Friday 9 October 2015

UAE first to introduce FDA-approved diabetes drugs

The UAE was the first in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region to introduce FDA-approved drugs, which is a breakthrough in diabetes therapy, according to its Ministry of Health.   The emirates also was the first to introduce another drug to decrease mor


Focus on cardiovascular diseases at Dubai conference

The fifth annual Case Based Approach to Controversies in Cardiovascular Disease Conference began today in Dubai, at Mohammed Bin Rashid Academic Medical Centre in Dubai Healthcare City. Held under the patronage of HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Min


TMC to set up first clinic in UAE, plans GCC expansion

The Medical City (TMC), a leading healthcare network in the Philippines, has partnered with Kuwait’s Sama Medical Services, to open its first polyclinic in Dubai, UAE with plans to expand its presence across the UAE and in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries.  


Sony to launch new 4K medical-grade monitors

Sony, a leading supplier of audio visual and technology solutions to businesses, is bringing 4K technology to the medical industry, with two new 4K medical-grade monitors.   The the 31-inch (LMD-X310MD) and 55-inch (LMD-X550MD) models, planned to be available ov


September ‘hottest on record’ in Bahrain

Last month was the hottest September in Bahrain since 1902. The mean temperature for the month was 34.5C. This is 2.1C above the long-term normal. It goes on record as the highest mean monthly temperature for September, which is the same as September 1998, said a report in the Gulf Daily


Dubai hospital launches breast care unit

Dr Rami Hamed Center (DRHC), a multi-specialty day care hospital based in Dubai, has announced the launch of its breast care unit. The launch of the new unit coincides with Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign which is observed worldwide in October every year. “U


Medigo attends international Medical Tourism Expo

Medigo, a leading medical travel facilitator, is attending this year's International Medical Travel Exhibition and Conference (IMTEC) in Dubai, UAE, which commenced today (October 7). Running till October 8, IMTEC brings together medical travel professionals, facilitators, decision


Pest control concerns in focus at Abu Dhabi conference

Experts will discuss plans to reduce the negative impacts of pest control with a sustainable and environmentally cautious approach, at a conference in Abu Dhabi next year.   The Pest Control and Public Health Conference, arranged for the first time during the th


Roche evaluates investigational medicine in PPMS patients

Roche, a leader in research focused healthcare, revealed the results from a pivotal Phase III study that evaluated an investigational medicine in people with primary progressive multiple sclerosis (PPMS).   The study, called Oratoria, met its primary endpoint, s


Eye on Earth Summit opens in Abu Dhabi

The second Eye on Earth Summit was inaugurated today (October 6) by Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, chairman of the board of trustees of the Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation at the St Regis Saadiyat Island Resort in Abu Dhabi, UAE.  

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