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An Evidence Based Review On Vitamin D’s Role in Respiratory Diseases

An Evidence Based Review On Vitamin D’s Role in Respiratory Diseases

Vitamin D is one of the most widely studied vitamins in last ten years. Researchers in the field continue to get more data worldwide on its role in the regulation of various biological bodily functions which is mostly observational at present and the quality of evidence is moderate in view of the predominately small trials. Link between Respiratory Diseases Dr. Saicharan G Bodi, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, said that vitamin D may also have a …

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6th International Vitamin D Conference in Abu Dhabi

6th International Vitamin D Conference in Abu Dhabi

New Updates on Vitamin D The two-day “6th International Conference on Vitamin D Deficiency – Nutrition and Human Health” was held on the 9th and 10th of March 2017 at Intercontinental Hotels & Resorts, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. This year the conference focused on Vitamin D Deficiency – Nutrition and Human Health. The event was successfully organised and managed by Medetarian Conferences Organizing (MCO) – the team headed by Dr. Mohammed Abuelkhair, a frequent …

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How Minimally Invasive Surgeries Are Becoming Popular?

How Minimally Invasive Surgeries Are Becoming Popular?

Now a days we walk in and out of the operation theatre just like we walk into a movie theatre. Though this might sound a bit exaggerated it is not far from becoming a reality. Walking into the hospital, getting a surgery done and walking out of the hospital on the same day is the ideal scenario for almost everyone who needs to get a surgery done. The concept started with eye surgeries and it’s …

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Health Problems of Carrying Heavy School Bags

Health Problems of Carrying Heavy School Bags

They say that there is no more childhood even in children. And we cannot argue otherwise because we are to be blamed for that. When they should be playing and learning and enjoying, we have overburdened them with the school bag. No, I am not against their education but the sheer weight they carry everyday on their backs can harm them in serious ways. The bulky school bag is making its presence felt in both …

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Medical Tourism in UAE

Medical Tourism in UAE

UAE is becoming a popular destination for medical tourism. With a target of half a million international medical tourists by 2020 UAE is aiming high. The same number of medical tourists are also expected from within, in total the number is 1 Million which is high, considering the population of UAE which is 9.5 million. Each year the expected growth in medical tourists is 13% which means by 2021 UAE will be seeing 1.3 million …

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Overwork and Stress Can Lead to Many Complications

Overwork and Stress Can Lead to Many Complications

Hamid is a 37 year old man. He works in a well known MNC. He has a family: mother, wife and two children. He is a hard-working man. He works overtime so that he can send his children to the best of schools and provide state of the art education. He is also happy that he got a good increment in his last promotion. However, about 20 days ago he had developed a pain in …

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5 Common Health Myths

5 Common Health Myths

Myth Breaker 2: Common Myths about Health In our Myth breaker series here goes the second article about some common myths about health. Since our childhood we have been keeping some common beliefs about our health and often we don’t go back and check if they are scientific or not, if there are any logic behind these beliefs or not. In this article we will be trying to address few of these beliefs. Myth 1: …

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CME Importance in UAE Healthcare Industry

CME Importance in UAE Healthcare Industry

CME Plays Vital Role in Achieving the Target of UAE Healthcare As per US based healthcare experts, high quality continuing medical education (CME) will play a major role in improving the healthcare industry and thus helping to reach the target which UAE has for 2021. According to them CME will help physicians to improve their care and competence in the UAE and across the region. In our previous article, we talked about the importance of …

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Why do Women have Longer Lifespans Than Men?

Why do Women have Longer Lifespans Than Men?

A lot of people might not be aware of the fact that women always tend to live longer than men and that is true for the all the countries. The world average is 73.5 for females and 68.5 for males. With a population of 9.5 million people, the life expectancy for UAE is 78.6 and 76.4 for females and males respectively. Per 1000 people probability of dying between the ages 15 to 60 for males …

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CME Events in UAE

CME Events in UAE

Continuing Medical Education (CME) consists of medical educational activities which helps to develop or increase the knowledge, skills or professional performance that a healthcare professional uses to provide services to patients, public or to the profession. CME helps to maintain or improve competence. Doctors and other healthcare professionals spend a good amount of time in their medical course or in any other course to educate themselves about various fields of healthcare. But the fact is, …

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