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The biggest single cause of disability is backpain according to Healthpoint

Back pain is the biggest single cause of disability in the world, but much of it could be prevented through lifestyle changes and good posture habits, says a consultant neurosurgeon from Healthpoint’s Wooridul Spine Centre. Dr. Chanshik Shim, Head of the Department of Spine Care, was speaking on World Spine Day (16 October), which highlights the importance of spinal health and spreads awareness of the role of physical activity, correct posture, responsible lifting and healthy working conditions. “For many back…

MEBAA unveils new medical insurance scheme for its members within the UAE

MEBAA has entered into an Agreement with National General Insurance Company (NGI) UAE, to provide a uniquely designed Medical Insurance Scheme for its member companies operating within UAE. This association is strengthened by Surety Global & Allianz Partners, the B2B2C leader in assistance, international health & life, automotive and travel insurance solutions and is supported by a solid partnership with the leading healthcare third party administrator, NEXtCARE. NGI is one of the leading composite insurers in the UAE, well recognized…

Canon Medical to officially open new MENA division in 2020

Canon Medical Systems Corporation is pleased to announce the official opening of its Middle East Division in Canon Middle East Dubai, UAE. Preparations are now underway to start business operations around the beginning of January 2020. After more than thirty years of experience in the Middle East market, Canon Medical is committed to delivering the best possible service to its customers and partners in the region. Toshio Takiguchi, President and CEO, Canon Medical, said, “Establishing a Canon Medical Division in…

FDA approves Dexcom G6 Pro CGM system

Dexcom, Inc., announced today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the Dexcom G6 Pro Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) System for healthcare professionals to use with their patients, ages two years and up. Dexcom G6 Pro is the first and only single-use, professional CGM that gathers real-time glucose data over a 10-day period and offers both a blinded and unblinded mode. In blinded mode, real-time glucose data is hidden from the patient and reviewed retrospectively with their healthcare…

CosmeSurge launches new clinic at Dubai Healthcare City

CosmeSurge, one of the region’s most trusted brand for cosmetic and aesthetic procedures, has launched its 16th center in Dubai. Located in BR Medical Suites, Dubai HealthCare City, the clinic will offer state-of-the-art facilities along with expert medical solutions that will enhance the beauty of patients and help transform their lives. The opening of a special hair transplant department was also revealed during the launch. Expected to be a stand-alone department, it will be helmed by a dedicated team of…