Sidra Medicine, a member of Qatar Foundation, aims to bring precision genomic medicine to the healthcare landscape in Qatar especially in the case of rare diseases in children.
Sidra Medicine is investing two-third of its annual research fund on its genome sequencing programme, Gulf Times has learnt.
A row is erupting over vaccines in Italy as the country's new populist government fights to roll back a law that bans children from attending school if they haven't received a series of jabs.
A proposed Indonesian tobacco law will roll back regulations to discourage smoking in a country that already has one of the highest smoking rates in the world and open the floodgates to advertising aimed at teenagers ...
Qatar will soon set up a tissue bank to help contribute to research, especially on cancer and improve the healthcare scenario in the country, a senior official of Hamad Medical Corporation disclosed on Wednesday.
Nurses and midwives promoting anti-vaccination messages in Australia could face punishment, the industry regulator warned Thursday, as the country tackles recent outbreaks of preventable diseases.
Every week, scientists in southern China release 3 million bacteria-infected mosquitoes on a 3 km (two-mile) long island in a bid to wipe out diseases such as dengue, yellow fever and Zika.
Hamad Medical Corporation ( HMC) will open the Communicable Diseases Centre (CDC) later this year which will help in stepping up the fight against viral hepatitis.