health

  • WOMEN LIKE US PRESENTS ‘COCKTAILS FOR A CAUSE’ FOR BREAST CANCER AWARENESS

    Guardian Wealth Management’s female networking group, Women Like Us, will be hosting a ladies-only event to raise awareness for breast cancer detection and the need for critical illness and life insurance. The event will be taking place at Pure Sky Lounge, Hilton Dubai – The Walk from 7pm-10pm on October 30th, 2018.

  • Women with PCOS have higher chances of developing uterine cancer, say experts

    Polycystic Ovaries Syndrome – a prevalent condition among the women in the UAE – can increasingly put women at risk of uterine cancer, reducing their chances of fertility. Moreover, PCOS is also a significant cause behind obesity, another major reason for uterine cancer. As per a study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute last year, between 1978 and 2013, endometrial cancer diagnoses have increased in 26 of 43 countries, mainly due to increasing obesity cases which themselves have tripled in the last 40 years, according to World Health Organisation. In the UAE, experts believe that obese women are 10 times more likely to suffer from uterine cancer.

  • World Allergy Week: Asthma Allergy body recommends Blueair air purifiers

    As the UAE races towards summer, the incidence of allergies is on the rise thanks to dust-storms, hay fever and more time spent in unclean indoor environments. On the occasion of World Allergy Week, an annual event taking place from April 7-13 this year, the nation’s residents are being urged to pay more attention to their health by employing better prevention and management strategies such as air purifiers in their homes and cars, to mitigate the impact of allergens.

  • WORLD INNOVATION SUMMIT FOR HEALTH ANNOUNCES KEYNOTE SPEAKER LARRY SUMMERS

    The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) has announced Dr Lawrence H Summers as a keynote speaker for its 2016 Summit.

  • World MS Day 2018: Call for Greater Curiosity to Drive Understanding of the Disease and Future Innovation

    Merck, a leading science and technology company, today announced its support of World MS Day 2018 and MS International Federation (MSIF)’s #BringingUsCloser campaign through a new campaign, #MSInsideOut, to support the multiple sclerosis (MS) community and deepen understanding of the disease. The initiative will involve a collaboration with Shift.ms, the social network for people with MS, who will be Executive Producers on a new documentary which will feature unique perspectives from the MS community. The documentary will premiere at the 34th Congress of the European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (ECTRIMS) in Berlin, Germany in October.

  • World No Tobacco Day Should Be World No Smoking Day

    Philip Morris International (PMI) is marking World No Tobacco Day by publishing a call to the global regulatory and public health community to leave aside ideological differences and instead leverage technology, science and innovation to more rapidly improve public health.

  • WORLD’S FIRST EMOTIONAL SUPPORT SERVICE FOR THE MOBILE WORKFORCE

    As mental health in the workplace rises on the corporate agenda, it is increasingly important for organisations to consider the well-being of their mobile workforce.   Accounting for over 38% of the total global workforce[i], pressures can be particularly acute on individuals on both short and long term assignments.  In the UK alone, 11.5m working days were lost due to work related stress, depression or anxiety in 2015/16 and accounted for 37% of all work related ill health cases and 45% of all working days lost.[ii]

  • World’s First Human-Powered Calorie Counter

    Forget scrolling through thousands of items to count those calories, a new UAE-based service tracks meals through WhatsApp. Users simply send The Food Analysts a WhatsApp photograph of their meal plus a short description and within moments receive a full nutritional macro report. The world’s first human-powered calorie counter ensures each WhatsApp message is assessed by an expert.

  • World’s First Ladies Only eforea Spa Unveiled at DoubleTree by Hilton Resort & Spa Marjan Island Ras Al Khaimah

    A truly memorable luxury spa experience is now available at the newly launched, first-of-its-kind ladies only spa at DoubleTree by Hilton Resort & Spa Marjan Island. The new spa, launching under the beauty brand eforea, is the brand’s first spa catered exclusively to ladies.

