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Vitamin D Deficiency Management in Adults Through Pharmaceutical Care

Vitamin D Deficiency Management in Adults Through Pharmaceutical Care

The role of vitamin D in calcium homeostasis has been appreciated since 1921. However, the interest in vitamin D has been on the increase recently after the association of vitamin D with non-skeletal diseases as well and its potential role in the prevention of auto-immune disease, cancer, mental health problems and cardiovascular disease. Despite the conduction of numerous researches around vitamin D and vitamin D deficiency, however there’s an absence of studies directly focusing on …

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Vitamin D Deficiency – A Public Health Issue in Asian Populations

Vitamin D Deficiency – A Public Health Issue in Asian Populations

Human body is designed by nature that it requires a myriad of nutrients to meet its physiological needs for optimal functioning. Diet provides most of these nutrients however, fat soluble vitamin D, generally classified as a steroid hormone and is unique for being sourced from sunlight exposure. Dr. Saeed Akhtar, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Pakistan, said that its fundamental role in bone health, vitamin D has been associated with a wide variety of acute and chronic …

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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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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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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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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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Infection Prevention – 2017’s Upcoming Conference in UAE

Infection Prevention – 2017’s Upcoming Conference in UAE

Infection Prevention and Control Symposium Infection control is a vast and broad subject and it is relevant to all countries in the world. In 2011 a total of 721,800 suffered due to infection in US Hospitals which is a huge number. The same year England also saw 300,000 to be infected. But Infection can be prevented and controlled to certain extent and to be specific, the problem can be reduced by more than 70% by …

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Health Issues Faced by New Immigrants in the UAE

Health Issues Faced by New Immigrants in the UAE

The healthcare system in United Arab Emirates is evolving with time. It is equipped with the latest technologies and modern operative procedures in big medical establishments and hospitals. But if you are an expat in the country then you better understand the problems and major health issues that foreigners often face while adjusting to its climate and atmosphere. UAE is a country where temperatures soar as high and above 50 degree centigrade. While heatstroke, sunburn …

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