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

Zimbabwe: First Lady Attends Health Summit
[The Herald] First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa is in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, attending a summit of First Ladies on access to improved innovative healthcare and people's well-being. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 29, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

DuPont Safety & Construction and Emirates SkyCargo Celebrate their...
10-year Anniversary of Partnership using DuPont™ Tyvek® for Cold Chain Solutions in the Air Cargo Industry(PRWeb February 05, 2019)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/dupont_safety_construction_and_emirates_skycargo_celebrate_their_10_year_partnership/prweb16080751.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - February 5, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Deputy ruler of Dubai opens Arab Health 2019
The deputy ruler of Dubai and United Arab Emirates' minister of finance, Sheikh...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Digital breast tomosynthesis wins support in Middle East Arab Health 2019 changes venue for radiology conference Dubai's deputy ruler opens Arab Health 2018 Leaders in Healthcare conference wraps up Arab Health Dubai deputy ruler opens Arab Health 2017 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 28, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Global Differences in Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Reporting
Conclusion Large disparities exist surrounding OHCA patients among three different high-income countries. In addition to this, there are significant gaps in capturing, reporting, sharing and analyzing OHCA data across regional and national borders. Uniformity of reporting standards continue to hinder the epidemiological evidence base for OHCA. Much about OHCA epidemiology is still unknown in many regions of the world, including countries with regional OHCA surveillance in place. These findings present considerable challenges not only nationally, but globally for evaluating the global burden of out-of-hospital cardiac arres...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - December 6, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Michael Schulz, MS, NRP Tags: Exclusive Articles Cardiac & Resuscitation Source Type: news

Five planned missions to Mars
Space agencies around the world are set to explore the red planet, while Elon Musk has even grander plansLast week, Nasasuccessfully landed its InSight probe on Mars, as part of a two-year mission to study the planet ’s deep interior. Nasa is also planninga rover mission for 2020, to investigate signs of life and collect data for future expeditions.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - December 2, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Tasha Kleeman Tags: Mars Space Science SpaceX Elon Musk Nasa European Space Agency United Arab Emirates Middle East and North Africa Technology World news Russia China Asia Pacific Source Type: news

New York University urged to use UAE links to help jailed UK academic
Academics ask New York University to use its Abu Dhabi campus to press the UAE government for the release of Matthew HedgesAround 200 academics from New York University have called on their institution to publicly condemn the life imprisonment of the Durham PhD studentaccused of spying by the United Arab Emirates.Ina letter addressed to NYU president, Andrew Hamilton, the academics said the university, which has a campus in Abu Dhabi, should use its ties with the UAE government to press for the release of Matthew Hedges, whose detention they describe as unjustified and “tantamount to torture”.Continue reading.....
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 23, 2018 Category: Science Authors: David Batty and Rachel Hall Tags: UK news Universities Academics Education Higher education United Arab Emirates Middle East and North Africa World news Research Science Source Type: news

E-Commerce Giants Under Fire for Retailing Hazardous Mercury-Based Cosmetics
By Thalif DeenNEW YORK, Nov 16 2018 (IPS)A coalition of over 50 civil society organizations (CSOs), from more than 20 countries, have urged two of the world’s largest multi-billion dollar E-commerce retailers – Amazon and eBay – to stop marketing “dangerous and illegal mercury-based skin lightening creams.” The protest is part of a coordinated global campaign against a growing health hazard in the field of cosmetics.So far, the groups have reached out to the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA), the United Nations, the World Health Organization (WHO) and INTERPOL, the Lyon-based internation...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Thalif Deen Tags: Editors' Choice Environment Featured Global Global Governance Headlines Health IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Mercury Population Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Falls in the elderly: assessment of prevalence and risk factors - Sharif SI, Al-Harbi AB, Al-Shihabi AM, Al-Daour DS, Sharif RS.
BACKGROUND: Falls in elderly people can lead to serious health problems. There is limited knowledge about the prevalence of falls, risk factors and causes of falls in the United Arab Emirates. OBJECTIVE: To assess the prevalence of falls among olde... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Four Killed, 20 Injured in Collapse in UAE
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Police in Bahrain say four people have been killed and some 20 others were injured when a building collapsed in the island kingdom. The Interior Ministry said that an "old building" collapsed Tuesday in Salmaniya, a neighborhood of Bahrain's capital, Manama. The two-story residential building reportedly housed foreign laborers. Police said the injuries were "medium and serious," without elaborating, and that 60 rescuers with firetrucks and ambulances responded. The police updated the casualty figures Wednesday on Twitter, saying that three bodies were retrieved a...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - October 11, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Associated Press Tags: Rescue & Vehicle Extrication News International Operations Source Type: news

