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Dozens treated for breathing problems after raids on Syria's Ghouta

Dozens treated for breathing problems after raids on Syria's Ghouta

Dozens of people were treated for breathing difficulties after air strikes slammed into Syria's Eastern Ghouta late Wednesday, a monitor said, with medics reporting symptoms consistent with a toxic attack.

Over 50 Palestinians died in 2017 awaiting Israeli medical permits: WHO

Over 50 Palestinians died in 2017 awaiting Israeli medical permits: WHO

More than 50 Palestinians died waiting for Israeli visas to travel for medical treatment last year, with only around half of all applications granted, new figures showed Tuesday.

Sidra to receive first inpatient in January 2018; get new name

Sidra to receive first inpatient in January 2018; get new name

Sidra Medical and Research Center, renamed and re-branded as Sidra Medicine, will receive its first inpatient by mid-January next year, it was announced.

Suddenly, more US Democrats back government health care

Suddenly, more US Democrats back government health care

Liberal Senator Bernie Sanders is set to introduce a plan Wednesday for US government-funded health care, an idea that has quickly gained traction among Democrats ...

‘Own your Factory in Qatar in 72 Hours’

‘Own your Factory in Qatar in 72 Hours’

The ‘Own your Factory in Qatar in 72 Hours’ project, a government initiative aimed at fast-tracking the establishment of more manufacturing companies and factories in Qatar ...

The story of how a worm turned... into a bringer of medical miracles

The story of how a worm turned... into a bringer of medical miracles

For centuries, the only use humans found for the lugworm -- dark pink, slimy and inedible -- was on the end of a fish hook.

Sidra audiology service transforms lives of hearing impaired children

Sidra audiology service transforms lives of hearing impaired children

Sidra Medical and Research Center (Sidra) has launched a new hearing aid programme to help hearing impaired children in Qatar.

Indian doctor accused of crimes becomes president of WMA

Indian doctor accused of crimes becomes president of WMA

The World Medical Association (WMA), the top medical-ethics body, on Friday installed an Indian doctor facing corruption charges as its president, despite controversy surrounding his appointment while legal cases are pending.

Medical choppers ready for China boom

Medical choppers ready for China boom

As China opens up its low-level airspace to civilian aircraft, the global aviation industry is laying the groundwork for a boom beyond private business jets and pilot training schools - with the purchase of fleets of air ambulance helicopters.

Free medical camp benefits hundreds

Free medical camp benefits hundreds

More than 1,600 male and female low-income workers from several countries yesterday attended the free medical camp ...

HMC’s biggest expansion with 1,100 new hospital beds

HMC’s biggest expansion with 1,100 new hospital beds

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) is about to embark on its busiest expansion programme, in more than a decade, which will see seven new major hospitals ...

Norwegian fighter jet helps save dying patient

Norwegian fighter jet helps save dying patient

Quick-thinking medical staff in Norway saved a patient's life by calling in an F-16 fighter jet to whisk live-saving medical equipment from one hospital to another, media reports said Friday.