Ministry takes more steps to keep Qatar 'virus-safe'

  • internetQatar
  • February 25, 2020
  • 2 min read

In line with the rapid developments related to the spread of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) globally, the Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) announced Monday a number of additional measures to monitor and detect any suspected cases. The ministry has also implemented all recommendations issued by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in this regard. In a […]

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How to Protect Yourself in Cold Weather

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  • February 16, 2020
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Here are some other ways to protect yourself from winter’s cold shoulder: Protect your hands and feet. Wear mittens when possible because your fingers can share warmth (regular gloves are good, but mittens have the edge.) Wear socks that will keep your feet dry and warm. Some people wear a light liner sock made of […]

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Fear spreads a lot faster than the virus – experts warn

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  • February 9, 2020
  • 3 min read

How to prevent coronavirus: Wash your hands and ditch the mask Should we panic? No. The spread of the virus outside China is worrying but not an unexpected development. The WHO has declared the outbreak to be a public health emergency of international concern, and says there is a “window of opportunity” to halt the […]

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Changing the face of men’s health

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  • November 28, 2019
  • 7 min read

Doha: While the world celebrates Women’s Day with great pomp and celebrations, International Men’s Day passes off a little quietly. International Men’s Day is marked globally to create positive change for men’s health by increasing awareness and educating men and coincide with November, the month formally marked as men’s health awareness month. Every year, International […]

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What food is best to eat?

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  • November 27, 2019
  • 4 min read

I am constantly asked ‘what food is best to eat’ and ‘how to manage one’s bodyweight when it comes to eating,’ but what I’m rarely asked is, ‘what kind of food should I be eating to increase my nutritional intake?’ That’s why I hope you all to start thinking about the types of food and […]

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How lack of sleep affects your performance ?

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  • November 26, 2019
  • 2 min read

Sleep deprivation affects us much more than prior theories have suggested, say researchers, adding that it impacts placekeeping – or, the ability to complete a series of steps without losing one’s place, despite potential interruptions. “Our research showed that sleep deprivation doubles the odds of making placekeeping errors and triples the number of lapses in […]

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No matter how old I get, I will always have a childlike enchantment with summer and all its joys: jumping waves in the ocean, biking around town, biting into big wedges of watermelon, watching the fireflies come out at dusk. One of those pleasures is the refreshment of a frosty popsicle on a hot afternoon. […]

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Mediterranean diet ideal for healthy body, says expert

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  • July 6, 2019
  • 2 min read

The Mediterranean diet is one of the healthy eating plans that contributes to the growth of microbiota – a colony of friendly microorganisms in the human body — helping to perform various functions. Experts believe that besides combining nutrition and culinary tastes, the Mediterranean diet that includes fresh produce, grain, legumes, fish and healthy fats, […]

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Give children 'less sugar and more veg in baby food'

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  • July 1, 2019
  • 3 min read

The amount of sugar in baby food should be restricted and parents should give their young children more vegetables to stop them developing a sweet tooth, a report from child health experts says. It warns that even baby food marked “no added sugar” often contains sugars from honey or fruit juice. Parents should offer bitter […]

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Junk food can increase risks of allergy in children

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  • June 19, 2019
  • 1 min read

London: Researchers have found that high consumption of junk food such as microwaved foods and barbequed meats may be responsible for food allergies in children. The study, presented at the 52nd Annual Meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition, shows that high levels of advanced glycation end-products (AGEs) are associated with […]

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