UAE records two new coronavirus cases, total number reaches 11
The United Arab Emirates said on Friday it had registered two new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of people diagnosed with the virus in the Gulf Arab state to 11. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

First Cases of Coronavirus in Iran Have Killed 2 Elderly Citizens, State News Agency Says
(TEHRAN, Iran) — The new virus has killed two elderly Iranian citizens, Iran’s state-run IRNA news agency reported Wednesday. IRNA quoted Alireza Vahabzadeh, an adviser to the country’s health minister, as saying that both of the victims had been carrying the coronavirus and were located in Qom, about 140 kilometers (86 miles) south of the capital Tehran. No additional details were released. Earlier on Wednesday, Iranian authorities confirmed two cases of the new virus, the first in the country, according to the semi-official ISNA news agency. Officials later said the two patients had died. ISNA quoted an...
Source: TIME: Health - February 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Amir Vahdat / AP Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Iran onetime Source Type: news

UAE says total of seven cases diagnosed with coronavirus, as two more cases detected
Two new cases of coronavirus infection have been detected in the United Arab Emirates, bringing the total number of people diagnosed with the disease to seven, the country's health ministry said on Twitter on Saturday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Emirates, Etihad to stop most China flights as UAE announces suspension
Emirates and Etihad Airways will have to suspend flights to mainland China, except Beijing, from Wednesday after the United Arab Emirates halted most flights between the two countries due to the coronavirus outbreak in China. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – United Arab Emirates
On 9 and 13 January 2020, the National IHR Focal Point of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) reported an additional two (2) laboratory-confirmed cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) to WHO. The link below provides details of the 2 reported cases: (Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks)
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - January 31, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: news Source Type: news

Seychelles: UAE Donates System to Integrate, Store Patient Medical Records in Seychelles
[Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles has received a state-of-the-art radiology information system from the United Arab Emirates that will help provide higher quality service. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 30, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus: First case confirmed in Gulf region, more than 6,000 worldwide
On Wednesday, the World Health Organization (WHO) confirmed that the coronavirus outbreak has now spread to the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The vast majority of cases continue to be declared in China, with more than 6,000 confirmed, 68 of them outside of the country. (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - January 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Chinese family diagnosed with virus in UAE, first known cases in Middle East
A family from China's central city of Wuhan staying in the United Arab Emirates has been diagnosed with the new coronavirus, the UAE health ministry said on Wednesday, the first known case in the Middle East. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Emirates advises crew to stay in hotels, avoid crowds in China due to virus outbreak
Dubai's Emirates airline is advising its flight crew to stay in their hotels when on a layover in China due to the new coronavirus outbreak there that has killed 81 people. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

UAE says impact of China virus on oil demand should not be 'exaggerated'
The United Arab Emirates' Minister of Energy said on Monday the oil market should not overreact to the possible impact of an outbreak of coronavirus in China on demand. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Public Hospitals to Go Digital
[The Herald] Zimbabwe's public health institutions will have all patients' records available in digital form at any health facility after the United Arab Emirates (UAE) partnered Estonia in a project whose pilot phase will be launched within six months. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 23, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: UAE, Estonian Experts Deal Seeks to Computerise Public Hospitals
[New Zimbabwe] The United Arab Emirates government, in partnership with Estonian e-Health experts, has unveiled a hospital computerisation programme that seeks to improve operations at the country's public health institutions with Sally Mugabe Hospital (formerly Harare Central Hospital) set to anchor the pilot project. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 23, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Air transit hub UAE ready to handle coronavirus cases: ministry
The United Arab Emirates, a major international transit hub, has made sure its airports and ports are ready to handle coronavirus cases following an outbreak of a new virus in China, state news agency WAM reported. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Women Activists Escalate Demand for “Bodily Autonomy” as 19 Nations Dissent
Credit: UN WomenBy Thalif DeenUNITED NATIONS, Jan 17 2020 (IPS) The United States and 18 other UN member states have come under fire for denying a woman’s legitimate right to “bodily autonomy”—the right to self-governance over one’s own body without coercion or external pressure. The Executive Director of Women’s March Global, Uma Mishra-Newbery, told IPS the United Nations has worked towards progress in fighting for women’s rights. But many countries on the Human Rights Council continue to negotiate women’s human rights off the table, she pointed out. In Sept 2019, she sa...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Thalif Deen Tags: Featured Gender Global Headlines Health Human Rights IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse TerraViva United Nations Women's Health Source Type: news

