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Deadly diabetes, an increasing threat

Roughly three in four people aged 20 to 79 in the UAE suffer from diabetes

November 26, 2014 4:12
 
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UAE’s top 4 health concerns

UAE residents consume 20 per cent more calories than the required amount leading to serious illnesses

October 13, 2014 1:08
 
Mob mentality: a flashmob implosion

Mob mentality: a flashmob implosion

An art form turned guerilla marketing staple, the flashmob has become so overused that soon it will need its own facelift, says Precious de Leon.

December 15, 2011 4:28
 
Pepsi’s challenge: being convincing

Pepsi’s challenge: being convincing

Drinks maker says it will stop selling its sugary syrups in schools. How very noble of them.

March 27, 2010 5:34
 
Good for you, good for business

Good for you, good for business

Workers in the Middle East are increasingly likely to be fat and suffer from diabetes. But while governments are waking up to this looming health crisis, employers have a role to play too, says Katherine Azmeh.

March 14, 2010 9:52
 
Supersize M.E. for McDonald’s

Supersize M.E. for McDonald’s

The fast food chain reports a 3.4 percent surge in Middle East sales – amid mounting concern over obesity, diabetes and heart disease in the region.

January 25, 2010 5:16
 

Diabetes accounts for 31.6pc of UAE deaths

Diabetes-related heart problems accounted for 31.6 percent of deaths in the UAE, making diabetes the nation’s biggest killer…

September 14, 2009 12:01
 
10 fat facts

10 fat facts

The number of obese people in the region is growing, and so is the money they are costing the Gulf region for healthcare. Here are some stats.

April 22, 2009 2:37
 
Slow news month? You bet

Slow news month? You bet

No wonder TV viewing goes up during Ramadan – print media has given up trying to find decent stories. Here’s six of today’s most sleep-inducing headlines.

September 3, 2008 9:14