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How psychological stress can weaken your immune system

by Dr. Sara Belouidiane Study after study has shown that being stressed can severely compromise your immune system and, in a time of global pandemic, it’s important to understand the link between your mental and...

World Breastfeeding Week 2020 comes to Qatar

by Joannah N Zimbe Breastfeeding saves nearly a million lives per year by reducing the risk of breast and ovarian cancer, according to World Health Organization. WHO calls on nations to ‘support breastfeeding for a...

Pandemic sees surge in smokers seeking help to quit

Despite the stresses and worries brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, more people in Qatar have been signing up to quit smoking with Hamad Medical Corporation’s help. With job and salary loss, travel restrictions and...

All you need to know about the new guidelines for travel to and from Qatar

by Sahar ElKabbash Travel restrictions on incoming passengers have been reviewed by the government of Qatar, with hotel quarantine largely lifted and a list of ‘low risk’ countries published. Amends to Qatar’s previous travel restrictions and...

Here’s how to get a COVID-19 test in Qatar

By Menatalla Ibrahim & Hazar Kilani Even though Qatar’s lockdown restrictions are easing up, the probability of you encountering the COVID-19 virus remains very high. Here’s what to expect if you need to take a...

Majority of adults and youngsters in the region are unhealthy warns research

By Sara Abadi Half of adults and 75% of youngsters fail to meet international exercise recommendations, Weill Cornell Medicine research finds. Researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar have published a study on the prevalence of sedentary behaviour...
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