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Spotted a painless lump? See your doctor

Lymphoma refers to cancers of the lymphatic system which has an important role in maintaining our immunity There is abnormal growth of malignant lymphocytes which accumulates in the lymph nodes Most common presentation is as painless swellings in… Continue reading...

The Everyday Plastic Diet

Dr Johny Pappachan Avookkaran, Internal Medicine specialist at Aster Hospital, Qusais, seconded the finding of the WHO report “There is no specific test so far to know if you have a plastic overload in your body,” he said “The WHO… Continue reading...

Summer hair care by Dermatologist

Why is summer considered so bad for the hair Air conditioning used extensively during summer dries and dehydrates the hair causing frizziness and weak hair Heavy chlorine in pool water or heavy salt in sea water draws out the moisture out of… Continue reading...

Learn CPR and save lives!

Every year, more than 300000 adults experience out-of-hospital cardiac arrest(OHCA) in US, although survival rates are low, bystander CPR has been shown to increase rate of survival with favourable neurological outcome Research has shown presence of… Continue reading...

Stick to a summer-friendly diet, say nutritionists

Is there something called a summer-specific diet Summer is all about easy, no-bake dishes, so fresh fruits and vegetables are high on the list With an increasingly urbanized population, awareness of when and where various foods are produced has… Continue reading...

UAE health: Frequent migraines? Your computer or phone is the culprit!

“Screen-induced migraines are very common in the UAE Some 20 per cent of the population in general have the genetic tendency for migraine It is a slightly complex disorder It’s a dysfunction of certain neurons, some parts of the brain, then you… Continue reading...

Expert Column: Appendicitis

Appendicitis is one of the most common surgical emergencies which bring people to the hospital regardless of the time or hour 1 The most accepted theory of the cause of appendicitis is that it results from an obstruction of the lumen followed by… Continue reading...

Everything you need to know about acidity

Many people might have experienced acidity related problems at least once in their lifetime Usual symptoms of acidity are located in upper abdomen, which includes upper abdominal pain or burning, abdominal fullness after taking food or early satiety… Continue reading...

Beware of these 10 allergen sources lurking in our homes in UAE

Find out ways to stave off summer allergies and stay healthy this season in UAE Explaining why the allergy index is high during the summer months, Dr Sandeep Pargi, specialist pulmonologist at the Aster Mankhool Hospital, said: “Dust in this… Continue reading...

OVER 100 PEOPLE CAME TOGETHER FOR BLOOD DONATION DRIVE AT ASTER HOSPITAL

Aster Hospitals UAE, a chain of hospitals with world-class facilities under Aster DM Healthcare, a leading healthcare provider in the Middle East and India, commemorated the “World Blood Donor Day” Aster Hospital Mankhool, Dubai hosted a blood… Continue reading...