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DHA may issue fines if firms miss out on health insurance renewal
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DHA may issue fines if firms miss out on health insurance renewal

Monday, 22 May 2017 12:44 PM

Effective planning should be put in place to avoid gaps in cover, says GWM

Abu Dhabi surgeon saves child born with liver outside his body
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Abu Dhabi surgeon saves child born with liver outside his body

Saturday, 20 May 2017 1:51 PM

Two weeks after his birth, the boy underwent the five-hour operation

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Video: New Mexico students try nap pods to reduces stress

Thursday, 18 May 2017 12:48 PM

NMSU study found a 20-minute nap can reduce stress, and improve grades for high school and college students.

Swallowable balloons that curb obesity available in GCC
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Swallowable balloons that curb obesity available in GCC

Thursday, 18 May 2017 8:47 AM

On average, volunteers shed more than 15 kilos, which amounted to 31 percent of excess weight

Cost of treating diabetes highest in the UAE: report
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Cost of treating diabetes highest in the UAE: report

Wednesday, 17 May 2017 9:25 AM

Researchers say global cost of treating adults with diabetes is more than $1.3 trillion

UAE needs 1,000 ICU beds to meet patient demands
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UAE needs 1,000 ICU beds to meet patient demands

Tuesday, 16 May 2017 11:21 AM

Healthcare spending in the Emirates is expected to touch $19.5 billion in 2020, according to some estimates

Yemen's Houthis declare health emergency after cholera outbreak
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Yemen's Houthis declare health emergency after cholera outbreak

Monday, 15 May 2017 4:06 PM

Cholera has spread through all Sana’a’s districts, infecting 2,567 people

Italian firms ink deal to develop hospital in Oman
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Italian firms ink deal to develop hospital in Oman

Saturday, 13 May 2017 9:13 AM

Oman-based Al Madina Real Estate signs agreement for public-private partnership healthcare project

UAE University develops tech to fight diabetes epidemic
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UAE University develops tech to fight diabetes epidemic

Thursday, 11 May 2017 2:28 PM

Groundbreaking technology at United Arab Emirates University is opening new avenues of study in the field of diabetes

Foundation Holdings eyes $540m GCC, India investments
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Foundation Holdings eyes $540m GCC, India investments

Friday, 5 May 2017 10:27 AM

Investment firm announces hire of five new senior executives to help drive expansion plans

'World's heaviest woman' hospitalised in Abu Dhabi
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'World's heaviest woman' hospitalised in Abu Dhabi

Friday, 5 May 2017 10:24 AM

Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty suffers from a range of health problems including elephantiasis

Saudi Arabia woos US investors for healthcare services
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Saudi Arabia woos US investors for healthcare services

Friday, 5 May 2017 12:55 AM

Gulf kingdom seeks to encourage more foreign investment in health centres, hospitals, says minister

'World's heaviest woman' travels to UAE for hospital treatment
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'World's heaviest woman' travels to UAE for hospital treatment

Thursday, 4 May 2017 1:47 PM

Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty will begin a year-long course of physiotherapy at VPS Burjeel hospital in Abu Dhabi

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Video: A robotic drill may perform your next skull surgery

Wednesday, 3 May 2017 11:28 AM

Researchers from the University of Utah designed a robotic drill that's 50 times quicker than the typical surgical hand drill.

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Video: Undercover video of human organ traders

Tuesday, 2 May 2017 1:02 PM

The World Health Organisation says that more than 10,000 human organs are being sold illegally every year.


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