medical

  • 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 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.
    • Breast cancer screening and awareness campaign at RAK Hospital

      In order to promote breast cancer awareness in the UAE, RAK Hospital has partnered with the UAE Pink Caravan and will assist them in organising a screening camp at the hospital premises this Thursday, February 28th. The camp will include free breast cancer screening and medical consultation for women, and the clinic will remain open from 10am till 5pm. During the camp, women will also be trained to screen their mothers, sisters and friends at home.

    • Breast Cancer Screening in the Middle East is now Matched with Unfettered Access to the Best Medicines

      Breast cancer incidence and mortality rates are increasing in the Arab world and the involved women are often diagnosed at advanced stages of breast cancer.1 In the Middle East the incidence of breast cancer has substantially increased and medical researchers now expect it to double by 2030.2 Early detection is essential in reducing the need for radical mastectomy, reducing the risk of mortality and in enabling the most effective treatments to be used.

    • Bring your smile back with Drs. Nicolas & Asp

      With the latest technology, experienced team of professionals, and years of expertise, Drs. Nicolas & Asp is the best choice for you.

      Your smile is the first impression you make on people you meet. When your lips part and reveal good teeth, it creates the positive impression you want. Remember, you don’t have to be born with a beautiful smile. With veneers, you can have the smile you want, quickly and safely.

    • Burjeel Day Surgery Center brings revolutionary liposuction technology to the GCC

      Burjeel Day Surgery Center, the largest day surgery centre in the Middle East, is bringing new and innovative technologies to improve the medical services in the region. One such innovation is the Waterjet-Assisted Liposuction and Fat Transfer Device, which is transforming the way liposuction, is performed.

    • Burjeel Hopsital’s new heart tissue freezing technology to treat high risk cardiac arrhythmias

      Growing old can be a difficult process – you can feel more fatigued, not as fit, and parts of the body you rely on begin to slow down. However when it comes to your heart rate, growing old is only one of the factors that can lead to atrial fibrillation and cardiac arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats); including heart valve diseases or ischemic heart disease.

    • Burjeel Hospital Abu Dhabi delivers healthy baby for mother who suffered multiple miscarriages

      Abu Dhabi’s premier healthcare facility, Burjeel Hospital, successfully conducted the safe delivery of a healthy baby for a patient who had previously suffered multiple miscarriages.

    • Burjeel Hospital Abu Dhabi welcomes the first Eid Al Fitr 2018 Babies

      Abu Dhabi’s premier healthcare facility, Burjeel hospital, delivered UAE’s first Eid Al Fitr 2018 baby at 12:00am tonight.

    • Burjeel Hospital Advances Efforts in ALS and SCI Treatment

      According to US population studies, approximately 6,000 people are diagnosed with ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), a degenerative motor function disease that attacks the nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord, ultimately weakening the muscles and resulting in death each year. The incidence of ALS is two per 100,000 people, and it is estimated that more than 20,000 Americans may be living with ALS at any given time.  Most patients will develop the condition between the ages of 40 and 70, with an average age of 55 at the time of diagnosis. However, cases of the disease occur in persons in their twenties and thirties. It is estimated that as many as 20,000 people have the disease at any given time. According to the ALS CARE Database, 60% of the people with ALS are men.

    • Burjeel Hospital celebrates “Zayed” first baby born on UAE’s 47th National Day

      Burjeel Hospital, Abu Dhabi’s premier healthcare facility, had some very special guests arriving on UAE’s 47th National Day 2018. Dr. Sausan Abdul Rahman, Consultant - Obstetrics and Gynecology at Burjeel Hospital successfully carried out 3 C-section deliveries on this special occasion.

    • Burjeel Hospital For Advanced Surgery (BHAS) Marks Another Milestone With The Introduction Of Breakthrough Treatments For Foot And Ankle Conditions

      Dr. Krishna Prasad Meda may look like your regular doctor, but the UK Board Certified orthopaedic consultant’s breakthrough treatments for foot and ankle conditions, not only help alleviate pain, but also treat what causes that pain - its actual origin.

    • Burjeel Hospital for Advanced Surgery restructures it’s highly advanced pain management clinic in Dubai

      Pain, especially the chronic variety, can turn your life upside down; it can change your personality, affect your emotions, your performance at work and even your interaction with people. This is why the International Association for Study of Pain (IASP) defines pain as "an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience” associated with actual or potential tissue damage, or described in terms of such damage.

    • Burjeel Hospital for Advanced Surgery, Dubai estimates a rise in Total Knee replacements in the UAE

      Growing numbers of people in the UAE complain of joint problems as the main reason for seeking treatment. For some, even day to day activities like walking or taking a small flight of stairs can be a tedious activity causing excruciating pain in the knee. Most resort to non-steroid anti-inflammatory drugs, vitamins, physical therapy or cortisteroid injections to ease the pain – these however do not relieve the pain in the long run.

    • Burjeel Hospital Gives Hope for Family Coping with Child’s Brain Tumour

      Oncology experts at Burjeel Hospital, Abu Dhabi’s premier private healthcare facility, have given hope to the family of a young child living with one of the forms of brain cancer that can often result in the worst outcome.

    • Burjeel Hospital gives patient new lease on life by fixing rare heart valve leak

      In another first for the UAE, Burjeel Hospital, Abu Dhabi’s premier healthcare facility, conducted a rare and complex heart procedure to save the life of a patient suffering from complications.

    • BURJEEL HOSPITAL IS THE FIRST IN THE UAE TO INTRODUCE LIGAMYS

      Burjeel Hospital of Advanced Surgery is proud to announce the introduction of a pioneering ligament repair technique in the UAE for the first time. This innovative technique is making waves in the field of sports medicine. Athletes, sportsmen and very active individuals are prone to injuries, with one of the most common ones being injuries to the knee, particularly, the anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL, which can sustain a rupture. This ligament joins the upper leg bone with the lower leg bone and helps the knee achieve stability during movements such as when running or jumping.

    • Burjeel Hospital Marks Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, Urging Those at Risk to Consider Screening

      With Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month (March) now underway, experts at one of the region’s leading medical facilities is urging at risk groups to consider undergoing screening for the disease.

    • Burjeel Hospital Marks World Hepatitis Day with Efforts To Educate Public on Causes and Symptoms

      Leading medical facility, Burjeel Hospital, is marking World Hepatitis Day this weekend with efforts to educate the public about the causes, symptoms and potential severity of the viral disease.  There are five strains of the disease, categorised by the first five letters of the alphabet.

    • Burjeel Hospital opens Optical Galleria, Abu Dhabi

      Burjeel Hospital, Abu Dhabi’s leading tertiary care facility, has announced the opening of Burjeel Opticals to further meet the demands of residents in Abu Dhabi. The official opening was held in the presence of Dr. Shamsheer Vayalil, Chairman & Managing Director of VPS Healthcare. The new optical shop is conveniently located on the ground floor of the hospital to provide patients with a one-stop-shop for all their requirements in this area.