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More MERS deaths underscores vaccine urgency
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More MERS deaths underscores vaccine urgency

Wednesday, 2 September 2015 1:01 PM

Scientists question why there still is no vaccine for the virus that kills almost half of its victims

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Deaf mice cured with gene therapy

Wednesday, 2 September 2015 12:59 PM

In a laboratory at Boston Children's Hospital, lead researcher Jeff Holt is working on a cure for genetic deafness.

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Cancer sniffing dogs to aid British doctors

Thursday, 27 August 2015 12:55 PM

Dogs that can sniff out prostate cancer from urine samples have been approved for trial by Britain's National Health Service.

UAE healthcare firm NMC posts 15% jump in H1 net profit
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UAE healthcare firm NMC posts 15% jump in H1 net profit

Wednesday, 26 August 2015 1:42 PM

Healthcare provider says it made nearly $47m net profit in the first six months of 2015

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Dental device promises pain-free tooth repair

Wednesday, 26 August 2015 12:37 PM

Scientists develop a dental treatment that could vastly reduce the need for unpleasant trips to the dentists, with teeth painlessly repaired using electrical pulses to re-grow natural tooth enamel.

UAE's NMC closes deal to buy long-term medical provider
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UAE's NMC closes deal to buy long-term medical provider

Tuesday, 25 August 2015 4:35 PM

Company completes acquisition of ProVita International Medical Centre which operates in the UAE

UAE's Al Noor plans to double capacity after steady H1
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UAE's Al Noor plans to double capacity after steady H1

Tuesday, 25 August 2015 1:46 PM

Healthcare company says will double number of beds to more than 400 by end-2018

Saudi bans hospital guards from travelling over MERS outbreak
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Saudi bans hospital guards from travelling over MERS outbreak

Sunday, 23 August 2015 2:22 PM

The heightened concerns come as a US university claims to have made a breakthrough in a vaccine for the fatal virus

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British boy gets first gesture-controlled bionic arm

Sunday, 23 August 2015 12:34 PM

Josh Cathcart, a nine-year-old who was born with his right arm missing from the elbow down, became the first person in the UK to receive an i-limb quantum, and also became the youngest person ever to wear one of Touch Bionics' advanced prosthetic devices.

Dubai posts $211m revenues from medical tourism in Q1
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Dubai posts $211m revenues from medical tourism in Q1

Friday, 21 August 2015 9:05 AM

Dubai Health Authority says more than 118,000 tourists treated across 16 private hospitals in the emirate

Another Saudi emergency dept shutdown over MERS outbreak
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Another Saudi emergency dept shutdown over MERS outbreak

Thursday, 20 August 2015 2:06 PM

Largest hospital in the kingdom is the third to have its ER closed after poor infection control measures

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UK body back e-cigarettes

Thursday, 20 August 2015 12:34 PM

A UK government agency says e-cigarettes should be made available on prescription.

Surge in new MERS cases recorded in Riyadh
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Surge in new MERS cases recorded in Riyadh

Wednesday, 19 August 2015 9:35 AM

Nearly 60 new cases since the start of August, the highest rise in recorded infections since February.

UAE's NMC closes deal to buy Sharjah healthcare firm
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UAE's NMC closes deal to buy Sharjah healthcare firm

Tuesday, 18 August 2015 2:04 PM

Company completes acquisition of Dr Sunny Healthcare Group which runs medical centres, pharmacies in northern Emirate

Saudi Arabia registers 21 new MERS cases in a week
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Saudi Arabia registers 21 new MERS cases in a week

Monday, 17 August 2015 2:09 PM

Ministry of Health says 20 of the cases of MERS-coronavirus were reported in the capital of Riyadh


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