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Organ transplant in UAE: The way forward

Organ transplant programmes in the UAE have made giant strides over the last few years, with the number of transplants between living related members growing, and the first successful deceased donor transplants in the country. But top doctors in the country have said there is still a long way to …

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Bariatric surgery: what is available in UAE

1) Intragastric balloon: This is a newer kind of weight-loss procedure in which a saline-filled silicone balloon is placed in the stomach. It helps patient lose weight by limiting how much they can eat and makes them feel fuller faster. It is usually recommended when the patient is overweight or …

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Dubai opens Dh40-million camel hospital

Pristine operating theatres and state-of-the-art medical equipment are featured in a new Dubai hospital that opened last week — exclusively for camels. Camels remain an important part of the Gulf Arab state’s heritage. Camel races and camel beauty pageants are a favourite recreation for locals, and some animals fetch millions …

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