Covid in UAE: Hospitals cater to up to 4,000 cars per day as demand for drive-thru PCR tests soars

Posted on : 19.01.2022

Several facilities now offer 24/7 testing services, receiving over 10,000 samples daily The huge demand for Covid-19 RT-PCR tests have led to Abu Dhabi-based private healthcare group ramping up screening capacities and operating round-the-clock drive-thru services in the Capital and Sharjah. Medical experts from NMC Healthcare said that &lsqu

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UAE: Emirati funds rare heart surgery for nanny who looked after him for 30 years

Posted on : 19.01.2022

The 50-year-old woman initially thought that the symptoms caused by her heart defect were a Covid-19 infection An Emirati funded the cost of medical recovery with a rare procedure for an Indonesian nanny who looked after him and many Emirati children for over 30 years. A 50-year-old married Indonesian, Nanik Harjo worked as personal staff wit

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Mild Covid-19 cases can cause memory loss months after infection, study finds

Posted on : 19.01.2022

Oxford University research reveals virus can continue to impact cognitive functions long after recovery People with mild cases of Covid-19 can still present with memory loss, poor attention span and fatigue six to nine months after infection, a study has found. Research from Oxford University in the UK has revealed how widespread issues with

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UAE doctors see more insomnia caused by Covid-19

Posted on : 15.01.2022

One medic in Abu Dhabi said nearly 30 per cent of his patients come to him with sleep problems related to stress and the pandemic Doctors in the UAE have reported an increase in the number of people suffering from insomnia and anxiety-related sleeping problems because of Covid-19. Dr Hady Jerdak, a sleep specialist at Harley Street Medical Ce

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Covid in UAE: Can at-home rapid antigen tests be used for official purposes?

Posted on : 13.01.2022

PCR tests are considered the gold standard for diagnosis by CDC Rapid antigen test results carried out at home are not accepted for any official purposes in the UAE. Doctors pointed out that the rapid antigen test is for quick assurance but should not be used alone without a clinical visit. Rapid antigen tests are not as accurate as labora

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Covid in UAE: Hospitals cater to up to 4,000 cars per day as demand for drive-thru PCR tests soars
Jan 19, 2022

Several facilities now offer 24/7 testing services, receiving over 10,...more

UAE: Emirati funds rare heart surgery for nanny who looked after him for 30 years
Jan 19, 2022

The 50-year-old woman initially thought that the symptoms caused by he...more

Mild Covid-19 cases can cause memory loss months after infection, study finds
Jan 19, 2022

Oxford University research reveals virus can continue to impact cognit...more

UAE doctors see more insomnia caused by Covid-19
Jan 15, 2022

One medic in Abu Dhabi said nearly 30 per cent of his patients come to...more

Covid in UAE: Can at-home rapid antigen tests be used for official purposes?
Jan 13, 2022

PCR tests are considered the gold standard for diagnosis by CDC Rap...more

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