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Source: Khaleej Times http://www.khaleejtimes.com/nation/uae-health/take-a-trip—to-dubai–the-healthy-way Dubai is likely to be the ideal choice for medical tourists after winning the ‘Highly Commended Destination of the Year’ for medical tourism. One of the most popular reasons for traveling abroad for medical care is for fertility treatment, and IVF more specifically. Dr. David Robertson, IVF Specialist and Group Medical […]

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Source: Emirates 24/7: http://www.emirates247.com/news/smoking-impacts-fertility-in-men-women-2016-05-31-1.631575 Khaleej Times: http://www.khaleejtimes.com/nation/uae-health/beware-for-the-umpteenth-time-smoking-kills According to Fertility Expert, Dr. David Robertson, Group Medical Director at Bourn Hall Fertility Clinic – There has been increase evidence that smoking decreases the fertility of both men and women. This is especially true of cigarette smoking and, importantly for this region, shisha. Smoking shisha for an […]

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From 11am, Suzanne Radford will mark International Thalassemia Day which was on May 8th with Dr. Diana Kayal (left in the above image), Specialist in Obstetrics Gynaecology and IVF at Bourn Hall Clinic. She will explain the basics of Thalassaemia, discuss awareness and prevention through Pre-Genetic Screening and give advice, knowledge and expertise with respect […]

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Source: Gulf News http://gulfnews.com/news/uae/health/new-diagnostic-tools-to-increase-pregnancy-chances-1.1823565 New Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) has significantly raised the likelihood of ensuring a healthy pregnancy, an expert said ahead of a fertility conference in Dubai. Dr David Robertson, Group Medical Director at Bourn Hall Fertility Clinic Dubai, said: “With the use of new PGD tools, the chances of producing a healthy […]

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Source: Gulf News http://gulfnews.com/news/uae/health/inclusion-still-lacking-for-down-syndrome-hit-children-in-uae-1.1697232 Parents call for greater acceptance of children with the condition Despite widespread awareness about Down syndrome, parents of affected children in the UAE say there are still many social spheres where their wards are not included. They have therefore called for greater understanding and awareness about the condition on the occasion […]