health

  • BasalogOne™: New Diabetes Solution From Abdi İbrahim Pharmaceuticals & Biocon Limited

    Leader of the Turkish pharmaceutical industry Abdi İbrahim, which has established Abdi İbrahim Remede Pharma (AİRP) in Algeria, continues its activities in the region at full speed. Having put into effect the most up-to-date plant investment in the country, Abdi İbrahim collaborated with Biocon, the leading biopharmaceutical company of the region, to launch the first biosimilar product in Algeria, an insulin market worth 300 million-USD. BasalogOne™ is a type of basal insulin which provides an efficacious and safe control of the blood sugar level for a period of 24 hours with no salient peaks. The product is administered once daily subcutaneously to adult patients with type 2 diabetes needing long-acting insulin for hyperglycemia control, adults with Type 1 diabetes, and 6+ pediatric patients.

  • Bayer and The Al Qassimi Hospital mark World No Tobacco Day

    Bayer Aspirin Protect and The Al Qassimi Hospital, Sharjah partnered together to mark ‘World No Tobacco Day’ an initiative set out by the World Health Organization. Working together, they coordinated a campaign to educate the public on the risks of smoking and cardiovascular diseases through screening booths and informative talks.

  • Bayer Middle East successfully trains 200 pharmacists on skills needed in understanding patient needs

    In the constantly evolving healthcare space in the MENA region, pharmacists are increasingly playing a critical role of providing a more patient-centric approach that requires them to deliver the key service of medication management, medication reconciliation, prophylaxis services (initial screening), education, behavioral counseling and managing the pharmacy model effectively. Bayer Middle East brought together more than 200 pharmacists and industry experts to conduct a two-day workshop that was aimed at equipping the pharmacist with the skill-sets required to fulfill the seven-star concept.

  • Bayer Middle East throws spotlight on advanced treatment for diabetic retinopathy at FOCUS 2016 in Dubai

    The Pharmaceutical Division of Bayer Middle East, a leading life sciences company, organized FOCUS 2016, the foremost forum on macular diseases, from November 4 to 5, 2016 at The Westin Dubai Hotel, Al Habtoor City. Nearly 450 ophthalmology experts from over 14 countries discussed advances in treating diabetic retinopathy (DR), a complication of diabetes that can lead to vision impairment and blindness that affects nearly one-third of an estimated 422 million diabetics worldwide[i]. Participating eye specialists also put forth recommendations for prevention and improved treatment outcomes through early detection and timely intervention.     

  • Beat Diabetes Collaborates with Home Chefs to Create Healthy Recipes

    Beat Diabetes, the community-focused initiative by the region’s leading retail and hospitality conglomerate Landmark Group, has partnered with Dubai’s food enthusiasts - Nadia Parekh, founder of home-based catering company Mélange, as well as Nabih and Ghalia, home chefs and founders of Nabz&G – to create a selection of 40 health-friendly recipes for the summer. These recipes are free-to-download and available on www.beatdiabetes.me.

  • BEATING BREAST CANCER – Kaya Skin Clinic drives awareness to self-examine

    Kaya Skin Clinic, the largest international skin care clinic in Middle East, which caters to mainly women clients, has the potential to spread awareness about this cause and shed light on the importance of self-examination for higher cure rates.

  • Beverly Hills Aesthetica reveals key cosmetic trends for the summer

    The recent opening of the state-of-the-art Beverly Hills Medical Center in Abu Dhabi has been met with great enthusiasm in the region’s capital, prompting a stark increase in a series of medical, cosmetic and dermatology services and procedures.

  • Bio-Oil Dry Skin Gel Helps Combat Signs of Photoaging

    UV rays are accounted for 80 per cent of skin aging, as reported in the medical journal ‘Clinical, Cosmetic And Investigational Dermatology’; Bio-Oil Dry Skin Gel helps combat damaging effects on skin caused by sun exposure. All year round sun exposure, specifically high UV levels have direct impact on skin resulting in premature ageing.  Exposure to sun can cause dryness, freckles and pigmentation, reduced elasticity and damage of skin texture.

  • Bite into more veggies for a healthy life

    Studies suggest that eating a diet with plenty of fruits and vegetables can reduce the risk of developing certain types of cancer. There is also evidence to show that vegetarians have a lower chance of cancer than non-vegetarians. Thus adopting a vegetarian diet can be a fantastic entry into experiencing better health. A vegetarian diet is associated with a higher consumption of fiber, folic acid, vitamins C and E, magnesium, unsaturated fat, and countless phytochemicals. This often results in vegetarians having lower cholesterol, being thinner, having lower blood pressure, and reduced risk of heart disease.

  • Blueair’s revolutionary air purifying technology helps residents breathe easy

    According to a recent report by the World Health Organisation (WHO) nine in ten people on the planet are breathing toxic air. The WHO establishes that indoor air is often more harmful to human health as the indoor air contains a mixture of outdoor pollutants entering homes through windows, doors and ventilation, and household pollutants such as dust, smoke, mold, plastics, bacteria and virus.

