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Many people use mouthwash as part of their oral hygiene routine to effectively strengthen their teeth and gums. Oral rinses work by helping fight plaque and gum disease, prevent tooth decay and toothaches, and eliminate bad breath. While they have many oral benefits, some people are still worried that alcohol-containing variants, in particular, will result in a number of health risks. Several discussions have centered on the possible link between alcohol-containing oral rinse and oral cancer with no definitive answers.

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Twenty-five years ago, Cerner began its collaboration with its first client in the Middle East, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center (KFSH&RC) in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Today, Cerner is honored to be in use at more than 200 client sites in five countries in the Middle East.

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Medical Village, a leading medical center in the UAE and a pioneer in medical technological advancements, in fields such as surgery, recently held a workshop to highlight the benefits and advantages of PicoSure Laser last at their clinic in Jumeirah, Dubai. The event threw the spotlight on the PicoSure Laser, the first and only Picosecond technology in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region that can remove tattoos more effectively and efficiently, and that can be successfully applied for various non-surgical cosmetic procedures, including acne scars and pigmentation reduction. The event was attended by several doctors in the field of dermatology as well as renowned figures from both Cynosure and AMICO.

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The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s (KSA) health sector is expected to drive in a demand for 70,000 more hospital beds by 2016. Looking to address this, the Kingdom is currently witnessing increased construction activity for medical facilities and infrastructure, including the current construction of five new medical cities and 132 hospitals. The vibrancy of the segment has resulted in the Saudi Arabian healthcare market being worth over SAR 108.59 billion (USD 28.99 billion). Under its strategy to subsidize to local health care sector, Riyadh Exhibitions Company (REC) has been extending its support as part of its contributions to the sector’s development.

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Medical Village, a leading medical center in the UAE, a pioneer in medical technological advancements, in fields such as laser surgery, is set to showcase its cutting-edge PicoSure laser at the upcoming 15th Dubai World Dermatology and Laser Conference and Exhibition.  Taking place from April 7 to 9, 2015 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, the latest edition of the pioneering dermatological event in the Middle East and North Africa region will provide a platform for Medical Village to demonstrate how PicoSure, the first and only PicoSecond technology in Middle East and North Africa, can remove tattoos more effectively and can be successfully applied for various non-surgical cosmetic procedures, including acne scars and pigmentation reduction.   

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