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UAE detects first case of COVID-19 Omicron variant

1st December, 2021 (WAM) — The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has announced the detection of the first case of the COVID-19 Omicron variant in an African woman coming from an African country via […]

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Emirati Genome Program

The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) is calling all UAE nationals to participate in the Emirati Genome Program, a ground-breaking national genomics initiative and one of the world’s largest, and most comprehensive genomics programs. […]

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The Sinopharm vaccine: What you need to know

The WHO Strategic Advisory Group of Experts (SAGE) on Immunization has issued Interim recommendations for the use of the inactivated COVID-19 vaccine BIBP developed by Sinopharm/China National Pharmaceutical Group. Here is what you need to know. […]

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Keep Your Eyes Healthy

They say the eyes are the windows to the soul. We don’t know if that’s true, but what we do know that having perfectly healthy eyes—excellent vision and clear eyes, free of pain or other […]

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Varicose Veins Explained

Varicose veins may not only be extremely painful but can also be the cause of much embarrassment due to their ugly appearance.  Found on the legs and feet (and sometimes other parts of the body), […]

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Gluten intolerance early years

Deciding to go gluten-free Bad news for lovers of bread, pasta and baked goods: Eating lots of gluten-heavy foods from a young age could eventually lead to gluten intolerance. A study published Tuesday in the […]