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Students making ‘visible’ changes after fitness challenge

A "visible" and "positive" change is being seen among school students after the Dubai Fitness Challenge. If you ask who stole the show at the month-long Dubai Fitness Challenge which ended on Saturday, no doubt, they are children. A top official...

Health and education are key to wealth, says World bank chief

As traditional jobs disappear in the future, good health and education will become even more important measures of well-being, said Jim Yong Kim. Good health and education are as crucial to a country’s economic wellbeing as transport and power, according...

Beating diabetes is all about resolve

Experts advise patients to set personal goals and go on the offensive in managing disease. Dubai: Despite medical advances, education and awareness, diabetes is on the rise in the UAE. According to the atlas of the International Diabetes Federation (www.idfatlas.org), in...

Dubai Fitness Challenge makes a positive impact on schoolchildren

Schools to continue fitness activities for children after challenge because of positive impact. Dubai: The past three weeks of the Dubai Fitness Challenge (DFC) have resulted in happier, more energetic students who can concentrate on schoolwork better, prompting some school...

World Diabetes Day: Two types, one global problem

WHO records show that 35.4 million people suffer from diabetes in the Middle East and Africa alone. Today is World Diabetes Day and, for 2017, the International Diabetes Federation has declared the theme to be: Women and diabetes – our...

World Stroke Day: We Can Prevent Stroke

Stroke happens when the blood supply to part of the brain is cut off. Without blood, brain cells can be damaged or die. Depending on which part of the brain is affected and how quickly the person is treated,...

Ministry of Health and Prevention concludes ‘Junior Chef Program’ program

UAE, August 29, 2017 - The Ministry of Health and Prevention, represented by the Department of Health Education and Promotion, concluded the first edition of ‘Junior Chef Program’ program in cooperation with the Ministry of Culture and Knowledge Development and...

Impact of Emirati food on blood sugar documented by UAE academics

A research team at UAEU tested the effects of 18 Emirati dishes on 88 volunteers to track their glycemic index and natural compositions Academics at the United Arab Emirates University have compiled what they say is the first authoritative guide detailing...

Dubai Cares launches Rwanda education programmes

Dubai Cares launched two Dh8.9m programmes in Rwanda to provide students with leadership skills and increase their access to quality Early Childhood Education (ECE). The programmes, which target more than 18,600 young people and children across the country, will also provide students...

Hypertension affecting youth, doctors warn

DUBAI, 31st July, 2017 (WAM) -- In recent years, an increasing number of younger patients are being diagnosed with hypertension, a top health official at the Dubai Health Authority, DHA, said. Hypertension (HTN or HT), also known as high blood pressure,...

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ABU DHABI, 5th June, 2017 (WAM) -- The Federal National Council, FNC, will hold its 18th session of the 16th legislative chapter tomorrow night...

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