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Skincare During Winter

The sun during winter is not so harsh Do I really need to wear sunscreen every day Although the amount of UVB, spectrum of sunlight that burns our skin, is less during the winter, the amount of exposure to UVA, responsible for certain… Continue reading...

Mind Over Cancer Matters

‘The ‘C’ word always comes as a rude shock, which is why breast cancer treatment requires a lot of emotional and social support,’ explains Dr Arun Warrier, Consultant Oncologist at Aster Hospital, Mankhool Comprehensive cancer care,… Continue reading...

Indian embassy intervenes to help injured worker in UAE

Timely intervention by the Indian Embassy in Abu Dhabi and free medical care by a private healthcare group have helped an injured Indian worker avail of amnesty Khaleej Times on October 20, wrote about the plight of Khader Mohammed Adnan, 26,… Continue reading...

Identifying a Brain Tumour

Early diagnosis of brain tumor is vital for its effective treatment and management According to experts, many tumours, especially the slow-growing ones, tend to remain silent until they grow so large as to make their presence known Several… Continue reading...

Heart Disease Strikes Indian Expats Younger Than Ever

A recent clinical data from doctors at Aster Hospital, Dubai confirms the rapid escalation of incidents afflicting younger patients and reminds that prevention should start early before problems develop A clinical data study of 142 Patients,… Continue reading...

Importance of Exercise

Our lives are stressful and physical fitness is a big part of maintaining healthy lifestyle I have young patients who come with joints and muscle stiffness and lower back pain because of a lack of exercise If people have no time to go to the gym on… Continue reading...

Frozen foods and unhealthy drinks

Ready-to-cook frozen foods such as frozen parathas, burgers, cutlets, chicken nuggets etc What effects can these foods have on kids’ health Children are currently exposed to a wide variety of “kid” foods that tend to be high in fat and… Continue reading...

Aster Volunteers, Aster Hospitals and ERC bring children together

On August 17th and 18th, Aster Hospital, Qusais hosted a two-day event that brought children together through art workshops, interactive games and team-building exercises The “Chapter One – Life Lessons For Future Leaders” saw the involvement… Continue reading...

Gluten-free diet: is it for everyone?

1 What is gluten Gluten is a generic and common name used for protein found in grains It is most commonly found in wheat and barley It has binding and thickening properties The two major proteins present in gluten are gliadin and glutenin It is… Continue reading...

How to Fight UAE summertime allergies?

How does poor air quality affect people here in UAE Even if we are aware of the harmful consequences of breathing in poor quality air, we still do not understand its severity The WHO reported a few months back that 9 out of 10 people breathe in… Continue reading...