Four Killed, 20 Injured in Collapse in UAE
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Police in Bahrain say four people have been killed and some 20 others were injured when a building collapsed in the island kingdom. The Interior Ministry said that an "old building" collapsed Tuesday in Salmaniya, a neighborhood of Bahrain's capital, Manama. The two-story residential building reportedly housed foreign laborers. Police said the injuries were "medium and serious," without elaborating, and that 60 rescuers with firetrucks and ambulances responded. The police updated the casualty figures Wednesday on Twitter, saying that three bodies were retrieved a...
Source: JEMS Operations - October 11, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Associated Press Tags: Rescue & Vehicle Extrication News International Operations Source Type: news

Influenza Caused Emirates Flight to Be Briefly Quarantined at JFK
FRIDAY, Sept. 7, 2018 -- The mysterious illness that kept a plane away from the terminal after some passengers reported feeling sick has been confirmed as the flu, according to the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Emirates... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 7, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Two Airplane Health Scares This Week Were Linked to People Returning From the Hajj in Mecca
A pair of airline health scares this week were related to the hajj pilgrimage in Mecca, officials say. Eleven people were treated at a New York City hospital after reports of sick passengers and crew on an Emirates flight from Dubai on Wednesday. The next day, a total of 12 passengers on two flights into Philadelphia International Airport showed flu-like symptoms. “Overall, the common thread is influenza A cases in returning Hajj pilgrims,” Centers for Disease and Control (CDC) spokesman Benjamin Haynes told TIME. The hajj, an annual pilgrimage for practicing Muslims, this year reportedly drew more than 2 milli...
Source: TIME: Health - September 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime onetime Travel Source Type: news

Two Airplane Health Scares Last Week Were Linked to People Returning From the Hajj in Mecca
A pair of airline health scares last week were related to the hajj pilgrimage in Mecca, officials say. Eleven people were treated at a New York City hospital after reports of sick passengers and crew on an Emirates flight from Dubai on Wednesday. The next day, a total of 12 passengers on two flights into Philadelphia International Airport showed flu-like symptoms. “Overall, the common thread is influenza A cases in returning Hajj pilgrims,” Centers for Disease and Control (CDC) spokesman Benjamin Haynes told TIME. The hajj, an annual pilgrimage for practicing Muslims, this year reportedly drew more than 2 milli...
Source: TIME: Health - September 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime onetime Travel Source Type: news

Passengers on 4 Southwest Flights May Have Been Exposed to Measles
A Texas resident sick with measles may have exposed passengers on four Southwest Airlines flights to the highly contagious virus, officials said. The individual took flights connecting through Houston’s Hobby Airport on Aug. 21 and 22, the Houston Health Department announced Thursday. The passenger was diagnosed with measles after traveling, a Southwest representative told TIME, but health department said the person was contagious at the time of the flights. Southwest is working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to notify passengers on four flights of the possible exposure, the airline said. T...
Source: TIME: Health - September 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized onetime Texas Source Type: news

Flu On A Plane? 10 Passengers On Emirates Flight Have Tested Positive
Here is an update on the illness that occurred on Emirates Flight 203 that landed Wednesday morning at John F. Kennedy Airport in New York City. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 7, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Emirates Plane Quarantined in New York With Sick Passengers - Airline Emirates Plane Quarantined in New York With Sick Passengers - Airline
An Emirates airline flight from Dubai was quarantined at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport on Wednesday morning after passengers became ill during the flight, the airline and New York news media said.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - September 7, 2018 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

