Prediabetes is on the Rise in the UAE

Prediabetes is on the Rise in the UAE While prediabetes is not high enough to be considered type 2 diabetes, unless some immediate lifestyle changes are made, it likely will develop into type 2 diabetes. HEALTH speaks with Dr. Ihsan Al Marzooqi, Emirati Digital Therapeutics entrepreneur to learn more. Defined According to Dr. Al Marzooqi, prediabetes is a serious health condition caused byRead more about Prediabetes is on the Rise in the UAE[...] Read More

Why Start-ups Should Be Setting Up With Sustainability at the Heart

Why Start-ups Should Be Setting Up With Sustainability at the Heart Start-up businesses are the heartbeat and future of our planet, and they therefore, must play a key role in creating sustainable businesses of the future. To elaborate more, UK TV personality and founder of sustainability platform ‘Buy Smarter Buy Greener’ Kate Hardcastle MBE discusses the way forward in sustainability and small businesses. Why it mattersRead more about Why Start-ups Should Be Setting Up With Sustainability at the Heart[...] Read More

Reaching Goals the Right Way

Reaching Goals the Right Way From losing weight to eating healthier, with the new year here, most of us have listed down our short-term and long-term goals, often not achieving them. Yet Dr. Saliha Afridi, clinical psychologist (DHA licensed) reveals the right way to achieve our resolutions and keep them for life. Why we set goals for the new yearRead more about Reaching Goals the Right Way[...] Read More

What Makes Male Depression Different

What Makes Male Depression Different There is a stereotype of what depression looks like. We believe it has to be lots of crying, feelings of worthlessness, reduced appetite, excessive sleeping, isolating and being low all the time. To clarify, Jyotika Aggarwal, DHA Licensed Clinical Psychologist in Dubai discusses the red flags of male depression. Facts versus stereotypes According to Aggarwal,Read more about What Makes Male Depression Different[...] Read More

In the Spotlight: Luke Coutinho

In the Spotlight: Luke Coutinho An author of several best-selling books, an expert in integrative and lifestyle medicine, and a speaker, Luke Coutinho met with Saadiya Ahmad to discuss integrative medicine and what it really means. Luke Coutinho recently visited Global Indian International School’s Dubai campus as part of the school’s Leadership Lecture Series wherein they introduce motivational examples ofRead more about In the Spotlight: Luke Coutinho[...] Read More

Cervical Cancer Screening

Author: Dr. Amal Hassan Hassan Ismail, Specialist – Obstetrics & Gynecology, Thumbay Hospital – Ajman January is the month for cervical cancer awareness. Cancer of the uterine cervix is the third most common gynecologic cancer. Approximately 84,000 new cases are diagnosed and about 28,000 deaths occur each year from gynecologic cancer among women in the United States. CervicalRead more about Cervical Cancer Screening[...] Read More

Jacqueline Fernandez keeps a Balance

HEALTH recently met with Bollywood celebrity Jacqueline Fernandez who revealed why balance in life is so important. How She Stays Fit “I exercise and also have a very balanced diet. I do one hour of exercise daily, usually Pilates. But in case I am not able to make it to Pilates, I usually use bandsRead more about Jacqueline Fernandez keeps a Balance[...] Read More

Revive Reading in Your Home

WITH MORE AND MORE KIDS TURNING TO THEIR GADGETS AND SMART PHONES FOR ENTERTAINMENT, THE ART OF READING IS SEEMINGLY TAKING A BACK SEAT. HEALTH SPEAKS TO DR. SALIHA AFRIDI, CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST IN DUBAI ABOUT REVIVING READING IN YOUR HOME. WHY READING MATTERS According to Dr. Afridi, the benefits of reading are too many toRead more about Revive Reading in Your Home[...] Read More

Ask the Experts

From pediatric questions to general medical queries, our panel of experts is here to answer your questions…. UNEVEN EYEBROWS Question: My eyebrows are uneven as one is higher up than the other. Can Botox help me? Dr. Shadan Naji, Specialist Aesthetic Dermatologist answers: “This is a very important question and the answer is yes, itRead more about Ask the Experts[...] 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