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Sternvitamin: Micronutrient Premixes For Different Product Concepts

According to Innova Market Insights, “In Tune with Immune” is one of the Top Ten Trends 2021. As this market research institute reports, six out of ten consumers worldwide are looking for foods and beverages that support the immune system. SternVitamin has developed various concepts specifically for immune health. With the help of these micronutrient premixes, manufacturers can address the growing demand. Vitamins A, C, D, E, B1, B6, B12 and folic acid play a central role in this, as do the minerals zinc, iron, copper and selenium. These micronutrients perform many functions that help the immune system, including antioxidative and antimicrobial functions, and they help to neutralise viruses and bacteria. An inadequate supply of them increases the risk and severity of infection. This is

Medication Overuse Worsens Headaches For Migraine Sufferers, Say Experts

Experts at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, an integral part of Mubadala Health, have warned patients against resorting to an overuse of painkillers for regular migraines as it adversely impacts the effectiveness of prescribed preventative treatments and care management. Around one in seven people in the world suffer from

Unlocking the Future of Health Why Digitisation of Healthcare is Empowering Better Decision-Making

Andrew Wells, Client Director of Healthcare, Serco Middle East and Andrew Prince, Director at Serco Global Healthcare Centre of Excellence discuss the importance of digitising healthcare, and how it can benefit both health organisations and patients, and save time and costs for both. You can listen to the full podcast episode, Digitising Healthcare To Transform Patient Care, here: Now more than ever, there is an opportunity to reinvent the healthcare system in the Middle East. In the past, the focus was centred around the physical hospital infrastructure, but now the changing healthcare systems in countries like Saudi Arabia and the UAE has shown that there is a fundamental opportunity to accelerate the digital transformation of primary and community care. One of the

Should Men be Concerned About their Levels of Fertility?

Infertility affects around 15 per cent of couples, a shockingly high statistic. Usually, it’s women who are burdened with the concept of the biological clock with societal pressures of conceiving before the age of 40. However, more recently, attention on fertility has shifted towards men. New research has suggested
Opinion & Interviews

How to Spot and Treat Eye Cancer

Dr. Ziad Bashshur, visiting Ophthalmologist specialising in Medical and Surgical Retina at Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai shares how to spot and treat eye cancer. Eye cancers vary and can range from ocular surface tumours that can be malignant or benign to intraocular tumours that develop inside the eye. These abnormal growths can arise from the eye (primary) or spread to the eye from cancers elsewhere in the body. This process is known as metastatic. Eye cancer is not age-related, but different types of cancer are likely to occur at a higher or lower frequency depending on age. In children, the most common eye cancer is called retinoblastoma, an eye cancer that begins in the retina, and it can be caused by an inherited gene mutation that occurs in 1 out of 15,000 live births. In adults,

Cleveland Clinic Unveils Top 10 Medical Innovations For 2021

An up-and-coming gene therapy for blood disorders. A new class of medications for cystic fibrosis. Increased access to telemedicine. These are some of the innovations that will enhance healing and change healthcare in the coming year, according to a distinguished panel of clinicians and researchers from a top American

Five treatment options for Keratoconus

The word Keratoconus comes from two Greek words: kerato (cornea) and konos (cone). Keratoconus is a degenerative disorder of the eye in which the shape of the cornea, which is usually round, is distorted and develops a cone-shaped bulge, resulting in reduced vision. Keratoconus is a relatively common condition. It
Hospital & Medical Equipment

Innovative Reflector Light with LEDs

The new F Generation combines proven reflector technology with the newest LED technology. In contrast to other technologies, the light beams are mixed within the light head.

Data Shows Patient Benefit of Surgical Theater

IMRIS has recently reported on the presentation of preliminary results of the first randomized trial that studied the resection of low-grade insular glioma using high-field intraoperative MR imaging.

Reanimed Healthcare Witnesses Success

ReaniMed Healthcare with its specialized engineering team, experienced over 20 years is continuously extending its activities and product range, in order to cover the demands of the clients in a most perfect manner according to accepted European standards.

The High-Growth Market

The major factors driving the growth of the In-Vitro Diagnostic Market is augmented patient awareness, patient self testing, and rising baby booming population across the globe.
Product Focus

Wallach Surgical Devices: Doing Good

Wallach Surgical Devices TruLightT ZoomScopeT Colposcope Continuous zoom magnification from 4x to 20x allows viewing the area of concern at the highest magnification without over or undersizing the viewing field.

Rising Healthcare Costs Shaping Market

The global connected health and wellness devices market is expected to reach USD612 billion by 2024, according to a report by Grand View Research, Inc.

Resolving Hepatitis in Egypt

Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is a major public health burden in Egypt, where it bears the highest prevalence rate in the world.

Pharmacies take the lead in Germany

According to Euromonitor International, the consumer health market in Germany remains highly fragmented. The market is characterized by a high level of innovation and a significant number of new players entering the market.
Campaigns & Recent Studies

Expired patents in asthma therapeutics hinder sales

The global asthma therapeutics market accounted for USD 20.7 billion as of 2015 and is anticipated to exhibit a sluggish growth rate of 2.2% over the forecast period, according to Grand View Research. This is attributed to the generic erosion faced by leading brands, such as Advair and Symbicort.

Autism treatment market is far from saturated

2.1 million children and adults now live with autism, according to Red Newswire. Yet, few therapies exist to treat this disease-just a few medications and ABA (applied behavioral analysis) programs.

Recognising the best in the industry

Amsterdam / The Netherlands, Once again this year, during Fi Europe co-located with Hi Europe at the beginning of December, show organizer Informa Markets will be recognizing companies and organizations for groundbreaking novelties in the Fi Europe Innovation Awards. These awards are regarded as the most prestigious in the food and beverage sector and honour innovators in nine categories based on the latest industry trends. The Fi Global Startup Innovation Challenge gives newcomers the opportunity to present their ideas to a broad professional audience. Entries for the Startup Innovation Challenge are open until 18 September, and, for the awards, until 25 September 2020. Three of the nine categories of the Fi Europe Innovation Awards are new, and include the People's Choice Innovation