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Number of dialysis patients on the rise in UAE

The number of dialysis water testing in the UAE has been increasing over the years, a trend that is attributed to the growth in the number of kidney disease and diabetes patients, said a report. Prime Certification and Inspection,

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Kidney sale expat’s mum cancer patient

A man who put up posters advertising his kidney for sale in Bahrain said he wants to raise enough money to pay for his mother’s cancer treatment. The Gulf Daily News (GDN), our sister publication, first broke the story on Monday

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Kidneys on sale for $39,000 in Bahrain

Posters advertising kidneys for sale for BD15,000 ($39,487) have appeared outside a private medical centre in Bahrain. Two posters were attached to the wall of a building in which private clinics are located, opposite Salmaniya Medical Complex

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Bahrain health officials warn about organ trade mafias

Health officials have issued a stark warning about the dangers of medical tourism as growing numbers of Bahrainis look abroad for kidney transplants. Since 1997, when the Health Ministry opened its Yusuf Khalil Almoayyed Nephrolog

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Chronic dehydration ‘can lead to kidney stones’

Chronic dehydration can affect renal function and increase the risk of kidney stones, as Muslims fast from sunrise to sunset during Ramadan, according to an expert. In the UAE, the fast this year is up to 15 hours and during the i

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TCA Abu Dhabi set for New York's kidney health awareness run

Abu Dhabi’s Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) will be participating in the 11th UAE Healthy Kidney 10K run in New York City’s famous Central Park on May 30 to promote education and awareness of kidney health and kidney

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TCA Abu Dhabi set for New York's kidney health awareness run

Abu Dhabi’s Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) will be participating in the 11th UAE Healthy Kidney 10K run in New York City’s famous Central Park on May 30 to promote education and awareness of kidney health and kidney

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Novartis offers new kidney transplant protocol

Novartis, a world leader and innovator in developing treatments for nephrology and neurology diseases, has announced a new kidney transplantation protocol that aims to lengthen the life expectancy of a transplanted kidney. The new

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DaVita to open 80 dialysis centres in Saudi

DaVita, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners that provides kidney care services, has won a tender to treat half of the 10,000 dialysis patients currently under the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Health’s care.   Under the

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Kidney centre achieves transplant century

The Kidney Transplant Centre in Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Health Services Seha, has achieved a milestone by successfully conducting 100 kidney transplants.  Sheikh Khalifa Medical City completed t

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