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Diabetics should consult doctors before fasting
Patients should realise that fasting should not lead to more suffering and the holy Quran exempts sick people from the duty of fasting.
Ageing cure should start from mid 40s
The Dubai Health Authority’s (DHA) Twitter Clinic #smart_clinic on Thursday saw specialists discuss healthy ageing and proactive geriatric care to minimise health complications.
Wrong dietary habits can cause more harm, say doctors
Number of patients complaining of digestive problems increases every Ramadan, comprising about 40 to 50 per cent of patients who visit the emergency department.
Haad urges residents to get necessary vaccines
These include childhood vaccination, school vaccination, Haj and Umra vaccination, adult vaccination and traveller vaccination.
DHA’s Twitter clinic completes one year
The initiative saw 45 clinic sessions over a span of one year, during which 120 doctors were hosted and an average of 60 tweets were posted per clinic.
Expert says abuse of anabolic steroids can lead to numerous health problems
According to physicians, the abuse of anabolic steroids may also increase the possibility of prostate cancer and other serious diseases.
Free consultation, discounts at Burjeel Hospital
Low-income patients listed with Dar Al Ber Society and interacting with the DABS live radio programme ‘Heavens Gates’ can apply for the free medical services.
Al Ain hospital adds special education to rehab services
Participants of the programme undergo assessment to determine their learning needs, physical, hearing, visual and cognitive difficulties.
4 rare diseases in newborn babies treated
University Hospital Sharjah (UHS) has admitted a rare critical case of a one-day old newborn with pulmonary hypertension and apnea, resulting in severe hypoxia and a drop in oxygen saturation of 100 per cent, with generalised cyanosis.
Out of Mind: Mind Games
‘The Einstellung Effect’ occurs when the first idea that comes to mind prevents a better solution being found.
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