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Egypt’s Drug Authority warns against using Dexamethasone without medical supervision
Health & Fitness

Egypt’s Drug Authority warns against using Dexamethasone without medical supervision

The Egyptian Drug Authority (EDA) on Tuesday commented on foreign and local media reports regarding the steroid drug dexamethasone as…
Japan pushes Avigan drug against COVID-19
World

Japan pushes Avigan drug against COVID-19

The anti-influenza drug has shown some promise in the fight against COVID-19, but experts warn that it has known side-effects,…
Activists campaign against medical negligence in Egyptian prisons
Egypt

Activists campaign against medical negligence in Egyptian prisons

CAIRO, Oct 6 (Aswat Masriya) - Activists launched a campaign on social media shedding light on medical negligence in Egyptian prisons.Using…
Five tips for travelling with medication
Life & Style

Five tips for travelling with medication

Packing medication can require a little thought and forward planning before jetting off abroad. As the summer getaway gears up,…
Taking drugs for depression linked to better diabetes control
Health & Fitness

Taking drugs for depression linked to better diabetes control

People who have both diabetes and depression may have an easier time keeping their blood sugar levels under control if…
Court binds insurance authority to approve medication for ill child
Egypt

Court binds insurance authority to approve medication for ill child

The Administrative Court in Alexandria ruled to uphold children’s constitutional rights for government-financed treatment on Sunday, ruling in the favor…
Pharmacists prepare agreement on expired medications
Egypt

Pharmacists prepare agreement on expired medications

Pharmacists have prepared a strategy for getting rid of expired medicine, stressing that the failure to ensure a thorough process…
Lower doses of heart meds save lives: study
Health & Fitness

Lower doses of heart meds save lives: study

People who suffered a heart attack lived longer when their dose of a medication known as a beta-blocker was a…
For diabetes in obesity, weight-loss surgery beats medication
Health & Fitness

For diabetes in obesity, weight-loss surgery beats medication

 Weight-loss surgery beats medication for controlling type 2 diabetes in obese people, according to the longest-term trial ever to compare…
Prosecutors investigate child deaths at Beni Suef hospital
Egypt

Prosecutors investigate child deaths at Beni Suef hospital

The Administrative Prosecution service ordered an urgent investigation into the reported death of four children at Beni Suef Hospital on…
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