Medical News

The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) hosted in Abu Dhabi the coordination meeting of the Supreme Committee for Organ Transplantation. The meeting was headed by H.E. Dr. Amin Hussein Al Amiri, Assistant Undersecretary for Public Health Policy and Licensing of the Ministry of Health & Prevention, with the participation of Dr. Ali Al Obaidili, Chairman of the National Organ Transplant Committee, representatives of all members of government and local authorities in the country, College of Medicine and Health Sciences of United Arab Emirates University, Dubai Health Authority “DHA”, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Cleveland Clinic, SEHA, Mubadala Investment Company (Mubadala) and Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences  (MBRU), and both of Abu Dhabi Health Authority and Dubai Health Authority.

The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has unveiled the launching of Robotic Surgeries Programme in Gynaecology and Obstetrics.

Experts from Dubai Health Authority and 3D printing healthcare startup Sinterex have combined to save the jaw of a patient who had an aggressive tumour.

The most common marathon running injury is known as the “runner’s knee” or Iliotibial band syndrome which affects about 33 percent of runners with an injury due to its frequency in running. Pain caused by friction of this fibrous band against bone over the lateral side (outside) of the knee. Usually very chronic and irritating, needs stretching, sometimes injection therapy and even surgery. Dr. Erik Hohmann, Consultant Orthopedic and Trauma Surgeon, Sports Physician, Burjeel Hospital for Advanced Surgery, Dubai takes a closer look at other common marathon running injuries such as Shin splints, Plantar fasciitis, and Stress fractures that affect marathon runners due to its long distance.

A wave of new technologies is dramatically transforming the way medical surgeries are being performed in the modern era. From minimally invasive surgery to robotics to big data and artificial intelligence, surgeons are now given access to a range of cutting-edge tools that present the best possible outcome and care.