Category Archives: Medical/Health Care

6 simple tips to reduce your blood pressure

If you suddenly find yourself with high blood pressure (hypertension) under the new guidelines from the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology, you might be wondering what to do. The guidelines, which were released in November, lowered …

Health expenditure hits RO 24 million per year

MUSCAT, A total of RO 24 million is required annually following increase in the per capita health expenditure per Omani national. This is revealed in a report released by Dr Ahmed bin Mohammed al Saeedi, Minister of Health. According to …

Health endowment fund soon

MUSCAT, A first-of-its-kind health endowment fund, in cooperation with the Ministry of Endowments and Religious Affairs, is being established in the Sultanate. Details of the project have already been prepared and necessary approvals are being sought from the authorities involved, …

DNA Can Point The Way Toward Curing or Controlling Cancer

Traditional treatments often include chemotherapy or radiation to kill cancer cells and shrink tumors. The treatments kill healthy cells as well as cancerous ones, and the side effects are legendary.

Surgery can be an option, too. Sometimes it’s all that’s …

A woman and her son injured in terrorist bombing with an explosive device in Damascus

Damascus, A woman and her son were injured in a terrorist bombing with an explosive device planted in a car on al-Mezzeh Highway in Damascus.

A source at Damascus Police Command said in a statement to SANA reporter that a …

Risk Management & Patients Safety Meets

The Directorate General of Quality Assurance Center (DGQAC), represented by the Patients Safety & Risk Management Department convened on Wednesday a meeting on risk management at the National Genetic Center.

The Meeting was chaired by Dr. Qamra bint Said Al-Saririah, …