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HMC cautions fasting patients about changes to medication

HMC cautions fasting patients about changes to medication

According to Dr Moza al-Hail, HMC’s executive director of pharmacy, some patients need only a simple adjustment to their medication schedule while others require a more complex solution.

Majority of HMC Chest Clinic patients had acute asthma

Majority of HMC Chest Clinic patients had acute asthma

World Asthma Day takes place each year on the first Tuesday in May. According to the World Health Organisation, 235mn people worldwide suffer from asthma.

Singer Mariah Carey says she has bipolar disorder

Singer Mariah Carey says she has bipolar disorder

Mariah Carey told People in an interview that she got the diagnosis when she was hospitalised following an emotional and physical breakdown around the time of her critically panned movie Glitter in 2001.

Students, teachers debate how to quit smoking

Students, teachers debate how to quit smoking

Participants from Qatar University, Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCMQ), University of Calgary in Qatar and College of North Atlantic-Qatar discussed various topics and issues on how to stop the unhealthy habit.

India probes whether oxygen shortage killed 30 infants

India probes whether oxygen shortage killed 30 infants

An underfunded, poorly managed public health system is in the spotlight after more than 60 children died in August in a public hospital in northern Uttar Pradesh, amid accusations that oxygen supplies ran out.

PHCC cautions fasting patients on medication

PHCC cautions fasting patients on medication

The Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) has urged hypertension patients to consult their physicians regarding medication during Ramadan.

Diabetics asked to seek medical advice before fasting

Diabetics asked to seek medical advice before fasting

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), in advance of the holy month of Ramadan, is cautioning individuals with diabetes to seek medical advice before fasting.