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Shisha smoking can transmit infectious diseases, says HMC doctor

to spread of infectious lung diseases.  “We at our Stop Smoking Clinic at HMC receive patients, who are smoking Shisha and have suffered from infectious diseases such as tuberculosis and hepatitis A.  Shisha ... it is more dangerous than cigarette smoking and can also lead to spread of infectious lung diseases. ...

Press Release - 31/05/2011 - 09:52 - comment 0

Biolab holds health awareness session on disease prediction

pointed out that diseases are either infectious or non-infectious. He further explained that the latter ... genetics, life-style trends, and environmental conditions.  Non-infectious diseases highlighted during ... infectious diseases, and that this new wave of personalized medicine is the way forward to save individuals ...

Press Release - 05/11/2013 - 09:22 - comment 0

Hajj given the all clear: Guests of God will be free from disease, Inshallah!

said, while expressing his optimism that this Haj season would be free from infectious diseases ... they are not carriers of contagious diseases. The Kingdom has set up several modern hospitals in Makkah, Mina and Arafat ... optimism that this Haj season would be free from infectious diseases. ...

Editor's Choice - 18/09/2014 - 07:39 - comment 0

Qatar National Research Fund supports study of infectious diseases through new international joint funding programme

with the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases of the National Institute of Health to co-sponsor ... States. Their research projects will focus on one or more endemic and emerging viral infectious diseases ... region which will also add to global knowledge about endemic and emerging viral infectious diseases ...

Press Release - 15/06/2014 - 04:42 - comment 0

'Jihadism is not the [Syrian] war's only wider threat': New York heath expert says Syria's polio will spread to Iraq

terrifying polio reemergence is one of the infectious diseases threatening to cross into Iraq. Infectious diseases are set to spread across Syria and Iraq , with deadly consequences. ... and northern Iraq, it has exacerbated the infectious disease crisis by kidnapping health workers, seizing aid ...

Editor's Choice - 15/08/2014 - 10:57 - comment 0

Tweeting Doctors: Twitter and Google for Disease Control

the outbreak of infectious diseases. Doctors may soon be better able to predict the outbreak of infectious diseases thanks to a surveillance system that uses Google and Twitter. ... Dr Suaad Aljaberi, an infectious disease specialist and the director of Abu Dhabi Police's ...

Editor's Choice - 05/01/2012 - 12:50 - comment 0

UAE Hosts Symposium to Discuss Effect of Infectious Diseases on Women

on Wednesday in a one-day symposium on infectious diseases and their effects on women of various age g About 300 delegates will take part in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday in a one-day symposium on infectious ... topics will cover all aspects of infectious diseases, said the daily.   Fourteen speakers from ...

19/05/2010 - 08:54 - comment 0

Saudi bans Hajj pilgrims from Ebola countries

Ebola because it’s a very infectious disease, so we created a different pathway for patients and set up ... in Mecca, the authorities are banning travelers from countries hard-hit by the Ebola virus. Hospitals are preparing themselves, especially for an outbreak of the killer disease, but in an attempt to reduce risk ...

01/10/2014 - 07:46 - comment 0

Hospital engineering should integrate infection prevention in hospital design to help prevent MERS-CoV in the GCC

with the lack of environmental decontamination which can facilitate transmission of MERS-CoV. Hospital engineering should integrate infection prevention in hospital design to help prevent emerging and re-emerging viruses.  Dr Mushira Enani, Assistant Professor, Head-Infectious Diseases Section, Program Director, ...

Press Release - 21/07/2014 - 14:53 - comment 0

Is the Middle East's SARS virus linked to camels or goats?

passed away just days after treating a camel for a disease, on of the doctors who treated him has ... days after treating a camel for a disease, on of the doctors who treated him has confirmed.  However, Dr. CM Wendtner, professor of medicine at the University of Cologne and director of the infectious ...

Editor's Choice - 27/06/2013 - 08:27 - comment 0