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Doctors Remove Thyroid Gland Weighing Half a Kilogram

Huge tumor was obstructing the breathing and swallowing reflexes of patient  In a rare surgery lasting five hours, doctors excised a thyroid gland weighing 550 gms from the neck of a 46-year-old expatriate This butterfly-shaped gland in our… Continue reading...

Dry & Itchy Eyes? It Could be Computer Vision Syndrome

1 Why does reading in the dark cause eye strain and headaches All, if not most reading today is done on PC and hand held devices Reading from the print is fast becoming a lost art Most individuals reading on the devices are not aware of the… Continue reading...

Big Bags Pose Heavy Risks

For students carrying heavy bags to school, it can affect the muscles, bone growth and overall development of a child, and Dr Abdul Majeed, Specialist Paediatrician at Aster Hospital, Mankhool said this can result in short and long-term issues But… Continue reading...

Less TB Stigma Means Less TB

1 Where are we on TB in the UAE for TB day on March 24 (Overview of where we are at, things that have changed or improved etc) The UAE Government and DHA has a good system in place for screening, detection and treatment of Tuberculosis cases In… Continue reading...

Doctors Warn About The New Wave of Infections in UAE

Bacterial and viral infections affecting lungs will continue till the second week of March Doctors in the UAE have warned of a new wave of bacterial and viral infections peaking this month and will continue till the second week of March The… Continue reading...