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04 2019 Aug
HEART ATTACKS RISING AMONG YOUNG SOUTH ASIANS IN UAE.

HEART ATTACKS RISING AMONG YOUNG SOUTH ASIANS IN UAE.

By: Suchitra Bajpai Chaudhary, Senior Reporter Dubai: A shockingly high number of people of South Asian origin are suffering from heart attacks at an ever younger age in the UAE, according to local cardiologists. Dr. Naveed Ahmad, from Aster Hospital in Mankhool, told Gulf News: “We get about 2-3 heart cases of heart attacks per day at our hospital, which amounts to about 60 cases a month. Most of the patients who come to our hospital are of South Asian origin,” he added. “The average age of these patients falls between 30 and 40 years. “The South Asian population has a gene that puts them at a high risk of artery blockages. Combined with consuming high fat and processed food, sedentary...

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28 2019 Jul
DON'T BE A VICTIM OF HEAT STROKE THIS SUMMER IN UAE

DON'T BE A VICTIM OF HEAT STROKE THIS SUMMER IN UAE

Don’t be a victim of heat stroke this summer in UAE High humidity makes it difficult for the body to perspire and hence cool down Published:July 26, 2019 20:17 Suchitra Bajpai Chaudhary, Senior Reporter Dubai: Health experts have sounded a note of caution to UAE residents who might think that the dusty and hazy conditions somehow make it less likely for people to get a heat stroke. In fact, hospitals across the UAE have more patients coming into emergency rooms for treatment for heat exposure as high humidity during this period makes it difficult for the body to perspire and hence cool down. The chances of heat stroke, therefore, go up. Dr Faisal Dalvi, specialist internal medicin...

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21 2019 Jul
Diabetes Raises Heart Failure Risk More in Women Than Men

Diabetes Raises Heart Failure Risk More in Women Than Men

Diabetes Raises Heart Failure Risk More in Women Than Men By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter Diabetes brings with it a variety of long-term complications, but at least one of those -- heart failure -- is a bigger threat to women than men, new research suggests. The risk difference was even more pronounced for women with type 1 diabetes. "Our global review of 12 million people shows that having diabetes increases the risk of heart failure in both women and men. However, this increase is greater for women than men," said study author Toshiaki Ohkuma. He's an honorary senior fellow at The George Institute for Global Health at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia. One o...

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27 2019 Jun
A MULTI-DISCIPLINE CLINIC HAS JOINED US!

A MULTI-DISCIPLINE CLINIC HAS JOINED US!

AL MANARA SPECIALIZED MEDICAL CENTER, a multi-disciplined clinic in the heart of Jumeirah Dubai with a team of qualified Doctors, Gynecologist, Plastic Surgeon, Dentist, Dermatologist, Dietitian and Laser Hair Removal and Skin Care Therapist have been joined us. Simply go online, review available times, and book your appointment at any time, day or night. Its that simple! Try our web app for FREE today, www.doctorsinuae.com

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