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Five tips on how to get rid of mosquitoes in the UAE and what to do if bitten
The National News Report
Filed on 2022-06-09
While most bites are more annoying than harmful and will get better within a few hours or overnight, there are cases when these become swollen or infected, or lead to a severe allergic reaction, especially among children. Itching the bitten spot often draws blood, which can cause contamination.  Here are some ways for you and your children to remain bite-free. Keep your space cleanMosquitoes can breed anywhere, but they are most drawn to logged water and exposed food. “Cleaning your space is the most important step in preventing a mosquito infestation,” says Dr Deepti Chaturvedi, paediatrics specialist at Burjeel Hospital. “This includes everything from dirty containers and dishes with uncovered food or water, to bird feeders and the floor mats of your car.” ... Read More..
UAE: Why are more residents under 30 suffering heart attacks?
Khaleej Times Report
Filed on 2022-05-27
Mujahid Hussain is 29 years of age, but he's lucky to be alive. The expat managed to survive a massive heart attack, thanks to timely medical help.  Hussain is one among several UAE residents below 30 who have suffered cardiac issues, and doctors are shocked at the rising incidence of young people developing heart problems in the UAE.  Sedentary lifestyles, unhealthy eating habits, stress and obesity are the primary causes behind young people developing cardiac problems, doctors say.  So, when the youth who works at a maintenance company in Jebel Ali, felt mild pain in his chest, he did not make much of it and continued with his duty. “The pain was mild. Though it was a bit disconcerting, it was manageable. I thought it was probably because of some gastric issues an ... Read More..
Burjeel Hospital Dubai: Offering innovative solutions for bone health
GN Focus Report
Filed on 2022-05-24
Burjeel Hospital, Dubai, is the region’s centres of excellence in advanced orthaopedics and spine treatments. The Ortho and Spine Department at Burjeel Hospital is a leading destination for the diagnosis and treatment of complex and challenging musculoskeletal problems. The department takes a comprehensive approach to care for healing and recovery through both surgical and non-surgical treatments. Burjeel Hospital, Dubai, has world-class orthopaedic doctors and surgeons who help patients return to optimal functionality and mobility through a comprehensive range of services.  Burjeel Hospital, Dubai, offers the full spectrum of adult and paediatric orthopaedic care with dedicated sections that focus on hand, shoulder and upper limb injuries, joint replacements, foot and ankle di ... Read More..
VPS Group hands over Rs 1 crore cash prize to Santosh Trophy-winning Kerala football team
Filed on 2022-05-06
KOCHI: VPS Healthcareon Friday handed over Rs 1 crore to theKerala football teamwhich bagged the prestigiousSantosh Trophyat the final game held in Malappuram on May 2.  At an event organised here by VPS Healthcare, the cash prize of Rs 1 crore was handed over to the winners by the Group's India Head, Hafiz Ali Ullat and Corporate Communications and CSR Head Dr Rajeev Mangottil.  The event saw a reunion of the state's finest footballers, both old and new including former Santosh Trophy-winning captains –Kurikesh Mathew(1993),V Sivakumar(2001), Sylvester Ignatius (2004), Rahul Dev (2018) – and other legendary players like IM Vijayan, Jo Paul Ancheri, and Asif Saheer.  Vijayan, the former Indian team captain, asked the VPS Group to start an academy at ... Read More..