One in five UAE infants and toddlers at risk of becoming overweight, study finds

Posted on : 10.05.2021

Poor diet and nutrition behind weight gain in early years, regional survey suggests About one in five infants and toddlers in the UAE are at risk of becoming overweight due to poor diet and nutrition. Young children across the Gulf are also not eating the recommended amount of fruit or milk required for healthy growth, research by UAE Univers

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Eid Al Fitr in UAE: Gatherings, parties could lead to spike in Covid-19 cases

Posted on : 10.05.2021

Globally, virus cases have surged after nationwide celebrations. The UAE is starting to bend the Covid-19 curve, but with Eid Al Fitr coming up, irresponsible get-togethers could easily turn the recovery graph upside down, medical experts have warned. The country's daily Covid cases dropped to 1,507 on Monday, the second-lowest daily coun

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How a morbidly obese COVID-19 patient fought back to reclaim his life - helped by Dubai doctors

Posted on : 07.05.2021

Expat weighing 150kg and with renal failure, hypertension and cardiac issue beats COVID Dubai: While Obesity is clearly one of the most challenging comorbidities that can complicate a COVID-positive condition, 34-year-old Filipino expatriate Melvin Cabile Masule, weighing 150kg, miraculously fought off the threat after two weeks in intensive car

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Dubai: Book Covid-19 vaccination appointment via WhatsApp

Posted on : 05.05.2021

Selected private health sector facilities are offering customers a variety of options to book the vaccines. Several private hospitals have joined the country’s vaccination drive and will now be offering two free-of-cost Covid-19 vaccines — Pfizer BioNTech and Sinopharm — to meet the increased demand for vaccines. While the D

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4 ways air conditioners benefit asthma patients

Posted on : 05.05.2021

Cold air is usually considered to be a trigger for asthma patients and could lead to sudden attacks. A cool AC blast is therefore considered a no-no for those diagnosed with the condition. However, ACs provide a host of benefits that kind of outweigh the cons. Here’s our pick. 1. Keeps allergens at bay Dust mites and mold spores thrive in

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One in five UAE infants and toddlers at risk of becoming overweight, study finds
May 10, 2021

Poor diet and nutrition behind weight gain in early years, regional su...more

Eid Al Fitr in UAE: Gatherings, parties could lead to spike in Covid-19 cases
May 10, 2021

Globally, virus cases have surged after nationwide celebrations. Th...more

How a morbidly obese COVID-19 patient fought back to reclaim his life - helped by Dubai doctors
May 07, 2021

Expat weighing 150kg and with renal failure, hypertension and cardiac ...more

Dubai: Book Covid-19 vaccination appointment via WhatsApp
May 05, 2021

Selected private health sector facilities are offering customers a var...more

4 ways air conditioners benefit asthma patients
May 05, 2021

Cold air is usually considered to be a trigger for asthma patients and...more

Coronavirus: what does a 'presumptive positive' PCR test result mean?
May 05, 2021

People who get a presumptive positive result have at least one respira...more

Emirati Genome Programme opens more sample collection centres in Abu Dhabi
May 04, 2021

ABU DHABI, 4th May, 2021 (WAM) -- The Department of Health (DoH) has a...more

Three-minute iPad test can detect signs of dementia 15 years before symptoms show, expert says
Apr 29, 2021

Dr Sina Habibi says the programme is in the trial stage and thousands ...more

Coronavirus: UAE administers 10 million vaccine doses
Apr 23, 2021

Milestone for one of the world's fastest vaccination programmes ...more

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