WHO is helping Palestinians set up a limb reconstruction unit in Nasser hospital in southern Gaza.
The battle against obesity in the UAE is far from over, warn healthcare professionals at Bareen International Hospital in Mohammad Bin Zayed City, Abu Dhabi. With 30% of the world’s population being obese or overweight (according to the World Health Organisation), the figures are more alarming in the Middle East. The prevalence of obesity in children and adolescents ranges from 5% to 14% in males and from 3% to 18% in females. Furthermore, in the UAE for example, obesity levels are as high as 37% of the population.
Since October, however, 285 cases of measles have been confirmed in New York City, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
A Dubai-based certified sleep consultant have one thing to say to those who have lost a good number of hours of good sleep: “Never think that you will not sleep.”
Back pain and lower body numbness, including numbness of the private parts, signal a disorder which may put one in catheter for the rest of his life and so never disregard these symptoms.
Zulekha Hospital restored the normal walk of 44-year-old Emirati Najia Hassan when she presented herself at the hospital with severe ulcers on her leg. The ulcers had not been healing for over three months and Najia was unable to straighten her leg and became wheelchair-bound for over a month.
Dubai Health Authority (DHA) is tightening its clutch on all 3,371 public and private health and medical facilities or institutions the regulatory body has approved to operate in the Emirate of Dubai to guarantee patients’ safety.
Neurosurgery and Spine surgery consultant Dr Thaer Darwish said, “Just as we must be careful in not having our head hit the floor when we fall, never ignore the times when (either by accident or not have our head suffer from shock.)”
Modern technology is evidenced to be a big relief in post-hospitalisation care. NMC Provita International Medical Centre-Long-Term/Home Care Services medical director Dr Khaled Aboeldahab cited three noteworthy cases of the pioneer for post-acute care since this was established in 2011 in the UAE and has so far a minimum of 190 beds at designated facilities in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and Dubai, in Muscat (Oman), as well as private units at the NMC Royal Hospital in the capital, the Al Zahra Hospital in Sharjah.
“Break the fast at Iftar by eating three dates. The reason is that after many hours of fasting, the body needs a source of energy like simple sugars or carbohydrates that it can burn up fast for a quick burst of energy. This provides glucose to all cells, especially the brain and the nervous system.”