Make ‘The Rule of 4' your walking mantra, advises doctor
4 Days a week, 4KM for 40 Minutes Ahead of World Heart Day, doctors at RAK Hospital give easy guidelines on walking to boost heart health Walking can reduce the chances of cardiac events by 30 percent; heart attack survivors can lower the risk of death by up to 71 percent September 19th, 2019; Ras Al Khaimah, UAE: Regular walking ......Read More
Thursday, September 19, 2019
UAE Obesity Masterclass V.2 calls for improving awareness, bolstering the efficiency of healthcare p ...
Participants hail the decreasing prevalence of obesity in UAE, dropping to 27.8% up from 37.2% in 2010 Dubai, September 18, 2019 The UAE Obesity Masterclass V.2 has concluded on a high note, stressing the importance of concerted public and private sectors’ efforts to address obesity which is a major concern for healthcare systems world over. The one-day event concluded that stepping up awareness-raising campaigns, enhancing the knowledge, skills and competence of specialized doctors and healthcare professionals, opening new obesity clinics, and holding scientific conferences and workshops, will significantly impact the prevalence ......Read More
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Go pink for October and help support & raise awareness of Breast Cancer Awareness month
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - September 18, 2019: As we approach Breast Cancer Awareness for the month of October, please see a roundup of pink products that we hope might assist with any pink themed features that you are working on. If you need any further details at all please do let us know. MOR: Enjoy a whimsical ......Read More
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Researchers Examine Link Between Dental and Heart Health
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi’s ‘Know Your Heart’ Campaign Examines Wide Range of Cardiovascular Challenges Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. September 17, 2019: Poor oral health has been considered to be a possible cause of heart disease for more than a century, but the issue is still being examined in the run-up to World Heart Day on September 29. Over the years, studies have connected gum disease to an increased risk of developing heart disease, since poor oral health increases the risk of bacterial infection in the blood stream which can affect the heart values, especially artificial heart valves. However, additional research is needed to ......Read More
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
MoHAP Organizes in Cooperation with Majid Al Futtaim an Awareness Campaign on the Occasion of World ...
Dubai, 14 September 2019: The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) is organizing, in cooperation and association with Majid Al Futtaim, the American Heart Association, the Emirati Cardiac Society and Burjeel Hospital, heart-health awareness campaign, which is targeting the women, in particular, and society in general, it aims to raise ......Read More
Saturday, September 14, 2019
Alisha Moopen, Deputy Managing Director of Aster DM Healthcare receives 10-year Permanent Residency ...
Recognized as one of the top Indian business leaders in healthcare in the Middle East, Alisha becomes one of the first Indian female business leaders to receive the long-term residency visa 11th September, Dubai, UAE: In accordance with UAE government’s recent announcement to grant leading entrepreneurs, investors and ......Read More
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Ministry of Health and Prevention Launches the 11th Edition of “Lose to Win” Program
Dubai, 9 September 2019: The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP), represented by the Health Education & Promotion Department, has recently launched the “Lose to Win” program. The ten-week program aims at stimulating the spirit of challenge among the participants by adopting a healthy diet and engaging in proper ......Read More
Monday, September 9, 2019
Advanced technology and treatment approach at the forefront of epilepsy treatment across SEHA networ ...
