Merck & Co (MSD), a leading pharmaceutical company, has launched a Ramadan app to aid Muslims with type 2 diabetes who choose to fast during Ramadan.
The app will offer patients immediate access to the information kit “F
Patients with type 2 diabetes may fast during Ramadan, provided they adhere to their prescribed medication and ensure they do not overindulge at Iftar, or the breaking of the fast, according to a leading doctor in Abu Dhabi.
A UAE-based obstetrician has offered some important advice for breastfeeding mothers who wish to fast during Ramadan.
Dr Wafa Sulaiman Al Nasseri, a consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist at Dubai’s Medcare Hospital, is using World Brea
Saudi Arabia and most other Gulf states will start the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan on Monday.
Reports from Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar and the UAE said the new moon had not been sighted after sunset on Saturday, indicating tha
MSD, a leading pharmaceutical company, launched of its diabetes awareness campaign, aiming to tackle the issue of Muslims with type 2 diabetes fasting during Ramadan despite serious health risks.
Research shows that more than 50 million pe
Bahrain could have its hottest Ramadan in more than 30 years, experts said, while issuing an alert sensible fasting
Those with serious health conditions have been advised not to fast at all.
Ramadan is predicted to start on Monday
The United Arab Emirates economy ministry called on retailers to slash costs of basic commodities by 20-50 percent during Ramadan, a newspaper report said on Tuesday.
'The ministry has given all selling outlets a period of two we
Fasting during Ramadan is not only about abstaining from food from dawn to dusk, but also about maintaining positive thoughts and actions and nourishing spiritual life, said a prominent Islamic preacher.
Sheikh Dr Ahmed Al Kubaisi was spea
Saudi Arabia will start Ramadan on Thursday along with most fellow Gulf Arab states, state media reported.
State religious panels in Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Kuwait, Qatar and Bahrain said the crescent moon was sighted after nightfall, signa