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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved its first mobile app to help treat substance abuse, the agency said on Sept 14 2017  in a news release. The reSET app is designed to help treat abuse of alcohol, cocaine, marijuana and stimulant medications. But the app is not intended for opioid dependence. The reSET app delivers behavioral therapy that's designed to "increase abstinence from substance abuse and increase [participation] in outpatient…

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Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a major medical issue facing most of the nations. It is particularly prevalent in the GCC, partly because of high levels of diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure) and coronary artery disease. According to reports, there are more than 2,000 UAE residents who have CKD and need kidney dialysis, and this number is expected to rise annually at the rate of 10 per cent. A study published by the UAE University College of Medicine and Health Sciences in Al Ain…

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