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Diabetics Could Lose Their Vision If Left Unchecked

Over 35.4 million people suffer from diabetes in Middle East and Africa and such patients are advised to go for annual retina check-ups to...

Stem Cells Linked to New Treatment of Diabetes

415 million people worldwide have been diagnosed with diabetes. And the number continues to rise. Common to all diabetes patients is that they lack...

New Drug Helps Dramatically with Weight Loss

A drug that targets the appetite control system in the brain could bring about significant weight loss in people with clinical obesity, according to...

Eating Meat Linked to Higher Risk of Diabetes

While a plant-based diet is generally considered healthier than a meat-based diet in preventing the risk of diabetes, not all meats affect the risk...

Poor Sleep May Be Adding to Your Waistline

Adults who have poor sleep patterns are more likely to be overweight and obese and have poorer metabolic health, according to a new study. The...

Artificial Sweeteners Linked to Risk of Weight Gain

Artificial sweeteners may be associated with long-term weight gain and increased risk of obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease, according to a...

Vegetarian Diets Twice as Effective in Reducing Body Weight

People who follow vegetarian diets not only lose weight more effectively than those on conventional low-calorie diets but also improve their metabolism by reducing...

How to Manage Diabetes during Ramadan

A major change in the dietary pattern happens during Ramadan compared with other times of the year. Fasting Muslims are required to refrain from...

Diabetes claims one life every seven seconds around the world

According to a report by World Health Organization (WHO), Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are the number one cause of deaths globally claiming more lives annually...

Untreated diabetes can lead to complete vision loss

Diabetes is a metabolic disorder in which the body does not produce or properly use insulin, a hormone that allows the body to use...

UAE Diabetics Keep Eating Sugar Every Day

The United Arab Emirates is one of the countries with the highest prevalence of diabetes and of obesity in the world. But a recent...

World Diabetes Day – UAE and The World

The World Diabetes Day is traditionally marked on November 14. This initiative is led by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and it focuses on...

Diabetes and Obesity are Top Priorities for GCC Doctors

The International Family Medicine Conference and Exhibition concluded after three days of scientific sessions, workshops and symposiums. More than 2000 visitors and participants attended...

Average age of death in MENA has Increased by 30...

A recent report has unveiled the changes the Middle East and Africa (MENA) region has undergone in the healthcare industry over the past 20...

Three Scientists Share 2013 Nobel Prize in Medicine

Two Americans and one German jointly won this year’s Novel prize in medicine. Their work has helped the scientific world to get wider knowledge...

Why Fast Food Is Dangerous for Your Health

Waistlines are expanding around the world as fast food is spreading to every country, every town and city mall. New, uncommon before diseases...

Job Loss as a Heart Attack Risk Factor

New study in the US discovers that unemployment and loss of a job can result in a higher risk of heart attack (acute myocardial...

Walk 10 minutes a day for longer life

Exercise boosts life expectancy A new large study shows that moderate, but regular physical activity can expand life span by 3.5 to 4.2 years even...

Diabetes is leading cause of blindness in adults

Scientific research indicates that diabetes is the top cause of blindness among adults aged between 20-74 years. This is because high blood sugar can...

Fast food emerges as main cause of obesity in Dubai

Obesity in Dubai becomes a growing concern According to the data of the statistic center of the Government of Dubai, the city’s population has increased...

Diabetes tightens its grip, doubling its deaths by 2030

Alarming study reveals the unsweetened truth about diabetes A deeply unnerving study indicates that the number of deaths from diabetes will double by 2030. According...

Practical Diabetes Program for physicians and educators kicks off

The Ministry of Health has launched in cooperation with Health Authority - Abu Dhabi (HAAD) and Dubai Health Authority (DHA) a new multidisciplinary educational...

19.2 percent of UAE population diagnosed with diabetes

Diabetes drug proven to prevent kidney failure in 2 out of 3 diabetic patients   Servier Pharmaceutical Company called attention to the diabetes epidemic in...

Green Coffee Bean: An effective weapon against obesity

Green coffee bean is not a stimulant  “Weight loss” supplements are not usually recommended by doctors, because most of them do not really deliver the promised results....