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Aster Clinic Launches #STUBSUGAR Initiative to Raise Awareness on High Sugar Consumption

April 29, 2018

Aster Clinic, among the largest healthcare networks in the Middle East, released a nation-wide campaign called '#STUBSUGAR', to create recognition amongst the populace about too much sugar consumption which is the prime cause for persistent conditions like diabetes mellitus and obesity.

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Don’t stretch it, sleep early to live longer

April 15, 2018

Late to bed and early to rise may actually be killing you slowly, according to a study that says people who stay up late and have to drag themselves out of bed are likelier to die younger than those who rise and set with the sun.

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Secret sodium

Eating salt with food has always been central to our experience. As the ancient Roman statesman Cicero famously said: “Trust no one unless you have eaten much salt with him.”
It is a mineral we use to flavour most of our meals and preserve everything from vegetables to meat — without it life would be pretty bland.

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Health for all is closer than you think in UAE, say experts

Without universal health coverage, people can be forced to pay for the costs of their healthcare, leading to burdens and poverty. 'Universal health coverage: Everyone, everywhere' under the slogan 'Health for All' is the theme for World Health Day (WHD) on April 7.

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Cute bath toys attract deadly microbes

April 8, 2018

That harmless-looking canary yellow rubber duck that is your toddler’s favourite bath time toy could be doing more harm than good, warn Swiss and American researchers.

In fact, new study has suggested that sickness and disease could await your precious baby because of all of the nasty bugs hiding inside the plastic toy.

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