Can’t Get A Good Night’s Sleep? Let’s Talk About Electromagnetic field Waves (EMFs)

Hooked to our cell phones and laptops, many of us are grappling with disrupted sleep or bouts of insomnia. This usually leaves us feeling exhausted, tired, and unproductive the following day; but Dominik Zunkovic, speaker at sleep expo middle east, and founder for whisper discusses the role electromagnetic field waves (EMFS) have on our sleepRead more about Can’t Get A Good Night’s Sleep? Let’s Talk About Electromagnetic field Waves (EMFs)[...] Read More

Keeping Fit in Pregnancy – The Big Debate

THE TREND According to Amir Siddiqui, CEO and Owner of Symmetry Gym, working out during pregnancy is definitely something that has become a norm recently. He explains, “A woman’s body undergoes physiological and mechanical changes during pregnancy, therefore, certain considerations have to be made for the exercise routine to be safe and effective. These changesRead more about Keeping Fit in Pregnancy – The Big Debate[...] Read More

Are Food Allergies Causing Your Child To Be Bullied

Allergy bullying is a growing problem that experts’ warn can cause deadly effects. In fact, parents of children with food allergies are being warned to watch for signs of ‘allergy bullying’ which Dr. Sandra Hong, M.D., Allergist at Cleveland Clinic (USA) says are commonplace in schools. BULLYING BEHAVIORS Research, according to Dr. Hong, has learnedRead more about Are Food Allergies Causing Your Child To Be Bullied[...] Read More

THE MID-LIFE MOM-HAVING A BABY LATER IN LIFE

Having a baby in mid-life can be thrilling with the excitement a new baby brings to the family, and the fact that most middle-age moms have more time, experience, and material resources at hand. Yet there are some less spoken about aspects of having a baby later in life as Dr. Rehan Salim – ConsultantRead more about THE MID-LIFE MOM-HAVING A BABY LATER IN LIFE[...] Read More

Suffering in Silence – Men and Mental Health

Men’s mental health has often been ignored due to worldwide societal values that not only devalues the pressure men face, but also demands them to be resilient. As a result, men often quietly suffer from mental health concerns and have seldom reached out for help. SOCIETAL PRESSURES According to Reem Shaheen, Adult Counseling Psychologist, recentRead more about Suffering in Silence – Men and Mental Health[...] Read More

Medical Tourism in Dubai is Flourishing

As medical tourism is part of the Dubai Government’s 2021 Initiative, HEALTH met with Plastic Surgeon Dr. Jaffer Khan to understand what role cosmetic surgery and treatments play in the medical tourism experience. Most Popular Aspects According to Dr. Khan, interestingly, Dubai Health Experience (DXH) statistics show that orthopedics and cosmetic surgery are the topRead more about Medical Tourism in Dubai is Flourishing[...] Read More

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

Food Fortification Addresses Vitamin D Deficiency in the Region

In the UAE specifically, fortifying foods with vitamin D is helping to curb a plethora of ailments, from neurogenerative diseases and cardiovascular disorders to pregnancy-related disorders and autoimmune diseases. Andreas Bluethner, Director Food-Fortification, BASF tells how food fortification can reduce vitamin and mineral deficiency for at-risk individuals. Reasons to fortify even healthy foods Although vitaminRead more about Food Fortification Addresses Vitamin D Deficiency in the Region[...] 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

Why We Need to Talk about Fiber

Surprisingly, for a nutrient that can help us manage our weight, have a healthy heart, and even lower the risk of certain cancers, we frequently overlook fiber in our diets. In fact, fiber is a much needed ingredient to boost our health quotient, tells Dr. Ieva Laurie, Principal Nutrition Scientist, Tate & Lyle. Here’s why.Read more about Why We Need to Talk about Fiber[...] Read More