Mental illness on campus really is ‘a thing’

Unlike his former classmates, Alex isn’t writing final exams right now, or searching for a summer job, or choosing electives for next year. Alex is no longer a student at all. As an academic leader responsible for student affairs, I...

UAE Portrait of a Nation: After surviving cancer, NYU’s athletics head inspires the next...

Peter Dicce swapped the courtrooms of Philadelphia for the football pitches of Saadiyat Island. In 2009, a cancer diagnosis led Peter Dicce to reflect on his life. He was 45, a successful trial lawyer and soccer coach but now felt at a...

In UAE, youth more prone to Colon Cancer

As March is celebrated as the colon cancer awareness month, doctors are raising concern about the treacherous disease. People in the UAE are suffering colorectal cancer almost 20 years earlier than in the West, Khaleej Times has learned.

Harnessing the Power of the Developing Brain

Knowledge Is Power In many ways, 18- to 22-year-olds are adults. But in one significant way, they are not: The human brain doesn’t reach maturity until people are in their mid-20s. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); So what’s...

Why is the mental health of UAE students important?

In 2015, a grade 10 student committed suicide because she did not perform well in her exams and feared her parents' reaction. Mental health of students in the UAE can often be overlooked, even with several reports of teens committing...

Ahead of International Day of Women and Girls in Science, UN calls for smashing...

NEW YORK, 10th February, 2018 (WAM) -- It is time to support and invest in women and girls who want to pursue careers in scientific research, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said in a message to mark the International...

World Cancer Day 2018: five ways ICR world-class cancer research is helping patients

Today is World Cancer Day – a growing, global movement which aims to unite the world to find better treatments against cancer. Graham Shaw introduces some of our world class research. Cancer can affect anyone, anywhere, at any time. As healthcare around...

Are you suffering from ‘digital eye strain’?

As more and more people continue to spend hours each day looking at computers, cellphones, tablets and other electronic devices, a majority is going through what is called 'digital eye strain'. From gadget addiction to constant air-conditioner exposure and poor...

8 Symptoms of Hidden Depression That Everyone Can Experience

Depression is a very serious disease. It can be confused with ordinary fatigue, but it also can hide under excessive workaholism or, on the contrary, feigned happiness. Sadness, a lack of initiative, and loss of physical and moral strength are just a few features of this sickness. Only a doctor can diagnose depression...

Searching for happiness? Release your inner-child!

Have you ever observed a child playing or interacting with his peers and thought to yourself, ‘wow, isn’t it easy being a child…I wish I could go back there’? It’s a common feeling. With our busy lives of study, work...

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