Friday 19 January 2018

Arab Health to feature tech for Parkinson’s disease

UK-based London Clinic, a private hospital and charity, will showcase a technology that allows patients to control their Parkinson’s disease symptoms using an iPod at Arab Health, the largest healthcare exhibition in the Middle East. The event is taking place from January 2


Dubai Health Authority to launch new home delivery service

The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has announced the launch of a new home delivery service of feeding tubes for DHA patients who cannot obtain nutrition by mouth, the elderly and people of determination. The DHA signed a MoU with Danone Nutricia Middle- East, an international nutri


Bee'ah to buy 50 all-electric Tesla semi trucks

Bee'ah, the region's fastest growing environmental management company, has placed an order for 50 of Tesla all-electric vehicles. The announcement was made in-line with Bee'ah's participation at the "World Future Energy Summit", which is taking place in


Emirates Healthcare launches new medical centre

Emirates Healthcare, a leading global healthcare provider and a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi-based investment group KBBO, has announced the launch of Al Reef Medical Centre as part of its expansion plans in Ras Al Khaimah. The new facility at Al Reef Building, Nakheel  was inaugu


NYU Abu Dhabi develops device to detect E. Coli

NYU Abu Dhabi has developed a portable and affordable device that is capable of amplifying a genetic marker of the Shiga-toxin-producing E. coli in just 20 minutes using a technique called loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP). With this, NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD)’s Int


UAE ministry warns against dangers of silicone injection

The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention (Mohap) has warned health care practitioners and community members about the risks involved in using silicone injections, which are falsely promoted as approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).   Injections


Aetna, Aviva UK agree medical insurance deal

Aetna International, a leading global health care benefits provider, reveald that it is entering into an agreement for International Private Medical Insurance (IPMI) with Aviva UK. From May 1, Aviva UK will no longer provide IPMI cover for new customers or for existing customers


Dubai 'State of Green Economy' report launched

Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Vice Chairman of Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, on Thursday launched the State of Green Economy Report 2018.   The Supreme Council of Energy compiled the report in collaboration with the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the Dubai Ca


Al Mariffa Medical gets dentistry laser machine

Al Mariffa Medical Centre, a state of the art dental and healthcare provider in Dubai and Sharjah, has recently upgraded its dental facility with Waterlase iPlus - one of the most advanced laser machines in the field of dentistry. Waterlase iPlus is the all-tissue laser machine t


Dubai Central Lab launches new food testing services

Dubai Central Laboratory (DCL) has started three new tests to check the quality of the food products coming into the market, said a report. The DCL, which functions under the Dubai Municipality, will focus on three things - products' validity, probing commercial fraud in fres

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