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Eman's ultimate target to weigh under 100kg
Ashwani Kumar/Abu Dhabi
Filed on 2017-07-25 | Updated on 2017-08-23 10:44:17

Two-and-a-half months after she was airlifted to the UAE from India, Eman Ahmed is filled with hopes to shed the world's heaviest woman title.

The Egyptian woman was wheeled into the auditorium at Burjeel Hospital during a Press conference on Monday and her change was visible in her expressions.

Eman, who had been admitted at the hospital on May 4, looked remarkably relaxed and poised despite seeing a hall full of strange faces. Surely, the team ...

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Away from India, Burjeel doctors claim ‘cheerful’ Eman is in better shape now
Tabassum Barnagarwala
Published: 2017-07-25

"Eman will be the ambassador for obesity treatment to help the hospital spread awareness on childhood and adult ...

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Second batch of 90 Yemenis arrive in India for treatment
Gulf News/Binsal Abdul Kader, Senior Reporter
Published: 2017-07-23

A second batch of Yemeni patients, who were seriously injured in various incidents in their war-torn country, arrived in ...

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Despite serious injuries, they want to fight for Yemen
Binsal Abdul Kader, Senior Reporter
Published: 2017-07-27

Despite suffering serious injuries in life-threatening attacks, Yemenis recuperating at a Delhi hospital want to go back at the ...

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Artificial limbs give Yemenis new lease of life.
Gulf News/Binsal Abdul Kader, Senior Reporter
Published: 2017-06-29

Patients from Yemen thank UAE for medical treatment in India that helped them return to normal life

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Eman Ahmed healing ‘3 times faster than planned’ can open bottle, play with ball
Sadaguru Pandit/Mumbai
Filed on 2017-06-07 | Last updated on 2017-08-23 12:06:15

Eman Ahmed healing ‘3 times faster than planned’ can open bottle, play with ball

Egyptian Eman Ahmed can now open a water bottle, play with a ball and talk to her doctors. Sharing a video of the former “world’s heaviest woman”, doctors of Burjeel Hospital said she was continuing her “streak of miraculous recovery and healing three times faster than they planned”.

Dr Yassin El Shahat, chief medical officer of Abu Dhabi-based Burjeel Hospital, said Eman will be able to feed herself and use an electric wheelchair after stage two ...

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Eman can now eat by herself: Burjeel Hospital
Anjana Sankar/Abu Dhabi
Filed on 2017-05-29 | Last updated on 2017-11-17 09:21:41

Eman can now eat by herself: Burjeel Hospital

Eman Abdul Atti, once considered the world's heaviest woman and now under treatment in Abu Dhabi, is able to take food by mouth for the first time since three months, according to doctors.

The improvement is significant for the bed-ridden Egyptian woman, who reportedly weighed 176kgs when she was airlifted from Mumbai's Saifee Hospital to Abu Dhabi on May 5, for further treatment.

"We started with few spoons every day now achieving 15 spoons and ...

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Need to raise public awareness on Vitamin D Deficiency: Experts
Imran Mojib/Abu Dhabi
Filed on 2017-03-17 | Last updated on 2017-08-23 12:08:01

Need to raise public awareness on Vitamin D Deficiency: Experts

His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development, inaugurated the “Abu Dhabi Annual International Conference on Vitamin D Deficiency and Human Health” on Thursday at Jumeirah Etihad Towers Hotel in Abu Dhabi.

The two-day conference, held under the theme “Vitamin D Deficiency from Prevention to Treatment” has attracted over 700 delegates and experts from across the world.

Delivering keynote address, Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan highlighted the fact that ...

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