Apr 14, 2013
Too often adults neglect their health and that of their children, contributing to the disease burden of the UAE. Read Article Poor diet and obesity reduce UAE life expectancy
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 30, 2013
Two fifths of children living in the UAE do no exercise - with youngsters in Abu Dhabi less active than those in Dubai. Read Article Two in five children do not exercise, survey finds
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 23, 2013
New research puts paid to the weight loss mantra: 'fewer calories in, more calories out'. Read Article Calorie count does a fat lot of good, scientists say
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 12, 2013
Men and women of all shapes and sizes take to the catwalk to show it does not matter if you're old, big or small you are still beautiful. Read Article Dubai fashion show to rid the media stereotype
Feb 27, 2013
There is a rising number of expats who come to the UAE, embrace a culture of less exercise and a more unhealthy diet and gain weight as a consequence. Read Article UAE expats warned to watch waistlines as obesity cases set to triple
Feb 22, 2013
Doctors warn against noninvasive obesity procedure because trials are not complete. Read Article UAE doctors warn new incisionless procedure is still under trial
Feb 21, 2013
Abu Dhabi's Health Authority is planning to issue regulations to protect patients going for weight loss surgeries from falling into the hands of inexperienced surgeons. Read Article New rules in Abu Dhabi to protect patients of weight loss surgeries
It was a bariatric surgery gone wrong. A Syrian woman describes her harrowing experience with weight-loss surgery. Read Article UAE bride's nightmare: 'I nearly died losing weight for my wedding'
Feb 10, 2013
The programme will be extended to more schools in the coming academic year, officials say. Read Article UAE's anti-obesity school programme wins Unicef praise
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Action from Malmo and last night's Eurovision Song Contest. In pictures: Eurovision Song Contest 2013
Following the 1948 war, Israeli librarians rushed to collect 30,000 mostly Arabic books from the houses of Jerusalem's prominent Palestinian families. Palestinian activists sue Israel for the return of 6,000 books
Istanbul's famous mosque tries to strike balance between religion and tourism money by providing tourists with coverings. Thomas Seibert reports Turkey tightens Blue Mosque dress code
Dropping out of the top tier could be more of a help than a hurt, comments Paul Radley. Step backward may help UAE rugby move forward
The dialect of the Hebus and Shehhu mountain tribes in Ras Al Khaimah is a living example of the history of the Arabic language's evolution in the region. Video: Talking Shehhi – a dialect from RAK's mountain tribes
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