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The Unusual Symptoms of COVID-19

In late April, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its list of COVID-19 symptoms. The CDC initially listed fever, cough, and...

An Old TB Vaccine Finds New Life in Coronavirus Trials

Studies are underway to test whether giving a shot of BCG vaccine could protect doctors and nurses against COVID-19. One of the oldest vaccines could...
Covid-19 Patients Recovering Quickly with Experimental Drug Remdesivir

Experimental Drug Remdesivir Speeds Recovery from COVID-19

American biopharmaceutical company Gilead Sciences on Wednesday announced study results showing that patients receiving a 5-day treatment course of Remdesivir achieved similar clinical improvement...

Chloroquine for COVID-19: Cutting Through the Hype

On March 16, SpaceX founder Elon Musk tweeted that the anti-malaria drug chloroquine was “maybe worth considering” as a treatment for COVID-19. He got...

Top 10 Medical Innovations for 2019

A panel of top doctors and researchers presents the advancements with the power to transform healthcare this year Alternate therapies for pain. The use of...

UAE Bans Handwritten Prescriptions

A circular from the UAE’s Ministry of Health and Prevention calls for all handwritten prescriptions to be banned. Medical professionals have six months to...

1 in 10 Medical Products in Developing Countries is Substandard or...

An estimated 1 in 10 medical products circulating in low- and middle-income countries is either substandard or falsified, according to new research from WHO. This...

Who Uses Complementary and Alternative Medicine and How

Help sought from complementary, alternative medicine to remedy health problems A new and extensive study has charted the use of complementary and alternative medicine in...

Most Amazing Medical Breakthroughs of 2014

Similar to technology, medicine is constantly developing and evolving. The more it advances, the more breakthroughs are reported every year. In 2014, humankind witnessed...

Biggest Medical Breakthroughs of 2013

The medical advancements which the world witnessed in 2013 were inspiring and promising. Some of the biggest medical breakthrough moments during the last one...

Dubai SME to help students’ new projects in medicine, pharmacy

Dubai SMEhas signed an agreement with S.S.Lootah Group to enable students of medicine and pharmacy to establish projects in related fields.

Technology in Medicine: Range of Mobile Applications for Doctors

A leading developer of cognitive tests, originating from the University of Cambridge, announces its intention to become a leader in translational neuroscience with the...

Health awareness campaigns for Ramadan

Emirates Holidays' Eid Al Fitr Offers SEHA, the Abu Dhabi Health Services Company, has announced the launch of two awareness campaigns for the Holy month...

Promoting the concept of day surgery in the Middle East

UK manufacturer Anetic Aid Ltd is working with its Middle East partners to demonstrate the benefits of day surgery – an approach to...

Dubai Medical Forum to highlight latest advances in Physiotherapy

International and local experts to present updates on how physiotherapy helps in spine and knee treatment, pediatric neurology, and caring for aging adults The third...