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Italian healthcare firm says eyeing GCC expansion
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Italian healthcare firm says eyeing GCC expansion

Saturday, 6 February 2016 10:42 AM

Medicina Futura Group set to open first clinic in the UAE with plans to expand across region

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WHO declares global health emergency over Zika virus

Wednesday, 3 February 2016 12:49 PM

The World Health Organization declares the Zika virus to be a global health emergency as the disease linked to thousands of birth defects in Brazil spreads rapidly.

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Beard bacteria could lead to new antibiotics

Wednesday, 3 February 2016 12:49 PM

New research reveals that beards contain microbes that can kill bacteria; which could potentially be used to develop new antibiotics.

Merged Al Noor, Mediclinic eyes Gulf expansion
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Merged Al Noor, Mediclinic eyes Gulf expansion

Tuesday, 2 February 2016 2:03 PM

Mediclinic International, which is to list on Feb 15, was formed after Mediclinic bought Al Noor for $2.2bn

Oman bans domestic workers from African countries
Politics & Economics»

Oman bans domestic workers from African countries

Tuesday, 2 February 2016 2:03 PM

Sultanate is reportedly refusing new visas to curb spread of crime, disease

Emirates to refund tickets to Zika-affected destinations
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Emirates to refund tickets to Zika-affected destinations

Tuesday, 2 February 2016 11:25 AM

Airline has three gateways to South America: Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo and Buenos Aires

What to do when somebody copies your website
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What to do when somebody copies your website

Sunday, 31 January 2016 3:11 PM

After building a unique website, the team behind medical tourism start-up, Medigo, discovered someone was taking advantage of their hard work. Chief product officer and co-founder, Ieva Soblickaite, and head of content, Florence Collins, explain what they did when they found out their website was being copied

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3D printing helps toddler receive adult kidney

Sunday, 31 January 2016 1:09 PM

Surgeons use 3D printed models of 2-year-old Lucy Boucher's abdomen and her father's kidney to figure out how to successfully transplant an adult kidney into a child.

Poor health seen as barrier to happy retirement in the UAE
Banking & Finance»

Poor health seen as barrier to happy retirement in the UAE

Saturday, 30 January 2016 10:49 AM

HSBC’s The Future of Retirement 2016 shows that 46% of UAE pre-retirees believe poor health will make saving for retirement more difficult

Man dies of Mers virus in Abu Dhabi
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Man dies of Mers virus in Abu Dhabi

Thursday, 28 January 2016 12:28 PM

A second victim has been cleared of the virus and discharged, said Health Authority-Abu Dhabi

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In pictures: virtual reality therapy

Wednesday, 27 January 2016 12:44 PM

Doctor Eric Malbos has been using VR therapy sessions called 'CtrlStress' at the Institut des Sciences du Mouvement (The Institute of Movement Sciences) in Marseille as a form of treatment for patients suffering from phobias like claustrophobia and acrophobia.

Thailand quarantines 32 people after second Omani MERS case confirmed
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Thailand quarantines 32 people after second Omani MERS case confirmed

Wednesday, 27 January 2016 12:03 PM

Virus was found in a 71-year-old Omani man travelling to Bangkok

Dubai reveals plan for world's largest wellness project
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Dubai reveals plan for world's largest wellness project

Monday, 25 January 2016 2:15 PM

Dubai Healthcare City announces Wellness Village concept as part of its phase 2 expansion plan

Dubai health chiefs launch pilot phase of Robo Doc project
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Dubai health chiefs launch pilot phase of Robo Doc project

Saturday, 23 January 2016 10:57 AM

Telehealth project to run in emergency department and healthcare centre in bid to speed up care services

Revealed: Diagnosis for keeping the Gulf healthy
Healthcare»

Revealed: Diagnosis for keeping the Gulf healthy

Saturday, 23 January 2016 1:18 AM

Gulf states have largely footed the bill for healthcare for decades, but as revenue-hit governments move away from welfare state models, the private sector is snapping up opportunities in one of the fastest growing sectors in the world


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