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Abdul Latif Jameel Clinic for Machine Learning in Health at MIT aims to revolutionize disease prevention

MIT and Community Jameel, the social enterprise organization founded and chaired by Mohammed Abdul Latif Jameel ’78, launched the Abdul Latif Jameel Clinic for Machine Learning in Health (J-Clinic). This is the fourth major collaborative effort between MIT and Community Jameel.

Pencils are sharpened, name tags are fixed, pages are pristine white and clean – it’s that time of year again where children go back to school or have already gone back to school after a long summer break. Parents rack their brains to organize car pool schedules and a child’s allergy list for the school nurse. It’s a particularly stressful time for parents as they have to coax children back into a routine after playing merry during summer while ensuring all school demands are met.

With the aim to educate women on the importance of balanced nutrition for expectant mothers and babies, RAK Hospital has announced free Antenatal Classes on the first Thursday of every month, starting from Thursday, 6th September. The interactive monthly sessions, “Nutrition During and After Pregnancy”, will be held between 11am and 11:45am and provide in-depth guidelines on diet programmes best suited for each month of pregnancy to ensure the growth of a healthy foetus. Classes will be held at Rooftop, RAK Hospital Eye Care Centre, Ras Al Khaimah.

A leading dental practice has strengthened its senior clinical team to help with its increasing patient numbers since it first opened just under a year ago. Snö Dental Clinic, one of the leading and most advanced dental health care providers in the capital, has welcomed Dr. Mohamad Mikhael Iskandarani, DDS to its team of world-class dental experts.

Zulekha Hospital Sharjah has successfully treated a critical combined case after a patient was suffering from an intra-cerebral hemorrhage joined by a clot in the pulmonary artery and bilateral lower limb deep vein thrombosis (DVT) – i.e. a blood clot in both legs. 43-year-old Lopez Mattie Osena was admitted to the hospital after an overwhelming feeling of dizziness followed by right-sided chest pain associated with shortness of breath. The patient had been experiencing pain in his right leg and lower abdominal pain for three days before he was referred to Zulekha Hospital after other hospitals refrained in treating such a high-risk case.