Medical News

The UAE Ministry of Health has recently organized a workshop on ‘State-of-the-ArtRadiographicScreeningfor Breast Cancer’ at the theater hall in the Ministry’s headquartersin Dubaiin the presence ofDr.KathleenThomas,Britishexpert onadvisorytreatment of cancerradiotherapy. Also participating in the conference were 60doctors andtechnicians representing the Ministry of Health, Health Authority – Abu Dhabi, and Dubai Health Authority along with University HospitalSharjah,Al Zahra Hospital,andZulekha,Sharjah. The session was held within the framework of the ‘Itmenan’ campaign, withtwo of its initiatives – ‘National Periodic Health Screening’ and ‘Cancer Screening’ – approved by the Council of Ministers. The initiatives aim toraise community awareness about the importance ofearly detectionof non-communicable diseases such as cancers and their risks.

Kaya Skin Clinic, the largest skincare clinic chain in the region, has launched Silhouette Soft Face Lift – a non-invasive treatment that gives immediate results of a face lift without the hassle of surgery. Administered by Kaya’s expert dermatologists, the Kaya Silhouette Soft Face Lift is the perfect answer to sagging jawlines, heavy brows and regeneration of cheeks, leading to a fresh, natural look, and brings back the glory of youthful radiance.

The Ministry of Health has unveiled the promotional activities for the ‘Itmenan’ preventive program as part of the Council of Ministers’ ‘National Periodic health screening Check-Up’ and ‘Cancer screening initiatives, both of which aim to raise community awareness about the importance of regular check-ups for early detection of cancers and other non-communicable diseases, while learning their causes and risks. The promotional activities will include medical tests for osteoporosis, an awareness campaign on risk factors involving heart disease and available community health services, and a series of public health lectures. The campaign will be launched in Sharjah and Fujairah to cover various commercial centers and government entities. Awareness Day was held today 7/12/2015 for staff of government departments, institutions and entities of Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

The UAE Ministry of Health has reported that it has observed the proliferation of information on ‘Cocina Herb,’ a drug which is purportedly effective in treating diabetes and other diseases related to the pancreas, kidneys and joints. It has announced that information being circulated about the drug is incorrect and invalid.

As much as eating, breathing and drinking water are vital for good health, sleep is just as important. The better you sleep, the greater are the benefits you get out of sleeping. While some are healthy and fortunate enough to slip into a good bout of sleep, not many have that privilege – which is why it is very important to cultivate appropriate sleep rituals to promote optimal sleep duration and quality that are important for everyone.