Jun 18, 2013
World Security has signed an agreement with the Dubai Health Authority to provide jobs to as many Thalassemics as possible.
Read Article New job opportunities for Thalassemics in the UAE
Jun 12, 2013
Researchers studied 1,440 children and teenagers aged 6 to 19 and found 14.2 per cent were overweight and a further 19.8 per cent were obese. Read Article One child in three is overweight or obese, UAE study shows
Jun 09, 2013
Free tests and lessons on how to measure your blood pressure will soon be available in Dubai. Read Article UAE mobile clinic helps fight peril of hypertension
Even if you aren't sensitive to wheat or gluten, there may still be good reasons to be "wheat aware". Read Article Wheat-free alternatives could benefit everyone
Jun 07, 2013
Healthy dining options are slowly but surely gaining in popularity in Dubai, residents and health experts say.
Read Article Dining in Dubai just got healthier
May 16, 2013
Doctors warn of the dangers of high blood pressure, urging people to go for regular check-ups to prevent the silent killer. Read Article Hypertension, the UAE’s silent killer
Apr 05, 2013
More than two-thirds of parents admit that their children have not been screened for diabetes despite the disease running in the family. Read Article UAE parents not screening children for diabetes despite family risk
Mar 29, 2013
A survey of 999 UAE parents found that two in five let their children consume calorie-laden foods such as chips, burgers, pizza and chocolate. Read Article Parents in UAE admit to caving into child's fast food demands
For father-of-three Ayoub Makdissi, the importance of healthy eating is a lesson he wants to instill in his young children at an early age. Read Article 'Spend money on good wellbeing now rather than at hospital later'
Mar 21, 2013
Books featuring the cartoon character will be distributed to children aged 3 to 8 in all Abu Dhabi state schools. Read Article Hamdoon to draw Emirati children towards healthy life
Mar 18, 2013
The 23-year-old has a degree in nutrition and psychology, and knows her behaviour is not healthy, but she still cannot overcome the illness. Read Article Two coffees, a fruit and three hours at the gym for UAE anorexia victim
Besides training chefs and housemaids, cooking schools in Dubai are also teaching adults and children about the benefits of a healthy diet. Read Article Dubai culinary classes combat bad diets as UAE obesity soars
Counsellors say it is vital for parents and teachers to look for tell-tale signs of eating disorder in children. Read Article Worries over rise in eating disorders in the UAE
Win an invitation for you and a guest for a celebration of all things decadent to be held at Maison Sez in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday, June 26. Win - A night with The National
British scientists have discovered a vaccine that creates an immunity to Traveller's Diarrhoea - the global curse with a handful of names, but one certain unpleasant effect. Vaccine set to vanquish Delhi belly
James Gandolfini, whose portrayal of a brutal, emotionally fragile mob boss in HBO's 'The Sopranos' helped create one of TV's greatest drama series, has died. The Sopranos star James Gandolfini dies in Rome
A 2-0 win provides welcome distraction amid protests, reports Gary Meenaghan from Brazil. Confederations Cup: Brazil beat Mexico
Most ruling politicians and their supporters in the post-uprising North African states are likely to support Turkish premier Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Arab Spring Islamist leaders support Erdogan
A zoo in Russia is home to a unique animal – the liliger. That's a big cat breed where the father is a lion and the mother is a lion-tiger hybrid, called a liger. In pictures: Lillger cubs in Russia
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