Tags : health

A revolutionary blood test that could save lives!

The National Health Service (NHS) has begun a trial of an innovative new blood test that is said to be able to detect 50 different types of cancer. It’s called the Galleri test, and it’s going to be tested on people across the UK. The test can detect cancers that aren’t screened for routinely, and […]...Read More

COVID-19 infections down by 62% in August compared to January

ABU DHABI: Dr. Farida Al Hosani, the official spokesperson for the UAE Health Sector, revealed a significant decrease in COVID-19 infections of 62 percent in August 2021 compared to January 2021. During the UAE Government media briefing on the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Al Hosani said the UAE has adopted flexible strategies, noting its fast and […]...Read More

New price for COVID-19 PCR test announced by MoHAP

ABU DHABI: The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced a reduction in the price of PCR tests in all national medical establishments to Dh50 while obliging all centres and laboratories to issue results within 24 hours. This move aims to reduce the cost of tests and ease the burdens on members of the community […]...Read More

Thumbay launches health carnival with fun and prices

Residents who are staying back in Dubai this summer can enjoy a free mega Online Summer Health extravaganza during summer break. Thumbay Hospital’s Summer Health Festival 2021 carrying the message of ‘Touching Life, Health for All’. The virtual event that starts on July 1 and runs until August 31, is a family health carnival. The […]...Read More

The art of mothering yourself!

Ma… Mom… Mommy… This word completes our world! Isn’t it? A mother’s love is priceless and is a true blessing for all. Our mothers nurture and care for us through her entire lifetime ceaselessly. Wouldn’t you agree that a mother is one who will move the biggest mountain and swim the strongest wavy seas to […]...Read More

Weight Games!

“Should I eat chia seeds for weight loss?” “Should I fast for 16 hrs for weight loss?” “Should I eat less carbs for weight loss?” “Should I drink ACV for weight loss?” “Should I do Zumba or Pilates for weight loss?” “In all these, should I do this”, and “Should I eat that? The doctor […]...Read More

Army of pink clops in to wave flag on breast

The 11th edition of Pink Caravan Ride, an annual breast cancer awareness initiative of UAE-based non-profit Friends of Cancer Patients (FOCP), will ride into 2021 in a unique format in February with the participation of equestrian clubs from every emirate, and will be marked by 42 days of free health screenings for men and women […]...Read More

First to get Pfizer jabs in UAE share thoughts

The Pfizer BioNTech vaccine began its roll-out in the emirates earlier this week in an extensive campaign kicked off by the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) The first to receive the jabs included a senior Emirati citizen, a DHA nurse, a paramedic, a staff member from Dubai’s Road and Transport Authority (RTA) and a Dubai Police […]...Read More

Dubai flies in first Pfizer vaccine batch, kicks off ‘free

Dubai received its first shipment of the Pfizer-Biontech vaccine against coronavirus early Wednesday, authorised by the Ministry of Health and Prevention for “extensive and free-of-charge” inoculations. The decision comes in response to a request by Pfizer to approve its emergency registration so that concerned health authorities can import the vaccine after fulfilling all international criteria […]...Read More