Two major health projects are expected to be launched in Bahrain before the end of the month. Officials confirmed they were putting the finishing touches to the much-awaited Genetic Blood Diseases Centre and new mortuary at the Salmaniya Medic
The Arab world spends more than $30 billion every year to treat rare diseases, a top official said.
Arabian Gulf University's (AGU) professor Dr Christina Skrypynk announced the figure during a ceremony to mark the Internation
Scientists say they have discovered the first solid evidence that variations in some people's genes may cause depression -- one of the world's most common and costly mental illnesses.
And in a rare occurrence in genetic research, a British
Bahrain is winning the war against the potentially deadly sickle cell disease after a 70 per cent drop in cases, a top official has declared.
The incidence of babies with the genetic blood disorder had fallen dramatically and now only acco
British health officials could copy Bahrain's efforts in tackling genetic blood disease.
A Bahraini doctor will advise National Health Service (NHS) officials charged with tackling the problem in the UK.
Dr Shaikha Al Arrayed w