health and fitness trends

5 health and fitness trends for 2023

Ready for that “new year new you” energy? Whether you’re aiming for inner calm or guns of steel, you’re in good company.  Millions of people worldwide set a new year’s resolution, with a good portion of these relating to health and wellness. Every year, a new wave of fitness trends sees us plunging into ice baths, hooking up to IV drips and wrapping ourselves in cling film — for better or worse.  In 2023, the

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Stem cell researcher

How Abu Dhabi Stem Cells Center is taking aim at disease

Dr Ruqqia Mir, a consultant at the groundbreaking Abu Dhabi Stem Cells Center, is excited. We’re speaking to her just days after its doctors performed the UAE’s first successful bone marrow transplant on a patient with Multiple Sclerosis – with immediate improvements in her condition. “She did really well,” she beams. “We are an innovation and research-driven facility but we’re committed to helping patients heal today — as well as tomorrow and for years to

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Eight billion people

What does eight billion people mean?

The world just passed a quiet milestone, topping 8 billion people on Earth. Embedded in this demographic story is an important developmental one: We are healthier, wealthier, and better educated than at any time in human history. And yet, macro numbers offer little solace to the 800 million people who still lack access to electricity, or the roughly same amount who go to sleep hungry. The COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated many of the existing inequalities in our world and added a range of new problems, from supply

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nature walk at Mysk Kingfisher Lodge Sharjah health

Discover the thriving Sharjah health and fitness scene

When it comes to flashy gyms and upscale yoga studios — even new health food options — Abu Dhabi and Dubai tend to get all the attention. But with well over a million people, Sharjah is bursting with people looking to destress and boost their health and fitness levels by getting active. Here are some of the best places to work on your health and fitness. Gyms Fitness First Popular throughout the Middle East, Fitness

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