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Breast Cancer – Losing Is No More An Option!

Posted on Healthcare By DoctorUna
Published on 2019-11-12

The mere mention of the word 'cancer' can strike fear in the minds of people. However, medical science has advanced considerably and nowadays, due to the early detection of cancer, it can be successfully controlled and treated. Among women, breast cancer is the most active form of cancer worldwide. 


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Gynecologists: When to visit? Symptoms, Tests and Related Services

Posted on Healthcare By DoctorUna
Published on 2019-10-22

A woman's life through the eyes of a doctor is divided into four life cycles; ages 13 to 18, 19 to 39, 40 to 64, and from 65 years and onwards. For maintaining optimum health, women of all ages must visit a gynecologist or a healthcare specialist doctor. A gynecologist focuses on women's health and addresses various problems relating to the female reproductive system that include menstruation, pregnancy, childbirth, sexually transmitted infections or STIs, fertility problems, hormonal disorders, urinary tract infections, and sexual related issues. 


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A Step Ahead – Early Breast Cancer Detection

Posted on Healthcare By DoctorUna
Published on 2019-06-23

Do you feel the need to be active and remain fit? Well, it is also equally important to know your body in an intimate way. Similarly, knowing the shape and feel of your breasts can help you detect abnormal changes in your mammaries. Such close breast awareness is useful for initiating early breast cancer diagnosis.

Breast cancer is a medical condition wherein the breast cells grow out of control. The cancer cells can spread in the body, outside the breast, via lymph vessels or blood vessels. When breast cancer starts to spread to other body parts, it is medically said to have 'metastasized'.

 


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Your Guide to a Smart Diet Chart This Ramadan

Posted on Healthcare By DoctorUna
Published on 2019-05-13

Muslims worldwide eagerly await to fulfil their religious obligations during the holiest Islamic month of Ramadan. This year Ramadan was observed on Monday 6th May, 2019, with millions of Muslims across the globe keeping austere fasts for the next 30 days, according to the Islamic lunar calendar. The fasting ritual begins everyday at pre-dawn hours and the meal taken at that time is called Suhour. After the meal, from dawn to dusk hours the fasting is observed, only to be broken at dusk with Iftar.


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Is your Infant Baby Safe During Sleep Hours?

Posted on Healthcare By DoctorUna
Published on 2019-04-25

As first-time parents, you may be ready to do everything to keep your newborn baby fit and healthy. Yet, sometimes, an unforeseen tragedy can occur and a seemingly healthy baby with no previous medical condition may die suddenly. When a robust baby under the age of one passes away unexpectedly, usually during sleep, it is known as sudden infant death syndrome or SIDS.


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Be Aware, Protect Yourself from HIV/AIDS

Posted on Healthcare By DoctorUna
Published on 2019-03-13

AIDS or Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome is a life-threatening and grave medical condition that is caused by HIV or human immunodeficiency virus. HIV harms the immune system and weakens the human body so that it is no longer able to fight organisms that attack the body and cause diseases.


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The Flu Shot – Your Best Defence

Posted on Healthcare By DoctorUna
Published on 2019-01-07

Are you wary of the seasonal flu that hits the Middle East every year? Doctors urge UAE citizens and residents to go for the flu vaccine shots as a precautionary measure. Flu, also known as Influenza in medical terms, is an infectious disease that can eventually lead to severe health complications, hospitalization or even death if left untreated. It is caused by the influenza virus and the common symptoms include sore throat, high fever, cold, cough, severe headache, muscular pain and feeling of tiredness.


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