healthcare

April 23, 2019

Fakih IVF Fertility Center lauded the Federal National Council’s (FNC) decision on passing a draft law on medical assistance for reproduction that allows embryo, egg and sperm freezing. The draft legislation aims to offer hope to couples unable to conceive, by improving their chances of getting pregnant. Additionally, the law encourages promoting children’s health while also highlighting the UAE’s as a global leader in fertilisation and assisted reproduction.

Prasanth Manghat, CEO and Executive Director, NMC Health Plc. said, “The UAE has always been a pioneer in advocating best healthcare standards, and the implementation"...

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April 23, 2019

Emirates Hospital - Jumeirah (EHJ), an Emirates Healthcare Company and an internationally recognised 100-bed beacon of progress in the region’s healthcare system, in collaboration with Dubai Health Authority (DHA) is encouraging citizens of the UAE to begin Ramadan on a positive note by participating in a blood donation drive. The drive will be held on April 24 at the EHJ facility, from 9am to 2pm and is expected to draw over 150 participants.

“Ramadan is a month of giving, and the drive is an ideal initiative to help those in need. We would therefore encourage all citizens of the UAE to celebrate the spirit of the holy month and"...

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April 23, 2019

CosmeSurge, one of the region’s most trusted brands for cosmetic and aesthetic procedures, will soon launch the region’s maiden state-of-the-art cosmetic and aesthetic surgery hospital in the UAE.

The hospital, which is said to cost AED 40 million, aims to cater to the increasing demand of cosmetic surgeries amongst residents, and at the same time to bolster medical tourism across the region. Located next to Burj Al Arab, the hospital is expected to open its door to the public in May this year.

“We are glad to see the expansion of CosmeSurge with"...

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April 22, 2019

Dr Batra’s Homeopathy, one of the world's largest chain of homoeopathic clinics, launched their first clinic in Abu Dhabi on World Homeopathy Day, April 10.

Dr Mukesh Batra, Padma Shri recipient for medicine (Homeopathy) and India’s leading homoeopath, founded Dr Batra’s Multi-Specialty Homeopathy as a patient-driven institution in Mumbai in 1982. Dr Batra’s has over 1.5 million patients globally with a success rate of 91 per cent as authenticated by American Quality Assessors, said a statement.

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April 22, 2019

(AETOS Wire)-- Published in Nature Medicine* today, results of WINTHER, the first study pioneered by the WIN Consortium** - - Genomic and transcriptomic profiling expands precision cancer medicine: the WINTHER trial - shows that RNA profiling together with DNA testing matches more patients with advanced cancer to personalized therapies than DNA profiling for tumor mutations alone.

The WINTHER trial***, NCT01856296, led by investigators from Vall d’Hebron Institute of Oncology - VHIO (Spain), Chaim Sheba Medical Center (Israel) (Raanan Berger), Gustave Roussy (France) (Jean-Charles Soria), Centre"...

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April 21, 2019

DUBAI, 20th April, 2019 (WAM) -- Abdul Rahman bin Mohammed Al Owais, Minister of Health and Prevention, MoHAP, met with Dr. Amrit Ray, Global President, R&D and Medical, Pfizer EMB, to discuss the possibility of establishing a scientific research and excellence hub in the UAE.

Al Owais and Dr. Ray also discussed mutual efforts to fight chronic diseases and develop innovative and integrated solutions in the field of cardiovascular diseases, according to the latest global clinical practices. They also took stock of the importance of harnessing modern techniques to provide effective patient management solutions.

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April 21, 2019

ABU DHABI, 20th April, 2019 (WAM) -- Blood units collected by the Abu Dhabi Blood Bank, ADBB, which is operated by Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, rose to 34,067 from 28, 621 donors in 2018, as compared to 32,009 units in 2017.

Apheresis platelets also saw an increase to 2,799 from 433 donors in 2018, as against 2,675 in 2017. Male donors constituted the lion share of 86 percent of the total units against 14 percent for their female peers.

Dr Naima Oumeziane, Medical Director of the Abu Dhabi Blood Bank, told Emirates News Agency,WAM, that there had been a significant"...

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April 21, 2019

The world's largest chain of homeopathic clinics, Dr Batra’s Homeopathy, launched their first clinic in Abu Dhabi on World Homeopathy Day, 10th April 2019. The brand, Dr Batra’s, is synonymous with homeopathy. Dr. Mukesh Batra, Padma Shri recipient for medicine (Homeopathy) and India’s leading homeopath, founded Dr Batra’s Multi-Specialty Homeopathy as a patient-driven institution in Mumbai in 1982. With over 225 multi-specialty clinics operating across 125 cities in India, UK, UAE, Bahrain and Bangladesh, today, Dr Batra’s has over 1.5 million happy patients globally with a success rate of 91% as authenticated by American Quality Assessors.

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April 21, 2019

Dr. Matteo Vigo, one of Dubai’s leading plastic surgeons, believes all aesthetic patients undeniably deserve the best treatment possible by being shown what their new body could look like before they go for surgery. Aesthetic surgical candidates interested in facial, body or breast aesthetic procedures can now enjoy a fully immersive experience to see their new look using Crisalix VR 4D technology, before actually going ahead with an invasive procedure.

Dr Vigo first scans the patient from every angle possible to precisely render her in 3D. The patient will then be able to view her new look immediately and even after, at home, while discussing"...

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April 20, 2019

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi has broken ground on a state-of-the-art oncology centre, bringing an integrated and transformative approach to diagnosing and treating cancer to the UAE.

Modelled on Cleveland Clinic’s Taussig Cancer Center, ranked number five in the US, the hospital’s new 17,000-sq-m purpose-built centre will provide patients with comprehensive, personalised care at a single location, as well as expand the range of cancer treatments available.

Cancer is the third leading cause of death in Abu Dhabi and the main reason patients travel abroad for treatment.

“This expansion of cancer services at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi marks a significant step in the"...

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