Thursday 16 August 2018
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Obesity ‘driving diabetes epidemic in Mideast’

Overweight and obesity are driving the diabetes epidemic in the Middle East region, with up to 75 per cent of adults and up to 40 per cent of under-18s overweight or obese, a report said. Consequently, the financial burden of diab


Belhasa installs HRM system in Dubai hospital

Belhasa group of companies has completed installing the first stage of the American Green Technology’s Health Risk Management System HRMS01 at the Al Garhoud Private Hospital in Dubai. The HRMS01 system raises the levels of


7 MILLION DEATHS: Air pollution takes huge toll

Air pollution killed about seven million people in 2012, making it the world's single biggest environmental health risk, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Tuesday. The toll, a doubling of previous estimates, means on


Health risk warning over new weight-loss coffee

Bahrain's health authorities have warned people not to consume a coffee, which manufactures claim helps in weight loss. The Lose Weight Coffee is not legally available in Bahrain, but people could get it from neighbouring countries, sa

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