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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...

Free Testing for People Showing Symptoms of COVID-19, Pregnant Women and...

The Department of Health–Abu Dhabi, DoH, has stated that the test for the new coronavirus, COVID-19, is available for free in healthcare facilities across...
Covid-19 Patients Recovering Quickly with Experimental Drug Remdesivir

Experimental Drug Remdesivir Speeds Recovery from COVID-19

American biopharmaceutical company Gilead Sciences on Wednesday announced study results showing that patients receiving a 5-day treatment course of Remdesivir achieved similar clinical improvement...

Health Promotion Department Releases 1st Health E-bulletin

The Health Promotion Department, HPD, has recently launched its first e-bulletin which aims to raise awareness about the healthy lifestyles followed while staying home...

Dubai Extends 24-hour National Sterilisation Programme

The Supreme Committee for Crisis and Disaster Management in Dubai announced the extension of the 24-hour National Sterilisation Programme for a week more, according...
Covid-19 Patients Recovering Quickly with Experimental Drug Remdesivir

COVID-19 Patients Recover Faster with Experimental Drug Remdesivir

Covid-19 patients who are getting an experimental drug remdesivir have been recovering quickly, with most going home in days. This is according to a...

Dubai Announces UAE’s First Full Genome Sequencing of COVID-19 Virus

Dubai’s COVID-19 Command and Control Centre, CCC, has announced the UAE’s first full genome sequencing of the COVID-19 virus. The successful sequencing of the...

Virtual Classes to Support “Stay at Home” Efforts in the UAE

Estate Management company Provis has brought its sporting and lifestyle experience to the UAE community virtually in support of government directives urging people to...

Marathon at Home Attracts 749 for Friday’s Race

This Friday, around 749 runners representing 62 different nationalities will turn their homes into a marathon 42.195 kilometer arena as they take part in...

‘Five Minute Drive-Thru’ COVID-19 Testing Stations in Dubai

Drive-Thru conducts up to 200 tests per day for both group employees and eligible members of the public As Healthcare sectors across the world combat...