April 06, 2022
Do you find yourself gently pulling back the skin on your face when you look in the mirror and wish it would stay there? Non-invasive skin tightening procedures are a relatively advanced type of treatment that uses technology to heat the deep layers of your skin enough to restore its firmness.
April 06, 2022
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common functional gastrointestinal disorder characterized by chronic, recurrent abdominal discomfort and pain, with changes in bowel habits.
April 05, 2022
Fasting during Ramadan is a spiritual practice and is known to improve health. Those with health conditions may encounter challenges during the fasting period and must take specific precautions to make the most of the precious month. It would be best to take extra care of your health during this Holy Month.
March 24, 2022
In our contemporary dynamic life, consciously or not, we are under great social media pressure and influence that yields us to higher lifestyle standard expectations with major focus on beauty perfection.
January 24, 2022
Bones are living tissue. There is dense outer layer of compact cortical bone (slow turn over) and central region made up of trabecular bone (rapid turnover). Trabecular bone is more susceptible to the effects of osteoporosis
December 29, 2021
Gouty arthritis is a type of arthritis due to building of too much uric acid in the body. Gout is characterised by sudden attack of excruciating pain, swelling, redness and tenderness in one or more joints, most often in the big toe.
December 15, 2021
About 1 out of 5 adults have some form of musculoskeletal disorders. It can happen to anyone and at any age. People with musculoskeletal disorders live with chronic pain, stiffness and reduced mobility. These symptoms often lead to further problems, such as fatigue, depression, absences from work and even job loss.
November 17, 2021
Most of us have suffered from reflux at one time or another – maybe after a heavy meal, a big night out, or during pregnancy. For many, symptoms come and go, but some people have frequent symptoms that can greatly affect their quality of life. Here to explain what reflux is is HealthBay Gastroenterologist Dr. Neil Galletly.
November 09, 2021
As men reach their 40s, there are growing responsibilities on them. Be it their careers, balancing family life, staying fit and active, or holding on to those hair. What men usually do not realize is that every aspect of their lifestyle can have an effect on their health, and at times, adverse effects too. Some of the effects may be related to your
November 08, 2021
November is Stomach Cancer Awareness month. Healthbay Clinic’s Gastroenterologist Dr. Neil Galletly talks more about ways we can prevent stomach cancer and keep our stomachs healthy.
November 08, 2021
November is Stomach Cancer Awareness Month. Healthbay’s Gastroenterologist Dr. Neil Galletly talks more about the disease.
October 31, 2021
Pregnancy can be the most exciting yet challenging time in a couple’s life. Especially for the expectant mother, these few months pose a variety of physical and emotional challenges.
October 27, 2021
Dr. Sharmishta Sahu (Consultant Paediatrician)
Bexsero, a vaccine which offers protection from the life-threatening meningococcal B infection, has been licensed in the UAE recently and is now readily available.
September 30, 2021
Breast cancer is the most common cause of cancer in women, with one in 8 women developing breast cancer in their lifetime. Of these women, 75% do not have a family history or known risk factors. Breast cancer is also the number one cause of cancer-related death in women. However, if detected early, breast cancer is treatable. This is why breast screening is so important in the fight against this all too common disease.
September 30, 2021
The pandemic caused by the spread of the Covid-19 virus around the world has led to panic and anxiety along with rampant misinformation and suspicions. While some suspicions are based on information gathered from various sources including the media, many others grow out of doubts alone. One such opinion being talked about and discussed especially on social media is about the efficacy and effectiveness of the vaccines being offered against the Covid-19 virus. Are Covid-19 vaccines and Influenza vaccines the same?
September 02, 2021
Our present generation has been blessed with all comfortable means of living. Automation has enabled us to find alternatives to manual tasks and most of the daily routines and affairs are possible at the comfort of a click of a button.
August 25, 2021
The fast-paced modern lifestyle, technological advances, and changing world culture have provided us with many comforts and opportunities for further development.
July 07, 2021
Do your children grind their teeth at night? Ever hear a sound like a wild animal gnashing its teeth coming from your child’s bedroom in the middle of the night?
