Tags : medicine

World AIDS Day 2020: A call to revive the fight,

Each year on the first of December, we as a sprawling but interlinked society must take a moment to step back and reflect upon the millions of lives lost to an epidemic spanning over an age of four decades. To celebrate the scientific achievements cast over time, and pledge to work in even more inclusive […]...Read More

Dubai raises bar on medical excellence with new blood bank-on-wheels

Dubai Health Authority, in collaboration with Dubai Holding has inaugurated a new state-of-the-art blood donation bus. The futuristic bus is equipped with smart technologies and visionary medical requirements that comply with international standards and protocols to ensure the comfort & safety of blood donors. Khalid Al Malik, managing director of Dubai Holding, said that the […]...Read More

Biden sets up COVID task force, moves to curb virus,

President-elect Joe Biden on Monday announced the members of his coronavirus task force– a group made up entirely of doctors and health experts– in an avowed, top priority science backed enactment once he is seated in the White House on January 20.  While his historic win is currently contested by Donald Trump, calling the election […]...Read More

UAE raises its flag to the COVID-aid heroes on nation’s

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, has dedicated the celebrations of the Flag Day to the heroes at the forefront of the nation’s fight against COVID-19. His Highness hoisted the UAE flag at the Mohammed bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences. The event […]...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

Three win Nobel Medical Prize for Hepatitis C discovery, a

Americans Harvey J. Alter and Charles M. Rice and British-born scientist Michael Houghton won the Nobel Prize for medicine on Monday for their discovery of the hepatitis C virus, a major source of liver disease that affects millions worldwide. Announcing the prize in Stockholm, the Nobel Committee noted that the trio’s work identified a major […]...Read More