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HMC Pharmacy Department: medicine home delivery service continues successfully

HMC Pharmacy Department: medicine home delivery service continues successfully

Dr Moza al-Hail, executive director of the Pharmacy Department at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), has confirmed that the drug delivery service launched by HMC in mid-April for all patients ...

Thailand sees apparent success treating virus with drug cocktail

Thailand sees apparent success treating virus with drug cocktail

A Chinese woman infected with the new coronavirus showed a dramatic improvement after she was treated with a cocktail of anti-virals used to treat flu and HIV, Thailand's health ministry said Sunday.

Iran says it will destroy any aggressor

Iran says it will destroy any aggressor

Iran's foreign minister on Saturday denounced renewed US sanctions against its central bank as an attempt to deny ordinary Iranians access to food and medicine, and said the move was a sign of US desperation.

Millions of patient medical records freely accessible online

Millions of patient medical records freely accessible online

Millions of records belonging to patients worldwide, including X-Rays, mammograms and MRI scans, were long freely accessible online without basic security measures, German authorities said Tuesday ...

PHCC to provide integrated healthcare through family medicine

PHCC to provide integrated healthcare through family medicine

Taking Qatar's healthcare services to a higher level, the Family Medicine Model (FMM), launched recently by the Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC), aims to provide integrated services.

Japan trial to treat spinal cord injuries with stem cells

Japan trial to treat spinal cord injuries with stem cells

A team of Japanese researchers will carry out an unprecedented trial using a kind of stem cell to try to treat debilitating spinal cord injuries, the specialists said on Monday.

Amputated Nobel season opens without Literature Prize

Amputated Nobel season opens without Literature Prize

The announcement on Monday of the Nobel Medicine Prize opens this year's amputated awards season, with no Literature Prize for the first time in 70 years because of a #MeToo scandal.

Death toll nears 400 in flood-hit Kerala, dozens missing

Death toll nears 400 in flood-hit Kerala, dozens missing

Dozens of people are missing and 1.2 million are sheltering in the camps, state officials said, as water receded and a huge clean-up gathered pace.

Health ministry withdraws cholesterol drug Lipodar

Health ministry withdraws cholesterol drug Lipodar

The MoPH measure is based on a decision of the Gulf Central Committee for Drug Registration which had previously decided to suspend the drug on the grounds that it did not conform to specifications of the original product.

US biology trio wins Nobel Medicine Prize

US biology trio wins Nobel Medicine Prize

US geneticists Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young were awarded the Nobel Medicine Prize Monday for shedding light on the internal biological clock ...

The story of how a worm turned... into a bringer of medical miracles

The story of how a worm turned... into a bringer of medical miracles

For centuries, the only use humans found for the lugworm -- dark pink, slimy and inedible -- was on the end of a fish hook.

Emir stresses open economy, diversified income sources

Emir stresses open economy, diversified income sources

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani has stressed the need to open Qatar's economy to investments and initiatives so that the country produces the food and medicine it needs and achieve economic independence.