  • YAS MARINA CIRCUIT TEAMS UP WITH #THEADMOVEMENT IN A BID TO GET WOMEN LEADING HEALTHIER LIFESTYLES

    This Wednesday, 15th June, GoYAS by Daman’s ActiveLife supported by Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy at Yas Marina Circuit will play host to a unique, free-of-charge female-only event, #theADmovement. Women of all ages and abilities are encouraged to come together at the Circuit’s GoYAS evening to celebrate a special Ramadan evening of all things health and well-being across the UAE.

  • YAS MARINA CIRCUIT WELCOMES BACK ‘CIRCUITS ON THE CIRCUIT’ FOR THIRD EDITION TO SUPPORT FEMALE CANCER AWARENESS CHARITIES

    Yas Marina Circuit has announced that the popular breast cancer awareness initiative ‘Circuits on the Circuit’ will return to GoYAS by Daman’s ActiveLife for the third edition on Wednesday 12th October.

  • Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi Launches ‘Journey to Wellness’ Package

    With reports that 80% of New Year’s resolutions fail by the second week of February, Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi has given guests an extra reason to stick to their healthy goals by launching a brand new ‘Journey to Wellness’ package for 2018. Featuring a tailored personal training session, a pampering sports massage, nutritious meals and snacks and a choice of exhilarating fitness classes, combined with a luxury overnight stay, the immersive package has been created especially for wellness warriors looking for an Abu Dhabi staycation.

  • Youths discuss ways to fight obesity at the My Health 7th Regional Conference

    The Health Promotion Department at the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah announced that it will hold a Youth Plenary Session entitled “Bright Future,” as part of the My Health 7th Regional Conference held during November 26-28 at the University of Sharjah.

  • Zero.1 targets the healthcare sector

    UAE-based LiFi Company, Zero.1 are in the final development stages for HEALTHCARE4U, a revolutionary management system for the healthcare sector. The UAE healthcare market is projected to reach $19.5 billion (Dh71.56 billion) by 2020, achieving an annual average growth of 12.7 per cent, marginally higher than the GCC growth average1.

  • ZULEKHA HEALTHCARE GROUP AND JET AIRWAYS COLLABORATE TO PROMOTE HEALTH AND WELLNESS

    Zulekha Healthcare Group and Jet Airways have collaborated together for facilitating better medical and travel services in various destinations across the globe. The partnership agreement was signed in the presence of Mr. Taher Shams, Managing Director of Zulekha Healthcare Group, Mr. ShakirKantawala, Vice President, Gulf Middle East & Africa and Mr. Anil Srinivasan, General Manager Dubai and Northern Emirates of Jet Airways.

  • Zulekha Healthcare Group join hands with Dar Al Ber Society to launch AED 10m social fund

    Zulekha Healthcare Group has launched a new cardiac  social fund, “Nabd Al Khair” (Pulse of Goodness), by co-investing with Dar Al Ber Society to make advanced cardiac care affordable and accessible to all communities in UAE. The initiative honours the “Year of Zayed” celebrating the legacy of giving back to the community and promoting the strong values of late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the Founding Father of the UAE.

  • Zulekha Healthcare Group Reminds Parents of Choking Dangers Ahead of Summer Holidays

    As the summer school holidays get underway, Zulekha Healthcare Group is reminding parents of the dangers of choking following an upsurge in recent local cases.

  • Zulekha Healthcare Group’s Alexis Multispeciality Hospital collaborate with Air Arabia as Preferred Medical Tourism Partner

    Zulekha Healthcare Group today announced its collaboration with Air Arabia as its preferred medical tourism partner for its India-based hospital, Alexis Multispeciality Hospital.

  • Zulekha Hospital Dubai’s surgeons treat laborer’s acute bilateral shoulder pain with key-hole surgery

    58-year-old, Noor Muhammed Khan was treated by surgeons at Zulekha Hospital in Dubai for bilateral shoulder pain. The patient was treated for acute bilateral shoulder pain with restricted movement. After a successful operation, the patient’s pain has completely gone and his range of movement is 90% restored.

  • Zulekha Hospital Dubai’s Surgeons treat rare nasal tumour

    43-year-old, Xavier, was treated by Surgeons at Zulekha Hospital in Dubai for a very rare case of chondroma, a benign cartilaginous tumour of the nose. This case is so rare that globally the number of cases of nasal chondroma has not exceeded 120.