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Ready for that “new year new you” energy? Whether you’re aiming for inner calm or guns of steel, you’re in good company.  Millions of people worldwide set a new year’s resolution, with a good portion of these relating to health and wellness. Every year, a new wave of fitness trends sees us plunging into ice baths, hooking up to IV drips and wrapping ourselves in cling film — for better or worse.  In 2023, the...

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Dehydrated, jet-lagged, stressed, hungover or just need a boost? People with time and cash to spare are increasingly turning to IV drips packed with the vitamins or minerals to sort themselves out. Already popular in the West for over a decade, these quick-fix boosters have firmly landed in the UAE, becoming increasingly popular in the five years since they were approved by health authorities.  Most IV drips can be done in a 45-minute session, when...

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Dr Ruqqia Mir, a consultant at the groundbreaking Abu Dhabi Stem Cells Center, is excited. We’re speaking to her just days after its doctors performed the UAE’s first successful bone marrow transplant on a patient with Multiple Sclerosis – with immediate improvements in her condition. “She did really well,” she beams. “We are an innovation and research-driven facility but we’re committed to helping patients heal today — as well as tomorrow and for years to...

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One of the drawbacks about tech is that it’s constantly being innovated, with new versions released just when you thought you had everything you need. This is also what makes healthy tech solutions such a great gift, particularly for that person in your life who likes to have the latest of everything. Read on for seven of our suggestions. FitBit Sense 2  Sense 2 is an advanced, health-focused smartwatch packed with features to help you...

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Flu cases this winter season are up by at least 70 percent compared to last year as Covid-19-related precautions have gone down, according to an expert. Earlier this year, the UAE eased coronavirus restrictions, almost two and half years after the pandemic began, as the number of cases dropped in the Gulf country. However, influenza or common cold cases have spiked massively since the onset of the winter season in September. Dr Mohammed AlJeaidi, a...

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According to the World Health Organization (WHO), around 422 million people across the globe are living with diabetes. Unfortunately, the UAE has one of the world’s highest rates, with Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi estimating that one in five adults has some form of the disease, and that cases will double by 2040. A long-term condition that affects the body’s ability to produce insulin and remove glucose from the bloodstream, diabetes can lead to heart disease, organ...

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When it comes to pampering, relaxation and recovery, we pay the most attention to our face and body, but often forget our feet. That’s hardly fair, when they work so hard to bear our weight and take us everywhere. With so many people doing 30 minutes of movement daily as part of the Dubai Fitness Challenge, it’s a good time to remind everyone that recovery is as much a part of part of every fitness...

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The idea of harm reduction is not a new one, but a summit on the subject is sponsored by a leading tobacco company and an oil giant just might be.  The term has echoed through doctor’s surgeries and science labs for many years, and with governments around the world investing millions in reducing the effects of self-inflicted harm, it’s not surprising that big businesses are getting in on the action. Enter the region’s first-ever harm...

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As part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we spoke to Gazal Kamal, the Palestinian mother to three children and founder of The Breast Cancer Club mobile app, to find out how her experience inspired her to create a virtual support network for breast cancer patients in the region. Kamal was diagnose in October 2020, undergoing chemotherapy at American Hospital followed by a double mastectomy in the US, which she opted for after testing positive for...

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Fiona Rennie — Menopause Doc Dubai on Instagram — is a family medicine doctor at Dubai’s Genesis Healthcare Center in Dubai Science Park. She spoke to The Livehealthy Podcast about how women in the UAE are struggling with this transition, in part because the medical profession is so ill-equipped to deal with it, and why research is showing that menopause hormone therapy, aka HRT, is safer and more beneficial than ever. Her goal is to...

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Whether you are working from home or heading back into the office, computer-related neck and back pain has worsened over the past year due to an assortment of bad habits.  Dr Elie Romanos, specialist orthopedic surgeon at Fakeeh University Hospital in Dubai, says the most common posture problems are due to sitting for prolonged periods of time on unsupported furniture, like couches, beds, or kitchen chairs.  During lockdown, people found themselves spending long hours hunched...