Seychelles: UAE to Fund, Design $ 3.6 Million Drug Rehab Centre in Seychelles
[Seychelles News Agency] The United Arab Emirates has agreed to fund and help design a drug rehabilitation centre in Seychelles, State House announced on Tuesday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 15, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Probability of dying from road injury has dropped worldwide in all but 5 nations
(Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation) Road injuries have become more frequent but less fatal over the past three decades, according to a new scientific study.The probability of dying from a road accident increased in only five nations since 1990 -- Central African Republic, Jamaica, Somalia, Swaziland, and United Arab Emirates.Disability from road injuries is multifactorial, and largely driven by injuries such as lower limb fracture, traumatic brain injury, open wounds, digit amputations, and muscle and tendon injuries. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – The United Arab Emirates
On 29 December 2019, the National IHR Focal Point of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) reported one laboratory-confirmed case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) to WHO. The case is a 74-year-old male national who owns a camel farm located in Al Ain City, Abu Dhabi region in UAE where he is living. He developed fever, cough and sore throat on 8 December 2019 and was admitted to hospital on 10 December, then transferred to ICU on 16 December. A nasopharyngeal aspirate was collected and tested positive for MERS-CoV by reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) (UpE and Orf1a genes) on 16 Dec...
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - January 8, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: news Source Type: news

The moon, Mars and beyond … the space race in 2020
Not since the 1960s have we witnessed such appetite for space missions. Here ’s what to expect in the year ahead, from commercial launches to Chinese ambitionsSpace missions of a startling variety and ambition are scheduled for launch this year. Indeed, space engineers have not planned so much activity – for both manned and robot projects – since the heady days of the space race between the United States and the Soviet Union in the 1960s. At last, humanity is returning to explore the heavens with renewed vigour.However, it is not just the US and Russia that are dominating this year ’s space agenda. ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 5, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Robin McKie Tags: Space Science SpaceX The moon Asteroids Nasa Boeing Mars The space shuttle International Space Station Planets Elon Musk Source Type: news

HRH Duke of Cambridge and football legends champion mental health
Public Health England has released an Every Mind Matters film to coincide with Emirates FA Cup third round weekend. In an historic first, all 32 Emirates FA Cup third round fixtures this weekend will be delayed by one minute. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - January 3, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Seychelles: UAE Donates U.S.$ 2 Million to Help Seychelles With Specialised Medical Care
[Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles has received a $2 million donation from the United Arab Emirates to support medical specialisation. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 11, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Is the use of mobile phones while driving reaching alarming rates? A case study - Bendak S, Alali AK, Alali NM, Alshehhi MM.
This study aims to estimate the rate of using mobile phones while driving in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and to analyze drivers' socio-demographic characteristics that affect... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 10, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Community Efforts are Key When Addressing HIV/AIDS
Credit: WHO/ F. Tanggol. By Ifeanyi NsoforABUJA, Nov 30 2019 (IPS) Three years ago, I led an evaluation of an HIV project that focused on increasing access to quality care and supporting services for people living with HIV in Nigeria. It also aimed to reduce HIV-related stigma and discrimination. The project achieved these goals by strengthening support groups, using homebased care services for sick persons and providing Savings and Loans Association membership to improve the livelihoods of persons living with HIV. These outcomes point to the power of community in managing HIV. The first of December is celebrate...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ifeanyi Nsofor Tags: Development & Aid Global Headlines Health HIV/AIDS Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic to hold first Middle East Healthcare Social Media Summit in Dubai
Mayo Clinic, a global leader in medical care, education and research, will bring the first Middle East Healthcare Social Media Summit to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, in December to promote safe and effective health-related use of social media. American Hospital Dubai, a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, and Mohammed Bin Rashid University of [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - November 27, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic expands out of U.S. with Abu Dhabi hospital
Mayo Clinic has long been a destination for wealthy patients from the Middle East who trekked to the Minnesota health care giant for treatment. Now that trip is getting a lot shorter as Mayo launches a 741-bed hospital in the United Arab Emirates. The Post-Bulletin reports on the move by Mayo, which will partner with Abu Dhabi Health Services Co. to open the hospital, called Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City. Mayo will be a shareholder in the for-profit hospital, which it envisions building into a regional… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 25, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Mark Reilly Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic, Abu Dhabi Health Services open hospital in UAE
Mayo Clinic and Abu Dhabi Health Services Company has opened a hospital for complex care in the United Arab Emirates (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

