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Jun, 2014
RAK Hospital to offer free check-ups on Saturday

Dubai: Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) Hospital will mark World Hypertension Day on Saturday (May 17) with ‘Free Health Check-ups’ to encourage the public to undergo screenings for early diagnosis of hypertension. “People suffering from high blood pressure are three times more likely to develop heart failure. Hypertension, the silent kill

Beating the heat is no big sweat

DUBAI With summer fun comes summer ailments. Heat-related illnesses strike when the body is unable to cope with high temperatures and cannot cool itself, resulting in heat stroke, exhaustion, sunburn and other health issues. Here’s what to watch out for and what precautions to take. Heat exhaustion/stroke Walking outdoors for a long time,

Sinusitis can be fully cured: Doctors

Sinusitis occurs when the cavities in the nose become swollen and inflamed due to allergies, auto-immune disorders or infections. Patients commonly suffer headaches, runny or blocked nasal passage and facial pain. According to statistics by the Dubai Health Authority, about 20 per cent of the UAE population suffers f

RAK doctor puts her finger on rare tumour

For several years, Thomas, a senior executive in an international company suffered from excruciating pain. A tiny point below the nail of the right thumb was the source of the trouble. Even a mere touch there could make him cry. But now, thanks to recent surgery at the Ras Al Khaimah Hospital, the 50-year-old Ind