Passengers on Emirates Flight From Dubai Had Flu and Common Cold
Authorities evaluated all 549 travelers and crew members, and 11 were treated at a hospital for coughing, fever and gastrointestinal symptoms. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: TYLER PAGER Tags: Airlines and Airplanes Hospitals Coughs Influenza Emirates Airlines Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Kennedy International Airport (Queens, NY) New York City Source Type: news

Flu and common cold confirmed in sick passengers on Emirates flight to JFK
New York City's Department of Health& Mental Hygiene confirmed on Thursday that a majority of the test results from passengers aboard Emirates Flight 203 who reported illness Wednesday "showed common viruses such as influenza and the common cold." (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sick Passengers and Crew Aboard Emirates Flight Test Positive for Influenza
The patients hospitalized after arriving at John F. Kennedy Airport in a plane carrying sick passengers and crew have tested positive for influenza, according to a New York City official. About 100 people aboard Emirates Flight 203 from Dubai complained of illness, citing symptoms like cough and fever. Emirates said Wednesday that 10 passengers “were taken ill.” Eric Phillips, press secretary for New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, said test results on the 10 patients taken to the hospital found influenza. Some test results came back inconclusive on other viruses, which is a common occurrence, he said. Those te...
Source: TIME: Health - September 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Mahita Gajanan Tags: Uncategorized New York onetime Travel Source Type: news

Passengers on Dubai, JFK Flight Appear to Have Flu
NEW YORK (AP) — A large commercial jet from Dubai caused a scare on Wednesday after a pilot radioed that it would be landing at New York's Kennedy Airport carrying several passengers and crew members who fell ill with flu-like symptoms. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention immediately quarantined the double-decker Emirates aircraft holding 520 passengers so it could evaluate about 100 of them. Some had complained about coughs, headaches, sore throats and fevers. Officials said 10 people - three passengers and seven crew members - ended up hospitalized in what Emirates called a "precaution." T...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - September 6, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Major Incidents News Mass Casualty Incidents Patient Care Source Type: news

Passengers on Dubai, JFK Flight Appear to Have Flu
NEW YORK (AP) — A large commercial jet from Dubai caused a scare on Wednesday after a pilot radioed that it would be landing at New York's Kennedy Airport carrying several passengers and crew members who fell ill with flu-like symptoms. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention immediately quarantined the double-decker Emirates aircraft holding 520 passengers so it could evaluate about 100 of them. Some had complained about coughs, headaches, sore throats and fevers. Officials said 10 people - three passengers and seven crew members - ended up hospitalized in what Emirates called a "precaution." T...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - September 6, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Major Incidents News Mass Casualty Incidents Patient Care Source Type: news

Influenza may be cause of sickness for handful of crew, passengers on Emirates flight to JFK
(Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Emirates flight quarantined in New York over sick passengers
A commercial jet from Dubai prompted an emergency response at New York's John F. Kennedy Airport on Wednesday. Ambulances and other emergency vehciles greeted the plane after passengers reported feeling ill. CBS News correspondent Don Dahler reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - September 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eleven aboard flight from Dubai hospitalized in apparent flu outbreak
Eleven people on an Emirates airline flight were taken to a New York City hospital suffering flu-like symptoms on Wednesday after scores of passengers and crew complained of feeling sick during a 14-hour trip from the Middle East, officials said. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Eleven aboard Dubai flight hospitalized in New York after falling ill
Eleven people aboard an Emirates airline flight from Dubai were taken to New York hospitals with a mystery ailment on Wednesday after scores of passengers and crew complained of feeling sick during the 14-hour overnight trip from the Middle East. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Ten aboard Dubai flight hospitalized in New York after falling ill
Ten people aboard an Emirates flight from Dubai were taken to New York hospitals with a mystery ailment on Wednesday after scores of passengers and crew complained of feeling sick during the 14-hour overnight flight from the Middle East. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

At least 19 on Emirates flight confirmed ill: New York mayor's office
At least 19 people aboard an Emirates flight from Dubai to New York were confirmed ill when the aircraft landed on Wednesday at John F. Kennedy International Airport, after as many as 100 passengers and crew reported feeling sick, authorities said. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Emirates Flight With Sick Passengers Lands at J.F.K. Airport
The pilot became concerned when numerous people appeared to become ill and alerted the authorities, an official said. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: TYLER PAGER Tags: Airlines and Airplanes Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Emirates Airlines Police Department (NYC) Port Authority of New York and New Jersey New York City Source Type: news

