Medical News

Meraas has announced the official opening of Beverly Hills Sunset Surgery Center International (BHSSCI), to bring to the UAE some of the world’s most celebrated names and faces in comprehensive plastic and aesthetic surgery.

Most polymer-based medical devices are not compatible either with the high temperatures required for steam sterilization (121°C / 134°C), which cause them to deform, or with gamma rays, which can cause plastics to stain or become cloudy. Ethylene oxide sterilization, however, is performed at temperatures typically between 40°C and 55°C, and is compatible with all MDs, irrespective of their type and composition. Ethylene oxide is therefore the ideal sterilization method for all MDs, provided that the strict standards governing its use (safety and toxicity) and its follow-up (EO residuals in the MD) are adhered to.

2019: A Year of Whiter and Brighter Smiles with The Smile Bar

Did you know that people with fairly white teeth smile more often and are conscious of the positive effect it has on others? The inverse of that is also true. People hold back a full smile, consciously at first, and then habitually, simply because of their not-so-white smile, making it difficult to meet new people and express certain emotions.

Back pain is one of the most common spinal conditions in the UAE and third most common reason for visits to the doctor’s office. Severe cases can lead to spinal degenerative disease, also known as degenerative disk disease, or any disease of the spinal column, which can range from Herniated Disc, Spinal Stenosis, Degenerated Disc Disease, and .

A first for the United Arab Emirates, a whole genome-sequencing of an Emirati Boy with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) was conducted at Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU), as part of a collaborative research with the Autism Program at Al Jalila Children’s Specialty Hospital (Al Jalila Children’s), in Dubai Healthcare City.