Collaborating with BD Barcelona Design for their International creative exhibition, PostCraft, commissioned by The Odd Piece, Sheikha Hind’s ‘Is-Dher’ is a collection of vases that are her interpretation of the three historical periods- pre, during and post-oil era, that have underlined the Middle East. A UAE-based entrepreneur, Sheikha Hind is also the founder of ‘DesignedRead more about INTERPRETING HISTORICAL PERIODS WITH ART… A ONE ON ONE WITH HER HIGHNESS SHEIKHA HIND BINT MAJED AL QASSIMI[...] Read More

Your Space

Distinctive and unique, Turkish furniture adds a traditional, yet fully functional style in any home space. HEALTH meets with Aycil Aktug, Regional Director of Turkish Furniture brand Sandalyeci Furniture Trading DMCC who discusses trends in interiors. Trends “If you are renovating or decorating your home, look out for trends that interior designers are harping about at the moment. With social media offeringRead more about Your Space[...] Read More

When Your Guests Don’t Get Along

Having guests over for any occasion is a challenge; with the planning, the menu, the decorations, and the overall effort that goes into it. But if your guests don’t hit it off, it can make it all the more difficult. Here are some ways to help thaw the ice between guests… The Ideal Situation In order to haveRead more about When Your Guests Don’t Get Along[...] Read More

The 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

A MultiDisciplinary Approach… Knee and Joint Replacement Surgeries

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


Swimming is not only immensely enjoyable for kids, but is a great way to keep them active, healthy, and off their gadgets. HEALTH presents the top reasons why kids need to learn how to swim… Boosts Family Time Swimming is the ideal activity, not just for kids, but the entire family. Once you’re in theRead more about 5 REASONS OUR KIDS SHOULD BE SWIMMING MORE[...] Read More

The Top Ways To Trigger Fat Burning

The Top Ways To Trigger Fat Burning As obesity, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and other markers of an unhealthy population have increased; there has been expanded research into exercise and fat loss. Dr. Kevin Schoepp, Director of the Center for Academic Excellence at Jumeirah University further elaborates. MYTH VERSUS REALITY We’ve long known that exercise is one of the most important things people can do to get healthy and lose weight- the bottom lineRead more about The Top Ways To Trigger Fat Burning[...] Read More

Dance Your Way to Good Health

Dance Your Way to Good Health A trailblazer in her own right, nashwa hamad is the first emirati to open up her very own dance studio in dubai the adagio dance & fitness studio. She explains why dance can help you refocus while you have fun getting in shape. Inspiration “When I started working full-time, I completely stopped exercising and found myself feelingRead more about Dance Your Way to Good Health[...] Read More

Recognizing Heart Failure

Recognizing Heart Failure A very startling statistic is the population here in the MENA region is developing heart failure 10 years younger than their Western counterparts. To help us understand heart failure and its associated symptoms, HEALTH meets with Cardiologist Dr. Feras Bader. Risk Factors Common risk factors of heart failure include high blood pressure, diabetes mellitus, hyperlipidaemia leading to coronary artery disease, cigarette smoking, andRead more about Recognizing Heart Failure[...] Read More

Should Children Bother To Exercise?

One of the most common and frequently asked questions from parents all over the globe is what is the best way to raise their kids to be strong and healthy human beings. Most, if not all the questions relate to them participating in exercise. Therefore, to cover the topic of children and exercise, I willRead more about Should Children Bother To Exercise?[...] Read More