A metabolic and obesity physician in the capital explained recently the common bad habits to avoid during the fasting month. “Swap high-calorie meals with healthier home-made ones and cut down on carbohydrates. If you are medically fit, try moderate intensity exercise like brisk walking, jogging or gym for at least 150 minutes per week,” advised Healthpoint’s Head of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery, Abu Dhabi, Dr Mohammed Al Hadad.
Fitness and enjoyment are the key elements at ‘Ramadan Sports Hour’, which is in its third consecutive year. The community programme is showing the Sharjah residents and visitors that workouts can be fun.
The Excellence in Oncology Care Conference and Exhibition – EIOC, dedicated to the latest scientific and technology advances in Oncology Care is set to take place from the 17th to the 19th of October, 2019 at the Intercontinental Festival City in Dubai.
There are studies which have suggested that Fasting Ramadan (a form of Intermittent Fasting Diet) helps the whole body get ready for conceiving. This is through detoxification, enhancing quality of sperms in men, and regulating ovulation in women, creating a perfect environment for conception. Fasting sets the scene for the body to balance its hormones while maximising the liver’s ability to do its cleansing job. It also allows burning of excess fat and lowering stress levels, all of which could be damaging to human reproductive ability. It has also therefore been suggested that fasting increases fertility in women and boosts their chances of conception. Other researchers have even claimed prevention of age-related decline in egg quality and quantity in other species with caloric restriction.
A man who donated sperm so his gay friend could have a baby more than a decade ago must be recognised as the girl's father, Australia's High Court ruled Wednesday.
Humaid Al Qutami, Director General of the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) and Chairman of Noor Dubai Foundation honoured 13 employees from the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) for taking part in Noor Dubai Foundation’s mobile eye clinic in Bangladesh earlier this year.
An internationally-known sustainability strategist who set foot in Al Ain, Abu Dhabi in 1982—at the start of his career—to become the Preventive Medicine chief of Tawam Hospital, has found a means to solve the prevailing global crisis on the single use plastics and the marginalisation of women and girls.
Meet Arabic and English-speaking Leo and Mira. They are the latest addition to the quality healthcare delivery system of one of the leading private chains of hospitals and clinics in Dubai and Sharjah.
In line with the Dubai Silk Road Strategy, the promotion of Chinese Alternative Medicine (CAM) and (TCM) in Dubai was sealed with the formal launch on Sunday at the Mohammed Bin Rashid Academic Medical Centre of the Dubai Healthcare City (DHC) free zone.