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Expert questions if ‘fad diets’ really work

In an opinion-editorial, Maria Baghdoyan, Corporate Nutritionist, Nestlé Middle East discusses the impact of obesity on our health, fad diets, and healthy eating. “We live in a region with triple burden; where obesity, malnutrition and nutrient deficiencies can occur all at the same time. The main reason for this is mainly due to consuming foods high in calories and very low in nutrients essential for the body, which causes excessive weight gain with deficiencies in essential vitamins and minerals.”, Baghdoyan…

Moonshot initiative launched for healthcare research

VPS Healthcare is launching the inaugural edition of the Moonshot initiative for the first time in the MENA Region on 11 October 11 in collaboration with Al Bayt Mitwahid Association (ABM), it was announced. The initiative aims to bring together key decision-makers from the public and private sector alongside leading academics to discuss and establish a robust framework for healthcare research in the UAE. The event will shed light on methodologies for establishing a research agenda that fosters innovation and…

Arthritis No More aims to improve quality of life

To   mark   the World Arthritis Day 2018, Burjeel Hospital for Advanced Surgery, Dubai ( BHAS ) is hosting its #ArthritisNoM ore campaign at the hospital and invites its post joint replacement patients to witness a short program featuring arthritis, joint replacement and how lives were restored in order to raise awareness of musculoskeletal diseases and encourage physical activity among people in the community. In its continuous efforts to inspire and educate, the hospital also invites its guest patients to visit…

dnata achieves GDP certification for pharma handling in Switzerland

dnata has been awarded the Good Distribution Practice (GDP) certification for the pharmaceutical handling services at the company's state-of-the-art facility in Zürich. GDP is a program focused on systems for warehouses and distribution centers that store and distribute products that are medicinal or carry active pharmaceutical ingredients. Setting stringent standards, the scheme ensures that consistent quality management systems are in place throughout the entire supply chain. In achieving the certification, dnata has proven its capability of handling pharmaceutical products safely…

Healthpoint seals partnership with Fortius Clinic London for sports medicine

Healthpoint, Abu Dhabi's leading specialty hospital, signed a contract with Fortius Clinic London to further elevate the standards of orthopaedics and sports medicine care in the UAE. Fortius Clinic excels in orthopaedics and sports injury treatments, holding the biennial International Sports Medicine Conference and is a FIFA accredited medical center of excellence. The partnership is set to offer patients in the UAE the opportunity to access even more of the world's leading sports medicine and orthopedic experts operating out of…