Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Health & Education

Camel contact common in recent Saudi MERS cases

Since 2012, Saudi Arabia has confirmed 1,728 MERS cases, including 701 deaths. Two people are being treated for the disease. The five patients with camel...

Why the UAE is attractive to foreign students

The UAE outranks Singapore, Switzerland, China and South Korea as a preferred study destination, new research suggests. The market research was conducted as partnership between...

GCC tightens expat health screening

 The GCC is tightening its medical screening process for newly arriving expats in an effort to keep the region free from communicable diseases. The six-state...

A cure for 3/4 of cancer sufferers within a decade?

Thanks to revolutionary advances in medical technology, three quarters of cancer patients will survive for at least ten years after diagnosis within the next decade, experts...

Workers get to speak better English in UAE

SmartReading is a reading programme started by the SmartLife in line with the 2016 UAE Government initiative of the Year of Reading. The five-month...

Saudi: 213% increase in smokers wanting to quit

Sharifa Al-Zahrani, the head of the ministry’s smoking cessation clinics, said that taxes are the most effective way to help people, especially the youth,...

McDonald’s UAE boss says adding healthy food to menu doesn’t work

The biggest challenge for McDonald’s UAE is “making people buy more salads,” according to its managing director and partner Rafic Fakih. Fakih said there...

Egg and sperm freezing growing among unmarried in the UAE

A growing number of unmarried individuals in the UAE are opting to freeze their eggs and sperm as the country awaits further updates on...

What’s stopping you from getting rich

Journalist Napoleon Hill researched more than 500 self-made millionaires over 20 years before releasing his 1937 bestseller, “Think and Grow Rich.” In addition to...

‘MicroMasters’ Surge As MOOCs Go From Education To Qualification

The future shape of graduate and executive education is coming into focus with the surge of “MicroMasters” certificate programs on edX, to which 1.7 million...

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