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Entertainment Technology and Its Threats on Young Minds

Many parents and educators feel helpless when thinking about how to manage their children’s technology use. It is unrealistic to think that children will...

PCR Tests to Your Doorstep

The PCR (polymerase chain reaction) tests are a part of our routine now – whether you have to travel to another country, cross borders...

Celebrating World Oral Health Day

Look after your mouth, and it will look after you! Did you know that according to the World Health Organisation (WHO), oral diseases are among...

Mauritius Premium Visa Holders Eligible for Free Covid-19 Vaccination

The government of Mauritius has expanded its Covid-19 vaccination programme to include all citizens, residents and long-term international visitors over the age of 18. Visitors...

Person with COVID-19 should Inform Health Authorities: Public Prosecution

The Federal public Prosecution has clarified that a person who is infected with the COVID-19 should inform the health authorities. In a tweet posted on...

We May Need to Get Vaccinated Every Year

People may need to get COVID-19 vaccine every year, said Dr Farida Al Hosani, official spokesperson for the UAE Health Sector. Al Hosani made the...

UAE Approves Russia’s Sputnik Vaccine for Emergency Use

The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) today announced it has approved the Russian COVID-19 vaccine, Sputnik V, for emergency use, making it the...

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi Designated as Lung Cancer Screening Center

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, an integral part of Mubadala Health, has been designated as the official pilot lung cancer screening center for the emirate...

UAE Workers Expect Stronger Health Benefits in 2021, in Wake of...

Aetna International study reveals a necessity for more comprehensive health provisions by employers in the coming year, particularly in the areas of mental health...

COVID-19 and Working from Home

Since the Early news of COVID-19 in the beginning of January 2020 started appearing and gradually set the stage to change for lifestyle. Early...

New 15 Min Covid-19 Test Available by October’s End

BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, recently announced its rapid, point-of-care, SARS-CoV-2 antigen test for use on...

The Difference Between COVID 19 and Influenza

For children with COVID-19, rates of hospitalization, ICU admission, and ventilator use were similar to those of children with influenza, but with different rates   According...

Hot Asphalt is a Major Source of Urban Air Pollution

Asphalt is a significant source of air pollutants in urban areas, especially on hot and sunny days, according to a new study. Asphalt is a...

DIFC Companies to benefit from Master Employee Health Insurance Policy

· DIFC signs MoU with EC3 Brokers Limited to establish a group health scheme for the Centre’s 2,437 registered firms · First of its kind...

WHO Halts Hydroxychloroquine Testing Over Safety Concerns

The World Health Organization has suspended testing of the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine after a study published in The Lancet reported that COVID-19 patients taking the drug...

Free COVID-19 Tests for UAE Citizens, Domestic Workers, Others

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has ordered...

10 Tips to Avoid Weight Gain During Ramadan

Ramadan is the month of self-reflection, contemplation, prayers and good deeds. However, the routine of fasting and feasting can be challenging for the body....

COVID-19 Antibody Test Receives FDA Emergency Use Authorization

The serology test has a specificity greater than 99.8% and sensitivity of 100% (14 Days post-PCR confirmation) The high specificity of the test...