Why You Should Avoid Using Plastic?

plastic More than eco-friendly, glass products are gaining popularity also because of their health benefits. HEALTH speaks with Elisabeth Stephenson, Founder and Managing Director of Non-Toxic Source, an ecofriendly distribution company based in the UAE, who reveals why this initiative is close to her heart. The Beginnings A healthy lifestyle has always been important to Stephensen,Read more about Why You Should Avoid Using Plastic?[...] Read More

Melijoe.com – A New Way of Looking at Children’s Fashion

Melijoe HEALTH chats with the Founder and CEO of Melijoe Nathalie Christen- Genty about her internationally renowned children’s e-commerce site that brings together the best of children’s fashion on  one platform. The Concept Launched in 2007, Melijoe is a Paris-based e-commerce site that presents and sells the best of children’s fashions (with international delivery). We haveRead more about Melijoe.com – A New Way of Looking at Children’s Fashion[...] Read More

Does your child need vitamins?

CHILD NEED VITAMINS Though as parents we try our best to ensure our children obtain the best possible diet, the reality is sometimes vitamin supplementation is required for optimal health. HEALTH speaks to Professor and Pediatrician Dr. Mahmoud Elsaye Attia Shamseldeen who explains more… The Top Vitamins and Minerals for Kids Vitamin A promotes normal growth and development with tissue and bone repair. Good sources includeRead more about Does your child need vitamins?[...] Read More

Is Stuttering Taking a Toll on Your Child?

Is Stuttering Taking a Toll on Your Child? For a child who stutters, having to speak publicly or hold a conversation can be terrifying. HEALTH finds out what parents can do to help this child. The Beginning In children, stuttering usually happens between the ages of two and six years and more often in boys than in girls. Dr. Raymond Hamden, Clinical and Forensic Psychologist explains that while it may beRead more about Is Stuttering Taking a Toll on Your Child?[...] Read More

In Desperate Need of Sleep

Sleep New moms are easy to spot with blood shot eyes and constant yawning. Yet sleep deprivation can cause problems for a new mother as she copes with her new baby. As HEALTH investigates. ASSOCIATED PROBLEMS Adjusting to the new role of ‘mom’ is hard enough, but what happens when it is coupled with the stress of sleep deprivation?Read more about In Desperate Need of Sleep[...] Read More

Coping with Bed Wetting in Older Children

Coping with Bed Wetting in Older Children Besides being inconvenient and somewhat embarrassing, bedwetting in an older child can also affect self-esteem as HEALTH takes a closer look. DEFINED Otherwise known as nocturnal enuresis, this is defined as bedwetting over age five. Dr. Ravinder Kumar Bhatt, Specialist Internal Medicine explains that this is uncommon because by age seven, children are able to control their micturition reflex and their nervous system isRead more about Coping with Bed Wetting in Older Children[...] Read More

Children’s Dental Care Myths Debunked

Children’s Dental Care Myths Debunked With the heavy load of sugary and refined foods in our kids’ diets these days, is it any wonder that tooth decay is the single most common chronic childhood disease? HEALTH learns more… The Facts A report by YouGov last year found that 28 percent of UAE residents only brush their teeth a single time a day. Furthermore, World Health Organization (WHO) statistics revealed that more than 50 percent ofRead more about Children’s Dental Care Myths Debunked[...] Read More

Tackle Childhood Obesity Now

Tackle Childhood Obesity Now With a staggering 34.8 percent of girls between the age of 6 to 19 and 33 percent of boys of the same age classified as overweight or obese in UAE in 2011, parents should start this year off on the right note when it comes to their children’s eating habits and lifestyles. General Pediatrician and Consultant Dr. Lee Hudson explainsRead more about Tackle Childhood Obesity Now[...] Read More

Skin Care Tips For The Bath

Skin Care Tips For The Bath BATH TIME IS A MOMENT OF STIMULATION AND JOY; HERE ARE SOME TIPS TO MAKE IT INTO A BONDING EXPERIENCE. Bath water should be between 35⁰C and 37⁰C and bathing time should not exceed more than five to seven minutes. Use a product that is soap free, hypoallergenic and has a neutral pH, such asRead more about Skin Care Tips For The Bath[...] Read More