medical

  • American Hospital Dubai extends services to include outpatient treatment for MetLife medical cardholders in the UAE

    The American Hospital Dubai, one of the region’s leading private hospitals and a healthcare pioneer, and MetLife, a leading global provider of life insurance, annuities and employee benefits programs, have signed an agreement to extend the current medical services to include outpatient care and treatment for MetLife’s Gold cardholders, at the hospital’s main campus and its Dubai Media City Clinic.

  • American Hospital Dubai opens Advanced Rehabilitation Unit to optimize quality of life for patients recovering from serious long-term conditions.

    The American Hospital Dubai has opened an Advanced Rehabilitation Unit at its Dubai campus, to provide specialty care for patients requiring long-term care for serious conditions such as stroke or spinal cord injuries. The unit combines high-tech and high-touch to optimize the expertize of a multidisciplinary team. The holistic approach ensures care for the patient and their loved ones to help patients through their recovery and return to the highest possible quality of life and work.  

  • American Hospital Dubai successfully conducts Dubai's first ever CT scan Based high dose Brachytherapy radiation treatment

    American Hospital Dubai successfully conducted High Dose Brachytherapy radiation treatment on a patient diagnosed with cervical cancer—a first-of-its-kind procedure to be done in the Dubai and Northern Emirates area. The procedure was performed by a team of radiation oncology experts led by Dr. Tarek Dufan, the hospital's Director for Radiation Oncology, using the CT scan based high dose brachytherapy radiation. The patient was kept under deep sedation during the procedure and was also sent home on the same day of the treatment.

  • American Hospital Dubai successfully performs first CT fluoroscopy-guided lung biopsy

    A team of radiologists and pulmonologists from the American Hospital Dubai successfully performed its first case of computerized tomography (CT) fluoroscopy-guided lung biopsy using its newly acquired low-radiation dosage CT scanner.

  • American Hospital Dubai to begin fit out of its new clinic in Galleria Mall Al Barsha

    American Hospital Dubai – one of the leading pioneers of private healthcare in the Middle East – is set to start the fit out of its second community clinic off-campus serving the growing population in Dubai's residential community of Al Barsha.

  • American Hospital Dubai to showcase innovative services & latest facilities at Kuwait Medical Tourism 2016

    The American Hospital Dubai has announced its participation at the 7th edition of Kuwait Medical Tourism, the country’s biggest healthcare expo, which will take place from March 20 to 22, 2016 at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Kuwait City. During its presence at the high-profile healthcare exhibition, the leading hospital will highlight its Palliative Care and new Advanced Rehabilitation Centre along with the latest innovations in Interventional Cardiology, Orthopaedics, and Neurosurgery.

  • American Hospital Dubai to showcase US-standard healthcare facilities and services at Arab Health 2017

    The American Hospital Dubai, the Middle East’s leading private hospital, has announced its participation as Platinum Sponsor at the Arab Health Exhibition & Congress 2017 to be held from January 30 to February 2, 2017 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. The hospital will present its range of US-standard healthcare services in the largest gathering of healthcare and trade professionals in the Middle East and North Africa participated in by more than 4,400 companies from 70 countries.

  • American teacher finds relief from years of pain at RAK Hospital

    Fifty-four-year-old Tracy Anthony, an American national, came to RAK Hospital emergency with excruciating pain and numbness in his right upper arm along with a tingling sensation throughout the arm. He had been suffering from pain in his right shoulder for eight years, but had dismissed it as a sports injury, opting for pain killers, chiropractors and physiotherapy sessions, but to no avail. A teacher in a school in Ras Al Khaimah, the situation was making it difficult for him to perform his professional duties properly so when the condition worsened, he decided to seek medical intervention at RAK Hospital.

  • Apollo Hospitals Group showcases first-of-its-kind Proton Cancer Centre at Arab Health 2019 in Dubai

    Apollo Hospitals Group took part in the recently concluded Arab Health 2019 in Dubai to put the spotlight on the state-of-the-art services of its groundbreaking Proton Cancer Centre, the first of its kind in South East Asia.

  • April marks Autism awareness month at Nursery Chain

    British Orchard Nursery in its continuous endeavor to create an all-encompassing environment for the people of determination has collaborated with Autism Rocks to bring awareness on autism and developmental delays. The Nursery’s initiative also comes in line with KHDA’s inclusive policy that seeks to change society’s attitude towards people of determination allowing for a more inclusive education policy framework.

