‘WC 2022 Qatar set to become a role model for healthy sporting events’

Qatar and WHO team up for a healthy and safe FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Team 24x7Qatar The FIFA World Cup 2022 being hosted by Qatar is set to become a role model for healthy sporting events, World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghrebreyesus has said. The WHO and the State of Qatar […]

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Aortic valve replacement by transcatheter more effective than traditional surgical method: WCM-Q study

Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar research probes efficacy of two main aortic valve replacement procedures Team 24x7Qatar Aortic valve replacement by transcatheter is more effective than the traditional surgical method. This has been demonstrated by a team of researchers around the world, led by Dr. Charbel Abi Khalil at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q). Aortic valve replacement is […]

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Qatar University opens first dental simulation laboratory in Qatar

The lab will educate the male and female students about the basics of clinical dentistry before they practice clinical practice on real patients Team 24x7Qatar A new Dental Simulation Laboratory Qatar University’s (QU) College of Dental Medicine will educate the male and female students about the basics of clinical dentistry before they practice clinical practice […]

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Qatar approves Covid vaccine 3rd dose for those at higher risk of serious illnesses

The Ministry of Public Health has approved a third dose of C Covid-19 vaccines, ‘Pfizer and BioNTech’ and ‘Moderna’, to individuals suffering from certain immunodeficiency diseases The third dose aims to improve the response of immunocompromised people to the initial series of Covid-19 vaccines they have received before, and it is not considered a booster […]

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Online music therapy course launched by WCM-Q backs music as medicine

The course is believed to be the first program of its kind to be tailored to the needs of Middle Eastern populations and includes a history of music-based therapies in the region, and the therapeutic use of traditional Middle Eastern instruments, sounds and music Team 24x7Qatar Music is not just about melody, for its benefits […]

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Qatar University study aims to aid seriously ill Covid-19 patients

Dr. Mohamed Elrayess, Research Associate Professor, Biomedical Research Center, Qatar University (QU) conducted a study to help critically ill Covid-19 Patients: new predictive biomarkers of length of stay at the ICU for better management and risk reduction Team 24x7Qatar The Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), causing the Coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic, has […]

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Hamad Medical Corporation dispels common misconceptions about psoriasis

The move comes to raise awareness of the disease to mark the ‘Psoriasis Awareness Month’ Team 24x7Qatar As part of its efforts to raise awareness of psoriasis, the Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) is trying to draw attention of people towards the disease and to dispel some of the misconceptions around it. HMC is raising awareness […]

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QU research team discovers new alternatives to combat breast cancer

The research team was able to design, synthesize and characterize novel chalcone analogs and test them for the potential treatment of invasive breast cancers Team 24x7Qatar Breast cancer is the most commonly reported cancer in females and the leading cause of cancer death in women globally. It is a highly mixed disease with triple negative […]

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‘FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 has its role in promoting healthy lifestyles too’

WCM-Q researchers point out the opportunity presented by FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 to promote healthy lifestyles as a means to prevent, treat and reverse non-communicable diseases Team 24x7Qatar FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 is an event that the whole world is looking up to. This mega event is also helping boost a healthy lifestyle, […]

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Hamad team successfully performs complex brain surgery in Qatar

Hamad General Hospital’s neurosurgery team has successfully performed a complex and life-changing surgery on a patient suffering from a seizure disorder Team 24x7Qatar For the first time in Qatar, a brain surgery for epilepsy with intra operative electroencephalography has been performed in Qatar. Hamad General Hospital’s Neurosurgery team has successfully performed the complex and life-changing […]

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