medical

  • ABU DHABI DENTAL PRACTICE APPOINTS SENIOR DENTIST TO THE TEAM AS IT GEARS UP FOR EXPANSION

    A leading dental practice has strengthened its senior clinical team to help with its increasing patient numbers since it first opened just under a year ago. Snö Dental Clinic, one of the leading and most advanced dental health care providers in the capital, has welcomed Dr. Mohamad Mikhael Iskandarani, DDS to its team of world-class dental experts.

  • ABU DHABI DENTIST HIGHLIGHTS THE IMPORTANCE OF BACK TO SCHOOL CHECK-UPS

    An Abu Dhabi dental practice is reminding parents of the importance of a checkup before the kids go back to school as unchecked dental diseases can lead to sleep deprivation, missed school days, and a lack of concentration.

  • Abu Dhabi’s Sixth International Oncology Conference set to kick-off this week

    Under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Tolerance, VPS Healthcare’s 6th International Oncology conference is set to kick-off this week in Abu Dhabi. The conference will focus on artificial intelligence in healthcare, with leaders coming together to discuss revolutionary cancer research methodology, treatment using cutting-edge technologies, and personalized cancer medicine. This year’s conference will be held on October 11th and 12th at Jumeirah at Etihad Towers Hotel.

  • Age Is Just a Number: Elderly Man and Woman Combat Osteoarthritis through a Surgical Procedure

    62-year-old Abdul and 72-year-old Alia, both Egyptian nationals, couldn’t sit or walk a few months back, but now find it easy to prostrate and walk briskly. Things were not this easy when they were first diagnosed with osteoarthritis. However, unlike the usual belief, the elderly man and woman opted for a surgical treatment to put their pain at bay.

  • AIR POLLUTION IS A LEADING CONTRIBUTOR TO DECLINING FERTILITY IN MEN

    Air Pollution can cause a decline in fertility among men, according to a latest study.

  • Al Amal Hospital organizes workshop on ‘Emergency Mental Disorders & Dealing with Aggressive Behavior’

    Al Amal Hospital’s Training and Development Department organized a workshop for doctors and nurses stationed in emergency and psychiatry departments and the medical staff of the Ministry of Health’s primary healthcare centers. The seminar titled ‘Emergency Mental Disorders & Dealing with Aggressive Behavior’ was held at Al Amal Mental Hospital in Dubai in the presence of H.E. Dr. Abdulaziz Al Zarooni, Director of Al Amal Hospital and Deputy Director of Dubai Medical District.

  • Al Bandar Rotana team’s hospital visit lends valuable support to children living with thalassemia disease

    Underlining Rotana’s ongoing commitment to the local community, staff from Al Bandar Rotana in Dubai recently organised a special “back to school” event designed to enrich the lives of children with thalassemia disease.

  • Al Baraha Hospital performs Middle East’s first successful implant of smallest hearing device

    The medical team from Al Baraha Hospital headed by Dr Ahmed Al Amadi, Consultant and Head of the Ear, Nose and Throat Department, has successfully implanted the smallest hearing device by SOPHONO in a patient, the first such case in the Middle East.  The modern device has been implanted in the bone to deliver sound directly to the inner ear without the need to pass through the outer and middle ear.  The hearing aid is designed for patients with congenital abnormalities in the outer or middle ear. It is used for individuals suffering from repeated or severe ear infections brought on by wearing the traditional hearing devices.

  • Al Baraha Hospital provides 217 employees with free medical examination

    Al Baraha Hospital organized and event to celebrate World Hypertension Day, launched by the World Health Organization (WHO) in 2017 to raise awareness about the importance of detecting and treating high blood pressure at an early stage.

  • Al Borg Medical Laboratories Celebrates 15 Years of Business in the UAE

    Al Borg Laboratories, the largest chain of laboratories in MENA celebrated their 15th anniversary for serving the UAE market. The celebration took place in the presence of esteemed health care providers from government and private sector.

  • AL BORG SOLIDIFIES its PRESENCE in the MENA REGION

    Al Borg laboratories, the largest chain of private standalone medical laboratories in the Middle East & North Africa, have solidified their presence in the region with over 40 branches conducting 6 million tests annually. With its 16 years of healthcare experience, and a network of establishments across Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman and Ethiopia, the group has entered into an alliance with Quest Diagnostics.

