Dr. Amer Ahmad Sharif, Chairman of the Covid-19 Command and Control Centre & Vice Chancellor of the Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU), and Dr. Muna Tahlak, CEO-Latifa Hospital formally inaugurated the 50 bed critical care Aster Hospital in Muhaisnah, Dubai, UAE in the presence of Ms. Alisha Moopen- Deputy Managing Director at Aster DM Healthcare, Mr. Shamsudheen AP- Director at Aster DM Healthcare & Chairman of Regency Group, Dr. Sherbaz Bichu- CEO of Aster Hospitals UAE, other dignitaries and staff.

Tygrus LLC announced today that tests conducted by a Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) authorized Bio Safety Level 3 laboratory on its new ingredient, Tydracide, showed that the formulation eliminated the SARS-CoV-2 virus in 1 minute at greater than 5-Log (99.999%) reduction. The tests were conducted on the SARS-CoV-2 virus, the actual virus that causes COVID-19 and not a surrogate virus.

Narcolepsy is a chronic neurological disorder affecting the part of your brain that regulates sleep. As a result, the patient experience excessive daytime sleepiness and a sudden loss of muscle control (called cataplexy) causing you to fall asleep during normal daytime activities such as working or studying. These episodes are often triggered by strong emotions. Narcolepsy is more common than you probably realize affecting about 1 in 2,000 people—and while there is not yet a cure, there are plenty of ways you can reduce the symptoms.

QuantLase Imaging Lab, the medical-research arm of the Abu Dhabi Stock Exchange-listed International Holdings Company (IHC), announced that it has developed novel equipment which enables for much faster mass screenings, with test results available in seconds and allowing testing on a wider scale.

1. Tell us a little about you and your clinic?
I am Dr. Tarek Saleh, Consultant Gastroenterologist and Obesity at “Saleh Clinic”, and I have extensive experience in the field of non-surgical weight-loss procedures since 2000. I have conducted over 3,500 intragastric balloon procedures.

Ramadan is the month of self-reflection, contemplation, prayers and good deeds. However, the routine of fasting and feasting can be challenging for the body, Mrs. Cynthia Bou Khalil, nutrition specialist at Allurion Technology shares some important tips on how to avoid gaining weight in Ramadan.

Through the ages, fasting has been practiced by people of various beliefs and cultures, but fasting in the month of Ramadan is considered as one of the Five Pillars of Islam. Although fasting is not obligatory on children under the age of puberty, many children practice it out of their own will or due to the wish of their families.

Muslims are required to fast during the holy month of Ramadan. However certain medical conditions like diabetes may be exempt from fasting especially if fasting may pose a risk or harm to their health.