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Diet will not extend your lifespan

New study found that calorie-restricted diet may not make monkeys live longer Those who stick to calorie-restricted menu because they believe that in this way...

Is There a MERS Threat Just Ahead of Hajj Pilgrimage?

Health professionals are advising the elderly, young kids, and people with chronic diseases to postpone their travel to Mecca this year to avoid the...

Biggest Medical Breakthroughs of 2013

The medical advancements which the world witnessed in 2013 were inspiring and promising. Some of the biggest medical breakthrough moments during the last one...

Cancer Cover Insurance for Women by Takaful

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB), a top-tier Islamic financial services group, announced today that it now offers a pioneering cancer cover Takaful to all...

Relationship Between Sugar and Cancer Now Clearer

Belgian scientists say they’ve made a research breakthrough in the relationship between sugar and cancer. Researchers found yeast with high levels of the sugar known...

Leading Humanitarians Meet in Dubai to Discuss Health Impact during Global...

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai,...

Why People Fall Asleep When Bored?

Losing yourself in your favorite activities without any urge to sleep, or falling asleep during boring lectures? As humans, we often defy sleepiness and stay...

World Kidney Day – Kidney Disease & Children

10% of the population worldwide is impacted by some form of kidney damage. On Thursday March 10th we are celebrating the 11th edition of World...

Daman goes pink for a day to mark the International month...

In its continuous effort to raise awareness on health issues among the residents of the UAE, the National Health Insurance Company- Daman marked the...

According to scientists human lifespan is increasing

In a lecture organized by the Centre of Information Affairs in Abu Dhabi, Dr. Sergei Scherbov, the leader of research group "Population Dynamics...

How Ramadan fasting affects breastfeeding mothers

A review of several studies undertaken worldwide to investigate the effects of Ramadan fasting, has unearthed some fascinating lessons to help breastfeeding mothers keep...

What to Do If You Have Hemorrhoids

Hemorrhoids are swollen blood vessels around the anus. When the pressure on these vessels increases, they swell and turn into small lumps. These lumps...

More Office Windows, Better You Sleep

If you have problems sleeping or you feel tired during the day, then the problem may not be in you but in your...

Leaner or Plump during Ramadan?

*Words by Cynthia Bou Khalil, Nutritional Consultant and Clinical Manager Excellence Ramadan, a period dedicated to spirituality, self-reflection and spending time with loved ones, no...

Khalifa Foundation grants Texas University $ 150 mn for cancer research

The Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Charity Foundation will offer a grant of US$ 150 million to the University of Texas, US, in support...

Cranberries Can Decrease Use of Antibiotics

Today leading experts on infectious disease and urinary tract infections (UTIs) will gather in London to discuss the alarming state of antibiotic resistance and...

What Leads Certain People to Seek Vengeance?

People who enjoy hurting others and seeing them in pain are more likely to seek revenge against those who have wronged them, according to...

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...