Osteoporosis and diabetes - two serious chronic disease - are affecting a growing proportion of the population in the Middle East, due to the ageing of the population and increasingly unhealthy lifestyles.
In response to the incre
The International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF), a worldwide organisation dedicated to fighting osteoporosis, is set to hold its meetings in Abu Dhabi next year and in 2019.
The third and fifth Middle East and Africa Osteopo
Unhealthy weight loss programmes and crash dieting can lead to early osteoporosis disease as dietary supplements taken for body building contain anabolic steroids which also contribute to the problem, said an expert.
Anlene, a dairy products brand specially formulated for adults’ bone health, is offering free bone scanning sessions for a limited time in Bahrain.
The free service is being offered from 4pm to 10pm each day at the Lulu Hypermarket in Riff
EffRx Pharmaceuticals has announced that US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Binosto (alendronate sodium) Effervescent Tablets, previously known as EX101.
The tablets are used for the treatment of osteoporosis in postmenopau
The finding that 78 per cent of the UAE population suffer from Vitamin D deficiency, which is essential for good bone health, despite the abundance of sunshine, will be highlighted at an upcoming summit in Dubai.
The eighth Middle East Ort
More than 1000 healthcare professionals from across the GCC, Middle East, Asia, Africa and Europe region, recently gathered in Dubai to discuss new data and advancements in the field of osteoporosis.
This was the first official regional me
UAE doctors have called for an increase in screening for Osteoporosis after a local audit revealed the country has a comparatively low number of specialist screening machines.
The audit of Dual-Energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) machines
Al Rahba Hospital, which is owned and operated by Abu Dhabi Health Services Company, has added a new DEXA scanning unit, increasing its capacity and quality of screenings.
The DEXA scanning procedure is one of the most widely used methods
Al Biraa Arthritis & Bone Centre, a brand new facility in Dubai dedicated to raising awareness of osteoporosis and preserving local residents’ bone health, is opening today (June 24).
Emirates Arthritis Foundation (EAF) and Anlene, Fon