• Zulekha Hospital tackles the effects of the summer heat with introduction of latest treatments to combat excessive sweating

    As the heat continues to rise in the UAE, Zulekha Hospital has introduced the latest treatments to combat excessive sweating (Osmidrosis) in the armpits which results in staining of clothing and causes bad odour, which is often brought by soaring temperatures and other scenarios. Recent global research shows that 85% of excessive sweating patients wait 3+ years to discuss their problem with a healthcare professional, and 50% of patients wait over 10 years to do so*.

  • Aster DM Healthcare partners with Nigerian University Hospital to provide advanced healthcare solutions

    Aster DM Healthcare, a leading integrated healthcare services provider in Asia, announced today that it has entered into a partnership agreement with a leading university hospital in Nigeria. Aimed at addressing the need gaps in the Nigerian healthcare sector, the partnership with Afe Babalola University Ado Ekiti (ABUAD) will see the Company setting up centres of excellence across specialties and also a Telemedicine unit managed by Aster DM Healthcare’s internationally certified specialists, majority of whom are from Aster’s network of 11 hospitals in India.

  • Concerns About Flu Virus Run High in UAE

    A national survey has found that 82% of UAE adults are extremely or quite concerned about contracting the flu this season. In response, an overwhelming majority say they'll improve their hand washing habits after using public toilets. Half plan to wash their hands more frequently and another third will wash longer or more thoroughly.

  • Dubai Health Authority Implements Omnicell Robotic Dispensing Solutions in Rashid and Dubai Hospitals

    Omnicell, Inc. (NASDAQ: OMCL) today announced that the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has implemented its robotic dispensing systems in both Rashid and Dubai Hospitals to reduce the public's waiting period to receive medicines and increase patient satisfaction. The mission of the DHA—which includes hospitals, specialty centers, and DHA primary health centers—is to transform Dubai into a leading healthcare destination by fostering innovative and integrated care models and by enhancing community engagement.

  • How SOHAR is helping to save the world, one school at a time

    In partnership with the Ministry of Education, the Doha office of UNESCO, Sultan Qaboos University, and a number of other NGOs, SOHAR Port and Freezone is actively supporting the Green Schools Programme in Oman. At Umaia Bint Qais School in Liwa, close to the fast growing industrial Port, one of the most exciting projects is the establishment of a medicinal plant nursery.

  • Ministry of Health & Prevention Announces Renaming of Al-Baraha Hospital to Al-Kuwait Hospital

    As per the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) has announced the renaming of Al Baraha Hospital, Dubai to Al Kuwait Hospital, in the wake of the ministerial decree No. 16 of 2019. Under this decree, the name of “Al Baraha Hospital” will be replaced with “Al Kuwait Hospital” wherever mentioned in any federal legislation or official correspondences.

  • Ministry of Health and Prevention Undersecretary Visits Al Madam Health Center in Sharjah

    As part of the Ministry of Health and Prevention’s commitment to provide distinguished health services to the UAE community, Undersecretary H.E. Dr. Mohamed Salim Al Olama recently visited Al Madam Health Center in Sharjah along with H.E. Dr. Youssif Al Serkal, Assistant Undersecretary for the Ministry of Health and Prevention’s Hospitals Sector. The visit was one of the Ministry’s regular field trips being organized to check the efficiency of local health centers.

  • ‘Anti-microbial resistance’ challenges discussed in Dubai to contain loss of US$100 trillion to global pharmaceutical industry by 2050

    DSM Sinochem Pharmaceuticals in association with the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi, organized a ‘Continuous Training Education (CTE)’ workshop in Dubai to train and educate industry stakeholders on the best practices within pharmaceutical manufacturing. The workshop had participants from across the Middle Eastern countries and other global pharmaceutical companies having their presence in UAE and the region.

  • ‘Prime Hospital’ is first private hospital in Dubai to receive US ‘Center of Excellence in Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery’ certification

    Prime Hospital, Dubai’s leading private, multi speciality hospital, has recently been accredited with the ‘Center of Excellence in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery’ by the Surgical Review Corporation (SRC), an internationally recognized healthcare leader committed to advancing the safety, efficacy and efficiency of surgical care worldwide. Dr. Neil Hutcher, Chief Medical Officer & Vice President, SRC, headed the team that conducted the inspection of Prime Hospital.