  • BMJ to support KSA’s medical researchers in developing research skills

    BMJ, one of the world’s leading healthcare knowledge providers, will visit doctors, students and researchers across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) from October 12 to 17, 2015 to help them develop their research skills and learn how to write papers that can get published in top journals. Dr. Trish Groves, Deputy Editor and Head of Research at The BMJ and Editor-in-Chief of BMJ Open, an international online journal will present a workshop on ‘BMJ Research Capabilities - How to Get Your Research Papers Published’ at the 2nd Saudi International Conference on Scientific Publishing 2015 at King Saud University in Riyadh.

  • Boecker® introduces its latest Public Health services and innovations at Hospitality Qatar 2016

    Bringing its expertise and two decades of experience in Pest Management, Food Safety and Biosecurity to the country’s leading exhibition for the Hotels, Restaurants, and Cafes (HORECA) sector, Boecker® Public Safety successfully participated in Hospitality Qatar 2016 as the Official Hygiene Sponsor and the Hygiene Jury of the exhibition’s ‘Salon Culinaire’ for the second year in a row.

  • Boecker® unveils innovative solutions at the Hotel Show Dubai

    Boecker®, the Middle East’s largest public health company, is set to present its pest management, food safety and biosecurity solutions and innovative professional services, at the Hotel Show Dubai. The Hotel Show Dubai -- a 3-day exhibition and part of the Hospitality Week -- will be held from 18 to 20 September, and will include an exhibition stand by Boecker®, 3B90 in Hall 3, Dubai World Trade Centre.

  • Bollywood hunks Sonu Sood, Prabhu Deva visit RAK Diabetes Center, Jumeirah, on World Heart Day

    Visitors at the newly-opened RAK Diabetes Center, Jumeirah, experienced a pulse-racing moment, when Bollywood hot hunk Sonu Sood and dance maestro Prabhu Deva dropped for a visit at the facility on the World Heart Day. The duo, in Dubai to promote their upcoming release, Tutak Tutak Tutiya, visited the Center to help promote the Center’s month-long awareness campaign against heart diseases that includes complimentary heart screening. The event was also graced by Ms Rabab Al Tajir, the first Emirati woman international and national car rally driver and navigator.

  • BOOST WELLNESS WITH IV THERAPY AT ANANTARA IN THE MALDIVES

    Glimmering turquoise seas, brilliant skies, pristine, powder-fine sands – the Maldives offers the ideal environment for a restorative tropical getaway.

  • Bourn Hall Conference to address latest progress in improving fertility odds

    To highlight the latest advancements and breakthroughs in reproductive health and maximising the chances of success in an IVF treatment, Bourn Hall Fertility Clinic, Dubai, is holding a fertility conference on Friday May, 13th 2016 at InterContinental Hotel, Dubai Festival City. Gynaecologists and Fertility Experts from across the region will converge at the upcoming conference and address the various health issues that can affect fertility, new technologies to counter them and investigate different ways of improving fertility potential while reducing the risks involved.

  • Bourn Hall Fertility Centre Raises Awareness and Support on Fertility Issues

    With the aim to provide education, raise awareness, support and encourage women and couples struggling with infertility, Bourn Hall Fertility Centre, Dubai,  collaborates with the ‘IVF & Fertility Support Group – UAE’, the country’s exclusive forum for voicing out all issues related to infertility. Bourn Hall Fertility Centre will support the group’s growing membership by offering expert advice, free consultations and fertility checks besides offering counseling and continuous education.

  • Bourn Hall Fertility Clinic Dubai to host a series of free fertility seminars during Ramadan

    Addressing the increasing cases of infertility in the UAE, Bourn Hall Fertility Clinic, Dubai, will be educating couples on the various aspects of fertility in free seminars to be held on June 11 and June 25, 2016, from 1pm to 3pm at the Clinic premises in Jumeirah, Dubai. These interactive sessions are an attempt to help the couples who are struggling to conceive and seeking alternative options to treat infertility, and the attendees can use the platform to voice their concerns and get expert advice. The fertility seminars during Ramadan will enable people to understand more about their own fertility, why getting pregnant can sometimes be difficult and the tests and treatments available.

  • BREAST CANCER AWARENESS INITIATIVE TAKEN BY CORAL DUBAI DEIRA

    Coral Dubai Deira- a property managed by Hospitality Management Holding (HMH) partnered with Thumbay Clinics by supporting the worldwide awareness campaign on  Breast cancer by conducting a workshop at Al Majles on Oct 24th for all the staff of Coral Dubai Deira.

  • Breast Cancer Diagnosis: Psychological Impact on Family Caregivers

    • 98%of those with breast cancer can survive if the cancer is detected early. The most common age at which most women are diagnosed with breast cancer is 45­-54. Around 170 women annually in Abu Dhabi are diagnosed with breast cancer, along with a much smaller number of men.