Sunday 21 April 2019

Supreme Council for Environment to present key seminars

Bahrain’s Supreme Council for Environment (SCE) will deliver two key seminars at the Gulf Property Show, which takes place in the kingdom from April 23 to 25 under the patronage of HRH Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, the Prime Minister of Bahrain.  


UAEREP highlights achievements at Vienna event

A UAE Research Program for Rain Enhancement Science (UAEREP) team has concluded its roadshow to Austria after a productive participation at the recently held 2019 General Assembly of the European Geosciences Union (EGU) in Vienna.   This year’s EGU convened over 11,800


Dr Batra launches first clinic in Abu Dhabi

Dr Batra’s Homeopathy, one of the world's largest chain of homoeopathic clinics, launched their first clinic in Abu Dhabi on World Homeopathy Day, April 10.    Dr Mukesh Batra, Padma Shri recipient for medicine (Homeopathy) and India’s leadi


Bareen hospital launches ‘Take the Stairs’ challenge

  Bareen International Hospital in Mohammad Bin Zayed City, Abu Dhabi, has launched its ‘Take the Stairs’ challenge in an effort to fight the rising obesity rates in the UAE.   The social media-driven campaign is designed to encoura


Using technology to tackle autism

Experts can use special cameras to track a child’s eye gaze, which has been shown in research as one way to detect traits of autism in young children, said a specialist at Cleveland Clinic’s Center for Behavioural Health in the US. “There’s been some reall


GCC health services to grow at 12pc in 2019: study

GCC countries will represent 13 per cent of global revenues for healthcare products in 2019, with services growing at 12 per cent, said growth partnership company Frost & Sullivan in a new report. The region is witnessing increasing demand for healthcare services, largely dri


Cleveland Clinic breaks ground on new UAE cancer centre

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi has broken ground on a state-of-the-art oncology centre, bringing an integrated and transformative approach to diagnosing and treating cancer to the UAE. Modelled on Cleveland Clinic’s Taussig Cancer Center, ranked number five in the US, the hospi


10 guidelines on using digital health tech: WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) has released new recommendations on 10 ways that countries can use digital health technology, accessible via mobile phones, tablets and computers, to improve people’s health and essential services. “Harnessing the power of digital t


NMC to open 70-bed hospital in Sharjah by year end

NMC, a leading healthcare group based in the UAE, said work is progressing as per schedule on its 70-bed multi-specialty hospital coming up in the Al Khan area of Sharjah. The new hospital, located in the heart of the city, aims to provide specialised medical services to resident


Cancer remains top health concern in Mideast: study

Cancer (47 per cent) and heart attack (38 per cent) remain the top two health concerns in the Middle East for both life and critical illness claimants, said Zurich Middle Each, a leading multi-line insurer, in a new report. Cancer is the primary cause of critical illness benefits

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