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New Year, New You: 5 Ways to Stick to Your New Year’s Resolutions

Experts from the New Atkins Lifestyle have identified lack of will power, unhealthy eating habits, and procrastination as primary roadblocks to a healthier lifestyle As we approach the New Year, people are busy planning their lifestyle goals for 2017. Every January starts with plenty of optimism, but sometimes, as the year progresses, people lose momentum along the way. According to …

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Suppressing the immune system won’t improve your chances of conceiving with IVF

By Sarah Robertson   IT’S common for three or more rounds of IVF (in-vitro fertilisation) treatment to be unsuccessful, that is, to not to result in a pregnancy. The frustration leads many women to seek explanations and investigate alternative options. These may include complementary medicine and other unproven and unsafe medications. One contentious option – sometimes offered by IVF clinics …

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420,000 people die every year from food borne illnesses according to WHO report

A World Health Organization report released in December 2015 titled “Estimates of the global burden of foodborne diseases” found that approximately 600 million people are affected by a foodborne disease ever year – that is 1 in 10 people in the world. Of this number 420,000 people die after consuming food that has been contaminated with bacteria, parasites, viruses or …

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Five questions to ask yourself before undergoing plastic surgery

The Private Clinic urges those thinking about going under the knife to consider these key points first: After recent reports of new cosmetic surgery ‘crazes’ in Dubai for things as far out as the “Superman six-pack” and the so called ‘side-bum’ – The Private Clinic in Jumeirah, Dubai has proposed five key questions people should ask themselves before going under the knife. …

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Gender Dysphoria

By: Dr. Monika Chawla   “Dysphoria” is a feeling of dissatisfaction, anxiety, and restlessness. With gender dysphoria, the discomfort with your male or female body can be so intense that it can interfere with the way you function in normal life, for instance at school or work or during social activities. Gender dysphoria is a condition where a person experiences discomfort …

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Warning signs that someone is dealing with anorexia or bulimia

As we approach World Mental Health Day, Dubai’s Camali Clinic offers a guide to spotting two of the most common disorders in adolescents – plus misconceptions  This month sees an international focus on mental health issues with both Mental Illness Awareness Week (5–9 October) and World Mental Health Day (10 October) taking place. As mental illness can take many forms, Dubai’s Camali Clinic …

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