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Health Promotion Department Announces a Package of Initiatives for 2020

The Health Promotion Department, HPD, at the Supreme Council for Family Affairs, SCFA, and its health-promoting associations have announced a package of new programs...

The First 1000 Days of Life: Why Little Lungs and Brains...

Exposureto air pollution, affecting the physical and cognitive development of the child, starts already in the womb. With access to clean air during the...

‘Recommended Daily Allowance’ for a Balanced Musical Diet

Nutritional experts across the globe agree that our bodies require a balanced diet of nutrients to maintain a healthy lifestyle. But can our music...

How School Children Can Breathe Easy

About 50% of schools have poor indoor air quality, which directly contributes to students’ health problems. TR Ganesh, General Manager, Blueair Middle East, offers...

Countries spending more on health, but people still pay too much

Spending on health is growing faster than the rest of the global economy, accounting for 10% of global gross domestic product (GDP). A new report...

How to Protect against Skin Cancer

It’s already May and here in Dubai, front-of-the-pharmacy aisles are filled with myriad brands and types of sunscreen. While sunscreen is essential to lowering...

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...

Traveler’s Alert: Business Travel Linked to Obesity, Poor Health

Road warriors who travel for business two weeks or more a month have higher body mass index, higher rates of obesity and poorer self-rated...

Dancing Slows Brain Aging

As we grow older we suffer a decline in mental and physical fitness, which can be made worse by conditions like Alzheimer's disease. Older...

How Happy You Are Dictates How Healthy You Are

Happy people are healthier and live longer. By now this notion is supposed to be a common belief that dictates lifestyle choices. Chronic unhappiness...

House Dust Contributes to Weight Gain

Poor diet and a lack of physical activity are major contributors to the world's obesity epidemic. In addition, now researchers have also identified common...

Tips on Renewing Your Health Insurance in UAE

You may feel the renewal of health insurance in UAE takes a lot to take in. A month before your policy expires you’ll be...

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...

Family and Friends Most Important for Dubai Residents’ Health, Happiness

New YouGov research has found that family and friends play the most important role in living a healthy and happy life for 60% of...

Wake up to Nocturia: Disrupted Sleep Damages Your Health

Nocturia is the frequent need to pass water during the night Nocturia is the most common cause of sleep disturbance Up to 80% of people who...

Best Black Friday Deals on Men’s Grooming Electronics

In 2015, consumers may find a dedicated section for Black Friday deals on Men's Grooming on Amazon.com, as the retailer offers increasingly better customer experience and...

Fans around world take to their mats for first International Yoga...

Millions of yoga enthusiasts stretch and twist in unison across the world this Sunday to mark the first International Yoga Day. Thousands of people dressed...

2015 Top New Year’s Resolution? Fitness!

Twice-a-year juice cleanse? Gym membership? Binge-watch the latest TV show everyone’s talking about? It’s January 2015, and that means most people are already several...