• AVIVO Cricket Tournament 2017

    The highly-anticipated AVIVO Cricket Tournament was held at InSports Club, Al Barsha, on November 10, 2017. The indoor event was organised as a celebration of the spirit of unity and integrity of multiple entities that operate under AVIVO Group. Six teams from different assets of AVIVO Group, including AVIVO Head Office, Reem Medical Group, NewRead more →

  • 5 Ways to Make a Late Talker Talk

    5 Ways to Make a Late Talker Talk

    As a practising speech therapist, I regularly consult children with delayed speech and language development. As with other skills, the age at which your child learn the language and start speaking may vary. Generally, kids babble “mama” well before their first birthday, and most of them say around 20 words by the time they reachRead more →



    Confused about what Pap smear is and when to do it? Well, you are not alone. Pap smear or Pap test is a method of detecting abnormal cells in the cervix which helps in detecting cervical cancer. What is cervical cancer and what causes it? Cervical cancer is a cancer of the cervix. In theRead more →

  • An Optimal Approach to Healthy Diet

    An Optimal Approach to Healthy Diet

    The fundamentals of a healthy lifestyle involve regular physical activities and consuming balanced, nutrient-rich foods and beverages in moderation. Eating right doesn’t have to be complicated; your diet plan should be easy to follow and taste delicious! Give emphasis to fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and low-fat or fat-free milk as well as dairy products. Also,Read more →

  • How to choose and use sunscreen effectively

    How to choose and use sunscreen effectively

    As summer hits Dubai, it’s time to restock the sunscreen supply shelf. While year-round sunscreen application is important, there are factors to pay attention to when the days are longer and the sun’s rays get stronger. There are so many sunscreens and it can be overwhelming in choosing the best one for you and yourRead more →

  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

    Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

    What is PCOS? PCOS is a condition that causes irregular menstrual periods with excessive facial/body hair growth, acne and/or male pattern scalp hair thinning. It occurs in one in ten women and many of them tend to be overweight or obese, and may find it difficult to conceive. PCOS is also associated with a higherRead more →

  • Must-know first aid tips for Bleeding Cuts or Wounds

    Must-know first aid tips for Bleeding Cuts or Wounds

    While prevention is always the best medicine, it’s important to know what to do when accidents happen. For bleeding cuts or wounds, here are some First Aid tips everyone should know: 1. Stop Bleeding Apply direct pressure on the bleeding cut or wound with sterile gauze (if available) or a clean dry cloth, or tissueRead more →

  • Diabetic Foot – a chance to avoid damage

    Diabetic Foot – a chance to avoid damage

    The Diabetes mellitus is now-a-days a quite common disease; around 30% of the people here are affected. Modern treatments of Diabetologists improve the life standard of the Patients, but cannot completely avoid complications. Beside arterial circulative disorders, that is similar to arteriosclerotic disorders and affecting the bigger arteries, two special changes are detectable in diabeticRead more →

  • The Importance of Prostate Checkup

    The Importance of Prostate Checkup

    It is often said that what you don’t know can’t hurt you, but when it comes to health screening, the opposite is always true: What you don’t know can hurt you— and routine screenings are the best way to detect illnesses before symptoms appear. Despite this, men are extremely stubborn about keeping up with routineRead more →

  • Carpal tunnel … What is that?

    Carpal tunnel … What is that?

    There are eight small bones called carpal bones in the wrist, with a ligament that lies across the front of the wrist. In-between these carpal bones and the ligament there is a space called the carpal tunnel. The tendons that attach the forearm muscles to the fingers pass through this tunnel. One of the threeRead more →