Friday 25 May 2018

70pc adults in Bahrain 'overweight or obese'

Seven out of 10 adults in Bahrain are either overweight or obese, a health expert has warned. Health promotion director Dr Amal Al Jowder warned the rate would increase if people did not start adopting a healthy lifestyle, said a


Qatar tops average wealth per adult in Mena

Qatar recorded the highest average wealth per adult of $153,294 in mid-2013 in the Mena region, growing two per cent from the same period last year, said a report. The fourth annual Global Wealth Report 2013 released by Credit Sui


Red meat lovers have more kidney cancer: study

People who eat lots of red meat may have a higher risk of some types of kidney cancer, according to a US study which was conducted on thousands of adults.      Researchers writing in the American Journal of Clinic


Bahrain adulthood law clears hurdle

Plans to increase the age at which a child legally becomes an adult in Bahrain cleared a major hurdle yesterday. The Shura Council voted in favour of a move to raise the age from 15 to 18. It had been debating the proposal for at least a y

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