An unbelievable weight-loss journey of an Emirati fitness star

The 26-year-old Emirati businessman, Essa Ahmed Redha Al Ansari, has transformed his fitness levels, losing over 70kg.

The secret behind SACHIN'S LASTING FITNESS

Being voted by India as its role model of health and happiness and someone who could aptly fit the nomenclature ‘evergreen,’ it is Sachin Tendulkar, the cricketer par excellence.

Your Complete Guide To Mandatory Health Insurance in Dubai

ISAHD (INSURANCE SYSTEM FOR ADVANCING HEALTHCARE IN DUBAI) MEANS ‘BRINGING HAPPINESS’ IN ARABIC AND IS AN INITIATIVE BY THE DUBAI HEALTH AUTHORITY (DHA). by Dona Cherian Dubai residents who have failed to secure mandatory health insurance will face a fine...

NEWBORN ESSENTIALS

You've made it through the excitement of labour and delivery, and now you're ready to head home and begin life with your baby. These essentials can help the first-time parents feel confident about caring for a newborn at home. Dr Marija Lukavac MD MS....

Woman wakes up after 80 days in coma

Dubai: A 31-year-old Nepalese expatriate who spent 80 days in semi-comatose condition has woken up following a miraculous recovery, at Aster Hospital Dubai.

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How a scar is born?

Scars are a part of life, and each one is a souvenir of your body’s adventures – but the science behind how scars form is a story all on its own. Dr. Nancy Labib tells us more. Pretty much everybody has one, and each one has a story. There’s the one you...

EAT MORE, WEIGH LESS?

HOW TO MANAGE YOUR WEIGHT WITHOUT BEING HUNGRY. Have you tried to lose weight by cutting down the amount of food you eat? Do you end up feeling hungry and not satisfied? Or have you avoided trying to lose weight because you’re afraid of feeling...

FOODS THAT BENEFIT & FOODS THAT HARM

The fasts of Ramadan can improve a person’s health, but – if the correct diet is not followed – can possibly worsen it! The deciding factor is not the fast itself, but rather what is consumed in the non-fasting hours. To fully benefit from fasting, a person...

HEADMASTER : Q&A With The Top Neurosurgeon

Dr. Hassan Kadri Consultant Neuro & Spine Surgeon in Medcare Orthopaedics and Spine Hospital, talks to Healthwatch Editorial Director Dr. Shihad on Brain Tumour, Epilepsy and other spinal problems.

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Not All Mediterranean Diets Are Created Equal

Researchers put volunteers with both higher and lower incomes on a Mediterranean diet, but only the participants with higher incomes showed health benefits. The Mediterranean diet, with its emphasis on olive oil, fish, and unrefined foods, has long been seen as a...

10 health benefits of oolong tea

Benefits | Making oolong tea | Side effects | Takeaway Overview Oolong tea is a traditional Chinese tea that is made from the Camellia sinensis plant. This plant is also used to make both black and green tea. Green tea is only oxidized for a short period of time,...

A RESTFUL SLEEP

HOW TECHNOLOGY, DATA AND PSYCHOLOGY ARE HELPING PEOPLE FIND SLEEP AROUND THE WORLD In an apartment in Chicago, Kellen Terrett is battling a problem he’s faced since his teenage years — an overactive mind that prevents him from going to sleep. Unless he has...

Is carbonated water bad for you?

Calcium loss in bones | Tooth decay | IBS | Weight gain | Takeaway Bubbles, bubbles everywhere Know the difference Club soda contains sodium, but seltzer doesn’t. Tonic water has added sweeteners. Flavored sparkling water may contain citric acid plus sweeteners and...

UTI Control

URINARY TRACT INFECTIONS (UTIS) ARE ONE OF THE MOST COMMON TYPES OF INFECTION. LEARN WHAT MAKES YOU MORE LIKELY TO GET A UTI, AND HOW TO PREVENT IT.

Guy Trouble

PROBLEMS WITH YOUR ERECTIONS? LOW LIBIDO? IT MAY BE TIME TO SEE YOUR DOCTOR. Erectile Dysfunction (ED) and low testosterone (low t) both affect a man’s sex life. While ED robs a man of his ability to achieve or maintain an erection, one of the key symptoms...

Peel Good At Home

OUR EXPERTS UNMASK THE FACTS ABOUT AT-HOME FACIAL TREATMENTS, AND OFFER PRODUCT PICKS. Are at-home masks and peels really effective? What can they do for my skin? Hanan abbas, Banking Professional, Discovery Gardens, Dubai Dr. Moutusi Audhya Specialist...

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Can I Use Ayurvedic Treatment for My Psoriasis?

Prescription medications used to treat psoriasis may cause uncomfortable side effects. As a result, you might seek natural treatments to help manage your psoriasis symptoms. One form of natural medicine is called Ayurveda medicine. What is Ayurveda? Ayurveda is an...