The Hamad Medical Corporation’s Hamad General Hospital treats 68% of acute stroke patients within 60 minutes of arrival, a senior doctor said on Monday.
While outside experts cautioned against reading too much into the study, its authors claimed that Chinese adults who ate an egg every day had a lower risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD).
"If someone smokes one cigarette instead of 20 per day, intuitively we'd think that the risk drops to 1/20, or 5%," said lead author Allan Hackshaw, a professor at University College London.
A collaborative study involving researchers from Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) and Qatar University has developed an innovative information technology system-artificial intelligence-capable of predicting the future growth of damaged areas of the brain following an acute stroke.
The number of people across the globe suffering from high blood pressure has almost doubled over the past four decades, with the biggest rise in south Asia and Africa, researchers said on Wednesday.
Former president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Shimon Peres, the last of Israel's founding fathers, was in critical condition Wednesday after suffering a major stroke and doctors were treating him in intensive care.
Singapore's finance minister, who is regarded as a potential future premier, collapsed during a cabinet meeting on Thursday due to a stroke, the country's premier said.