Tuesday October 24, 2017
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  • Healthcare

    Beat the blues with exercise!

    over a year ago

    If you are feeling low or if you have a been diagnosed with depression, the last thing you probably feel like doing is putting on your trainers and going for a brisk walk or a jog. But that's exactly what you should do. Studies have shown that exercise can be highly effective in treating mild ... Full story

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    Breakthrough in breast cancer surgery without disfigurement

    over a year ago

    Serious tissue damage and disfigurement are a major fallout of most cancer therapies, but the one for breast cancer in particular has life-altering impact on women. Chicago-based Ananda Chakrabarty, a world-renowned pioneering biotech scientist, and Washington-based Susan Finston, a veteran of ... Full story

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    Help at hand for Alzheimer’s caregivers

    over a year ago

    Around the time Mumtaz Bibi’s father turned 80 he started behaving strangely. Quite often he would drive off to run errands and return home in a taxi. He had clean forgotten where he had parked his car. As the frequency of such episodes kept rising, so did the fights he began having with... Full story

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    Cancer tests in UAE: Paying a heavy price for prevention

    over a year ago

    Dubai: Preventative care is probably the most important thing that stands between a woman and developing major gynecological health problems like breast cancer or cervical cancer. But for many women, that all-important care is beyond their reach. Preventative care, including mammograms, pap... Full story

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    Diabetes-associated low BP linked to dementia

    over a year ago

    14 June 2013 Scientists have shown that low blood pressure caused by diabetes can increase the risk of developing dementia, a study says. The study, published online Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine, also says that dementia or even milder forms of cognitive impairment may increase the risk of ... Full story

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    Bariatric surgery is a safe procedure

    over a year ago

    15 June 2013 The concept of weight loss through bariatric surgery is a relatively new concept. And as is customary when new are concepts are introduced, this procedure too is subject to several misconceptions amongst the general population, explains Dr T. Sathish Kumar, Specialist Surgeon,... Full story

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    Men’s restless legs tied to earlier death: study

    over a year ago

    13 June 2013Men with restless legs syndrome (RLS) were more likely to die during an eight-year study than those without the condition, even after their age and other health problems were taken into account, researchers found. The condition, which remains controversial, causes unpleasant sensations ... Full story

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    Summer brings infections

    over a year ago

    DUBAI: It’s that time of the year again when the weather turns hot and humid, bringing with it many seasonal afflictions that can ruin a child’s summer holidays. The most common infections now will be viral colds and cough and parents should watch out for viral gastroenteritis that... Full story

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    Summer brings infections

    over a year ago

    DUBAI: It’s that time of the year again when the weather turns hot and humid, bringing with it many seasonal afflictions that can ruin a child’s summer holidays. The most common infections now will be viral colds and cough and parents should watch out for viral gastroenteritis that... Full story

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    Quick health check: Scare got me moving

    over a year ago

    Donald, 29, had a scare last month when he started gasping for breath. Luckily, it turned out to be just a scare. He knows he is overweight - 76kg for his height of 1.7m. Donald is trying to lose weight and works out 2-3 times a week. “I go for a jog at night after work,” he says. He... Full story

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