A smart ‘thermometer’ can now warn you of an approaching flu outbreak

Monday, 12 February 2018

A team of researchers at the University of Iowa have tested a new method to measuring flu rates in a particular area of the human eye by recording data from an electronic thermometer device connected to a mobile phone.The researchers say this technique can help improve the predictability of some outbreaks and help fight and stop the disease."We found the smart thermometer data are highly correlated with information obtained from traditional public health surveillance systems and can be used ...

More than three million Saudis suffer from diabetes

Wednesday, 16 November 2016

Type two diabetes represents 90% of all diabetes cases in the Saudi kingdom

Prince recovering after flu led to emergency plane landing

Saturday, 16 April 2016

The 57-year-old singer canceled two shows last week in Atlanta due to the flu

Saudi man weighing 400 kg has been bedridden for 10 years

Monday, 3 November 2014

His size prevents him from performing simple physical activities such as standing up, walking or even crawling

Flesh-eating parasites, polio outbreak emerging across Syria

Monday, 21 October 2013

Polio and the flesh-eating parasite, leishmaniasis, are among diseases that are suspected to be flaring up in Syria, the World Health Organization (WHO) has said this week. Some 22 people in the war-torn country’s northeastern province of Deir Ezzor are showing symptoms that are “very likely” to be polio, Oliver Rosenbawer, from the WHO Global Polio Eradication Initiative told The Telegraph on Sunday. “We still need final confirmation from a laboratory, but all the ...

Nailed it: How your fingertips hold the key to your health

Monday, 21 October 2013

Your nails can significantly contribute to the impression you leave on people. But they can say a lot more about you than just how strongly you take care of your appearance. Research reveals that your hair and nails can be an indicator of your overall health. Healthy hair and nails have been linked to good nutrition. On the other hand brittle discolored nails and dull hair, among other conditions, can offer warning signs of malnutrition, infection and serious disease. You probably don’t ...

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