Bariatric surgery cures 71 year old of diabetes and high blood pressure

Published on 13.11

The mother of three lost 28kg, dropped from a dress size 26 to an 18 and is no longer in need of knee surgery.Continue reading

More than 1 million people took part in Dubai Fitness Challenge

Published on 13.11

Survey of participants shows initiative’s positive impact Nearly 800,000 people signed up to take part in the Dubai Fitness Challenge, but the initiative likely reached more than one million participants, as nearly half of attendants at marquee events were not officially registered.Continue reading

Northern Emirates to get six helipads for air ambulances

Published on 13.11

The move is the first phase of plans to install stations across the country to reduce road deaths Six stations providing emergence services will be launched as a first phase of a project aimed at bringing down road fatalities in the country.Continue reading

UAE looks at ban on fast food outlets near schools

Published on 13.11

International experts offer advice on how to stop the rising tide of obesity problems. International experts offer advice on how to stop the rising tide of obesity problems. Continue reading

Baldness linked to heart disease, research finds

Published on 12.11

Men who lose their hair prematurely or begin to turn grey in their younger years could be at greater risk of heart disease according to a study of more than 2,000 men.Continue reading

Don’t let it spread: doctors in UAE offer latest advice as flu season arrives

Published on 13.11

Young and old most at risk, whilst patients with immune deficiencies urged to seek vaccination Hospitals and clinics are bracing themselves for the onset of flu season but are not expecting an increase in the number of cases seen last winter.Continue reading

World Government Summit: A third of people who live to 50 will ‘die before they reach 75’

Published on 13.11

Many people carry deadly diseases like cancer without knowing it, genome expert Craig Venter warns. Many people carry deadly diseases like cancer without knowing it, genome expert Craig Venter warns.Continue reading

Charity that makes wigs for cancer patients calls for hair donations

Published on 13.11

Patient care organisation Rahma helps give cancer sufferers back their self-esteem with affordable wigs.Continue reading