Medical News

Elham Issah, a 49 years-old Jordanian expat living in UAE, was successfully treated for Thymoma, a rare worldwide cancer type that infects the thymus gland. The tumor was treated by thoracoscopic en bloc resection carried out by a surgeon at Zulekha Hospital Sharjah.

The treatment is called Botox (Botulinum Toxin). You may have heard of this drug under the brand name BOTOX. It is often used as a beauty treatment to get rid of wrinkles, but it can also be used medically to treat muscle disorders. Injections of this drug into the bladder wall have successfully treated patients with overactive bladders. 80% of patients see an improvement in bladder symptoms after this treatment.

With the football World Cup fever gripping the world, it is natural to assume that footballers are pain free. However, constant twists, turns and sudden changes of direction involved in football can put the legs and feet of a footballer under tremendous strain. It has been observed that 50-80 percent of football injuries affect the feet and legs. 40-45 percent of leg injuries involve ankle injuries and foot pain, while knee injuries account for 25 percent of leg injuries.

In a world full of Instagram filters, Facetune and colour correctors, Maison Lutétia is keeping it ‘au naturel’ by bringing its French touch of aesthetic medicine to the Middle East. Already attracting people from all over the world to its Parisian clinic, Maison Lutétia was not looking to practice its art in yet another villa in Jumeirah, instead it’s strategically located in Dubai Festival City, making it accessible for both local residents and those coming to the country for the day for exclusive treatments.

HP Inc., a global leader in innovative technology, has collaborated with Abu Dhabi’s Danat Al Emarat Hospital to transform the typical dull setting of a CT scan room to a colorful comfort zone. Danat Al Emarat, part of United Eastern Medical Services (UEMedical), is a specialty hospital in Abu Dhabi catering to women and children’s medical needs. In partnership with GE Healthcare, HP is re-inventing patients’ experience by utilizing its state-of-the-art Latex Printing Technology to design and print a fun, underwater themed wallpaper and equipment cover that aims to minimize the stress that comes with going into a scan room for critical tests.