• 21 OCT 20
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    Ways to Reduce Chronic Back Pain

    Ways to Reduce Chronic Back Pain

    If back pain lasts for three months or longer, it is considered to be chronic back pain. It comes and goes, bringing temporary relief but the pain comes back within a short period of time. Chronic back pain can be particularly frustrating if you don’t know what is causing it specifically. When dealing with back

    • 21 OCT 20
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    Possible Causes of Back Pain

    Possible Causes of Back Pain

    Back pain is a common condition that many people suffer from. It is also a leading cause of disability worldwide, but fortunately, there are measures that can be taken to prevent and relieve backaches. It can range from muscle aches to burning or shooting sensations in the body. Most back pain cases will gradually improve

    • 21 OCT 20
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    ‘COVID-19 killed my father’ – Psychologist, Aamnah, Explains How to Grieve in Times of COVID – Gulf News Article

    ‘COVID-19 killed my father’ – Psychologist, Aamnah, Explains How to Grieve in Times of COVID – Gulf News Article

    ‘COVID-19 killed my father. How do I explain death to my kids who were very close to their grandpa?’ Closure after the death of a loved one is a process, each person’s grieving process can be different and grief evolves over time. People commonly experience states of denial and isolation, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance.

    • 06 OCT 20
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    Free World Mental Health Day Phone-in: Living with Uncertainty in Times of COVID

    Free World Mental Health Day Phone-in: Living with Uncertainty in Times of COVID

    Phone sessions and family-focused webinar hosted by the German Neuroscience Center on Saturday, 10th October To mark this year’s World Mental Health Day on Saturday 10th October, Dubai’s German Neuroscience Center is offering complimentary phone consultations in conjunction with a live webinar to help people deal with the difficult topic of uncertainty. People are invited

    • 22 SEP 20
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    World Alzheimer’s Day 2020

    World Alzheimer’s Day 2020

    On World Alzheimer’s Day we asked Kim Henderson, a clinical psychologist at the German Neuroscience Center in Dubai to write about the psychological impact of a diagnosis and the years that follow.  Alzheimer’s disease is one of more than 400 types of dementia and the most common. It is a physical disease that affects the brain.

    • 20 SEP 20
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    Slipped Disc: Symptoms, Causes & Effects

    Slipped Disc: Symptoms, Causes & Effects

    The bones (vertebrae) that make up the spinal column are stacked on top of each other and are cushioned by small discs. These small, round discs surround the nucleus and protect the bones by absorbing shocks from regular, daily activities such as walking, lifting, or twisting. Slipped discs can be identified by physical or neurological

    • 20 SEP 20
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    Causes of Tingling in Hands & Feet

    Causes of Tingling in Hands & Feet

    Tingling sensations in the hands and feet are commonly associated with symptoms such as burning, pain or numbness in the hands or feet. These sensations can sometimes reflect damage to nerves in the area. However, in some cases, tingling can be temporary and benign. It could potentially result from pressure on nerves (when you cross

    • 19 AUG 20
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    Sciatica: 8 Stretches for Pain Relief

    Sciatica: 8 Stretches for Pain Relief

    Sciatica nerve pain can very easily be diagnosed and treated by licensed neurologists. Sciatica often refers to pain that occurs along the path of the sciatic nerve, that branches from the lower back through the hips and down each leg. Sciatica usually only affects one side of the body and commonly occurs when a herniated

    • 19 AUG 20
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    An Overview of Spinal Cord Disorders

    An Overview of Spinal Cord Disorders

    Spinal cord disorders are known to cause permanent and severe problems in life, such as paralysis and even impaired bladder and bowel control. However, these can be minimized or even avoided if the spinal cord disorder is diagnosed and treated early. At GNC Dubai, our licensed neurologists are trained and equipped to diagnose spinal cord

    • 11 AUG 20
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    New Alzheimer’s Drug Could Be A ‘Game Changer’

    New Alzheimer’s Drug Could Be A ‘Game Changer’

    FDA Accepts Biogen’s Aducanumab Biologics License Application for Alzheimer’s Disease with Priority Review. If approved, aducanumab would be the first treatment to meaningfully change the course of Alzheimer’s disease CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and TOKYO, Aug. 07, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Biogen (Nasdaq: BIIB) and Eisai, Co., Ltd. (Tokyo, Japan) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration

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