  • “Don’t put yourself at risk”, women are told, as physicians dispel myth that cardiovascular disease mainly afflicts men

    The common myth that heart disease mainly afflicts men is being addressed in an ambitious health initiative by Majid Al Futtaim. The annual ‘Feel the Beat’ campaign encourages ladies to put themselves first and take their own health in their hands.

  • “Operation Smile” to Perform Life-Changing Surgeries at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi

    Operation Smile, the charity committed to providing thousands of free operations to people suffering from cleft lips and palates, will come to Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi at the end of July.

  • “ShjSEEN” is set to host Pinktober Breast Cancer Awareness Exhibition

    Sharjah’s Economic Excellence network (ShjSEEN) is set to kick off the “Pinktober” art Exhibition on Sunday. The innovative event, hosted by Sharjah`s Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI), marks the International Month for Breast Cancer Awareness, and is set to run until November 3rd.

  • “The fault in our genes”– Curbing birth defects before conception!

    Children whose parents are cousins run more than double the risk of being born with a congenital abnormality.  These marriages are a strong tradition in the MENA region due to the cultural importance of higher familial compatibility and stability. However, it has its downsides.

  • #ArthritisNoMore aims to improve the quality of life for people with musculoskeletal disorders

    To mark the World Arthritis Day 2018, Burjeel Hospital for Advanced Surgery, Dubai (BHAS) hosted its #ArthritisNoMore campaign at the hospital and invited its post joint replacement patients to witness a short program featuring arthritis, joint replacement and how lives were restored in order to raise awareness of musculoskeletal diseases and encourage physical activity among people in the community.


    The world is often reminded of the exceptional and ongoing success story that is Dubai and its home-grown triumphs which have gone global. °CRYO is a prime example of Dubai leading the field, an undisputed world leader in cryotherapy in all its forms. The expansion of the company has been nothing short of exceptional over the past six years and continues apace on an upward spiral.

  • °CRYO- Freezing the World from the Desert

    You may have heard about Uber’s recent acquisition of Careem which has brought global focus to the Middle-East but Careem isn’t the only UAE born company that is making the news. In 2013, many people questioned how °CRYO, a cryogenic manufacturer and treatment provider homegrown in the UAE, would be successful. Over the last five years; however, °CRYO has not only spearheaded the cryogenic industry from the desert but has also expanded its clientele across the globe. °CRYO has pioneered the most advanced cryotherapy chambers in cold therapy, revolutionising the way the industry performs whole body and localised cryotherapy.

  • 10 Things To Know About Diabetes | World Diabetes Day

    With Diabetes becoming a growing concern amongst the UAE residents, we thought it was important for you to know these 10 facts about the disease.

  • 10 ways to a healthy Hajj when you have diabetes

    Every year, during the month of ZelHajjeh, around two and a half million pilgrims make their way to the holy destination of Mecca in Saudi Arabia for Hajj. As one of the founding pillars of Islam, it is mandatory for practicing Muslims in good health to make this journey at least once in their lives.  However, there are still thousands of people who will be making this journey with many different health problems, including diabetes and its related conditions such as eye- or coronary heart disease and diabetic foot.

  • 10-12% of people in the UAE suffer from an Overactive Bladder and seek Botox treatment as a cure

    The treatment is called Botox (Botulinum Toxin). You may have heard of this drug under the brand name BOTOX. It is often used as a beauty treatment to get rid of wrinkles, but it can also be used medically to treat muscle disorders. Injections of this drug into the bladder wall have successfully treated patients with overactive bladders. 80% of patients see an improvement in bladder symptoms after this treatment.

  • 100 Million Healthcare Wearables by 2021 to Reimagine Patient Care

    The GCC healthcare market is rapidly expanding, with connected hospitals and healthcare providers re-imagining the industry with wearables, machine monitoring, and patient record digitisation. Both startups and established technology firms are transforming healthcare technology, showcasing the latest developments at GITEX Technology Week 2016.