Aster DM Healthcare has introduced a free tele-consultation service across its Medcare, Aster Hospital and Aster Clinic facilities in the UAE, allowing patients to remotely consult qualified doctors for all general ailments. The leading private healthcare group is one of the first to offer such a service to patients in the UAE, supporting the community to access quality healthcare advice during this challenging time.

TruDoc Healthcare has risen to the occasion in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak and has been providing patients with appropriate medical management and advice quickly and conveniently given the present medical situation. It is already experiencing an upsurge in audio and video consultations related to respiratory tract infections and other similar illnesses. TruDoc 24x7 is at the forefront of helping people stay informed with the latest information on the COVID-19, warning signs and symptoms and preventive measures to combat this pandemic.

The rapid spread of COVID-19, a novel form of coronavirus, has become the defining global health crisis of our time. Seemingly overnight, the virus has changed our daily lives and the way we interact within our very own communities. But how did we get here? And what insight can we learn from scientists and experts? ‘PANDEMIC: COVID-19’, a 1-hour special, gives an in-depth look at the COVID-19 pandemic sweeping the globe on Tuesday, March 31 at 9pm KSA on Discovery Channel.

Obesity has been one of the leading health concerns that are growing at an alarming pace and affecting people of all ages in both genders. Being overweight or obese puts a person at risk for many serious health conditions - Diabetes Mellitus Type II (T2DM) is one among them.

The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF), a Sharjah-based global humanitarian organization dedicated to helping refugees and people in need worldwide, has announced the conversion of The Big Heart Secondary School for the hearing impaired in the Palestinian city of Qalqilya in the West Bank, into a quarantine centre for residents in the area who are showing symptoms as well as have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus, which has said to have gripped over 300,000 people worldwide according to latest news reports.

Obesity has been one of the leading health concerns that are growing at an alarming pace and affecting people of all ages in both genders. Being overweight or obese puts a person at risk for many serious health conditions - Diabetes Mellitus Type II (T2DM) is one among them.