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Sidra Medicine Supports Blood Donation Campaign

More than 100 staff members from Sidra Medicine registered to donate blood yesterday at the mobile blood donation bus set up by Hamad Medical Corporation’s Blood Donor Centre. Dr Jason Ford, chair, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Sidra Medicine, encouraged people to donate blood and said: “I feel [...]

July 9th, 2020|

HMC Expands Services Provided To The Elderly

The Hamad Medical Corporation has announced the expansion of health services for the elderly to deliver comprehensive care for those who are over 60 years by providing them with services throughout the day. The HMC provides, through Department of Geriatrics, daycare services to the elderly from 7am-10pm in an effort [...]

July 8th, 2020|

HMC Warns Over Excessive Intake Of Supplements

Hamad Medical Corporation warned yesterday against excessive use of supplements without medical consultation, saying it could have dangerous side effects. HMC said that with the spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19) there has been a surge in promoting supplements on social media sites as an effective treatment and prevention method against [...]

July 8th, 2020|

HMC urges public to follow water safety guidelines

As the summer months begin and temperatures continue to rise, HMC has urged all families to take necessary precautions when going to beaches or swimming pools to avoid the risk of drowning. Dr Khalid Abdulnoor, senior consultant - Emergency Medicine and director of Hamad International Training Centre (HITC), said drowning [...]

June 28th, 2020|

‘Diabetes’ can be reversed through lifestyle changes

A new study by researchers in Qatar has shown that Type 2 diabetes can be reversed with dietary and lifestyle changes. The findings will change how patients with Type 2 diabetes are cared for in Qatar, with a plan to open a diabetes reversal clinic at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) [...]

June 21st, 2020|
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