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Abu Dhabi records first water birth

Abu Dhabi records first water birth

Water birth is known to have less painful contractions, a shorter labour time, and reduces the need for pain relieving drugs.

Digital templating technologies gold standard for orthopaedic care in UAE

Digital templating technologies gold standard for orthopaedic care in UAE

Orthopaedic surgeons need dimensional data with precise measurements as surgery can have a significant knock-on effect on a patient’s mobility.

Specialised medical rehabilitation hospital opens in Abu Dhabi

Specialised medical rehabilitation hospital opens in Abu Dhabi

A recent study conducted by Abu Dhabi's Department of Health reported that there are over 700,000 patients requiring outpatient rehabilitation services.

The case for surgery vs. minimally invasive varicose vein treatment

The case for surgery vs. minimally invasive varicose vein treatment

A look at the different choices patients can opt for when it comes to how they wish to undergo treatment.

7 Key Medical Tourism Trends

7 Key Medical Tourism Trends

Find out what factors are driving growth in this lucrative industry.

Study reveals early molecular signs of pregnancy

Study reveals early molecular signs of pregnancy

There has been a lot of research in identifying the markers and developing tests that could predict pregnancy related complications.

Cosmetic Dentistry goes beyond the smile with technology innovations

Cosmetic Dentistry goes beyond the smile with technology innovations

Find out what’s driving innovation and trends in cosmetic dentistry in the UAE.

Geltec Healthcare opens US$ 30 million facility in Dubai

Geltec Healthcare opens US$ 30 million facility in Dubai

The pharmaceutical segment is one of the key objectives of the 2030 Dubai Industrial Strategy.  

RAK Hospital Wins Sheikh Khalifa Excellence Award

RAK Hospital Wins Sheikh Khalifa Excellence Award

The healthcare institution is the first hospital in the northern emirates to have won the award.

First-ever Awareness Network for Atopic Dermatitis Launched in UAE

First-ever Awareness Network for Atopic Dermatitis Launched in UAE

#LivingWithEczema has been established to give members of the community the knowledge to tackle their condition.

New Report Reveals Current Clinical Trial Landscape in Middle East, Turkey & Africa

New Report Reveals Current Clinical Trial Landscape in Middle East, Turkey & Africa

Depending on the choice of location, cost savings in clinical trials can range from 30 per cent to 65 per cent.

Prevention versus Treatment: An Imperative Need

Prevention versus Treatment: An Imperative Need for Blue-Collar Workers

On World Labour Day, here’s a look at how preventative healthcare schemes can offer invaluable support to the UAE's approximately 5.5 million blue-collar workers.

AED300 million Saudi German Hospital Opens in Ajman

AED300 million Saudi German Hospital Opens in Ajman

Addressing the gap in medical and surgical needs in the emirates, the 41,000 square meter SGH-Ajman is the largest hospital in Ajman.

Experts Emphasise Early Psoriasis Treatment

Experts Emphasise Early Psoriasis Treatment

Psoriasis is a systemic disease meaning patients diagnosed with it are at a higher risk of developing other serious medical conditions.

Complementary and Alternative Medicine Gains Traction with UAE Population

Complementary and Alternative Medicine Gains Traction with UAE Population

The UAE is one of the first countries to include homeopathy within its health insurance system.

Can Irregular Heartbeats Signal Grievous Health Concerns?

Can Irregular Heartbeats Signal Grievous Health Concerns?

Blockage of coronary arteries and irritation of the heart due to a number of infections may trigger irregular heartbeats.

Changing the Nephrology Game with Novel Biomarkers

Changing the Nephrology Game with Novel Biomarkers

Chronic kidney disease has evolved tremendously from classification based on estimated glomeurular filtration rate.

New care models offer potential for eradication of Hepatitis C

New Care Models Offer Potential for Eradication of Hepatitis C

The UAE and Kuwait have made major strides in developing interventions that lead towards the elimination of HCV by 2030.

Zulekha Hospital Dubai Tackles Heart Disease With Open Heart Cardiac Center

Zulekha Hospital Dubai Tackles Heart Disease With Open Heart Cardiac Center

CTVS and CCABG will now be available at Zulekha Hospital Dubai with the recent inauguration of an Open Heart Cardiac Center.

World-First Diabetes Device Unveiled at Arab Health

World-First Diabetes Device Unveiled at Arab Health

Actiste can be used to measure blood glucose, administer insulin, make notes and set reminders, all with the same device.

MBRU releases video of two successful organ transplantations

MBRU releases video of two successful organ transplantations

MBRU organ transplantation programme aims to save lives of patients suffering from organ failure with a specific focus on kidney failure.