Tags : health

India COVID figures cross 8.2m amid festivities

India recorded 45,231 new coronavirus infections, taking its total cases to 8.23 million, the health ministry said on Monday. The country doubled down on its testing in the month of August, raising the bar to a total of 62.4 million tests with new daily cases taking a fall since September, as India emerged with the […]...Read More

DXB Fitness Aqua Challenge makes a big splash at JBR!

Four days into the Dubai Fitness Challenge 2020, that kicked off last week, the emirates today made a big splash with the The Aqua Challenge – the first such event taking place in the Middle East – in one of the most fun and entertaining obstacles course worldwide. The event was organised by Dubai Sports […]...Read More

UAE hospital enlists ‘robot surgeons’ in a new AI-meets-health initiative

UAE’s Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) on Sunday announced that Al Qassimi Women’s & Children’s Hospital have successfully performed three operations for uterine prolapse using the da Vinci robotic surgical system. A first-of-its-kind achievement in the UAE, it underpins the successes of the robotic surgery programme in gynaecology, developed by the MoHAP, making it […]...Read More

Indian capital stings back at Dengue, reports zero disease-related deaths this year

In the second last week of north-Indian state Delhi’s anti-dengue campaign, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said the national capital has again defeated the mosquito-borne tropical disease. “Owing to the aggressive campaign by the Delhi government this year, no dengue-related death has been reported in the national capital. Delhi has again defeated dengue this […]...Read More

FBI: Wave of ‘cyber-extortions’ hit US hospitals, COVID efforts may be at risk

Federal agencies warned that cybercriminals are unleashing a wave of data-scrambling extortion attempts against the U.S. healthcare system designed to lock up hospital information systems, which could hurt patient care just as nationwide cases of COVID-19 are spiking. In a joint alert Wednesday, the FBI and two federal agencies warned that they had “credible information of […]...Read More

UK study reveals COVID-19 immunity on decline, raises alarm amid second European wave

Antibodies against the novel coronavirus declined rapidly in the British population during the summer, a study found on Tuesday, suggesting protection after infection may not be long lasting and raising the prospect of waning immunity in the community. Scientists at Imperial College London have tracked antibody levels in the British population following the first wave […]...Read More

Final Presidential Debate 2020 Recap: Biden

A path to COVID recovery, Trump’s ‘corrupted’ foreign dalliance, a critique on POTUS’s non-existent healthcare, and rampant racism — some of Democratic camp Joe Biden’s key addressals at final round of US Presidential Debate 2020, ahead of Nov. 3 Election Day....Read More

MBZ set to name mosque, street in Capital after Indonesian President, an act to strengthen close ties between nations

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has directed to build a mosque named after Indonesian President Joko Widodo, in Diplomatic Area in Abu Dhabi. His Highness Sheikh Mohamed also gave directions to rename Al Ma’arid Street, one of the […]...Read More