Health Magazine > 2017 > October

UNDERSTANDING BABIES

understanding HEALTH meets with Cecile de Scally, the lead midwife, pregnancy and postnatal educator at Malaak Mama & Baby Care, a one-stop shop for all pre and postnatal support services for Mother and Child, who details her unique skill at communicating with babies. Cecile has been a nurse for nearly 30 years, of which 26 yearsRead more about UNDERSTANDING BABIES[...] Read More

EVERYTHING YOU NEEDED TO KNOW ABOUT COLOR CORRECTING

EVERYTHING YOU NEEDED TO KNOW ABOUT COLOR CORRECTING All beauty aficionados are well aware that color correcting is a huge trend that has taken the beauty world by storm. HEALTH meets with Gilbert Soliz, Global Makeup Artist for Marc Jacobs Beauty to find out exactly how it’s done. WHAT IT MEANS According to Soliz, color correcting basically means neutralizing the skin using theRead more about EVERYTHING YOU NEEDED TO KNOW ABOUT COLOR CORRECTING[...] Read More

The Nanny Chronicles

nanny-chronicles Recently, there has been a lot of negative news in the media about nannies in the region; both in the mistreatment of the children they are entrusted to care for and the mistreatment of the nannies themselves. HEALTH speaks to Dr. Tara Wyne, Clinical Psychologist who delves deeper into this issue… Growing Dependence Dr. WyneRead more about The Nanny Chronicles[...] Read More

Annual HEALTH Awards 2018: The Biggest and Prestigious Healthcare Awards in the Region Celebrating Outstanding Contributions

Annual HEALTH Awards 2018: The Biggest and Prestigious Healthcare Awards in the Region Celebrating Outstanding Contributions Annual HEALTH Awards 2018: The Biggest and Prestigious Healthcare Awards in the Region Celebrating Outstanding Contributions Jointly organized by the Dubai Health Authority and HEALTH Magazine, the second edition of the annual HEALTH Awards are open for nominations from 22nd October 2017, and will recognize and reward exceptional contributions and innovative brilliance at a gala […] Read More

Managing Depression

managing With many expatriates here living far from family and loved ones, it’s no wonder that figures on UAE suggest that four to five percent of the population suffer from clinical depression. To help manage depression, Mandeep Jassal, Cognitive and Behavioral Therapist provides her expertise. SYMPTOMS Some of the main symptoms* of depression include: a markedlyRead more about Managing Depression[...] Read More

WHY ARE OUR KIDS COMPLAINING OF JOINT PAIN?

kids-complaining-of-joint-pain From the heavy book bags to the increase in sedentary lifestyles, our kids today are complaining of back and joint pain. To help, Senior Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist Hashim Zaka provides some practical tips. 1. While sitting in school, the hip, knees, and ankle joint need to be in the 90 degrees position, bottom comfortably tucked atRead more about WHY ARE OUR KIDS COMPLAINING OF JOINT PAIN?[...] Read More

A MultiDisciplinary Approach… Knee and Joint Replacement Surgeries

untitled-1 HEALTH MET WITH THE ENTIRE TEAM AT THE RECENT LAUNCH OF THUMBAY HOSPITAL’S NEW ORTHOSPINE CENTER IN DUBAI TO UNDERSTAND MORE ABOUT HOW KNEE AND JOINT REPLACEMENT SURGERIES HAVE CHANGED DRAMATICALLY IN THE PAST 20 YEARS. A HOLISTIC APPROACH Orthopedics has changed in the past 20 years, tells Specialist Orthopedist Dr. Amit Arvindbhai Shah, explaining,Read more about A MultiDisciplinary Approach… Knee and Joint Replacement Surgeries[...] Read More

DIABETICS TAKING CARE OF THEIR FEET

health-optimised-523 For a non-diabetic, we often don’t give much thought to how we care for our feet. Yet for a diabetic, even trimming the toenails can be challenging. HEALTH speaks to Chief Podiatrist Michelle Champlin about some common foot problems in diabetics and the correct ways to deal with them. WHAT TO CHECK FOR It isRead more about DIABETICS TAKING CARE OF THEIR FEET[...] Read More