U.S. Mayo Clinic partners with Abu Dhabi to operate hospital
Abu Dhabi has partnered with U.S. non-profit organization Mayo Clinic in a joint venture to operate one of the largest hospitals in the United Arab Emirates as it seeks to become a regional hub for world-class healthcare. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

SEHA, Mayo Clinic enter joint venture to operate Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City
Collaboration will develop complex-care hospital into international medical destination ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -- Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the largest healthcare network in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Mayo Clinic, a not-for-profit global leader in medical care, education and research, have announced a joint venture to operate Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City, [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - November 24, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

As Donors Ramp up Polio Funding, Worries of Comeback Persist
Polio cases around have declined globally by more than 99 percent since 1988, but the type 1 poliovirus remains endemic in Pakistan and Afghanistan, where it has made a comeback this year and infected 102 people. Credit: Ashfaq Yusufzai/IPS By James ReinlUNITED NATIONS, Nov 20 2019 (IPS) Efforts to wipe polio off the face of the planet took a step forward this week, with a multibillion-dollar fundraiser in the Middle East helping eradication schemes tackle a virus that disproportionately kills and cripples children in poor countries. Donor governments and philanthropists pledged $2.6 billion on Tuesday in Abu Dhabi to...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: James Reinl Tags: Aid Asia-Pacific Development & Aid Featured Global Headlines Health IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Poverty & SDGs Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations polio eradication World Health Organization (WHO) Source Type: news

All-in-One Device Reduces the Number of Steps Needed for Diabetes Care
When asked how his company came to develop the Actiste unified diabetes care device, Brighter CEO Henrik Norström recalled the difficulty experienced by the company founder’s wife when she was expecting her first child. As a Type 1 diabetic, she needed to monitor her blood sugar levels frequently. “The tools that were available then were independently good,” said Norström, “but as a group of tools they were not compatible because it was difficult just to remember what your last measurement of your blood sugar was, and if you d...
Source: MDDI - November 8, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Susan Shepard Tags: Design Source Type: news

Health and Climate Change: Country Profile 2019: United Arab Emirates
Source: World Health Organization (WHO). Published: 11/2019. This 16-page health and climate change country profile for the United Arab Emirates (UAE), developed with the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), provides a summary of available evidence on climate hazards, health vulnerabilities, health impacts, and progress to date in the health sector ’s efforts to realize a climate-resilient health system. Potential impacts of climate change in the UAE that pose health risks include extreme heat, water stress, dust and sand storms, and air pollution. (PDF) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Gui...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - November 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – The United Arab Emirates
On 7 October 2019, the National IHR Focal Point of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) notified WHO of one laboratory-confirmed case of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection. The patient is a 44-year-old male non-national farmer from Al Ain city, Abu Dhabi region, UAE. He developed fever, runny nose, headache, vomiting, productive cough and shortness of breath on 25 September 2019, and was admitted to hospital on 29 September. A nasopharyngeal aspirate was collected and tested positive for MERS-CoV by reverse-transcriptase polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) on 3 October at the Shiekh Khalifa Medical ...
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - October 31, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: news Source Type: news

