The six-month awareness programme, which focused on colorectal, cervical and breast cancer, helped detect 50 new cases of breast cancer in October and November alone. Read Article Abu Dhabi 'cancer wave' initiative saves lives
A White Paper highlights that introducing tobacco tax in the GCC could lead to an increase in illicit trade and the smuggling of cigarettes. Read Article GCC hike in tobacco prices will see rise in illicit trade, experts warn
The council of GCC health ministers has agreed to standardise prices of medication from this July.
Read Article Medicine prices in GCC to be standardised
Emirati and expats working for Sharjah government will benefit from health insurance scheme. Read Article Sharjah to launch new health insurance
Doctors say it is important to know that not only women are at risk of getting breast cancer after seeing 70 patients - including two men - in its first week of operation. Read Article Sharjah's new breast cancer centre sees men and women in first week
The Ruler of Dubai has viewed proposed designs for Rashid Hospital which will have the capacity for 900 beds if approved. Read Article Dh3bn makeover planned for Dubai hospital
It is the manual for many US psychiatrists and the latest edition is out this week. Yet the DSM-5 is already under attack for listing as mental disorders what others regard as just personality traits.
Read Article Mental illness or just personality traits?
Some sufferers and their families believe condition is a psychological disorder or a spiritual problem that can be cured by clerics.
Read Article Stigma about epilepsy is putting lives at risk, warn UAE doctors
Calls for new federal programme to curb heart disease - the cause of 25 per cent of deaths in the country. Read Article Doctors urge action on the UAE's No 1 killer
Doctors in the UAE say the country needs stricter rules regarding licenses for drivers with epilepsy as they can cause grave accidents on the roads. Read Article UAE doctors call for stricter laws to keep epileptic drivers off the roads
A look at the different types of seizures, what triggers them and how to respond when someone has an epileptic fit. Read Article What is epilepsy?
The National highlights a few cases where epileptic patients seek to live a normal life in spite of the stigma that comes with the disease. Read Article UAE patients speak out about coping with the stigma of epilepsy
A South African doctor has finally begun his journey home, nine months after being detained in the UAE on charges of forgery and manslaughter. Read Article South African doctor Cyril Karabus leaves UAE after manslaughter acquittal
Large stadium for the recently announced New York City Football Club is planned for iconic tennis site. Omar Rahman reports from New York Football eyes Flushing Meadows
Chilean leading contender to replace Italian as manager of English Premier League club. Manchester City links to Manuel Pellegrini intensify after exit from Malaga
In truth, darts is one of few sports where the professionals are more often than not in no better physical shape than the rowdy crowds that cheer them on. Dubai dart tournament promises to be exciting
Companies in the UAE are finding themselves facing a legal minefield caused by the global reach of tough and sometimes conflicting US and UK anti-corruption laws. John Henzell reports.
Bribery laws go beyond borders
With Muslim families, you must say "mashallah" with every compliment lest someone think you are jealous and have the evil eye. Mashallah: what it means, when to say it and why you should
Vin Diesel, Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez and Gina Carano on the Fast & Furious franchise. Fast & Furious 6 - start your engines
Coke Studio, now in its second season, blends Khaleeji pop with RnB. The collaboration of Shamma Hamdan and Jay Sean in Dubai
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