Monday, 13 September 2010 12:34 GMT
‘Diane 35’ drug is not for birth control
Diane 35, an acne drug often prescribed by doctors as a contraceptive
Paris – Arabstoday
Europe's medicines watchdog said Friday the benefits of acne drug Diane-35, also widely used as a contraceptive, outweigh the risk of developing blood clots in Read More..
Unhappy feelings increase risk of death
Tillburg University in The Netherlands where the study was conducted
Tilburg – Arabstoday
Depressed cancer survivors are twice as likely to die prematurely as those who do not suffer from depression, Dutch researchers say.
Floortje Mols and colleagues of Tilburg University Read More..
Foreigners will be treated in the evening
Patients are treated in a hospital in Kuwait City, Kuwait
Kuwait City – Arabsotday
Kuwait is to bar foreigners from attending public hospitals in the mornings, local media reported on Thursday, in a decision activist’s labelled "racist". The decision comes Read More..
Increase of sodium in 6 years
Chips and pizza were found to contain more sodium in 2011 than 2005
Washington – Arabstoday
The amount of salt in foods that are processed or sold at fast food restaurants is still high despite calls by medical experts for Read More..
34 coronavirus cases reported worldwide
Valenciennes hospital where the first case of SARS-like virus was treated in France
Geneva – Arabstoday
The World Health Organisation on Monday called on people in France, where two confirmed cases of the new SARS-like virus were recorded at the Read More..
Cairo neurologist's discovery
Sudan’s Schistosoma crisis
Control your happiness
Actively trying to improve your mood can work
London – Arabstoday
People can successfully change their moods and try to be happier with the help of upbeat music, US researchers claim.
Conducted at the American University of Missouri, Lead author of the study, Yuna Fergusona, doctoral student in psychological science, Read More...
Also in the news
Aid organisation Oxfam warned on Monday that the warmer weather will increase health-related risks for hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees in Jordan and Lebanon, and appealed for urgent funds.
With temperatures set to soar up to 40 Read More...
The Iranian health ministry has started an emergency response plan to fight coronavirus after the neighboring states confirmed cases of infection to the lethal virus, an official announced on Sunday, but meantime stressed that no case of Read More...
Work-related stress is linked to increased blood fat levels, which in turn increases cardiovascular risk, researchers in Spain say.
Carlos Catalina, clinical psychologist and an expert in work-related stress at the Sociedad de Prevencion de Ibermutuamur, in collaboration Read More...
The devastating effect of Alzheimer's disease on bilingual people has been thrown into focus in Canada, where the sudden loss of a second language can leave sufferers feeling like strangers in their own country.
Despite increasing evidence that Read More...
The hunt for an HIV vaccine has gobbled up $8 billion in the past decade, and the failure of the most recent efficacy trial has delivered yet another setback to 26 years of efforts.
With the next attempts Read More...
Eating food containing even a little nicotine, such as peppers and tomatoes, may reduce the risk of developing Parkinson's disease, U.S. researchers say.
Dr. Susan Searles Nielsen and colleagues at the Read More...
Having a pet might lower a person's risk of heart disease, but it may be simply that healthier people have pets, U.S. researchers say.
An American Heart Association scientific statement published Read More...
Exposing skin to sunlight may help to reduce blood pressure, cut the risk of heart attack and stroke - and even prolong life, a study suggested.
Researchers have shown that when Read More...
People who eat walnuts or their extracted oil can reduce cardiovascular risk via a mechanism other than simply lowering cholesterol, U.S. researchers say.
Penny Kris-Etherton, distinguished professor of nutrition at Pennsylvania Read More...
Summer has finally arrived and naturally it’s time to dust off the cobwebs your barbeque and get grilling. A Great way to enjoy the sun with good, healthy food are these spicy chicken kebabs, served Read More...
A super-simple and summery pudding, best enjoyed al fresco.
350g Madeira cake
Good quality strawberry jam
Strawberry or raspberry cordial or crème de cassis
400g strawberries, sliced or halved
1 tbsp golden caster sugar
500g pot of good quality vanilla custard
284ml Read More...
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