Aster News


Live Worm Removed from Man’s Eye

March 6, 2017

On close examination, Dr Mathur, Specialist Ophthalmologist, Aster Clinic, Bur Dubai(AJMC) noticed a live worm crawling under the patient's conjunctiva - the outer transparent layer of the eye.


The Dangers of Self-Medicating with Painkillers

March 2, 2017

Doctors said that though the availability of OTC medicines was beneficial, many people were not aware of the side effects.


Aster Kids introduces students to Emergency First Aid Training via the Aster Scouts Initiative

February 27, 2017

Aster Kids organized the very first ‘Aster Scouts’ session on Wednesday, 22nd February at Aster IVF and Women Clinic. The event was aimed at educating school going students about the basics of emergency first aid care. This particular session, being the first of many to come, was attended by 22 students, from grades 7 to 9, of the Gulf Indian School, Dubai. The students took part in the interactive training sessions, demonstrative safety measures and an open quiz.


How About Some ‘Desk-ercise’?

February 7, 2017

Although our bodies are designed to be regularly active, many of us disregard the fact. We all like to stay fit, look good and feel energetic, for which the body needs some sort of a movement and physical activity. Although our bodies are designed to be regularly active, many of us disregard the fact and complain of being chained to our desk jobs.


UAE doctors urge residents to monitor sodium content in drinking water

January 31, 2017

Too much Na in your H2O is not the formula for healthy living and consumers are urged to make sure a single-digit level of the element per litre is all they’re getting.

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