medical

  • Attune Technologies launches powerful collaboration platforms for Doctors, Hospitals and Pathologists at Arab Health 2016 in Dubai

    Attune Technologies, a Singapore based healthcare technology company that delivers a pioneering integrated Cloud-based platform for healthcare delivery organizations, announced today (Date) the launch of two new powerful apps – ‘DoCom’ and ‘PathWorks’-- which are poised to change the way doctors and hospital staff interact and collaborate, potentially help save lives.

  • AVIVO GROUP LAUNCHES A HUMANITARIAN DRIVE FOR BREAST CANCER SURVIVORS IN THE UAE

    Avivo Group, one of the fastest growing healthcare organizations in the GCC, announced the launch of Breasthetica – a social impact campaign for breast cancer survivors in the UAE providing Post Cancer Breast Aesthetic Surgery.

  • Avoid tummy fat for a healthy lifestyle!

    Nowadays, obesity became a major issue in the UAE. According to a survey made by Zurich International Life last year, 47.5% of UAE residents were overweight, with a BMI between 25 and 30, while another 13% were obese, with a BMI over 30. Since the average BMI in the UAE is 25.6, the average UAE resident is considered overweight.

  • AWARENESS AND FERTILITY PRESERVATION, THE KEY TO CONCEIVING DESPITE ENDOMETRIOSIS

    Endometriosis is a painful disease that affects millions of women worldwide and quite a few in the Middle East too. It is estimated that 1 in 10 women is affected by endometriosis during reproductive years and approximately 30–50% of women with endometriosis will experience infertility. It is a condition in which tissue that normally grows inside the endometrial cavity grows outside it and can lead to severe pain during menstrual periods and chronic pain in the lower back and pelvis, often disabling. But that’s not all. It leads to infertility in a majority of cases. While a large part of the affected women are living with this medical condition – they only wake up to it when facing challenges in conception. It is then, that couples turn to IVF or reproductive medicine for treatment.

  • BACK PAIN

    BACK PAIN if you are having back pain you are not alone, 8 out 10 people will be affected by it at some point in their lives. 90% of the time low back pain is recurrent.

  • BACK-TO-SCHOOL MEDICAL ADVICE TO KEEP KIDS SAFE ALL YEAR ROUND

    A new school year calls for a renewed approach to safety, health and precaution. SHAMMA Clinic, Dubai’s premier healthcare clinic for all the family, has released a set of guidelines for families to follow, allowing parents to keep their children healthy and safe all through the school year. Touching upon nutrition, habits and hygiene, SHAMMA Clinic’s paediatricians, Dr Sarah Rizk and Dr Rouba Abdennour, provide a quick back-to-school guide for parents with the best start to the school year, ensuring families are able to create a pro-productive environment whilst maintaining a balanced lifestyle.

  • Bad Posture and Back Pain on a Dramatic Rise in UAE

    The increased use of mobile phones and electronic touch pads, as well as the increased number of jobs that require substantial amounts of time working on the computer have led to the incidence of bad posture and back pain on a dramatic rise in the UAE.

  • 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 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.     

  • 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.

  • Bloom Aesthetic and Laser Clinic introduces Energy JET treatment for face remodeling

    Bloom Aesthetic and Laser Clinic located in Jumeirah specializes in various treatments for hair solutions, luxury facial treatments, weight loss programs and many more. The clinic introduces a special treatment called the EnergyJet™ for facial remodeling and wound healing.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Booz Allen Hamilton and Kaggle Launch Annual Data Science Competition which calls on World’s Top Minds to Use Artificial Intelligence for Life-Saving Medical Research

    Somewhere, buried in one of tens of millions of cell samples, could lie the next great breakthrough in disease prevention or cure. But, one of the great barriers to finding it could be the need for human eyes to evaluate a corresponding mountain of cell images, one by one. In an era when terabytes of data can be analyzed in just a few days, the opportunity to enhance automation of biomedical analysis could help researchers achieve breakthroughs faster in the treatment of almost every disease—from cancer, diabetes and rare disorders to the common cold.

  • 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.