Healthcare

Government Data Says Millions Of Health Records Are Breached Every Year

37 Million People In The Middle East Have Type 2 Diabetes

Saudi Arabia Sees Influx Of Nigerian Medical Professionals

In Blowout, Amarin's Fish-Oil-Derived Drug Dramatically Cuts Heart Risk In Study

Paralyzed Patients Go From Wheelchairs To Walkers With Experimental Treatment

Of Vampires And The Challenges Of Longevity Drugs

Taking the Fight to Heart Disease, Dubai’s Number One Killer

Fosun Pharma Sees 'Huge' Opportunities In India, Southeast Asia, Africa

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1 year ago

Government Data Says Millions Of Health Records Are Breached Every Year

Either hackers want your health data, or companies like health insurers can’t keep that information safe. That’s according to a new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The...
1 year ago

37 Million People In The Middle East Have Type 2 Diabetes

The prevalence of type 2 diabetes in the Middle East is estimated at 9.7%, and the region was found to have the highest prevalence of diabetes in the world. Pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca announced...
1 year ago

Saudi Arabia Sees Influx Of Nigerian Medical Professionals

In a crowded hotel lobby in Abuja-Nigeria’s capital city, hundreds of young and experienced Nigerian medical professionals patiently await the call of their names – they are hopefuls who have...
1 year ago

In Blowout, Amarin's Fish-Oil-Derived Drug Dramatically Cuts Heart Risk In Study

A drug derived from fish oil cut the rate of cardiovascular problems, including heart attacks and strokes, by 25%, a result that will likely transform the fortunes of its maker, Amarin...
1 year ago

Paralyzed Patients Go From Wheelchairs To Walkers With Experimental Treatment

Two different groups of researchers have shown that electrical stimulation of the spinal cord, combined with months of intense training, can allow some people who have been paralyzed to regain some...
1 year ago

Of Vampires And The Challenges Of Longevity Drugs

For an example of how hard it is to develop an anti-aging medicine, check this out. It’s some of the coolest and creepiest science to have been published in major academic journals. But is it ready...
1 year ago

Taking the Fight to Heart Disease, Dubai’s Number One Killer

According to the Dubai Health Authority and the Dubai Statistics Centre, heart disease is the number one cause of death in Dubai. The prevalence of cardiac diseases, particularly among young people...
1 year ago

Fosun Pharma Sees 'Huge' Opportunities In India, Southeast Asia, Africa

Fosun International, led by Shanghai billionaire Guo Guangchang, has long made a name for itself through international partnerships and investments. Fosun Pharma, Fosun's pharmaceutical arm, is also...