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Largest study of its kind reveals reasons why people with obesity are not receiving adequate care

New international study shows that while many healthcare professionals recognise obesity as a disease, most people living with the disease are still not being treated Eight in ten people with obesity believe it is their sole responsibility to lose weight, … Continue reading

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The DentalSPA, Dubai’s Leading Dental and Dermatology Medical Centre introduces new high-end laser machine

Established in Dubai in 2005 by Dr. Amer, The DentalSPA Medical and Dental Center which provides the very best quality in Dental and Dermatology offerings and which has recently added Plastic Surgery to its exceptional list of services, has also introduced a new high-end … Continue reading

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Novo Nordisk signs Local Manufacturing Agreement with Saudi Bio

Novo Nordisk, the world’s largest insulin manufacturer, has signed an agreement with Saudi Bio to start packaging of Novo Nordisk’s products for the treatment of diabetes, obesity and haemophilia in Saudi Arabia. The agreement was signed in presence of key … Continue reading

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King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Houston Methodist Hospital renew collaboration to further improve quality of healthcare services for patients and staff

King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center (KFSHRC) and Houston Methodist Hospital (HMH) have renewed an existing Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the fourth consecutive time as a result of the positive impact their cooperation has made on the Saudi … Continue reading

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AbbVie employees support the Children’s Cancer Center’s blood donation campaign ahead of Ramadan – Volunteers from AbbVie in Saudi Arabia visited the King Fahad National Centre for Children’s Cancer in Riyadh to donate blood as part of the center’s three-day blood donation drive

AbbVie, a research-based global biopharmaceutical company, today organized for members of its staff to visit the King Fahad National Centre for Children’s Cancer to donate blood. The King Fahad National Center for Children’s Cancer has organized a three-day blood donation … Continue reading

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JAPAN’S MASAZO NONAKA IS AWARDED GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS TITLE FOR OLDEST LIVING MAN 112 Years 259 days

Guinness World Records™, the global authority on record-breaking, today announces that Japan’s Masazo NONAKA is the world’s Oldest living man at 112 years, and, as of today, 259 days old.   Mr. Nonaka was presented with the official certificate today … Continue reading

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Smiling with confidence an issue for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as survey results reveal the need for immediate action to counter poor oral hygiene

The Saudi Dental Society and Colgate, the global oral care experts, have kicked off a month long campaign to improve oral hygiene across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, as part of their joint commitment to raising nationwide standards. Oral Health … Continue reading

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Air Liquide enters Saudi Arabia’s Home Healthcare market

With the acquisition of the respiratory division of Thimar Al Jazirah Company (TAC) in Saudi Arabia, Air Liquide enters the Home Healthcare market in the Kingdom, and expands its Healthcare activity in the Middle-East. TAC is a leading actor in the … Continue reading

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Saudi Dental Society and Colgate Pledge to transform attitudes towards oral health in Saudi Arabia

Official stats reveal only 12 per cent of the population across the Kingdom regularly visits dentists Only 1 in 10 children between the ages of five and nine – brush teeth twice daily Oral healthcare leaders team up to launch … Continue reading

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Saudi Pediatric Association announces strategic partnership with Johnson & Johnson Consumer Saudi Arabia Limited to boost infant healthcare in the Kingdom

The future of infant healthcare in Saudi Arabia has been strengthened by a new strategic partnership between the Saudi Pediatric Association (SPA) and Johnson & Johnson Consumer Saudi Arabia Limited, part of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies (“Johnson … Continue reading

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