NEW GENETIC TREATMENTS TURN PATIENT’S OWN BLOOD CELLS INTO A CANCER-KILLING MEDICINE

Treatments that genetically modify a patient’s own blood cells are creating a powerful new weapon in the fight against cancer – possibly even the most powerful yet, according to a leading international specialist in children’s cancer. HEALTH met with Dr. Rabi Hanna* at Arab Health recently to learn more about this groundbreaking technique. CAR T-cellRead more about NEW GENETIC TREATMENTS TURN PATIENT’S OWN BLOOD CELLS INTO A CANCER-KILLING MEDICINE[...] Read More

Make that Lifestyle Change Today

Despite the belief that we are in a health conscious society, with super foods, and the latest diet trends, the UAE is currently facing an epidemic of chronic non-communicable diseases. In 2017, the International Diabetes Federation stated the rate of diabetes in the UAE was at 15.6 percent, while the USA and UK prevalence rates wereRead more about Make that Lifestyle Change Today[...] Read More

The Happiness Doctor

Dr. Smitha Prabhakar’s entire career journey is a testimony to the fact that one doesn’t need to confine oneself to any boundaries, where she has embraced change and evolved with every step she’s taken. Born in India, and lived in Mumbai and US, Dr. Smitha’s long tryst with wellness began around 23 years ago. HerRead more about The Happiness Doctor[...] Read More

Creating a Balanced Home Space for Optimal Wellness

Most of us have heard of Feng Shui to a certain extent, but how it can control the flow of energy created by nature to help us with our wellness quotient is something new. Read on as Feng Shui Wellness Designer Simone Osswald explains the basis of Feng Shui. The Qi Flow Qi is theRead more about Creating a Balanced Home Space for Optimal Wellness[...] Read More

The Pride of UAE Meet Emirati Athlete – Abdulrahman Al Hosani

Emirati athlete Abdulrahman Al Hosani began running marathons more than a decade after his recovery from a football related injury. Now training for the illustrious Ironman Race, he tells HEALTH about his passion for running. Finding Balance “I work as an Aircraft Engineer in Turbine Services and Solutions, Mubadala Aerospace and recently, have acquired theRead more about The Pride of UAE Meet Emirati Athlete – Abdulrahman Al Hosani[...] Read More

Biologic Therapy an Innovative Psoriasis Treatment

ANYONE SUFFERING FROM PSORIASIS KNOWS THE PAINFUL CYCLE AND THE DISCOMFORT ASSOCIATED WITH THE DISEASE. BUT WITH THE HELP OF BIOLOGIC THERAPY—A CUTTING-EDGE PSORIASIS TREATMENT, THE BODY’S OWN IMMUNE SYSTEM ACTUALLY FIGHTS THE DISEASE. DERMATOLOGIST DR. ARIEL HAUS TELLS MORE ABOUT THE TREATMENT. Psoriasis Defined Psoriasis, explains Dr. Haus, is a common skin ailment thatRead more about Biologic Therapy an Innovative Psoriasis Treatment[...] Read More

Take Your Energy Levels to Greater Heights in 2019

ALL OF US WANT TO BE MORE PRODUCTIVE AND UNLOCK OUR MAXIMUM POTENTIAL. FUELED BY MOTIVATION AND COFFEE, IT SEEMS AS THOUGH NOTHING CAN GET IN THE WAY UNTIL YOU FIND YOURSELF FALLING ASLEEP DURING THE MIDDLE OF THE AFTERNOON. BUT CERTIFIED LIFE COACH AND MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKER, SHEREEN MITWALLI MAINTAINS THAT IT IS POSSIBLE TORead more about Take Your Energy Levels to Greater Heights in 2019[...] Read More

Why it Matters: Having that Conversation with Your Kids about Bullying

Why it Matters: Having that Conversation with Your Kids about Bullying Bullying is a very serious concern gripping educational institutes around the world today. While schools adopt a zero-tolerance policy, unfortunately it still exists. Often times, the crux of the problem are the kids who keep their suffering a secret. Jyotika Aggarwal, Clinical Psychologist reveals strategies for parents to initiate that conversation with kids. Negative MessagesRead more about Why it Matters: Having that Conversation with Your Kids about Bullying[...] Read More

Weaving Floral Elements in Your Living Space

Not only do fresh flowers infuse color and a touch of nature into your living space, they help impart positive energy and a feel-good factor. Alissar Mzayek, CEO and Creative Director of Alissar Flowers explains how to weave a floral element into the home just in time for the festive season. THE VALUE OF FLOWERSRead more about Weaving Floral Elements in Your Living Space[...] Read More

Jump Start Your Fitness with a Boot Camp

In a city that prides itself on getting fitter and healthier, participating in a boot camp can do more than boost your fitness quotient, as Mostafa Mersal, Coach at Fitness Bootcamp Dubai (FBC DXB) explains. With more fitness challenges taking place in Dubai recently, Mersal points out that it’s apparent that residents of the cityRead more about Jump Start Your Fitness with a Boot Camp[...] Read More