New Nano Drug Delivery System Eliminates Tumors after Single Treatment

Bioengineers at Duke University have created a way to load cancer drugs into nano-scale delivery modules for targeted delivery to tumors. Their research shows the possibility of destroying tumors in only one treatment. The method is inexpensive and simple. Once the delivery of the drug to the tumor is complete the delivery module dissolves harmlessly […]
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Ahli Hospital Qatar signs pact with insurance companies

Al-Ahli Hospital Doha Qatasr, yesterday signed a medical services agreement with Al-Koot Insurance and Reinsurance Company and their partner AXA Insurance–Gulf. The agreement will allow all Al-Koot/AXA medical insurance scheme members, mainly employees of Qatar Petroleum and their dependants, to acquire both primary and secondary medical services directly at AAH effective November 15. Signatories to […]
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Siemens Unveils New Hearing Loss Options at SPLASH

Clearwater, FL, October 30, 2009 – Siemens Hearing Instruments, Inc., (www.usa.siemens.com/hearing ) one of the largest manufacturers of hearing instruments in the world, today announced several new product models and enhancements at SPLASH: The Academy of Doctors of Audiology‘s (ADA) 2009 Convention held October 29-31, 2009, in Clearwater, Florida USA. New product models in the […]
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Tajik Health Care Workers To Work In Saudi Arabia

DUSHANBE — Saudi Arabia’s Trade Chamber and the Tajik Interior Ministry’s Migration Service have signed an agreement allowing Tajik labor migrants to work in Saudi Arabia, RFE/RL’s Tajik Service reports. Saudi Employment Commission chief Saad Nahar al-Baddah said Tajik labor migrants must bring their spouses and children with them to Saudi Arabia. He said first-time […]
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DHA holds workshop on importance of evidence based data.

Dubai, 4th Nov. 2009: The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) is conducting a workshop to encourage healthcare practitioners and policy makers to use evidence based medicine and nursing in their field of work. The two-day workshop, that began today, is organised by the DHA, the Bahrain branch of the UK Cochrane Centre and Reyada Training and […]
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KU to take over Mubarak Al-Kabeer Hospital in 2013

KUWAIT: Kuwait’s Minister of Health Dr Hilal Al-Sayer announced yesterday that Mubarak Al-Kabeer Hospital will be handed over to Kuwait University in 2013. “The handover of the hospital will coincide with the ministry’s takeover of Jaber Al-Ahmad Hospital,” Al-Sayer said in a joint press conference with Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr Moudhi Al-Humoud […]
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Bahwan Healthcare unveils Nasa-developed AiroCide

MUSCAT — Bahwan Healthcare Centre, a SBG Suhail Bahwan Group venture in Oman, has partnered with Green Air Technology of the UAE to introduce the Nasa-developed AiroCide technology, a unique and patented airborne contamination control device delivering 99.99987 per cent clean air. AiroCide uses patented and proprietary Nasa-developed technology to eliminate airborne pathogenic and non-pathogenic […]
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Electronic clinical decision support for Middle Eastern hospitals

Hospitals in the Middle East are set to benefit from sophisticated electronic clinical decision support following a new commercial agreement between First DataBank International (FDB International) and GE Healthcare (GE). This new agreement builds on the relationship which First DataBank has with GE Healthcare’s Information Technology business in the US. GE’s Centricity® Enterprise, will provide […]
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Philips betting on remote healthcare for future

AMSTERDAM reported by Reuters Philips Healthcare Unit is betting it can help doctors monitor patients remotely to keep an aging population healthier and battle rising medical costs in the Netherland. Hospital equipment maker and the Netherlands’ largest health insurer, Achmea, said on Wednesday they would work together and invest several millions in the next five […]
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