Medical News

To mark the occasion of the fourth Emirati Women’s Day, the Dubai Bone and Joint Center (DBAJ), a musculoskeletal and neurology center that aims to give people with musculoskeletal disorders in the Middle East a chance to live pain-free lives, is offering complimentary health checks and medical consultations to women in the UAE.

Zulekha Hospital Sharjah has successfully treated a rare cardiac condition after Babul Rana Jalil Molla, a 46 year-old expat, was suffering from hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy is a genetic disorder of cardiac muscles leading to thickening of them. This causes obstruction in the outflow of the heart; therefore blood comes to the body from the heart with great difficulty. It also causes breathing difficulty and chest pain to the patient which may result in death if not treated in a timely manner.

Medical start-up, TheSocialMedwork, a fully licensed and regulated medicines intermediary, has a mission to make newly developed medicines for serious and life-debilitating conditions available to everyone. Using their service patients suffering from serious conditions can import overseas approved medicines, such as FDA and EMA approved drug, Aimovig.

Smart meditech breakthroughs in the US$10.71 billion diabetes monitoring market, will transform life for 1.2 million people in the UAE who live with the disease and will be discussed at leading pharmaceutical event, CPhI Middle East & Africa, 3-5 September at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC).

A new school year calls for a renewed approach to safety, health and precaution. SHAMMA Clinic, Dubai’s premier healthcare clinic for all the family, has released a set of guidelines for families to follow, allowing parents to keep their children healthy and safe all through the school year. Touching upon nutrition, habits and hygiene, SHAMMA Clinic’s paediatricians, Dr Sarah Rizk and Dr Rouba Abdennour, provide a quick back-to-school guide for parents with the best start to the school year, ensuring families are able to create a pro-productive environment whilst maintaining a balanced lifestyle.