Sunday 18 February 2018

Bahrain Dialysis Centre project enters fast-track

Work is under way to complete the internal and external finishing works at the Bahrain Dialysis Centre project, coming up in the Hunainiya area of the kingdom, along with the other related electrical and mechanical works. The concrete structure at the Dialysis Centre has been com


Canadian Specialist Hospital plans major upgrade

Canadian Specialist Hospital (CSH), one of the most advanced and comprehensive healthcare institutions in the Middle East, is celebrating a decade of serving patients in the emirate and the region. The hospital, which commenced operations in 2008, has since expanded its facilitie


New hope for genetic blood disorder victims

A series of clinical breakthroughs will revolutionize treatment of genetic blood disorders and increase the life expectancy of children diagnosed with sickle cell disease and thalassemia, a leading physician said. Dr Rabi Hanna, MD, a specialist in paediatric haematology, oncolog


Sharjah Ruler inaugurates Seed Bank in Al Dhaid

The Sharjah Seed Bank and Herbarium in Al Dhaid, at the Sharjah Research Academy, was inaugurated today (February 8) by HH Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah. Dr Sheikh Sultan toured the building, visited its facilities and was br


Liver transplant options for children ‘safer now’

Alternatives to whole liver transplantation (WLT), such as splitting a liver for two recipients or using a part of a liver from a living donor, have improved significantly, said John Hopkins in a new study of paediatric liver transplant recipients. A report of the findings, publi


Dubai Hospital completes 400 major surgeries in 2017

The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has revealed that the cardiothoracic surgery Department at Dubai Hospital has conducted more than 400 major surgeries in 2017. Among the major surgeries, 75 per cent were coronary artery bypass (CABG) surgery – some of them are considered hi


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