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When Spring-Time Turns Into Sneeze-Time

Posted on Healthcare By DoctorUna
Published on 2019-04-10

Understanding allergies can be tricky, as they cover a vast range of signs and triggers. To start with, allergies are intense reactions triggered by the human body immune system. These reactions are influenced by exposure to environmental materials or substances. Some popular allergens are pollen, insect bites or stings, animals, dust mites, medicines, and foodstuffs.

 

 

 

 


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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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Allergy in Children

Posted on Healthcare By Dr. Nigel Beejay
Published on 2015-01-06

Childhood Allergies are Increasing – What Can I do? Many theories have been proposed to explain the rise in childhood allergies over the last 20 years.  The most popular of these is the hygiene hypothesis; suggesting that our immune systems


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Vaccination in Pregnancy

Posted on Healthcare By Dr. George Michailidis MRCOG
Published on 2014-09-21

Ideally women should be vaccinated against preventable diseases prior to pregnancy. However, the two main vaccines that are currently recommended pregnancy vaccination include: Seasonal influenza vaccine (flu vaccine) Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis (whooping cough) vaccine Flu Pregnancy Vaccination The yearly flu


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