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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.


Increasing Number of Patients with GERD being detected, say experts from Aster Hospital and Clinic

November 23, 2016

Local experts urge early detection of GERD symptoms – a chronic digestive disease, and encourage seeking appropriate medical attention to improve quality of life
On the occasion of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) Awareness Week, Aster Hospital and Clinic initiates a nationwide programme to increase awareness of symptoms and treatment in order to alleviate discomfort for people suffering from the disease.


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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