Under the theme “Be ready to help others… Share with them your blood and life” MOHAP celebrates World Blood Donor Day; honors volunteers and blood donors

• UAE is 100 per cent self-sufficient in safe blood from donors • UAE Citizens are among the top 96 nationalities who are active blood donors • Sharjah Blood Transfusion and Research Center organizes blood donation campaign in conjunction with World Blood Donor Day • MOHAP launches new mobile blood bank bus The Ministry ofRead more about Under the theme “Be ready to help others… Share with them your blood and life” MOHAP celebrates World Blood Donor Day; honors volunteers and blood donors[...] Read More

Rashid Hospital becomes the first in Dubai to implement sacral nerve stimulation technique.

Rashid Hospital becomes the first in Dubai to implement sacral nerve stimulation known as InterStim technique for the treatment of fecal incontinence and chronic constipation. Fecal incontinence is the inability to control bowel movements. Many factors can cause this condition such as nerve or muscle damage. Some causes of nerve or muscle damage can beRead more about Rashid Hospital becomes the first in Dubai to implement sacral nerve stimulation technique.[...] Read More

Emirati patients celebrate Eid al-Fitr at London hospital

On Monday, Emirati children, who are currently being treated at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children (GOSH) in London, enjoyed an afternoon of Eid al-Fitr celebrations at GOSH’s annual hospital-wide Eid party. During the party, patients and their families were entertained by Dabke dancers, face painting, henna and arts and crafts, and enjoyed authentic ArabicRead more about Emirati patients celebrate Eid al-Fitr at London hospital[...] Read More

Leading Swiss Preventative Medicine Clinic on mission to reverse ageing process

Founder of Nescens Clinique de Genolier brings youthful science to older people in Middle East Professor Jacques Proust, a renowned leader in the science of skin ageing believes he has the answer to slowing down or even reversing the ageing process and is looking to help the growing population of the Middle East to preserveRead more about Leading Swiss Preventative Medicine Clinic on mission to reverse ageing process[...] Read More

Cataract Awareness Month 2018: Moorfields Dubai Highlights Concerns About Cataracts – the Leading Cause of Blindness – as Ageing Population and Diabetes Threaten ‘Perfect Storm

This Cataract Awareness Month (June 2018), consultants at Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai are sharing their concerns about the increasing incidence of cataract – the leading cause of blindness in the world – in the region. The GCC has a growing population over the age of 40 and also faces the challenge of diabetes – theRead more about Cataract Awareness Month 2018: Moorfields Dubai Highlights Concerns About Cataracts – the Leading Cause of Blindness – as Ageing Population and Diabetes Threaten ‘Perfect Storm[...] Read More

Lifestyle and Healthcare E-Commerce Startup souKare.com Officially Launches in The UAE and KSA

• Launch of Dubai-based e-commerce platform reflects high demand from consumers for convenience and fast delivery • Leading contact lens and fitness brands such as Bella and Optimum Nutrition available on souKare.com • The start-up plans to expand into more health-related products this year souKare.com, a Dubai-based lifestyle and healthcare tech startup, is now liveRead more about Lifestyle and Healthcare E-Commerce Startup souKare.com Officially Launches in The UAE and KSA[...] Read More

ALFAHIM Announces New Three-Year Partnership with UAE Triathlon Federation

ALFAHIM’stie up with UAE Triathlon Federation highlights its commitment to the long-term development of the Emirates and health of residents. Partnership will see ALFAHIM work with the Federation to boost participation in triathlon and sporting events across the UAE. The Federation aims to increase number of youngsters and Emiratis regularly taking part in sports. ALFAHIMRead more about ALFAHIM Announces New Three-Year Partnership with UAE Triathlon Federation[...] Read More

KHDA accredited Parent Education Courses equip parents with positive parenting tools

The courses offer a range of topics relevant to today’s environment including the positive use of digital media, keeping children safe on the internet, managing behavior and others With the rapid changes in family structure, parenting is now far challenging than it used to be. Recent researches endorse that parents are increasingly struggling to strikeRead more about KHDA accredited Parent Education Courses equip parents with positive parenting tools[...] Read More

Zulekha Hospital introduces ‘Lose More Win More’ campaign in support of UAE’s quest to fight obesity

Obesity is a major cause of NCDs (Non Communicable Diseases) which account for 76% of all deaths in the UAE Zulekha Hospital has announced the results of its ‘Lose More Win More’ campaign which is an employee drive designed to raise awareness on the importance of combatting obesity in UAE. The campaign involved an employeeRead more about Zulekha Hospital introduces ‘Lose More Win More’ campaign in support of UAE’s quest to fight obesity[...] Read More

Early risers less likely to develop depression, new study suggests

Middle-to-older aged women who are naturally early to bed and early to rise are significantly less likely to develop depression, according to a new study by researchers at University of Colorado Boulder and the Channing Division of Network Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. The study of more than 32,000 female nurses, publishedRead more about Early risers less likely to develop depression, new study suggests[...] Read More