June 30, 2021
Why men need regular health check-ups
June 30, 2021
A stitch in time – How Preventive Health Check-ups can help
May 31, 2021
Summer is here! This is also the time when many around the world are confined to their homes if not completely active outside as in normal times.
May 31, 2021
Summer is here and the heat is on. Here are some simple steps to ensure you stay hydrated
April 29, 2021
As we get used to a new normal and schools and offices reopen in full capacity, it becomes the need of the hour to practice meticulous safety and precautionary measures. Children need even more care and attention than before and this puts a lot of pressure on teachers and caretakers.
April 16, 2021
Dr Sarah Lawson (Clinical Psychologist)
Although we can all relate to and know what it is like to feel stressed, there is no universal definition.
March 24, 2021
While the world seems to be recovering from COVID-19, it is still not time to lower our guards. Research shows that it may be time to double mask. However, it is not that simple. Read on to know more about what is true and false about using double masks.
March 11, 2021
When it comes to COVID-19, testing negative is only the first step in recovery. Medical practitioners have realised that COVID-19 is not always merely a two-week illness.
January 29, 2021
Ms. Brenda Steegmans (Paediatric Physiotherapist)
CST supports health in the body and has a good reputation for its effectiveness in helping many young babies’ ailments. It is a gentle, hands-on approach that releases tensions and restrictions in the soft tissues that surround the central nervous system.
January 25, 2021
By Dr. Moujahed Hammami (Consultant Obstetrics and Gynecology)
HPV infection is one of the most common causes of Cervical Cancer. This infection is one of the sexually transmitted diseases.
January 12, 2021
by Ms. Brenda Steegmans (Pediatric Physiotherapist)
As a parent you’ve surely noticed the variety of baby equipment that is sold in baby shops: nursing pillows, sleepy heads, cocooners, snooze pods, cushions, loungers, bouncer chairs, exersausers, swings, seats, jumpers, walkers, etc.
January 04, 2021
by Prof. Dr. Michael Weber (Consultant Orthopedic & Trauma Surgeon)
Hip joint dysplasia and luxation are quite common problems in the region. First of all, what kind of orthopaedic problem is that
September 30, 2020
by Dr. Alexandra Andras (Consultant Cardiologist)
Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death globally.
September 24, 2020
by Dr. Naila Alam (Consultant Family Medicine)
Influenza or ‘Flu’ is an acute respiratory illness caused by mainly influenza viruses A and B.
September 17, 2020
by Dr. Zaid Mahmoud Abdullateef Alrawi (Consultant Rheumatologist)
Do not wait to investigate problems !
A common thing between many Rheumatic diseases is that they are difficult to be detected.
September 10, 2020
by Dr. Sarah Lawson (Clinical Psychologist)
Many people experiencing symptoms of anxiety can often feel overwhelmed by their experience.
August 30, 2020
by Dr. Tone Meyer (Consultant Radiologist)
Although breast cancer is the most common cancer among women, the majority of breast lumps are not cancerous (benign).
July 21, 2020
by Dr Nicole Perez Blanc (Specialist in E.N.T./Otolaryngology)
Have ever wondered what is allergy? How does an allergy occur? Why some people have allergies and others don’t?
July 12, 2020
by Dr. Matteo Vigo (Plastic Surgeon)
Breast augmentation, sometimes referred to as a “boob job” by patients,is a surgical procedure in which the surgeon is using breast implants or fat transfer to increase the size of your breasts.
July 09, 2020
by Dr. Misha Sahu (Consultant Pediatrician)
Immunisation saves lives – an estimated 2-3 million deaths per year, and protects plenty more children from becoming seriously unwell (WHO)
July 05, 2020
by Dr. Omar Alghazzo (Consultant Pediatrician)
Fever is a normal response to many conditions, the most common of which is infection. Fever occurs when the body’s temperature is elevated as a result of the body’s thermostat being reset to a higher-than-usual temperature.
June 07, 2020
By Dru Campbell (Head Midwife and Lactation Consultant IBCLC)
Novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) is a new strain of coronavirus which causes Covid-19. Covid- 19 was first identified in Wuhan City in China towards the end of 2019.