The Climate Crisis is Global, but These 6 Places Face the Most Severe Consequences
Climate change is expected to affect every country in the world, but its impact will not be felt equally across all regions and some will be worse hit than others because of a range of different threats. Developing countries, places with widespread poverty, and countries with ineffective governments sometimes face the gravest risks from the changing climate, and are usually poorly equipped to find ways to prepare for and prevent environmental threats. Measuring the future impact of climate change is very challenging, because scientists’ climate change projections cannot be completely exact and because there are many ...
Source: TIME: Science - October 1, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Tara Law Tags: Uncategorized climate change onetime Source Type: news

Crew of Multinational Astronauts, Including First United Arab Emirates National, Takes Off For International Space Station
(BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan) — A multinational crew made up of an American, a Russian and the first space traveler from the United Arab Emirates blasted off successfully on Wednesday for a mission on the International Space Station. A Russian Soyuz rocket lifted off as scheduled at 6:57 p.m. (1357 GMT) from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan and entered a designated orbit en route to the station. NASA astronaut Jessica Meir, Oleg Skripochka of Russian space agency Roscosmos, and Hazzaa Ali Almansoori from the UAE are set to dock at the orbiting outpost six hours later. The mission is the third spaceflight for Skrip...
Source: TIME: Science - September 25, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Associated Press Tags: Uncategorized Kazakhstan onetime Space Source Type: news

Bacteria injections may fight cancer by rallying up tumour-fighting cells
Scientists from the United Arab Emirates University analysed studies that found injecting cancer-ridden mice with Salmonella causes the pathogen to accumulate in tumours. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Crossing violations at traffic intersections with red light cameras in Dubai: a prospective study - Bendak S, Alsharif FA.
Crossing red lights at intersections are serious violations and can lead to severe consequences. Official statistics show that Dubai experienced 46% of road traffic crashes due to red light crossing in the United Arab Emirates in 2016. With the lack of pub... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Haghighi Receives International Genetic Disorders Prevention Award
Alireza Haghighi MD, DPhil, a clinician-scientist in the Department of Medicine, received the International Genetic Disorders Prevention Award from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Genetic Diseases Association, the UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - August 27, 2019 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: UAE Proposes Pharmaceutical Plant
[The Herald] President Mnangagwa has applauded the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for its committed support for the country's health sector, particularly its intention to set up a pharmaceutical plant to improve the availability and accessibility of medicines in Zimbabwe. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 2, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Observations on the health of infants at a time of rapid societal change: a longitudinal study from birth to fifteen months in Abu Dhabi - Gardner H, Green K, Gardner AS, Geddes D.
BACKGROUND: Rapid economic and cultural transition in the United Arab Emirates has been accompanied by a rise in chronic disease. Early childhood is known to affect health outcomes in adulthood. This prospective longitudinal study examined the general heal... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Ghana: Ecobank, Partners Support Medical Students to Study Abroad
[Ghanaian Times] Ecobank Ghana in collaboration partnership with its partners Old Mutual insurance Woodin and Emirates Airline have provided sponsorship for 16 Medical Students to undertake Student Exchange Programme abroad to build their capacity and contribute to healthcare delivery in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 19, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

The Libyan Disaster: Little Bits of History Repeating
By Jan LundiusSTOCKHOLM / ROME, Jul 9 2019 (IPS) The Libyan catastrophe and the suffering of ”illegal” migrants are generally depicted as fairly recent events, though they are actually the results of a long history of greed, contempt for others and fatal shortsightedness. Like former Yugoslavia, Libya was created from a mosaic of tribal entities, subdued by colonial powers and then ruled by an iron-fisted dictator. Now, Libya is a quagmire where local and international stakeholders battle to control its natural resources. The country holds the largest oil reserves in Africa, oil and gas account for 60 percent o...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jan Lundius Tags: Africa Armed Conflicts Crime & Justice Economy & Trade Featured Global Global Geopolitics Headlines Health Human Rights Migration & Refugees Natural Resources TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Evaluating safety effectiveness of roundabouts in Abu Dhabi - Dabbour E, Al Awadhi M, Aljarah M, Mansoura M, Haider M.
In this study, two approaches were used to evaluate those safety benefits. Th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