Abu Dhabi, September 08, 2019: Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA) is at the forefront of epilepsy diagnosis and treatment in adults and children, actively advancing patient care in neurology and providing the best possible outcomes for patients. As the fourth most common neurological illness, since 2017, more than 11,700 patients have ......Read More
Sunday, September 8, 2019
Aster Hospital Qusais offers free colon cancer screening
Despite being the fourth most common form of cancer across the world, public awareness on colorectal cancer is much lower when compared to other cancers. Dubai, United Arab Emirates - September 04, 2019: Aster Hospitals Qusais, a world-class facility under Aster DM Healthcare, a leading healthcare provider in the Middle East and India, has launched a colorectal health awareness campaign with a complimentary preventive screening for colorectal cancer. The campaign targets residents aged above 30 years, as recent studies show that young people, aged below 40 years, in the UAE are more prone to colon cancer and the disease is more prevalent than in previous ......Read More
Thursday, September 5, 2019
Ministry of Health & Prevention Launches the Awareness Campaign “Beat the Habit…Fight Extra Sugar”Du ...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - September 04, 2019: As part of Ma’kom” initiative activities, the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has launched yesterday the second phase of the media awareness campaign “Beat the Habit…Fight Extra Sugar” with an aim of raising the awareness of community ......Read More
Wednesday, September 4, 2019
Health Promotion Department Launches First Phase of Healthy Schools Program
Sharjah, Sep 04, 2019: The Health Promotion Department at the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah (SCFA) announced launching the first phase of the Healthy Schools Program approved by the World Health Organization (WHO). The program launched in collaboration with the Sharjah Private Education Authority (SPEA) and the Royal ......Read More
Wednesday, September 4, 2019
Hospital to create awareness on correct spine posture, gait and balance
On the occasion of World Physical Therapy Day In order to highlight the benefits of physical therapy, the Rehabilitation and Physiotherapy Center at RAK Hospital will be open to public on September 8th for onsite tour • Free screening for back strength and gait analysis during September • Physiotherapy reduces pain, improves strength, balance, coordination and movement to maximize one’s ability to participate in everyday activities, and prevent complications • Reduces dependency on medicine with focus on alternative healing treatments September 3, 2019; Ras Al Khaimah, UAE: Back strength, gait and correct posture are severely ......Read More
Tuesday, September 3, 2019
Burn Injuries Among the Risks of Using Electronic Cigarettes
Long-term harm from nicotine or chemicals aren’t the only potential dangers from e-cigarettes, with doctors seeing a growing number of injuries from ‘vapes’ that overheat or catch fire. Monday, September. 2, 2019: When experts look at whether electronic, or ‘e-cigarettes’, are a safe alternative to traditional cigarettes, the focus is often on the long-term effects of chemicals or the nicotine they release. However, doctors say the devices can also cause severe burns, with a growing body of evidence that they are a fire hazard. Baruch Fertel, M.D., a physician in the emergency department at Cleveland Clinic in the United ......Read More
Monday, September 2, 2019
Dubai Health Authority doctors discuss back-to-school health tips.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 1, 2019: More than a million school children in the UAE are going back-to-school after the two-month summer break. Doctors at the DHA are providing health tips to make the transition from holidays back to academic life easier and healthier. “In the first two weeks, getting their sleep ......Read More
Sunday, September 1, 2019
Revealing the truth about plastic surgery
Dr Maher Alahdab dispels some of the common misconceptions about plastic surgery With cosmetic procedures and surgery gaining popularity around the world, there is a lot of curiosity about the process. However, the downside of this is that there is a lot of false and inaccurate information that is being spread. Dr Maher Alahdab addresses some ......Read More
Sunday, September 1, 2019
Ministry of Health & Prevention Underpins Sharjah Primary Health Care Centers with 7 New Services
Sharjah, August 29, 2019: The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP), represented by Sharjah Medical District, announced that it has added 7 new services to the list of services provided by the primary health care centers. These services include cervical screening, colon cancer screening, Itmenan service, premarital screening, medical examination for residency, pilgrims’ health service and the inauguration of evening dental clinics. The new services are part of MoHAP’s strategy in terms of providing high-quality healthcare services that meet society needs. A Series of Integrated Healthcare H.E. Dr. Hussein Abdel Rahman Al-Rand, Undersecretary of the ......Read More
Thursday, August 29, 2019
IVI Middle East reacts to ESHRE Research Paper on linking air pollution to female infertility
Study investigates anti-Mullerian hormone levels of over 1,300 women residing in Modena, Italy Abu Dhabi, UAE, 29th August 2019: The newest research studying the impact of air pollution on female fertility reaffirms the alarming role of environmental factors in the rising number of infertility cases amongst women worldwide, according to an expert from IVI Middle East Fertility Clinic. Dr. Laura Melado - Specialist – Obstetrics & Gynecology, IVI Fertility Middle East, explained that the findings of the latest study, which measured the levels of anti-Mullerian hormone (AMH) of 1,318 women in Modena, Italy, have put the spotlight on the detrimental ......Read More
Thursday, August 29, 2019
Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA) invests in training future doctors
• SEHA accepts 158 highly qualified medical students for their residency and fellowship programs • A total of 660 doctors have trained at SEHA facilities since 2010 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, August 28, 2019: Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the largest healthcare network in the UAE ......Read More
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
DHA introduces hybrid appointment model across its primary healthcare centres.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, August 27, 2019: In a bid to minimize no-show appointments and provide the most efficient appointment management system with minimum patient waiting times, DHA primary healthcare sector has introduced the hybrid appointment model. The model will be applicable across all DHA primary healthcare centres including all dentistry clinics from September 1, this year. Dr Manal Taryam, CEO of Primary Healthcare Sector said, “The model is a culmination of the walk-in and appointment system. All patients except urgent cases will need an appointment to see a doctor and they will get follow-up appointments with the same general physician to ensure ......Read More
Tuesday, August 27, 2019