Everything you need to know about Breast Cancer - the symptoms, the risks, how to detect it, how to avoid it and more.
NMC Life November 2012 – The monthly newsletter from NMC Healthcare
Did you know breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in the UAE?
We realised awareness is the key and the first step in fighting against this dreadful disease. So, read through this blog to know more about breast cancer symptoms and treatment measures.
Before we proceed, let’s first find out how breast cancer occurs: A woman’s breast is made up of milk glands and milk ducts, surrounded by fatty tissue and connective supports. Breast cancer is caused due to uncontrolled growth of cells in any of these milk ducts or glands.
Did you know only 108 million blood donations are collected globally every year.
WHO statistics highlight – about 50% of these are donated in low- and middle-income countries where some 80% of the world’s population lives.
Do you feel you don’t have much to contribute? Well, you have the most treasured gift of all, the ability to save a life by donating blood!
“The eyes are the window to the soul.”
We are all aware that eye care is important but it’s often overlooked until we face serious vision problems. Visiting your doctor regularly for a comprehensive eye test is essential but there are other little things we can do to safeguard our eyes.
NMC Healthcare encourages you to give your heart first priority with its free heart checkups initiative. People across the UAE can avail of free heart checkups from 22nd– 29th September in selected NMC Healthcare hospitals and centres across Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah and Al Ain. This initiative aims at raising awareness about cardiovascular diseases and urging people to focus on a healthy heart. This week long programme aims to screen a minimum of 15,000 people for blood pressure, Body Mass Index (BMI), blood glucose and blood cholesterol.
Dr Anselma Ferrao talks about NMC’s latest establishment – BrightPoint Women’s Hospital in an interview with AnaZahra.com
In a one on one interview with the online lifestyle magazine – AnaZahra.com,
Dr Anselma Ferrao sheds light on NMC’s latest establishment – BrightPoint Women’s Hospital.
NMC Healthcare gives free medical check-ups to over 300 labourers as part of a Health Awareness Initiative conducted by The Pakistan Association, Dubai.
The Pakistan Association Dubai conducted a health-awareness initiative at the Dubai Industrial City to help people focus on living a good, healthy lifestyle. NMC Healthcare participated in this initiative and ensured over 300 labourers received free medical check-ups which included tests for blood-sugar levels, cholesterol and blood pressure, along with dental and eye checks and hepatitis C screenings.
NMC has opened its first multi-speciality hospital at the Dubai Investments Park. The opening event was a great success, all thanks to Mr. Khalid Bin Kalban, Dr. Layla Mohamed Al Mazrouqi, Head of Clinical Governance Office, Dubai Health Authority and Mr. Omar Al Mesmar, General Manager, Dubai Investments Park.
Dr. B R Shetty – Founder & Chief Executive Officer of the Abu Dhabi based NMC Healthcare and Managing Director & CEO of UAE Exchange. He was presented with Frost & Sullivan – Lifetime Achievement Award of the Year 2013 on Monday, June 23, 2014 by Mr. Shashidhar Y S, Managing Director – India, Middle East & North Africa at Frost & Sullivan International and Mr Sandeep Sinha, Vice President – Middle East, North Africa and South Asia, Healthcare & Life Sciences at Frost & Sullivan.