<![CDATA[Health]]> http://www.thenational.ae/uae/health en_US en_US Four new cases of Mers discovered in the UAE, says World Health Organisation http://www.thenational.ae/uae/health/four-new-cases-of-mers-discovered-in-the-uae-says-world-health-organisation Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:05:24 GMT AEF3EA66-786B-449B-9B2E-129C1D512436 2014-04-17T18:05:24Z Mobile phones could have more germs than toilet seats, Dubai study shows http://www.thenational.ae/uae/health/mobile-phones-could-have-more-germs-than-toilet-seats-dubai-study-shows Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:38:48 GMT 432BBFB0-F578-4808-8A5A-9938E85813EE 2014-04-17T14:38:48Z Aerosol disinfectant to protect paramedics will be deployed in Dubai ambulances http://www.thenational.ae/uae/health/aerosol-disinfectant-to-protect-paramedics-will-be-deployed-in-dubai-ambulances Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:13:22 GMT A8D9EF99-B1B0-4E8C-BDF4-6FBBBBD8B81E 2014-04-17T15:13:22Z In pictures: Some common words in Emirati sign language http://www.thenational.ae/uae/in-pictures-some-common-words-in-emirati-sign-language Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:00:29 GMT B6C86E57-8711-40BE-9338-8E50843FCBD3 2014-04-16T22:00:29Z E-cigarettes being sold in a Dubai mall despite ban http://www.thenational.ae/uae/health/e-cigarettes-being-sold-in-a-dubai-mall-despite-ban Wed, 16 Apr 2014 20:44:42 GMT 16C977DA-E893-4B69-8B0B-CDD21772A4E7 2014-04-16T20:44:42Z Deaf at two, mother to four and widowed at 34: how one woman conquered her disability http://www.thenational.ae/uae/health/deaf-at-two-mother-to-four-and-widowed-at-34-how-one-woman-conquered-her-disability Wed, 16 Apr 2014 20:15:57 GMT D90DDA24-F21C-44FF-AD28-D066C01797D3 2014-04-16T20:15:57Z Hundreds learn sign language thanks to travelling UAE roadshow http://www.thenational.ae/uae/health/hundreds-learn-sign-language-thanks-to-travelling-uae-roadshow Wed, 16 Apr 2014 20:19:13 GMT 9E809BDF-15E7-431D-93A9-4C5312258F47 2014-04-16T20:19:13Z We’ll provide every opportunity for deaf people, Sheikh Nahyan vows http://www.thenational.ae/uae/health/well-provide-every-opportunity-for-deaf-people-sheikh-nahyan-vows Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:49:12 GMT 39D693D1-A029-4CCC-B32E-30CC87BBDD44 2014-04-16T19:49:12Z Mers coronavirus: Filipino paramedic infected 10 colleagues, says the WHO http://www.thenational.ae/uae/health/mers-coronavirus-filipino-paramedic-infected-10-colleagues-says-the-who Tue, 15 Apr 2014 18:57:33 GMT E9379EA7-FA15-41E6-92F3-81C9027FB0AD 2014-04-15T18:57:33Z How Down syndrome could soon be diagnosed with a simple smartphone photo http://www.thenational.ae/uae/health/how-down-syndrome-could-soon-be-diagnosed-with-a-simple-smartphone-photo Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:39:30 GMT CAC2E38B-D3C9-4ACE-9AD4-EAA080D571F1 2014-04-14T20:39:30Z UAE health authorities monitoring Mers cases in Filipinos http://www.thenational.ae/uae/health/uae-health-authorities-monitoring-mers-cases-in-filipinos Mon, 14 Apr 2014 18:36:51 GMT 8C0243D6-4B55-46E4-AB88-BF5DA04FC708 2014-04-14T18:36:51Z Female doctors should make the most of being in the UAE http://www.thenational.ae/uae/health/female-doctors-should-make-the-most-of-being-in-the-uae Mon, 14 Apr 2014 21:49:20 GMT 476C1CD0-7082-46C8-9038-21F7173E5C81 2014-04-14T21:49:20Z Chronically ill given financial aid worth Dh4.5m to secure treatment in 2013 http://www.thenational.ae/uae/health/chronically-ill-given-financial-aid-worth-dh4-5m-to-secure-treatment-in-2013 Mon, 14 Apr 2014 21:35:32 GMT 183B7BFC-FAF3-4C92-AAEE-B1C466EC6FED 2014-04-14T21:35:32Z Al Ain Filipinos remember ‘selfless’ friend killed by Mers virus http://www.thenational.ae/uae/health/al-ain-filipinos-remember-selfless-friend-killed-by-mers-virus Sun, 13 Apr 2014 23:53:20 GMT 19099CDE-841B-43C8-80F5-809085ED5E9F 2014-04-13T23:53:20Z Mers coronavirus: UAE officials urge calm in wake of Al Ain death http://www.thenational.ae/uae/health/mers-coronavirus-uae-officials-urge-calm-in-wake-of-al-ain-death Sun, 13 Apr 2014 21:50:32 GMT 9B301D35-E56B-4192-9BC3-C0F46DFCA234 2014-04-13T21:50:32Z UAE parenting workshops to discuss anti-obesity issues http://www.thenational.ae/uae/health/uae-parenting-workshops-to-discuss-anti-obesity-issues Sun, 13 Apr 2014 23:39:34 GMT 1499EB78-02E7-457E-B45D-E41FBFCA7EE0 2014-04-13T23:39:34Z Dubai shelter helps more victims of abuse http://www.thenational.ae/uae/health/dubai-shelter-helps-more-victims-of-abuse Sun, 13 Apr 2014 00:01:00 GMT 5E88BDD7-17BF-42E8-A21D-8B8403B8A0DD 2014-04-13T00:01:00Z Filipino paramedic in UAE dies from Mers as five colleagues also infected http://www.thenational.ae/uae/health/filipino-paramedic-in-uae-dies-from-mers-as-five-colleagues-also-infected Fri, 11 Apr 2014 18:03:00 GMT 008DD82C-DB65-40E3-9A73-F1751D2913FF 2014-04-11T18:03:00Z Vertical Marathon up 52 floors of Emirates Towers in Dubai raises Dh280,000 for charity http://www.thenational.ae/uae/dubai/vertical-marathon-up-52-floors-of-emirates-towers-in-dubai-raises-dh280-000-for-charity Fri, 11 Apr 2014 13:39:00 GMT F42FFCDC-6BE7-4767-836F-3151568180B2 2014-04-11T13:39:00Z One dead and five others contract Mers coronavirus in Al Ain http://www.thenational.ae/uae/health/one-dead-and-five-others-contract-mers-coronavirus-in-al-ain Fri, 11 Apr 2014 14:19:00 GMT 3F43AD7D-81F6-49F8-9F3C-35B9427B2323 2014-04-11T14:19:00Z