Zulekha Hospital unveils 24-hour paediatric facility
Zulekha Hospital has launched a 24-hour paediatric emergency department in its Sharjah hospital. The new facility provides specialised care for childbirth and new-borns, and includes a 19-bed neonatal intensive care unit, a 3-bed paediatric intensive care unit, paediatric surgery, paediatric cardiology and paediatric physiotherapy. Zanubia Shams, Co-Chairperson of Zulekha Healthcare... Read more
Take a lungful of clean air with Miele

Take a lungful of clean air with Miele

Health Saturday, September 1, 2018 0

Miele – a leading manufacturer of premium domestic appliances – has launched the next generation Blizzard CX 1 bagless vacuum cleaners. Perfect for those suffering from allergies and dust irritation, the Blizzard CX 1 catches 99.9% of even the smallest airborne particles, such as fine dust and allergens. With... Read more
Swing yoga delivers health benefits

Swing yoga delivers health benefits

Health Saturday, September 1, 2018 0

Swing yoga is a combination of traditional yoga poses with the use of a hammock. The hammock is attached to the ceiling and hangs less than a metre from the floor. The hammock acts like a swing and soft trapeze, supporting the hips for forward and back bends. Yoga postures... Read more
NMC ProVita nurses stroke patient back to health
NMC ProVita International Medical Center – a subsidiary of the UAE’s largest healthcare provider NMC Healthcare – has nursed a patient back to health following a brain stroke. Tamer, a 45-year-old Egyptian resident of Abu Dhabi, was admitted to NMC ProVita’s inpatient Multi-Disciplinary Medical Rehabilitation Programme in March 2018, after having suffered a... Read more
Right Health and Signify sign partnership
Right Health, the UAE’s largest and fastest-growing value healthcare organisation, has partnered with Signify (formerly Philips Lighting), a world leader in lighting, with the aim of creating a healing environment for patients at its healthcare facilities. The collaboration seeks to enhance the patient experience and overall employee satisfaction. Karan... Read more
Hatta Hospital gets new van

Hatta Hospital gets new van

Health Thursday, August 9, 2018 0

Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC) has allocated a new van for Hatta Hospital to transfer kidney patients in need of dialysis to Dubai. The initiative is part of a partnership with Al Futtaim Automotive and Gargash Enterprise, and adheres to Dubai government directives to support the development of Hatta area.... Read more
Leadless pacemakers making a difference
Pacemakers that do not use wires to connect the device to the heart are reducing the number of short-term and mid-term complications patients experience, a study in the United States has found. The findings of the research, led by Ohio-based Cleveland Clinic, appeared in the journal Heart Rhythm. The... Read more
So, how healthy is your brain?

So, how healthy is your brain?

Health Sunday, July 8, 2018 0

Your grey cells’ health can result in mood swings or peak physical performance When it comes to nutrition our brain is receptive to everything good and bad. Banin Shahine, Resident Nutritionist at Fitness First, examines the ways in which gut bacteria, healthy fats, glucose, water and exercise can all... Read more
‘Balance with Banyan’ sessions on until May 11
Sweid & Sweid, the Dubai-based boutique real estate firm, has announced the launch of its ‘Balance with Banyan’ weekend yoga and wellness events, held in the sales suite of its latest project, The Banyan Tree Residences. Taking place every Friday morning in April and continuing until May 11, ‘Balance... Read more
Did you know that migraines are not just simple headaches?
We have all experienced headaches at some point in time. Sometimes, the headaches are mild and bearable, which can be cured by over the counter medications. On the other hand, some headaches are moderate to severe in intensity and may occur on one side of the head associated with... Read more