First Whole Genome Sequencing of an Emirati Boy with Autism Conducted in the UAE at MBRU

MBRU is setting up massive genomic infrastructure to conduct large-scale whole genome sequencing A first for the United Arab Emirates, a whole genome-sequencing of an Emirati Boy with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) was conducted at Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU), as part of a collaborative research with the Autism ProgramRead more about First Whole Genome Sequencing of an Emirati Boy with Autism Conducted in the UAE at MBRU[...] Read More

Abu dhabi hospital makes connection between common skin complaint and thyroid cancer

Patient Receives Diagnosis after Nine Years of Enduring Hives A young patient from Dubai received a potentially life-saving diagnosis of early stage thyroid cancer during a routine consultation for hives, report physicians at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi. The patient, Mohamed S., had suffered from hives for more than nine years and was seeking expert adviceRead more about Abu dhabi hospital makes connection between common skin complaint and thyroid cancer[...] Read More

Shah Rukh Khan Impressed by UAE’s Sports Medicine and Advanced Technology

Recently, Indian film star and producer Shah Rukh Khan toured nanoM, a state-of-the-art sports and human performance facility based in Dubai that provides comprehensive health and fitness analyses. Shah Rukh, who spent more than two hours at the facility, signed the clinic’s wall of fame and said: “I’ve visited many facilities around the world, includingRead more about Shah Rukh Khan Impressed by UAE’s Sports Medicine and Advanced Technology[...] Read More

Child Safety Department Heightens Cyber Safety Awareness at ‘Dawahi 7’

Fun and interactive workshops especially helpful to young users of the Internet Child Safety Department (CSD), an affiliate of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs, has organised several workshops to spread awareness among children of essential cyber safety practices to keep them safe online. They were delivered in collaboration with the UAE Telecommunications Regulatory AuthorityRead more about Child Safety Department Heightens Cyber Safety Awareness at ‘Dawahi 7’[...] Read More

MSD Sheds light on the relationship between high cholesterol and cardiovascular diseases in Saudi Arabia

Awareness and education initiatives remain a priority to understand the risk factors, including high cholesterol, impacting cardiovascular diseases Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, December 23, 2018 – MSD (NYSE: MRK) recently held an event with regional medical professionals to focus on the relationship between cholesterol and cardiovascular diseases across Saudi Arabia, and the wider region. DuringRead more about MSD Sheds light on the relationship between high cholesterol and cardiovascular diseases in Saudi Arabia[...] Read More

A camera the width of a human hair has undergone initial human tests in Australia to help brain surgeons avoid rupturing ‘at-risk’ blood vessels

A team of researchers and clinicians led by the University of Adelaide in South Australia has demonstrated the potential of the ‘imaging needle’ for reducing the risk of dangerous brain bleeds in patients undergoing brain biopsy. Published today in the journal Science Advances, the researchers describe how they fashioned the imaging device with a tinyRead more about A camera the width of a human hair has undergone initial human tests in Australia to help brain surgeons avoid rupturing ‘at-risk’ blood vessels[...] Read More

Sharjah Girl Guides Cycling to Compete in Spinneys Dubai 92 Cycle Challenge 10 guides and 5 senior guides trained in ‘Escapade Cycling Team’ for three consecutive months in preparation

It’s fast, it’s fun, it’s gives a sense of freedom and independence – such are the wonders of cycling. Sharjah Girl Guides trained the guides and senior guides (aged 12 to 18) for the past three months so that they could enhance their physical abilities and join the Spinneys Dubai 92 cycle challenge. The programRead more about Sharjah Girl Guides Cycling to Compete in Spinneys Dubai 92 Cycle Challenge 10 guides and 5 senior guides trained in ‘Escapade Cycling Team’ for three consecutive months in preparation[...] Read More

Sheikh Zayed Book Award Organises Storytelling Event for Children

The Sheikh Zayed Book Award (SZBA), in collaboration with Magrudy’s Bookstore, will hold a children’s storytelling event on Thursday, 27th December featuring the talented Emirati author Hessa Al Muhairi, who will narrate her award-winning story ‘The Dinoraf’. The storytelling session, which will take place at Magrudy’s Jumeirah, is part of the Award’s series of eventsRead more about Sheikh Zayed Book Award Organises Storytelling Event for Children[...] Read More

Special Olympics UAE announces kick-off of Unified Champion School Programme

In partnership with the British Council, first legacy programme to promote social inclusion and support for people of determination through sport • Special Olympics UAE announces partnership with the British Council, the UK’s international organization for education and culture to promote social inclusion. • The two-year agreement will raise awareness and educate 4,000 students andRead more about Special Olympics UAE announces kick-off of Unified Champion School Programme[...] Read More

Dubai Health Authority launches Year of Zayed Insurance Card project.

• The project is in collaboration with private sector insurers and aims to provide free health insurance cover to more than 100 people with financial constraints. • The insurance will cover a maximum sum of AED 150,000 per person insured. • Authority revisits several DHA initiatives undertaken in 2018 to mark the Year of Zayed.Read more about Dubai Health Authority launches Year of Zayed Insurance Card project.[...] Read More