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Scientists invent synthetic bone produced with 3D printable ink

Scientists invent synthetic bone produced with 3D printable ink

The researchers at Northwestern University, led by assistant professor Ramille Shah along with her postdoctoral fellow Adam Jakus, have developed a synthetic “hyperelastic” bone tissue produced wit

UAE’s RAK Hospital aiming to become 100 per cent infection-free

The RAK Hospital in the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah in the United Arab Emirates is aiming to become 100 per cent infection-free environment premises.

RAK Hospital has already prepared a plan to deploy maximum measures to fight against hospital-acquired infections. The hospital has been able to reduce the level of communicable diseases within the hospital to almost zero per cent with a few measures within the previous three months.

Ahmad Al Menhali returns to hospital suffering from chest pains

Ahmad Al Menhali, a UAE national who was wrongfully arrested in the lobby of the Fairfield Inn and Suites in Avon in Ohioin the US on suspicion of being a terrorist, has returned to the hospital after suffering form chest pains.

UAE ambassador protests treatment of Emirati man in the US

Yousef al-Otaiba, the ambassador from the United Arab Emirates to the United States has lodged a protest with a senior State Department official on Tuesday over the treatment of an Emirati man wearing traditional dress at a hotel in Ohio.

Abu Dhabi’s private hospitals record improvements

Experts have said that the healthcare infrastructure in the United Arab Emirates have been improving recent years and private hospitals in the capital, Abu Dhabi like the Burjeel Hospital are driving this growth with new equipment and international talent.

Burjeel Hospital began its operations in 2012 and has since emerged as Abu Dhabi's largest private tertiary hospital. Clancey Po, the chief executive at Burjeel Hospital, said that improving medical facilities means that there is less likelihood of UAE residents travelling abroad for treatment.

Opioids use increase significantly in Australia

Consumption of opioids has increased four times in Australia, whereas it has doubled in many other developed regions around the world.  Datahas shown that about 85 percent of the world's population is still suffering due to the non-availability of any kind of pain relief medications.

Senior author, Professor Richard Mattick claims researchers found that 95 percent of this drug is used in western and central Europe, North America, New Zealand and Australia.

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