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What is Lung Cancer?

by Dr. Sherif Fayed Pulmonary Specialist

What is Lung Cancer?

Lung cancer develops when cells in the lung become abnormal and grow out of control. Two groups of cancers start in the lungs.

by Dr. Sadir Al Rawi, Director of Surgical Oncology Services

Staging breast cancer

Once your doctor has diagnosed your breast cancer, he or she works to establish the extent (stage) of your cancer. Your cancer's stage helps determine your prognosis and the best treatment options.

Facts about ADHD - Dubai

by Dr.Shokry Alemam, Specialist psychiatry

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (AD/HD or ADHD)
It is a neurobehavioral developmental disorder, affecting preschoolers, children, adolescents, and adults, characterized by impulsiveness and inattention, with or without a component of hyperactivity

Facts about Autism - Dubai

by Dr.Shokry Alemam, Specialist psychiatry

Autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder affecting social communication, with repetitive patterns of behavior

Facts about depression

by Dr.Shokry Alemam, Specialist psychiatry

Have you ever felt sad, and lost interest most of the day for at least 2 weeks and your social life has been affected?

You might have depressive episode

Health for living with Healthy Lungs

by Dr. Ali Aldameh, Consultant Surgeon,

General, Thoracic , Laparoscopic Surgery

Lungs keep us alive and well and for the most part, we don't need to think about them. Here are some ways to keep your lungs healthy.

Varicose Veins and Golfers

by Dr Ashok Gupta, Specialist Vascular Surgeon

Varicose veins are the dilated, clearly visible, bluish channels, seen on the legs , almost invariably . They occur commonly in women particularly after multiple pregnancies, also in young men and women, who indulge in sport and regular physical activities.

by Dr. Sadir Al Rawi, Director of Surgical Oncology Services

What is breast cancer screening
Cancer screening involves testing apparently healthy people for signs that could show that a cancer is developing.
Breast cancer screening uses a test called mammography which involves taking X-rays of the breasts. Screening can help to find breast cancers early, when they are too small to see or feel. These tiny breast cancers are usually easier to treat than larger ones.

Written by Dr. Sherif Fayed, Pulmonary Specialist

Facts about smoking: Did you know that, according to research, cigarette smoke contains over 4,000 chemicals? These include carbon monoxide, tar and a multitude of other harmful substances such as arsenic, lead and benzene. Cigarette smoke has also been found to contain approximately 50 carcinogenic substances.

Written by Dr. Sherif Fayed, Pulmonary Specialist

Influenza, commonly known as flu, is a highly contagious disease caused by the influenza virus.
Everyone is encouraged to get the flu vaccine, but it is strongly recommended that the following groups are immunised because they are at higher risk of serious complications from flu:

Written by Dr.Marek Sepiolo Specialist - Vascular Surgeon

People have become concerned about the risk of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) during long air flights or long journeys by bus, car or train following the press reports about occasional deaths due to fatal pulmonary embolism. The below information explains about DVT and pulmonary embolism (PE) risk, identify people who may be at increased risk and advise how to reduce the risk.

Written by Dr. Naglaa Rizk, Consultant - Gynaecologist

Uterine fibroids are abnormal growths of muscle tissue in the uterus (womb). They are also called leiomyoma or myoma.  Fibroids are almost always benign (not cancerous), but can range in size and number.