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There are several aspects of health which can be simplified into three categories - Physical, Mental and Social - all three are affected by genetics, relationships, environment and education...

Doctor’s advice on how to bring your body back into a normal eating and sleeping pattern after Ramadan fasting ...

There is nothing worse than having to drag yourself out of bed when you are feeling sick. Sitting in a waiting room full of other contagious strangers is less than ideal. And as the flu is not something you can schedule - getting ill is not convenient at all....

Suffering from loneliness is extremely painful, and never more so than when you feel isolated from others on special occasions. That’s why the festive season is one that many people come to dread....

All the doctors working on Health at Hand have qualified at minimum as a GP and are trained to treat all the family. By the very definition of “general practitioner” your......

The Dubai Fitness Challenge is a great way to inspire us all to get fit, especially for those of us who do not exercise at all. A lack of exercise......

What to expect from a doctor video consultation Dr Ruhil Badiani, Family Medical Consultant, Health at Hand   Video consultations, or telehealth, are totally new for most of us and......

Could a successful company health and wellness program could extend your life? Perhaps it is a massive overstretch to imagine that HR’s shout out to join this year’s marathon might actually help you live longer. Or that the annual flu vaccine drive might do more than help you dodge a sneeze or two this winter. ...

During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Health at Hand team has been sharing advice and support on social, to be sure that the women in our lives understand the risks and what they need to do to ensure the best chances for early detection and treatment....

What to eat when you are pregnant: learning to feed your new family starts with learning to feed yourself   There is a lot of pressure to do the right......

It’s cold and flu season, which means classrooms and offices all over Dubai will soon be filled with sick children and adults performing the latest version of the annual cough-sneeze-achoo......

Starting school or even moving up to a new class can be a daunting and scary prospect for children of all ages and often causes anxiety amongst parents. We have......

The Holy Month of Ramadan is an important part of the Islamic year and can actually be good for your health, if done correctly. The main thing is to try......

Feeling tired but can’t sleep? Our Chief Medical Office Dr Yasmine Nemazee shares the scoop on what exactly insomnia is, the effect it can have on your life and why......

Photo Credit: Gulf Business As published by Gulf Business, July 2nd 2017 The regional healthcare market has been long overdue a revamp The GCC’s technology companies enjoyed a breakout year......

Dates are grown in abundance in the Middle East and whilst incredibly high in sugar, they are also hailed as being one of the healthiest foods we can enjoy as......

Today (June 14) is World Blood Donor Day. People often squirm at the thought of giving blood but when donated, it can save lives. Used every day to care for......

Fast paced with lots of twists and turns, it is hardly surprising that squash has so 
many fantastic health benefits. The confined space and rapid pace of the game entails......

In his book ‘Healthcare Disrupted’, Jeff Elton comments that ‘until recently, the world changed and healthcare – broadly speaking – did not’. Until now. Telehealth is the remote provision of......

Telemedicine is fast becoming the hottest trend in the global healthcare sector, with over $1.7bn of capital raised by US companies in the last 12 months alone....