Thursday 8 October 2015
Bone health

UAE surgeon advises on bone health

Kids aged between four and eight years need 800mg of calcium daily and those aged between 9 and 18 years need 1300mg daily, according to a surgeon at Burjeel Hospital for Advanced Surgery in Dubai, UAE. “This can usually be


90pc in Bahrain ‘run risk of Vitamin D deficiency’

More than 90 per cent of Bahrain's population is at risk from bone complications because they are not getting enough Vitamin D, a report said. Despite almost year-round sunshine, a major source of Vitamin D, an alarming new st


Vitamin D deficiency focus for summit

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


Choosing apples over cookies may help bone health

Reaching for an apple instead of a cookie doesn't only keep the weight off, it may also prevent broken bones later in life, according to a study. Older women who eat plenty of fruits, vegetables and whole grains may have a lower chance

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