Medical News

In an age that is dominated by screens and video games, parents generally encourage children to play outdoors to build upper body strength, balance and resilience. However, engaging in vigorous physical activities may lead to fall which can break a bone. Broken bones or fractures are common in childhood, with up to 40 percent of girls and as many as 50 percent of boys experiencing a fracture. In the UAE, there are several paediatric fractures recorded annually.

In the Year of Zayed, Burjeel Royal Hospital and Medeor 24×7 International Hospital in Al Ain are proud to support a disaster-recovery project led by the global NGO, All Hearts and Hands-Smart Response. Two staff nurses from the two hospitals, Thomas Joseph and Sajeer Poonthala, are in Nepal with over 60 volunteers who are building a school for the local community. Thomas and Sajeer will be providing basic first aid, health and hygiene awareness classes for the volunteers and demonstrations for local villagers in the disaster-affected communities.

Say hello to Halotherapy at Kintsugi Yoga Studio’s salt room. Halotherapy is perhaps better known as salt therapy, and we are proud to offer this ancient, natural healing technique in the heart of the city.

Dubai Health Authority, Emirates Cardiac Society and World Heart Federation discussed the importance of regular health screening to protect against cardiovascular disease.

November 28th, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE: In an eight-hour long surgery RAK Hospital’s surgical team relieved a hypertensive young man from several years of excruciating neck pain while saving him from permanent hand weakness.