The virus, which can cause coughing, fever and pneumonia, emerged in Saudi Arabia last year and has been found in 33 people there, killing 17.
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The researchers found in a study, presented at a news briefing on Friday, that three ferrets - the main animal used for research into human influenza - that were placed in close contact with ferrets injected with H7N9 contracted the virus.
A cancer drug already approved by U.S. regulators could quickly clear out Alzheimer's plaques in mice was too good to be true.
World Health Organization stated that so far 22 of 44 killed bu SARS virus carriers, urged countries to ensure scientists shared their specimens with WHO's network of collaborating laboratories.
A non-Saudi, whose nationality and age were not given, died on Tuesday, the Health Ministry said on its website late on Wednesday
Those with a form of autism known as Asperger syndrome can sometimes have above-average intelligence
Geneticists and cancer doctors aims to find a way to allow more cancer genes be tested in more people.
S. Arabia has reported another case of infection in a concentrated outbreak of a new strain of a virus.
Autopsies that are minimally invasive by method of MRI scans and other techniques like blood tests can determine the cause of death in babies and fetuses
A deadly new respiratory virus related to SARS has apparently spread from patients to health care workers in eastern Saudi Arabia
The latest figures show countries at the top end of the life expectancy scale, such as Japan, Australia and Switzerland, continue to make improvements.
The latest data calls into question whether individuals with higher risk factors for heart disease or stroke should limit their daily intake to 1,500 milligrams, as the U.S. government recommends
Saudi Arabia has confirmed six new cases of the SARS-like novel coronavirus in its Eastern Province
World Health Organisation officials visiting Saudi Arabia to consult with the authorities on the outbreak said it seemed likely the new virus could be passed between humans
he new strain of coronavirus (nCoV) that Ali Mohamed Zaki found last year, related to one that caused the outbreak of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) in 2003, has killed at least 18 people
The authors of the study by the Forestry Department said many insects contained the same amount of protein and minerals as meat and more healthy fats doctors recommend in balanced diets.
Two more people have died from novel coronavirus in al-Ahsa region of Saudi Arabia.
WHO Assistant Director-General Keiji Fukuda told reporters in Riyadh said that new coronavirus could be passed from person to person.
The new infection was found in a patient who had shared a hospital room with the only other confirmed sufferer in France, the ministry said in a statement.
A doctor, a nurse and a third health professional who had come into contact with the 65-year-old confirmed to have coronavirus are in the clear.
The WHO-Saudi team of experts will focus on the Al-Moosa hospital in the town of Hofuf in Ahsa governate in Eastern Province, where the patients are being treated