HEALTH | Decorative Lights Contain Harmful Substances, Experts Warn

Decorative lights contain potentially harmful plasticizers who concentration exceed legal limits, said an environmental organization. The Germany-based Friends of the Earth Organization has recently assigned a laboratory to test four types of decorative lights to see if they contain harmful phthalates and chlorinated paraffins. The tested lamps were brought from online vendors. “In three of … Continue reading HEALTH | Decorative Lights Contain Harmful Substances, Experts Warn

HEALTH | Drinking Milk Does Not Appear To Impact Longevity

MILAN | ITALY – People who consume lots of milk and cheese and yogurt may not necessarily live any longer than those who don’t, a recent study suggests. Researchers examined data on total dairy consumption for more than 168,000 women and more than 49,000 men without any history of cancer of heart diseases. During about … Continue reading HEALTH | Drinking Milk Does Not Appear To Impact Longevity

HEALTH | Mayo Clinic, Abu Dhabi Health Services Open Hospital in UAE

Mayo Clinic and Abu Dhabi Health Services Company have joined together to open a hospital for complex care in the United Arab Emirates. Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City began accepting patients earlier this month and is expected to be in full operation early next year. The hospital is licensed for 741 beds and is designed to … Continue reading HEALTH | Mayo Clinic, Abu Dhabi Health Services Open Hospital in UAE

WORLD NEWS | WHO Launches First-Ever Insulin Programme To Expand Access To Life-Saving Treatment For Diabetes

GENEVA | The World Health Organizations, WHO, announced the start of a pilot programme to prequalify human insulin to increase treatment for diabetes in low-and middle-income countries. The decision, announced on World Diabetes Day (14 November), is part of a series of steps WHO will take to address the growing diabetes burden in all regions. … Continue reading WORLD NEWS | WHO Launches First-Ever Insulin Programme To Expand Access To Life-Saving Treatment For Diabetes

SOCIAL MEDIA | Instagram Influencer Gets Four Years In Prison For Illegal Cosmetic Procedures

A German Instagram influencer has been sentenced to four years in prison for conducting illegal beauty treatments. Michael Rehaag, a spokesperson at the district court in Bochum, told CNN the 29-year-old woman confessed to injecting hyaluronic acid as “filler” into the lips and noses of at least 35 women. The pregnant social media star, who … Continue reading SOCIAL MEDIA | Instagram Influencer Gets Four Years In Prison For Illegal Cosmetic Procedures

HEALTH | 7 Reasons Raspberries Are So Good For You

Raspberries are enjoyable all year long, whether they’re fresh or frozen. These gorgeous aren’t just delicious and versatile; they have an impressive nutritional profile that makes them one of the healthiest choices in the produce aisle. Here are seven health benefits of raspberries, plus simple ways to include both fresh and frozen options into meals … Continue reading HEALTH | 7 Reasons Raspberries Are So Good For You

EMIRATES | Sports Medicine Summit 2019 To Explore Latest Trends In Sports Injury Treatments

ABU DHABI – Healthpoint Hospital, in collaboration with Premier League 2018/2019 Champions Manchester City Football Club, will organize the Sports Medicine Summit on 15th November 2019 in Abu Dhabi. The summit brings together internationally and regionally renowned sports physicians, orthopedic surgeons, sports physiotherapists, sports technologies and experts for an interdisciplinary conference on the latest approaches … Continue reading EMIRATES | Sports Medicine Summit 2019 To Explore Latest Trends In Sports Injury Treatments