Health

UAE’s First Weight Loss App Helps You Lose 2-4Kgs in a...

First scientific online and app based weight loss program, ‘weightmonitor UAE’ has been launched with the aim of curbing runaway obesity in the region,...

How to Maintain a Healthy Lifestyle at Work

Many work environments aren’t that good for maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Employees are often tempted by variety of treats in the pantry room and...

Polluted Environment Causes 1.7 Million Child Deaths a Year

More than 1 in 4 deaths of children under 5 years of age are attributable to unhealthy environments. Every year, environmental risks – such...

UAE aesthetic medicine industry witnesses surge in 2016

The cosmetic and reconstructive surgery industry in the UAE is seeing increasing demand from both local residents as well as visitors to the country,...

Wellness Centre to offer a 360 degree solution in health

Dubai Herbal and Treatment Centre (DHTC) recently opened its new facilities offering a full spectrum in Health and Wellbeing. DHTC has newly introduced Feel...

Chronic Sleep Deprivation Suppresses Immune System

Many people report getting sick when they don't get enough sleep. A new study helps explain why. Researchers took blood samples from 11 pairs of...

7 Habit-Driven Tactics to Crush Your Exercise Goals in 2017

While ringing in the New Year, self-reflection is almost unavoidable. Yet with work, kids, family, school, and relationships—it’s easy for the mind to focus...

Using Many Social Media Sites Tied to Depression

Use of multiple platforms is more strongly associated with depression and anxiety among young adults, the University of Pittsburgh Center for Research on Media,...

Healthy Eating: High Protein Vegetables Fill More Than Meat

Meals based on legumes such as beans and peas will fill you more than pork and veal-based meals according to a recent study by...

Depression in teens affects the stomach, anxiety the skin

Mental disorders and physical diseases frequently go hand in hand. For the first time, psychologists at the University of Basel and Ruhr University Bochum...

Why Yo-Yo Dieting is Bad for You

Most people don't think yo-yo dieting is a good thing. It is repeatedly gaining and losing significant amounts of weight. Now they received an affirmation...

How you eat dinner affects your weight loss or gain

The first human test of early time-restricted feeding found that this meal-timing strategy strategy reduced swings in hunger and altered fat and carb burning...

Falling in love only takes about a fifth of a second

A meta-analysis study conducted by Syracuse University Professor Stephanie Ortigue reveals falling in love can elicit not only the same euphoric feeling as using...

Depression: Let’s talk

World Health Day, celebrated on 7 April every year to mark the anniversary of the founding of the World Health Organization, provides us with...

Face the Facts: Stroke is Treatable

Every two seconds, someone in the world is having a stroke. Globally, stroke is the leading cause of disability and the second leading cause...

The root of depression linked to not receiving rewards

Understanding of the physical root of depression has been advanced, thanks to new research. Researchers have identified the lateral orbitofrontal cortex as the area...

Free Breast and Skin Cancer Screening in October

Cocoona Centre for Aesthetic Transformation, which specializes in plastic, cosmetic, dental, orthopedic, weight loss, hair transplant, dermatology and dietary services, is offering free Breast...

New therapeutic treatment helps people lose more weight and keep it...

A new approach to weight loss called Acceptance-Based Behavioral Treatment (ABT) helped people lose more weight and keep it off longer than those who...

Red Alert: New map shows countries that exceed air pollution limits

A new WHO air quality model confirms that 92% of the world’s population lives in places where air quality levels exceed WHO limits. Information...

Low-cost weight loss program has long-term results

A non-profit, low-cost weight loss program offers the kind of long-term results that often elude dieters, concludes a study revealed by the University of...

Wearable fitness trackers don’t help people lose weight

Wearable devices that monitor physical activity are not reliable tools for weight loss, says a new study. The study specifically investigated whether regular use...

How walking affects your mood and wellbeing

Feeling bored and sluggish? A new study reveals how walking affects your mood and makes you feel happier, even if you are simply strolling...

How to Survive Sandstorm Season

Asthma awareness is crucial when living in the GCC, especially when we live in a climate which has significant environmental triggers such as sandstorms....

Phase I Clinical Trials Underway for First MERS Treatment

SAB Biotherapeutics, Inc. (SAB), a leading biopharmaceutical development company, announced today that Phase I Clinical Trials are underway for its human antibody treatment (SAB-301)...