New Treatment Options for Diabetes Explored Through a Webinar Hosted By IFM and Worldwide Diabetes

خيارات جديدة لعلاج مرض السكري

58.4 million people in the MENA region are affected by diabetes International Family Medicine Conference & Exhibition (IFM), a specialty medical gathering dedicated to family medicine and general practitioners, has announced its partnership with the Worldwide Initiative for Diabetes Education (Worldwide Diabetes), a non-profit foundation that provides education and information for healthcare providers in a variety of formats and settings on a global scale, for a webinar targeted towards the healthcare professionals of the GCC. The webinar which will take place on the 27th of January 2021 will focus on…

Study Shows Walnuts May have Anti-inflammatory Effects that Reduce Risk of Heart Disease

Study Shows Walnuts May have Anti-inflammatory Effects that Reduce Risk of Heart Disease

FOLSOM, Calif., (AETOSWire)– Findings from a randomized controlled trial recently published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, indicate that people in their 60s and 70s who regularly consume walnuts may have reduced inflammation, a factor associated with a lower risk of heart disease, compared to those who do not eat walnuts. The research was part of the Walnuts and Healthy Aging (WAHA) study – the largest and longest trial to date exploring the benefits of daily walnut consumption. In the study, conducted by Dr. Emilio Ros from…

5 Tips for Diabetes Management

5 نصائح حول كيفية إدارة مرض السكري

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 12 November 2020: With advances in diabetes treatments, it is now easier for patients suffering with the disease to have a fulfilling normal lifestyle. Dr. Vikram Hundia – Consultant Endocrinologist at Al Zahra Hospital Dubai continue, coming to terms with the diagnosis can be difficult one for many people, there is light at the end of the tunnel in managing the illness and leading a healthy life. Here are some tips that every patient suffering from diabetes should consider to control the illness and stop potential…

“Regular consumption of foods rich in omega-3s, including walnuts and fish, can reduce risk of death three years after suffering a heart attack.”

“Regular consumption of foods rich in omega-3s, including walnuts and fish, can reduce risk of death three years after suffering a heart attack.”

Istanbul, Turkey, (AETOSWire) – A new study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology found that regular consumption of foods rich in omega-3 eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), found in marine foods like fatty fish, and alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), found in plant foods like walnuts, was associated with improved outcomes in individuals who suffered a heart attack, including decreased risk of death. The observational study, supported by the California Walnut Commission and reinforced by an editorial in the same publication entitled “A Revolution in Omega-3 Fatty Acid Research,” included…

NMC opens new Royal Medical Centre in Karama, Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates,  (AETOSWire): NMC Healthcare has recently opened a new Royal Medical Centre. Located in Karama, Abu Dhabi, the centre will provide residents within the community and the surrounding areas access to trusted healthcare services. NMC Health’s CEO Michael Davis, along with Clancey Po, Director of Corporate Operations Strategy inaugurated the new facility – which is NMC’s third Royal Medical Centres in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. The new centre is part of NMC Healthcare, an integrated healthcare provider with a network of hospitals, a chain of…

UAE’s First Fully Awake Cochlear Implant Surgery Performed

Al Zahra Hospital Dubai carries out UAE’s first Cochlear Implant Surgery done under Local Anesthesia 80-Year-Old man regains his hearing after undergoing Cochlear Implant Surgery while fully awake Dubai 30 June 2020 – Internationally Renowned Consultant ENT Surgeon Dr. Jamal Kassouma carries out UAE’s first Cochlear Implant Surgery under local anesthesia. An 80-year-old man was able to follow his son in reciting Quran verses less than 5 hours after receiving Cochlear Implant Surgery. Mr. M. Marwan has struggled with hearing loss for over 30 years, while reaching complete deafness in…

First Baby born to COVID-19 Positive Mother at Al Zahra Hospital Dubai

Al Zahra Hospital Dubai announces the birth of their first baby born to a COVID 19 positive mother. Both the mother and baby are in stable condition. The 3.18 kilogram baby boy was born to 25 year old Indian mother on the 5th of May 2020. The mother was admitted in Al Zahra Hospital Dubai on the 2nd of May 2020, with a positive COVID – 19 diagnosis and 37 weeks pregnant. The expected date of delivery was May 19th but after only 3 days in the hospital, the baby…

Philips highlights growing role of command center approach for managing healthcare at Arab Health

Dubai, United Arab Emirates–At Arab Health, Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology,today highlighted the growing role of a networked‘commandcenter’ approach to healthcare delivery in the region. Together with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Ministry of Health (MOH), the company recently implementedthe country’s first nationwide virtual cardiology network (TAJI), connecting specialists across eight hospitals with the goal of improving patient care.In addition, Philips is partnering with MouwasatHospital Group to implement its first eICU platform in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The solution will provide advanced…

SEHA and Vocera Collaborate to Provide World-Class Clinical Communication Across Integrated Healthcare Network

SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)— Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA), a recognized leader in clinical communication and workflow solutions, is partnering with Abu Dhabi Health Services Company – SEHA, the largest integrated healthcare network in the United Arab Emirates, to implement the Vocera Platform at the new Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC). The 732-bed SSMC will be the first hospital within SEHA to standardize care team communication with Vocera solutions. There are future plans for SEHA to deploy the Vocera solution across 11 additional hospitals in the region. Caregivers will use the wearable Vocera Smartbadge and the…

The Health Bank Partners with Kings College Hospital London – UAE to Create an Enhanced Patient Experience

Dubai, United Arab Emirates,  (AETOSWire): The Health Bank (THB), a leading healthcare management company in the region, offering healthcare advisory, home health care and innovation in training and technology, has partnered with Kings College Hospital London – UAE, one of the most renowned institutions from the UK, that has newly opened its doors in the UAE. King’s specialises in five core areas including paediatrics, cardiology, orthopaedics, obstetrics and gynaecology, and metabolic diseases. This partnership would offer the patient a seamless care experience, while confidently navigating the complexity of the healthcare system…