  • Arab Media Figure Ola Al-Fares Undergoes a Breast Cancer Screening at a Pink Caravan Ride Clinic in City Walk Dubai

    With 3.3 followers on Instagram, Pink Caravan Ambassador, a fashion icon and an influential young voice in the Middle East, Ola Al-Fares does not need an introduction in the Arab World. Her intelligence, strong stance on social issues and She has captured the hearts and imaginations of the young and the young at heart.

  • Arabian Healthcare Group and Dignity Health USA team up to expand world-class clinical excellence to the UAE

    Continuing its efforts to bring world-class expertise and clinical care to the doorstep of UAE residents, Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) based Arabian Healthcare Group has formed a strategic alliance with Dignity Health, one of the largest healthcare providers based in the United States.Through this collaboration, the Arabian Healthcare Group and its subsidiaries that include flagship RAK Hospital, RAK Medical Centers, RAK Diabetes Centers and several other entities, will provide more advanced medical services in the area of orthopedics, rehabilitation, oncology, neuroscience, cardiology and thoracic medical care, for patients within the UAE and surrounding countries.

  • Are we parenting obesity in children?

    Children these days are overweight for various reasons, it is a growing concern in many countries.  Unfortunately the children of UAE are not spared either. There are many reasons that foster obesity like consumption of fried and fatty foods, inactive lifestyle and neglect. Desertion about health is a common factor. Also, lack of guidance and proper direction by parents. Obesity causes harm not just physically but psychologically.

  • Artificial Intelligence Officer's Shoulder Recovered After Complex Total Reverse Shoulder Replacement Surgery

    Angelika Eksteen, 57 from Germany, who works for an Artificial Intelligence (AI) company, sustained a fracture in the left shoulder 10 months ago, for which she underwent a surgery at a local hospital. However, the surgery wasn’t successful, and Angelika continued to have complications in form of pain, lack of movements and weakness. As such, she couldn’t cope with daily activities which not only affected her daily chores, but also her sleep. The unbearable pain caused by the shoulder, eventually led her to be referred to Burjeel Hospital for Advanced Surgery (BHAS), where Dr. Bhuvan Machani – Consultant Orthopaedic Upper Extremity Surgeon, performed a total reverse shoulder replacement surgery on her left shoulder. Following surgery and recovery that included targeted physical therapy, Angelika gained a new lease on life.

  • Aster DM Healthcare first in Asia to perform liver transplant using pioneering technology

    Aster DM Healthcare, a leading private healthcare services provider in GCC and an emerging player in India, announced today that it has performed Asia’s first-ever liver transplant using Normothermic Machine Perfusion, a process which can keep a liver alive outside the body for up to 24 hours by maintaining it at body temperature.

  • Aster DM Healthcare strengthens presence in Oman with the inauguration of 3rd Hospital

    Delivering upon its commitment to improve the availability and accessibility of quality healthcare services in Oman, Aster Al Raffah Hospitals & Clinics are now serving patients with its newest 22-bed Aster Hospital located in Ibri. The new facility further strengthens Aster DM Healthcare’s offering in primary and secondary care services in Oman.

  • Aster DM Healthcare Unveil AED 126 Million Quaternary Care Hospital in Bangalore - India

    Dubai-based conglomerate, Aster DM Healthcare, have formally launched its newly-upgraded Quaternary Care Super-specialty healthcare facility Aster CMI Hospital at Hebbal, Bengaluru.

  • Aster doctors rescue 25-day old baby from rare flesh-eating infection

    Aster DM Healthcare, a leading integrated healthcare services provider in GCC and an emerging player in India fulfilled yet another commitment to saving lives using the latest technologies in medical treatment, this time through its unit Aster CMI Hospital in Bangalore-India.

  • Aster Pharmacy - Al Majaz Wins Best Service Performance Outlet Award (DSES) 2017

    Aster Pharmacy - Al Majaz has been awarded the ‘Best Service Performance Outlet 2017’, announced by the Dubai Business Excellence Awards, held this morning at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, Dubai.

  • ATLAS Aerospace provides free medical check-ups to employees in celebration of World Health Day

    Atlas Aerospace, the new aerospace arm of Atlas Group and the MENA region’s leading aerospace conglomerate, in partnership with Beverly Hills Medical Centre, a multi-specialty medical centre offering high quality medical care in Abu Dhabi, has celebrated World Health Day by offering free medical check-ups to ATLAS Aerospace employees from their offices in Al Bateen Executive Airport. The event, which is part of the company’s continuing commitment towards Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), included free tests like Body Mass Index (BMI), Sugar Level, Blood Pressure, Fibroscan (a test for the liver) and Sudoscan (a test for the nerves).