Sidra Medicine and HMC to host 5th Qatar Pediatric Emergency Medicine Conference

Sidra Medicine and HMC to host 5th Qatar Pediatric Emergency Medicine Conference

Sidra Medicine and Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) will jointly host the 5th Qatar - Pediatric Emergency Medicine (Q-PEM) Conference 2021 from 15th to 17th January 2021. The annual conference is being held virtually this year.

QU’s research finds relative risk misunderstood in medicine

QU’s research finds relative risk misunderstood in medicine

The commonly used relative risk to report the results of clinical trials may not even be interpretable as a measure of effect, according to a team of researchers led by Dr Suhail Doi, head, Department of Population Medicine at Qatar University (QU) College of Medicine.

Qatar’s leadership in field of precision medicine lauded

Qatar’s leadership in field of precision medicine lauded

Qatar is in a position to translate the efforts in precision medicine for the last five years into clinical implementation, noted experts at a panel discussion on *Precision Medicine – One size doesn’t fit all, on the first day of WISH 2020.

QF-sponsored report on precision medicine to be launched Sunday at WISH 2020

QF-sponsored report on precision medicine to be launched Sunday at WISH 2020

A white paper on precision medicine by Economist Intelligence Unit on various pathways of diagnosis, treatment and drugs development and sponsored by Qatar Foundation (QF) will be launched Sunday ...

Registrations open for Sidra Medicine’s precision medicine symposium

Registrations open for Sidra Medicine’s precision medicine symposium

Sidra Medicine has opened registrations for its virtual Precision Medicine and Functional Genomics Symposium (PMFG), to be held online from December 5 to 7.

HBKU hosts single-cell genomics symposium

HBKU hosts single-cell genomics symposium

The College of Health and Life Sciences (CHLS) at Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) recently organised a symposium on the use of single-cell genomics in precision medicine. 'Single-Cell Genomics in Precision Medicine' highlighted various single-cell aspects by genomic tools and explored potential

Oxford will study top-selling prescription drug for potential Covid-19 treatment

Oxford will study top-selling prescription drug for potential Covid-19 treatment

Britain's Oxford University said today it would study whether the world's best-selling prescription medicine, adalimumab, was an effective treatment for Covid-19 patients, the latest effort to repurpose existing drugs as potential coronavirus therapies.

Talabat launches medicine deliveries

Talabat launches medicine deliveries

The region’s leading food and grocery delivery app talabat has become the first platform in Qatar to provide pharmaceutical delivery services, it was announced on Thursday.

HMC Pharmacy Department: medicine home delivery service continues successfully

HMC Pharmacy Department: medicine home delivery service continues successfully

Dr Moza al-Hail, executive director of the Pharmacy Department at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), has confirmed that the drug delivery service launched by HMC in mid-April for all patients ...

Thailand sees apparent success treating virus with drug cocktail

Thailand sees apparent success treating virus with drug cocktail

A Chinese woman infected with the new coronavirus showed a dramatic improvement after she was treated with a cocktail of anti-virals used to treat flu and HIV, Thailand's health ministry said Sunday.

Iran says it will destroy any aggressor

Iran says it will destroy any aggressor

Iran's foreign minister on Saturday denounced renewed US sanctions against its central bank as an attempt to deny ordinary Iranians access to food and medicine, and said the move was a sign of US desperation.

Millions of patient medical records freely accessible online

Millions of patient medical records freely accessible online

Millions of records belonging to patients worldwide, including X-Rays, mammograms and MRI scans, were long freely accessible online without basic security measures, German authorities said Tuesday ...