Recent figures from insurance giant Zurich International Life showed that cancer (44 per cent) and heart disease (41 per cent) account for the majority of critical illness claims in the UAE.
Across the Middle East, the average age
Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan on Wednesday pledged more than $3 billion toward a plan to "cure, prevent or manage all disease within our children's lifetime."
Speaking through t
The line between pharmaceuticals and technology is blurring as companies join forces to tackle chronic diseases using high-tech devices that combine biology, software and hardware.
GlaxoSmithKline and Google parent Alphabet are th
The United States is likely to see outbreaks of the Zika virus, with perhaps dozens or scores of people affected, said Dr Anthony Fauci, director of the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, on Sunday.
Stress and unhealthy living are driving up levels of heart disease among the Gulf’s young Indian population, according to a visiting expert reported the Gulf Daily News (GDN), our sister publication.
A relatively high intake of dietary cholesterol, or earing one egg every day, are not associated with an elevated risk of incident coronary heart disease, according to a recent study.
The new study from the Uni
The global biomarkers market for diagnostic applications is set to reach about $30.6 billion in 2020 growing at CAGR (compounded annual growth rate) of 16 per cent from 2013 to 2020, a report said.
Disease diagnostic remains the k
The advances in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease will be the focus of a conference to take place in Dubai, UAE next month.
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A social media campaign aimed at raising funds to tackle one of Bahrain’s biggest killers has been launched. The initiative, from Aster DM Healthcare, is encouraging people to take a picture of anything heart-shaped and post it on Facebo
Medeor 24x7 Hospital Abu Dhabi has organised free screenings for residents of the emirate to combat cardiovascular diseases, which is the number one killer in the UAE.
Accounting for one in four deaths in the U