DNA-based holidays encourage a dangerous flirtation with race | Arwa Mahdawi
Airbnb and the genetic testing company 23andMe have teamed up to suggest travel itineraries based on ancestry. It ’s another boost for outdated and unscientific ideas23andMe, the at-home genetic testing company, has teamed up with Airbnb to offertravel itineraries based on your DNA. Give 23andMe some spit and some money, and it will give you an ancestry report in return, along with suggestions of places you can go to explore your heritage. Based on my DNA results, for example, 23andMe suggested I try falconry in the United Arab Emirates or a traditional Irish music pub crawl. Weirdly, despite the fact I ’m half...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 4, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Arwa Mahdawi Tags: Travel Race World news Genetics Biology Science Airbnb Technology Source Type: news

Betel leaf offers a great alternative to toothpaste with its antimicrobial properties
(Natural News) Betel leaf (Piper betle) is a heart-shaped leaf commonly used in India, mostly for oral health care. The extracts of betel leaf have recently become widely known for their ability to inhibit microbial growth, thanks to their phytochemicals. Researchers from Taylor’s University Lakeside in Malaysia and Heriot-Watt University Dubai in the United Arab Emirates... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ending Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Humanitarian Crises
Source: United Nations (UN). Published: 5/2019. The key objectives of this conference, held on May 23-24, 2019, in Oslo, Norway, included mobilizing stronger political commitment to prevent incidents of, and protect people at risk of, sexual and gender-based violence and conflict-related sexual violence, and to ensure that the response is life-saving, timely, and promotes the needs, rights, and dignity of survivors and those at risk. This page provides links to conference materials and information. The conference was hosted by Norway, Iraq, Somalia, United Arab Emirates, United Nations, United Nations Office for the Coord...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - May 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Emirati woman speaks after 27 years in "vegetative coma," doctor says
Man tells newspaper his mom suddenly called out is name almost 3 decades after a devastating car crash (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman Wakes After 27 Years Unconscious
An Emirati mother who suffered brain damage in a car accident in 1991 made an unexpected recovery at a clinic in Germany. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: PALKO KARASZ and CHRISTOPHER F. SCHUETZE Tags: Coma Traffic Accidents and Safety United Arab Emirates Germany Source Type: news

Knowledge of management of traumatic dental injuries of emergency department physicians and residents in the United Arab Emirates - Al Mahmoud A, Al Halabi M, Hussein I, Kowash M.
Purpose: To investigate knowledge of emergency department physicians and residents (ED-Drs) about management of traumatic dental injuries (TDI) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Methods: A cross sectional study of ED-Drs was conducted u... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Egypt ’s Food Challenge: a Good Effort but Not Enough
A bakery shop in Cairo, Egypt. Egyptian flatbread, known as Aish baladi or country bread is on the table of all Egyptians, even the poorest, thanks to a smartcard system that assigns certain quantities to each family to avoid unnecessary waste. By Maged SrourCAIRO, Apr 18 2019 (IPS) “Unfortunately the overall nutritional panorama of Egypt does not look well,” says Dr. Sara Diana Garduno Diaz, an expert concentrating on nutrition and biology at the American University of the Middle East. Diaz’s research focuses on dietary patterns and ethnic-associated risk factors for metabolic syndrome. “While tra...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Maged Srour Tags: Development & Aid Editors' Choice Featured Food & Agriculture Food Sustainability Headlines Health Middle East & North Africa Population Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition Foundation (B Source Type: news

'Foul-smelling' stone removed from 15-year-old girl's nose that had been slowly growing for a decade
Doctors in the United Arab Emirates found the girl had a rhinolith, which develops when deposits build-up over a foreign object. In the 15-year-old's case, a piece of mucus-covered rubber was recovered. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Children's receives $30M donation for research campus at Walter Reed
Children ’s National Health System has received a $30 million gift from the United Arab Emirates for its new research campus at the former Walter Reed Medical Center, which is scheduled to open next year. The gift, announced Wednesday, follows a $150 million donation in 2009 to build the Sheikh Zayed Ins titute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation, named for the nation’s founding father, at Children’s National. "We are deeply grateful for the United Arab Emirates' longstanding friendship and… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 10, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Drew Hansen Source Type: news