Movers & Shakers

Movers  & Shakers HEALTH meets architect and entrepreneur Nina Parvaresh, the Founder and brains behind Concept-Me, a multidisciplinary design studio founded in Paris in 2009. She discusses her work ethic and how her drive to break boundaries between design fields paved the way for her business. What else would you be doing if not this… “I love whatRead more about Movers & Shakers[...] Read More

Medical Tourism in Dubai Soars… HEALTH meets with Dr. Layla Al Marzouqi

Medical Tourism in Dubai Soars… HEALTH meets with Dr. Layla Al Marzouqi Dubai has carved a niche for itself on the map of global greats in all aspects, including medical tourism. We spoke with Dr. Layla Al Marzouqi, Director of Health Regulation and the Dubai Medical Tourism Project who explained the challenges and the opportunities in making Dubai a global medical tourism hub. Q. What are some core reasons that make UAE an international and regional hubRead more about Medical Tourism in Dubai Soars… HEALTH meets with Dr. Layla Al Marzouqi[...] Read More

Can Eating Avocado Lower The Risk Of Metabolic Syndrome?

Can Eating Avocado Lower The Risk Of Metabolic Syndrome? What Is Metabolic Syndrome? According to The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), “Metabolic syndrome is the name for a group of risk factors that raises your risk for heart disease and other health problems, such as diabetes and stroke“. The risk factors are high blood pressure, high blood sugar, unhealthy cholesterol levels and abdominalRead more about Can Eating Avocado Lower The Risk Of Metabolic Syndrome?[...] Read More

Get Your Teens Moving

Get Your Teens Moving Teenagers today are leading sedentary lives, glued to their gadgets and eating a diet of junk food. Yet there is hope as Kris Ng’ang’a, Fitness Manager at Body & Soul Health Club & Spa tells HEALTH how to get our teens to start moving to get into shape. Learn From Example According to Kris, teens learn from the people they look up to and adore. He explains, “First of all, if the parents do not exercise, it will beRead more about Get Your Teens Moving[...] Read More

A Closer Look at Labor Induction

A Closer Look at Labor Induction While many pregnant women go into labor naturally, some women need a little push. It could be they are overdue or have a medical issue that requires giving birth soon. Whatever the reason, HEALTH looks at what really happens during an induction and how it works… Labor induction, explains Prof. Mawahib Abd Salman, Consultant, Professor Obstetrics and Gynecology at Gulf Medical University in Ajman is the artificial stimulation of uterine contractions to helpRead more about A Closer Look at Labor Induction[...] Read More

What To Eat To Gain Weight And Build Muscle

What To Eat To Gain Weight And Build Muscle Are you underweight and don’t know what to eat to gain weight? Millions of dollars are spent each year on magazines, books, and weight gain supplements. Gaining weight does not happen overnight and requires a commitment from you, but does not have to be hard if you work out and eat the proper foods inRead more about What To Eat To Gain Weight And Build Muscle[...] Read More

The Doctor’s Chair

The Doctor’s Chair HEALTH speaks to Dr. Prof Zareen Fasih, Consultant A, Neonatologist and Pediatrician at GMC Hospitals about the latest screenings and why it is so important for a mother and baby’s wellbeing. DOCTOR’S BACKGROUND: Dr. Professor Zareen Fasih was also the President of The Pakistan Pediatric Association from 2004 to 2006 and The Chairperson of theRead more about The Doctor’s Chair[...] Read More

Common Cardio Exercise|Workout Mistakes On Cardio Machines

Common Cardio Exercise|Workout Mistakes On Cardio Machines Cardio exercise machine workouts are great and fun for burning excess body fat and building good cardiovascular health. These exercises not only help to burn body fat fast it will also strengthen your heart and lungs and thus reducing your chances of getting high blood pressure, stroke and heart diseases. Regular cardio exercises can alsoRead more about Common Cardio Exercise|Workout Mistakes On Cardio Machines[...] Read More

When the Wheezing Child Does Not Improve…

When the Wheezing Child Does Not Improve… So your child is taking inhalers daily as per the doctor’s advice since few months now but still has attacks which need the reliever inhaler and nebulization. Why is this happening despite the daily inhaler treatment? What actually is asthma? Asthma is a condition of the air tubes within the lungs and the chest cage,Read more about When the Wheezing Child Does Not Improve…[...] Read More