About 100 people fall ill on Emirates flight to New York, CDC says
Some 100 passengers and crew reported feeling ill during an Emirates flight from Dubai to New York City, and health workers are evaluating them as the airplane sits on the tarmac of JFK International Airport, authorities say. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - September 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/World Source Type: news

19 people confirmed ill on Emirates flight to New York, officials say
Some 100 passengers and crew reported feeling ill during an Emirates flight from Dubai to New York City. Health workers evaluated them as the airplane sat on the tarmac at JFK International Airport, authorities say. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - September 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/World Source Type: news

10 people who fell ill on Emirates flight to New York appear to have the flu, officials say
New York City health officials say they obtained respiratory samples from the patients and their symptoms look like influenza. They say they won't know for sure until they get final results. All of the patients were listed in stable condition. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - September 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/World Source Type: news

Emirates airline says about 10 passengers were sick on plane that landed in New York, medical attention was precaution
(Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Plane With Sick Passengers Quarantined at JFK Airport
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is investigating a plane that landed at John F. Kennedy Airport Wednesday with sick passengers on board. Steve Coleman, a public information officer for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, confirmed to TIME that a plane carrying sick passengers landed at JFK, and that the CDC is on the scene. Emirates Airline tweeted that one of its planes, Flight 203 from Dubai, landed in New York on Wednesday morning with about 10 sick passengers on board. Initial reports said about 100 passengers were ill. “Emirates can confirm that about 10 passengers on board flight...
Source: TIME: Health - September 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized New York onetime Source Type: news

10 Sick Passengers Taken to Hospital After Plane from Dubai Quarantined at JFK
Ten passengers have been taken to the hospital after a plane with more than 500 people aboard was quarantined upon landing at John F. Kennedy Airport Wednesday. At least 100 passengers complained of illness, with symptoms including cough and fever, on Emirates Flight 203 from Dubai, Benjamin Haynes, a spokesperson for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Infectious Disease Media Team, said in a statement provided to TIME. Emirates said that about 10 passengers on the flight “were taken ill.” “On arrival at JFK, as a precaution, they were immediately checked by local health authorities, a...
Source: TIME: Health - September 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized New York onetime Source Type: news

10 Sick People Taken to Hospital After Plane from Dubai Quarantined at JFK
Ten people have been taken to the hospital after a plane with more than 500 people aboard was quarantined upon landing at John F. Kennedy Airport Wednesday. Around 100 people on Emirates Flight 203 from Dubai complained of illness, with symptoms including cough and fever, before being officially evaluated, Benjamin Haynes, a spokesperson for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Infectious Disease Media Team, told TIME. Emirates, however, said that only about 10 passengers on the flight “were taken ill.” “On arrival at JFK, as a precaution, they were immediately checked by local health au...
Source: TIME: Health - September 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized New York onetime Source Type: news

10 Sick People Taken to Hospital After Emirates Flight Lands at JFK
Ten people have been taken to the hospital after a plane carrying sick passengers landed at John F. Kennedy Airport Wednesday. Around 100 people on Emirates Flight 203 from Dubai complained of illness, with symptoms including cough and fever, before being officially evaluated, Benjamin Haynes, a spokesperson for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Infectious Disease Media Team, told TIME. Emirates, however, said that only about 10 of the roughly 500 passengers on the flight “were taken ill.” Statement: Emirates can confirm that about 10 passengers on #EK203 from Dubai to New York were take...
Source: TIME: Health - September 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized New York onetime Source Type: news

11 Sick People Taken to Hospital After Emirates Flight Lands at JFK
Eleven people were treated at a local hospital after a plane carrying sick passengers landed at John F. Kennedy Airport Wednesday. Around 100 people on Emirates Flight 203 from Dubai complained of illness, with symptoms including cough and fever, before being officially evaluated, Benjamin Haynes, a spokesperson for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Infectious Disease Media Team, told TIME. Emirates, however, said that only about 10 of the roughly 500 passengers on the flight “were taken ill.” Statement: Emirates can confirm that about 10 passengers on #EK203 from Dubai to New York were ...
Source: TIME: Health - September 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized New York onetime Source Type: news

