’s leading healthcare providers operated by EHL Management Services, has now been officially granted the prestigious Joint Commission International (JCI) accreditation, the leading industry benchmark for measuring the delivery of quality healthcare. The checklist for accreditation includes over 350 factors, ranging from surgical hygiene and anaesthesia procedures to the quality […]
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Medical Services Receives Regulatory Approval In Saudi Arabia

Medical Services International Inc. (OTC: MSITF) is pleased to announce that it has received regulatory permission to sell its VScan HIV test kit in Saudi Arabia. Testing completed by regulatory agencies shows that once again the VScan test kit exceeded 99% accuracy in terms of sensitivity and specificity. The Company is currently negotiating several large […]
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Al Mafraq Hospital leads the way in sustainable healthcare in ME

Dubai, UAE – 31 May, 2010: The winners for the Hospital Build Middle East Awards for 2010 have been announced. The winners for the five award categories are as follows: Best Physical Environment (Built) – The Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt 57357, Egypt; Best Sustainable Hospital Project – Al Mafraq Hospital, UAE; Best Healing Environment – […]
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Health care can pay other dividends – UAE Newspaper

Health care is one of the economy’s bright spots, a recession-proof industry for which demand is forecast only to increase. To that end, governments and companies across the globe, including in the UAE, are developing plans and spending billions to build hospitals and clinics to cater for the needs of a population increasingly afflicted by […]
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Statistics Center Abu Dhabi, Health Authority sign cooperation agreement

HE Butti Ahmed Mohammed Bin Butti Al Qubaisi, Director General of Statistics Center Abu Dhabi, and HE Zaid Al Siksek, Director General of the Health Authority – Abu Dhabi, signed a cooperation agreement between them for the exchange of statistical data and other related work, recognizing the need of the both parties for statistical information […]
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The Medical Device Market: Saudi Arabia – new market report published

Our in-depth medical device market reports are ideal for executives wanting to understand the key drivers in medical markets and have access to a wealth of statistical data. Each report opens with an outlook section that provides analysis of the market, 5-year market forecasts, national data projections, market outlook and key developments such as regulation, […]
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Shortlist for Hospital Build Awards 2010 Middle East announced

The shortlist of nominations for the leading Middle East healthcare facilities has been announced for the second annual Hospital Build Middle East Awards. The winners will be announced 31 May 2010, the day before the three-day Hospital Build Middle East Exhibition & Congress will take place at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre. Winners […]
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