Medical News

Traffic congestion can be stressful. In a world where we’ve become used to high-speed information, streaming media and online services, any time lost in heavy traffic can send stress levels soaring. And, with roads likely to get extremely busy at peak times during the Holy Month of Ramadan, drivers will face even more stress on the roads.

The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP), collaboratively with Pfizer, has launched “Keep On Beating” campaign in a bid to make positive lifestyle changes and to early detect cardiovascular disease-related risk factors including; smoking, malnutrition, inactivity and stress, since these diseases are not only confined to genetic factors such as (family history, gender, and age).

Integrated healthcare provider, Capital Health, has opened the region’s first purpose-built hospital, the Specialized Rehabilitation Hospital (SRH) - a move geared towards reducing the socioeconomic burden of sending patients and their families overseas for treatment.

Ramadan is a time of reflection, prayer, patience and good deeds. It is a season of celebration and appreciation of all the blessing’s in one’s life, sharing with your family and loved ones as well as a time to become a better person all round.

The incidence of infertility is on the rise in Oman and in the Middle East, in general. Current research indicates that there are multiple causes, which are attributed to both female and male factors, leading to an increasing demand for infertility treatments in the region. By offering advanced scientific and diagnostic services, including Pre-implantation Genetic Testing in Oman, IVI Middle East aims to make a significant difference to pregnancy outcomes, increasing the likelihood of a healthy family and provide an overall positive impact on the Omani society.