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Oman plans two desal projects in northern region

Oman plans to build two major independent water desalination plants to meet growing demand for potable water in the northern region, a report said. Sites are being evaluated for a 60-million-gallons-per-day (mgpd)-capacity project planned in Muscat, added the Times of Oman

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Danat Al Emarat performs rare surgery for newborn baby

Surgeons in Abu Dhabi have successfully treated an Emirati newborn baby suffering from a rare congenital malformation of the intestine, which led to perforation of the small bowel, filling his whole abdomen with fluid which required immediate intervention to save his life. The ca

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US warns on travel as Zika hits Miami beach

US Federal health officials on Friday warned pregnant women not to travel to trendy Miami Beach after Florida confirmed that the mosquito-borne Zika virus was active in the popular tourist destination. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also suggested that pregna

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Calcium supplements tied to dementia risk for women

Some older women who take calcium supplements commonly recommended to ward off age-related bone damage may face an increased risk of developing dementia, a small study suggests. The heightened dementia risk appears limited to women who have had a stroke or suffer from other disor

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