02 February 2019
Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) is to run a two-day symposium on Lifestyle Medicine and how it can be used to successfully treat and prevent chronic illnesses like diabetes, heart disease and...
27 June 2018
Patients at Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Heart Hospital are benefiting from a new technology that is being used to treat the most advanced forms of heart failure. The new technology, known as a...
19 May 2018
For individuals who are able to safely fast, the Holy Month of Ramadan can provide a number of social, spiritual, psychological, and health benefits. Ms. Reem Al Saadi (pictured), Director of...
25 February 2018
Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are a leading cause of death in Qatar and the number one cause of death globally. While both men and women may share many of the same symptoms of a heart attack, a...
14 January 2018
Robotic surgery, cardiovascular outcomes in type 2 diabetics, and personalized medicine in the treatment of heart disease were among the topics discussed during the 14th Gulf Heart Association...
16 July 2017
Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Heart Hospital recently welcomed delegates to its Cardiac Rehabilitation Symposium, providing them with a unique opportunity to learn about the latest medical...
30 December 2016
Responding to a "controversial" report in the Western media that treating cholesterol with drugs like statins was a waste of time, the Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has said more research "that...
28 November 2016
Researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) have adapted an international measure used to assess the prevalence of metabolic syndrome - a serious condition linked to diabetes, heart disease...
02 October 2016
Having diabetes increases your risk of developing coronary heart disease. According to Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Chair of Internal Medicine, Professor Abdul-Badi Abou-Samra, almost two thirds...
16 September 2016
The Hamad General Hospital (HGH) Emergency Department on Thursday received more than 800 cases, including two deaths, from early in the morning until 6pm. Thirteen of these cases pertained to heart...
06 August 2016
In recognition of Psoriasis Awareness Month, observed each August, Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) is raising awareness about the misunderstood skin disease. “Psoriasis is a persistent, chronic,...
07 March 2016
Leading biomedical researchers based in Qatar, the MENA region, Europe and the Far East met for a two-day ‘Ion Channels and Transporters in Health and Disease’ conference, sponsored by Qatar National...

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