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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Exciting advance in treatment for Breast cancer

Thousands of women with the most deadly form of breast cancer could be given hope by a breakthrough treatment which could make chemotherapy effective. Charities hailed the advances as “hugely exciting” and said they could help cancer patients with few other options. The drug – already in trials as a leukaemia treatment – attacks cancer […]
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GCC closes door on chronically ill expats

Saudi Arabia and other GCC countries have decided to only hire expatriates who are medically fit, to reduce pressure on their health services. This follows reports that about 10 percent of 2 million workers recruited annually by these states suffer from chronic diseases such as diabetes and high blood pressure. “The member countries of the […]
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ECRI Institute Adds New Interactive Flash Courses to Online CME Program

Hala Abu DhabiPLYMOUTH MEETING, PA—ECRI Institute® (www.ecri.org), an independent nonprofit organization that researches the best approaches to improving patient care, announces the addition of interactive Flash-based courses to its online continuing medical education (CME) program, e-Learn™. e-Learn’s catalog of over 100 patient safety and risk management courses for healthcare professionals is accredited by the Accreditation […]
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Emaar Healthcare Group launches ‘Grand Rounds’ CME program

Emaar Healthcare Group launches ‘Grand Rounds’ continuing medical education programme on Jan. 27 • First lecture to be led by Dr. Heitham Hassoun on ‘Management of Peripheral Arterial Disease in the Primary Care Setting’ • Event is open for all healthcare professionals; AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM is available to participants through The Methodist […]
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ISET Healthcare Introduces New Lab Automation Course

ISET Healthcare FZ LLC. a leading Middle East Healthcare intelligence provider and training course organiser for Healthcare professionals in the Middle East, has announced their new course of Laboratory Management & Lab Automation. The course will be conducted by Dr. Salem from the King Faisal Hospital, Mr. Khalid Hamed and other leading  professionals in the field. The […]
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International Medical Care and Diagnostic Conference and Exhibition ended Thursday

The International Medical Care and Diagnostic (IMD) Conference and Exhibition organized by Dubai Health Authority (DHA) in collaboration with Index Conferences and Exhibitions at Dubai International Convention Center ended last Thursday. The 3-day conference attracted over 11000 physicians and visitors while more than 5000 people visited the exhibition. The event involved three parallel conferences, i.e, […]
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