Health

UAE looking to use 3D technology in healthcare

Hospitals in the United Arab Emirates are looking to integrate the new 3D printing technology in order to provide advanced healthcare services in the country.

The hospitals in the region are looking to keep pace with the technological advancements in healthcare around the world and are working to start using the 3D technology for providing teeth, hearing aids, medical devices, casts and even artificial limbs. Experts said that the new 3D technology will benefit patients with shorter waiting times and cheaper treatment options in the country.

PTSD impact soldiers for years

Experts have said that several soldiers suffer from the effects of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder or PTSD for several years while trying to lead a civilian life and integrate back into the society.

Many of those suffering from the condition are often perceived to ones having anger filled inside them that often burst violently on family members, who do not understand the person's condition well. Many people say in the US say that the PTSD only comes to light when there is an incident involving violent death.

Doctors perform Dubai’s first organ transplant

A team of doctors have performed the first ever organ transplant in Dubai in order to save a young Emirati mother, who received a kidney from a deceased donor from Saudi Arabia.

The ObamaCare Premiums Could Jump by Double Digits in 2017

The healthcare marketplaces under ObamaCare had a turbulent year this time and many insurers suffered heavy losses that they want to pull off the exchanges completely in 2017. It includes, United HealthCare, one of the largest insurers in the United States.

Surgeons perform rare vein surgery to save woman in Dubai

A team of surgeons have conducted a rare laparoscopy for the removal of a swollen umbilical vein in order to save a woman in Dubai.

The surgery is one of the only 15 surgeries conducted globally by Dr Wadah Shaker, general surgeon at Prime Hospital, Dubai. The surgery, which was conducted two months ago, saved the life of 30-year-old Russian, KseniaKhorashaeva. Khorashaeva is a resident of Dubai and had a risk of rupture of the vein if the surgery was not carried out, according to Dr Shaker.

UAE working on digitisation of healthcare

The authorities in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are actively working on its smart city initiatives including digitisation of medicines and hospital practices across the region.

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