  • Al Nuaimi Inaugurates Research and Innovation Center at Gulf Medical University

    His Highness Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ajman, inaugurated yesterday the Research and Innovation Center at Gulf Medical University in Ajman. The new center comes in line with the Emirate’s vision to enhance development via enabling innovation and research.

  • Al Qassimi Hospital organizes the First Gulf Retina Conference In collaboration with Bayer

    Retina doctors in the Gulf Cooperation Council and the Department of Ophthalmology at Al Qassimi Hospital and under the patronage of the Ministry of Health and Prevention in the United Arab Emirates and in collaboration with Bayer, successfully concluded the first Gulf Retina Conference under the name iSee GRC (iSee Gulf Retina Conference) for doctors and retina specialists in Arab Gulf countries in Dubai to address the need for a more collaborative approach in advancing retinal care in the region. This initiative is the first of its kind for retina specialists in the Middle East. Dr. Mohammed Al Omari, Chairman of the Conference and the Organizing Committee, Jamal Al-Kandari, Vice-President, and Dr. Ahmed Al Khashab, Chairman of the Scientific Committee, headed the conference.

  • Al Tadawi Medical Centre stresses the importance of using modern techniques in the treatment of angina pectoris “Chest Pain”

    Dr. Salman Adi, Head of Cardiology Department at Al Tadawi Medical Centre, provided important suggestions, tips and advice to reduce the risk of Angina. These methods are particularly centred on exercising regularly in order to maintain the level of blood sugar according to international standards, maintain cholesterol level at normal rates and quit smoking. In addition, Dr. Salman elaborated on observing a diet which contributes to the reduction of fat.

  • Alfardan Group – Automotive Operations concludes successful participation in 24th ITMA Congress

    Alfardan Group - Automotive Operations recently concluded its successful participation as Gold Sponsor of the 24th World Congress of the International Traffic Medicine Association (ITMA) held from 16th to 18th November in Doha, Qatar. Alfardan Automobiles and Alfardan Premier Motors represented Alfardan Group at the Congress, showcasing the conglomerate’s steadfast commitment to initiatives that aim to make a positive impact on society and help ensure the safety of the people. In line with their presence at the event, Alfardan Group was presented with a Certificate of Appreciation by the organizers for their valuable contribution, sponsorship and support of the Conference.

  • American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery Hospital Partner with MEIDAM The House of Dermatology Conference & Exhibition

    The American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery Hospital (AACSH), a leading provider of comprehensive medical and cosmetics services, has announced a partnership with the 2nd Middle East International Dermatology & Aesthetic Medicine Conference & Exhibition (MEIDAM) The House of Dermatology, under the patronage of H.H Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum. The event took place from September 21st to 23rd, 2017 at the Intercontinental Hotel in Dubai Festival City.

  • American Center for Psychiatry and Neurology hosts the 4th Neuroscience Updates Congress in the UAE

    The American Center for Psychiatry and Neurology (ACPN) officially welcomed attendees at the 4th Neuroscience Updates Congress at the Shangri-La Hotel in Dubai.

  • American Center for Psychiatry and Neurology hosts the 5th Neuroscience Updates Congress in the UAE

    The American Center for Psychiatry and Neurology (ACPN) officially welcomed attendees at the 5th Neuroscience Updates Congress at the Park Rotana Hotel, Abu Dhabi.

  • American Center for Psychiatry and Neurology launches the first Multiple Sclerosis Unit in the UAE

    Joining the fight against Multiple Sclerosis (MS), the American Center for Psychiatry and Neurology (ACPN) announced yesterday the launch of the first MS Unit in UAE. Held at Beach Rotana - Abu Dhabi, the launch along with a seminar was attended by over 60 high profile doctors and medical experts.

  • American Hospital Dubai bullish on creating new benchmarks of excellence for the medical industry

    American Hospital Dubai, a leading private hospital and member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, has expressed confidence in its move towards introducing new benchmarks of excellence for the medical industry. The company is currently participating at Medic West Africa 2016, the largest healthcare event in West Africa, which opened today (Wednesday, October 12, 2016) and will run until October 14, 2016 at the Eko Convention Centre, Lagos, Nigeria. American Hospital Dubai is showcasing its wide range of US standard healthcare services, including their Heart & Vascular Center, Cancer Care Center, and Cosmetic & Dermatology Services. The three-day event features a series of conferences in an effort to provide an interactive and networking platform for healthcare professionals.