Breakthrough Brain Regeneration Treatment Program

A ground-breaking new treatment protocol to help restore brain function in post-stroke and traumatic brain injury patients was introduced to Dubai healthcare professionals this week. The announcement was made by Aviv Clinics Dubai, hosting a medical conference under the Continuing Medical Education (CME) accreditation program of the Dubai Health Authority. Continue reading Breakthrough Brain Regeneration Treatment Program

Study Sheds Light on the Benefits of Exercise in Fatty Liver Disease

Exercise supports the treatment of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease by impacting on several metabolic pathways in the body, a new study from the University of Eastern Finland shows. Regular HIIT exercise over a period of 12 weeks significantly decreased the study participants’ fasting glucose and waist circumference, and improved their maximum oxygen consumption rate and maximum achieved workload. Continue reading Study Sheds Light on the Benefits of Exercise in Fatty Liver Disease

Mental Health Expert Urges People to Accept Grief and Other Feelings Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic upends life as people know it, changing daily routines, limiting social interactions and shaking their sense of safety, a  mental health experts from U.S. hospital Cleveland Clinic’s Mellen Center is stressing that it is perfectly acceptable to feel sad about all of it. Continue reading Mental Health Expert Urges People to Accept Grief and Other Feelings Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

New Tech Helps People with Diabetes Monitor Their Glucose Levels During Ramadan

Abbott’s FreeStyle Libre system offers alternative for regular glucose monitoring, helping to reduce risks associated with variations in glucose levels during the fasting period Thousands of people living with diabetes will be able to monitor their glucose levels while fasting during the Holy Month of Ramadan. According to the International Diabetes Federation and the DAR (Diabetes and Ramadan) International Alliance, unmonitored fasting for patients living … Continue reading New Tech Helps People with Diabetes Monitor Their Glucose Levels During Ramadan

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai Introduces Virtual Consultations

In line with the recently announced, ‘Stay Home’ campaign by the UAE, Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai (MEHD) has introduced the additional appointment option of virtual consultation appointments for both new and existing patients, to complement their current face to face appointment offering. Launching on the 4th of April, Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai’s world class team of ophthalmologists will be available to provide virtual consultations from … Continue reading Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai Introduces Virtual Consultations

6 Simple Tips From Fitness First to Manage Your Stress During Stress Awareness Month

Not only can stress have a profound effect on your psychological wellbeing but it can also compromise your physical health. The first step to managing stress is to recognise its effects on your thoughts, feelings and behavior.   Chronic stress, especially when left unaddressed can trigger mental health disorders such as anxiety and depression. At the same time, stress can also alter the chemistry of your body. Always being in a fight-or-flight mode … Continue reading 6 Simple Tips From Fitness First to Manage Your Stress During Stress Awareness Month

The Role of Healthcare Technology in Fighting Diabetes

Dubai Science Park (DSP), a science and healthcare-focused business community, hosted the 10th edition of its Advance Health forum to highlight how technology is transforming diabetes treatment and prevention in the UAE. The relentless rise of disruptive technology is transforming healthcare systems around world and the role of health-tech in diabetes diagnosis continues to surge in proportion to this growth. Continue reading The Role of Healthcare Technology in Fighting Diabetes

More Mental Health Specialists Needed to Respond to Growing Demand for Services

More mental health specialists needed to respond to the growing demand for services, Experts at Advance Health Forum State YouGov: Most UAE residents would seek professional help if they or someone they knew was suffering from mental health problems Dubai Science Park MD: “The more we discuss mental health, the more successful we will be in tackling this challenge at an early stage” Dubai Science Park (DSP), a science- and healthcare-focused … Continue reading More Mental Health Specialists Needed to Respond to Growing Demand for Services