Food & Health

Malaria progress falters, WHO goals found unrealistic

LONDON: The fight against malaria is slowing down amid a dramatic drop in efforts to reverse the epidemic, even as health officials insist they will try to meet their id

People live longer but are not always healthier: study

PARIS: People live more than a decade longer on average today than they did in 1970, but spend much of these boon years battling diseases like cancer, according to a global health review published Thu

Gulf Arabs have highest diabetes rate in world

Saudi Arabia and other Gulf countries have the highest number of diabetic cases in the world.

Sakura a casual Japanese hub

Sakura is Japanese for cherry blossom. It is also a Jeddah-based casual dining Japanese restaurant located on the ground floor of Crowne Plaza Hotel.

Inflammation Prevention (Part 9)

After eight episodes of offering natural effective cures like fish, nuts and their oils and other essential fatty acids to spices, roots, gums, enzymes, vegetables, greens and fruits for silent inf

Overweight teenagers

The next generation is on the verge of a health disaster, with fat and salt-soaked fast food, and a couch potato lifestyle being blamed for hoards of overweight school children.

US doctors defeat leukemia with modified HIV

NEW YORK: US doctors say they have saved a seven-year-old girl who was close to dying from leukemia with a pioneering use of an unlikely ally: a modified form of the HIV virus.

Study links knee replacement to weight gain

Being overweight is known to increase the risk of needing a knee replacement, but a new study finds that knee replacement surgery may also raise a person’s risk of gaining weight, according to a US st

Disability to rise as more premature babies survive

LONDON: Little progress has been made in improving the long-term health of extremely premature babies, and with pre-term births on the rise across Europe, rates of serio

Inflammation Prevention (Part 8)

Last week, I started discussing very important foods to help heal silent inflammation. These were vegetables and greens such as dandelion, alfalfa, grain grasses (wheat, oat, barley) and parsley.

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