Health

  • Precision medicine is an emerging approach that considers gene variation among several factors in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases such as diabetes
  • Dubai stylist on cancer and hair loss
    Oct 17, 2017 Claude Hachache | Special to GN Focus
    Ladies, you'll go bald - but your hair will grow back. Claude Hachache advises a humorous approach
  • Male infertility on the rise in the UAE
    Oct 16, 2017 M Sen | Special to GN Focus
    Lifestyle factors including unhealthy eating habits and obesity play their part, say experts
  • Lean on me: Breast cancer support in the UAE
    Oct 12, 2017 Iona Stanley | Special to GN Focus
    UAE support groups are actively addressing the psychosocial needs of cancer patients and their families
  • Breast cancer severely tests a marriage, and husbands are the first line of support. Four UAE men tell their stories
  • Grace under fire: UAE breast cancer warriors
    Oct 12, 2017 Krita Coelho & Hina Navin | Special to GN Focus
    A triumph of the spirit armed these UAE residents in their battle against breast cancer
  • Fertility treatment: Battle for baby
    Oct 09, 2017 Adrienne Harebottle | Special to GN Focus
    IVF will likely be the hardest challenge, say mothers who’ve been through it. Physically daunting, yes. But it’s the emotional toll that is highest. Sharing their insight, these women shed light on what to expect
  • All you need to know about heart disease
    Sep 28, 2017 Richendra Herandien | Special to GN Focus
    Ahead of World Heart Day here are the key stats, facts and symptoms surrounding heart disease
  • Heart attacks strike earlier in the UAE
    Sep 28, 2017 Jennifer Bell I Special to GN Focus
    Doctors say heart disease impacts people in the UAE 15 years earlier than the rest of the world
  • What's new in cardiac care?
    Sep 28, 2017 Priya Mathew | Deputy Chief Subeditor
    Technology has opened up new options with better outcomes for treating cardiovascular disease
  • Food for your heart
    Sep 28, 2017 Chiranti Sengupta
    While olives, olive oil and avocados improve heart health, we highlight other top foods with a positive impact
  • Review: Physiotherapy for back pain
    May 30, 2017 By Keith J Fernandez | Group Editor — Commercial Publishing
    Our reviewer eases discomfort, stress and muscle tension with physiotherapy sessions
  • Devices that help reduce pain after exercise
    Apr 24, 2017 By Riaz Naqvi | Staff Writer
    While it’s probably not possible to completely eliminate the soreness that comes after a workout or team sports, it can be made more bearable
  • Ditch the pills to manage pain better
    Apr 23, 2017 Luisa Dillner
    Many of us turn to painkillers for quick relief, but doctors now say we shouldn’t
  • Health: Is your AC making you sick?
    Apr 19, 2017 By Helga Jensen-Forde | Special to GN Focus
    Poorly maintained air conditioning systems can allow mould to spread
  • How robot-ready are UAE hospitals?
    Feb 05, 2017 Priya Mathew | Deputy Chief Subeditor
    As hospitals globally introduce robots, exoskeletons and more into the mix, GN Focus looks at how the nation's health centres are playing catch-up