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High prevalence of stress across region revealed

Employees in the Middle East experience a higher level of stress in comparison with the rest of the world, said Cigna Corporation, a global health service company in a new report. Although the average overall well-being index (63.

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Abu Dhabi Airports launches heat stress awareness drive

Abu Dhabi Airports is promoting awareness on intensive health and safety measures for the nearing summer season with the commencement of its annual ‘Beat the Heat’ campaign. Launched in support of the Abu Dhabi Occupat

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Jannah Hotels employs cats to counter workplace stress

Jannah Hotels and Resorts, the Bedouin-inspired collection of luxury hotels, has turned to eight beautiful cats to help their employees unwind and increase productivity in its head office located in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The CEO and fou

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Majority of expats in UAE agree stress causes cancer

More than half the expatriate population in the UAE believe that stress causes cancer but in spite of this belief, only a tiny fraction take any stress management measures, a study has found. Forty-six per cent of the residents be

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Stress tops health concern for Mideast employees

Employers consider stress to be the top lifestyle risk factor of the Middle Eastern workforce, according to a recent survey. The latest Towers Watson survey on Health Benefits revealed that the other risk factors were lack of phys

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Bahrain's healthcare staff 'hit by stress'

Healthcare workers in Bahrain are calling for stress management courses to help them deal with the daily barrage of verbal assaults they often receive from unco-operative patients. The call was made yesterday (April 21) during a H

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Bahrain cbank to host Basel III, stress testing workshop

A workshop on 'Stress Testing Techniques and Capital Planning according to Basel III' is being organised in Bahrain by the Union of Arab Banks, under the patronage of the Central Bank of Bahrain. To be held at the Gulf Ho

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Trader stress levels 'may worsen market crisis'

Financial markets may be more vulnerable to traders' stress levels than previously thought, according to a scientific study which found that high levels of the stress hormone cortisol can induce risk aversion. The findings, wh

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Flexible working key to happier workplace

The economic volatility has increased pressure on workers in the Middle East region with 66 per cent reporting that they are seeing more stress-related illness since the downturn, according to the latest survey from Regus, the global workplace p

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Alba holds health lecture for staff

Aluminium Bahrain (Alba), one of the largest and most modern aluminium smelters in the world, recently organised a lecture on handling stress and anxiety for its employees at the Alba Healthcare Centre. The lecture ‘Coping w

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