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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Oman’s medical landscape progressing, say experts

Experts who attended the Oman-Singapore Medical Seminar series, held at the Golden Tulip Hotel on Thursday, hailed the galloping progress made by the Sultanate in the area of medical health, saying “it’s growing by leaps and bounds”. Judy Lim, Director, Ministry of Health Holding Company (MOHH), the holding company of Singapore’s public healthcare assets, said […]
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Health Minister Opens First Psychiatric Conference

Dr. Hanif Hassan Ali, UAE Minister of Health, emphasized that the ministry’s new strategy includes initiatives to provide psychiatric healthcare services in the UAE as part of the World Health Organization’s directives to include psychiatric health in primary healthcare clinics. This was announced during his opening address to the first UAE psychiatric conference today in […]
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Dubai 6th International Medical Conference Ends

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance and in the attendance of Dr. Hanif Hassan Ali, UAE Minister of Health and Chairman of Hamdan Medical Awards, the Dubai 6th International Medical Conference ended yesterday in Dubai. Speaking to the participants and […]
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WCMC-Q focuses on competencies at Health exhibition

As part of its strategic partnership with Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar (WCMC-Q) is taking part in HMC’s flagship project, Qatar Health 2010, the International Healthcare Congress and Exhibition. Inaugurated on Friday at Doha Exhibition Center, Qatar Health 2010 covers several medical and scientific tracks, including basic science, primary healthcare, […]
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Al Mazrouei Inaugurates Abu Dhabi Medical Congress

Dr. Ahmed Mubarak Al Mazrouei, Chairman of the Health Authority – Abu Dhabi (HAAD) and Member of the Executive Council, inaugurated today Abu Dhabi Medical Congress (ADMC), one of the fast growing medical exhibitions and congresses in the region. Al Mazrouei said: “Growing government support and increased private sector participation indicate a bright future for […]
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Vision-X Dubai Eyes US$ 2 Billion Growing Middle East Optical Care Market

With hot climatic conditions that make protection of the eyes a key health issue and a fast-growing population with one of the highest per capita disposable incomes in the world, the Middle East region is of significant importance for both the medical and fashion segments of the opthalmic and optical industry. Currently worth an estimated […]
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ECRI Web conference on Surgical Robots on Dec 16th

ECRI Institute’s® (www.ecri.org) Web Conference, “Surgical Robots: Systematic Planning and Implementation” on December 16, 2009, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. EST, will present first-hand surgical robot experiences and discuss ways to successfully integrate them into your hospital. PLYMOUTH MEETING, PA— Robotic surgery, where surgical instruments inside the patient are manipulated remotely by the surgeon, has […]
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Tea and Health Dubai World Congress December 3 – 4, 2009

The 3rd World Congress on Tea & Health: Nutraceutical and Pharmaceutical Applications. Last Advances, Controversies & Innovations will be held in Dubai from 3 to 4 December 2009. Tea World Congress plans to attract participants in various areas related to tea including researchers and academic professors, R&D departments, clinicians, pharmaceutical companies, food supplement companies, cosmetics […]
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Renowned Speakers Will Deliver Their Lectures At the ICCC 2009

After the great success achieved in 2008, Index Conferences and Exhibitions – member of Index Holding, the organizers, and in cooperation with Dubai Health AuthorityDubai Health Authority are aiming for more exhibitors, bigger space, and even more visitors and decision makers from the Health Care sector this year at the International Medical Care and Diagnostic […]
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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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