Families hold out hope for Dh8m treatment to save children's lives

Posted on : 17.10.2021

Two youngsters diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy require urgent support to overcome the debilitating genetic disease Two families in the UAE whose young children are battling a devastating disorder are seeking support to raise the Dh8 million for life-saving treatment. Hayat Mabda, 40, from Ajman, is facing a race against time to help he

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Who should get a flu shot and how long must you wait after Covid-19 vaccination?

Posted on : 16.10.2021

Everyone over the age of six months, but certain groups in particular, are urged to get the flu jab It is that time of year again, when governments announce their annual flu vaccination campaigns to encourage people to get the shot. But who should be vaccinated against the virus? And how long must you wait after receiving a Covid-19 booste

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UAE: How these three women battled breast cancer

Posted on : 15.10.2021

October is breast cancer awareness month worldwide While cancer can play havoc in your life both mentally and physically, early screening, timely medical intervention and keeping a positive mindset, can help people beat the deadly disease. The most common type of cancer prevalent in the UAE is breast cancer and accounted for 21.4 per cent of new

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How the Middle East's 'cancer divide' can mean the difference between life and death

Posted on : 14.10.2021

Figures from the World Health Organisation show a vast difference between cancer detection and mortality rates across the Mena region The Middle East and North Africa region faces a cancer divide, with developing nations recording high mortality rates while richer countries are often detecting and treating the disease before it becomes terminal.

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Dirty aircon and incense blamed as UAE study finds one in ten children have asthma

Posted on : 13.10.2021

More than 3,400 youngsters in Dubai and the Northern Emirates assessed One in ten children suffers from asthma, according to a study led by the Ministry of Health and Prevention. The report - titled Prevalence of asthma and allergies among children in the United Arab Emirates - assessed more than 3,400 children in Dubai and the Northern Emira

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Families hold out hope for Dh8m treatment to save children's lives
Oct 17, 2021

Two youngsters diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy require urgent s...more

Who should get a flu shot and how long must you wait after Covid-19 vaccination?
Oct 16, 2021

Everyone over the age of six months, but certain groups in particular,...more

UAE: How these three women battled breast cancer
Oct 15, 2021

October is breast cancer awareness month worldwide While cancer can...more

How the Middle East's 'cancer divide' can mean the difference between life and death
Oct 14, 2021

Figures from the World Health Organisation show a vast difference betw...more

Dirty aircon and incense blamed as UAE study finds one in ten children have asthma
Oct 13, 2021

More than 3,400 youngsters in Dubai and the Northern Emirates assessed...more

Lips split, blood all around, the horrific battles with anger
Oct 13, 2021

Silent, aggressive, violent - how these expats in the UAE faced and ov...more

UAE: Doctors say mental health problems affect kids, teens the most
Oct 09, 2021

Number of patients seeking doctors' help doubles during the Covid-...more

Covid-19 in UAE: Daily cases hit 18-month low
Oct 07, 2021

Doctors share how the UAE deployed emergency response on a war footing...more

Hundreds miss life-saving breast cancer screenings during pandemic
Oct 07, 2021

Doctors warn of cancer cases going undetected as women miss mammograms...more

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