Plane with Sick Passengers Quarantined at JFK
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City mayor's office says a plane has been quarantined amid reports numerous ill passengers aboard a flight from Dubai that arrived at New York's Kennedy Airport. The Emirates flight landed at about 9:10 a.m. Wednesday. Video from news helicopters showed the jet sitting on the tarmac surrounded by emergency vehicles and ground control personnel. A spokesman for New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says representatives of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention were on the scene. Airline representatives did not immediate respond to an email requesting information. A New York Polic...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - September 5, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Major Incidents News Mass Casualty Incidents Patient Care Source Type: news

Plane with Sick Passengers Quarantined at JFK
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City mayor's office says a plane has been quarantined amid reports numerous ill passengers aboard a flight from Dubai that arrived at New York's Kennedy Airport. The Emirates flight landed at about 9:10 a.m. Wednesday. Video from news helicopters showed the jet sitting on the tarmac surrounded by emergency vehicles and ground control personnel. A spokesman for New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says representatives of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention were on the scene. Airline representatives did not immediate respond to an email requesting information. A New York Polic...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - September 5, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Major Incidents News Mass Casualty Incidents Patient Care Source Type: news

BD inks UAE insulin pen distro deal with Julphar
Pharmaceutical manufacturer Julphar said yesterday it inked a deal with BD (NYSE: BDX) to supply disposable insulin pens to the United Arab Emirates. Through the deal, individuals will be able to purchase BD’s Vystra disposable pens featuring Julphar’s human insulin formulations, including its Jusline R, Jusline N and Jusline 30/70. The same system is slated to be available for future insulin analogues which are still under development, Julphar said. Read the whole story on our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News The post BD inks UAE insulin pen distro deal with Julphar appeared first on MassDevi...
Source: Mass Device - August 28, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Diabetes Distribution bectondickinson julphar Source Type: news

One of the most powerful superfoods, honey protects you from cancer and keeps your immune system strong
(Natural News) Honey has been used in medicine for well over 5,000 years. Now, researchers from United Arab Emirates University have found that honey from certain regions – particularly those that have arid climates – can be used to treat major chronic diseases, including cancer. The results of their study, published in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, investigated... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The powerful antioxidant and anti-cancer effects of arid region honey
(Natural News) The arid region honey can be used as a therapeutic product for chronic diseases, including cancer, according to researchers from United Arab Emirates University. The study, published in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, compared varieties of honey from desert climates against those from non-arid regions to establish which variety contained more antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activities. Researchers... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

These Are the Best Places to See the Lunar Eclipse on July 27
The longest total lunar eclipse of the 21st century is about to happen on Friday, July 27. While the 2018 lunar eclipse won’t be visible from the U.S., places all around the world — including the Middle East and Greece — will be in prime locations to see the celestial event. After searching for areas that are projected to have the clearest skies and longest window of time to see the entire four-hour eclipse, TIME compiled a list of the best places to see the July 27 total lunar eclipse. Cairo, Egypt People in Cairo will be able to see the entire lunar eclipse — and it’s likely that there won&r...
Source: TIME: Science - July 10, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Gabby Raymond Tags: Uncategorized onetime space Source Type: news

American College of Rheumatology and Emirates Society for Rheumatology co-host Conference
(American College of Rheumatology) The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) is collaborating with the Emirates Society for Rheumatology (ESR) to co-host their 4th Annual Conference in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 19-21, 2018. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

UAE imposes ban on birds from Russia after flu outbreak: WAM
DUBAI (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has banned the import of domestic and wild live birds, as well as their meat and meat products from Russia after a bird flu outbreak, state news agency WAM reported on Tuesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Yemen: Airstrike hits MSF cholera treatment center in Abs
This attack by the Saudi- and Emirati-led coalition shows complete disrespect for medical facilities and patients. Health centers are #NotATarget.   Language English (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Kavita Menon Source Type: news