In pursuit of the body beautiful, most muscle wannabes continue to abuse steroids despite knowing that they have serious, life-limiting and potentially lethal side effects, say researchers.
It's not the operating room that is risky for patients undergoing non-cardiac surgery; it is the recovery period as researchers have found that only 0.7 per cent of deaths in these patients occurred in the operation room, whereas 29 per cent of deaths occurred after discharge.
Dr. Amin Hussein Al Amiri, Assistant Undersecretary for Public Health Policy and Licensing, Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP), inaugurated the new plant for Geltec that manufactures dietary supplements and medicines at the National Industries Park (NIP) of DP World.
The flavours used in electronic cigarettes (e-cigarette), especially cinnamon and menthol, can increase the risk of cardiovascular diseases (CVD) when inhaled, says a study.
Heart patients who exercise regularly and have better fitness are likely to have less cognitive impairment, says a study. Fitter patients have better memory, it adds.
During his inspection tour at Al Kuwait Hospital, Dubai, on May 2, Dr Mohamed Salim Al Olama, the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP), honoured, the first two Emirati female doctors, Dr Fayeza Ahmed Youssef and Dr Aisha Al Shiba, who were graduated from the Arab Board of Health Specializations.
The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) has launched a child-friendly robotic service at Dibba Hospital to ensure the happiness of sick children, reduce and overcome the fear of visiting hospitals.
The Director of The Big Heart Foundation, TBHF, has said that World Health Day is designed to raise awareness about the importance of establishing the right to full universal healthcare for all, especially the poor, needy and refugees, whose care is a priority for TBHF.
The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) recently organised a workshop for the employees of the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA) on how to deal with the mental health needs of GDRFA’s residents.
The Ministry of Health and Community Protection (MoHAP) issued a circular withdrawing all batches of the drug Frenin injection (phenylephrine 10mg), used to treat cough and cold. The MoHAP suspended its supply, noting that it is not registered with the ministry.