Abu Dhabi

Scientists Team Including NYUAD Faculty Awarded Major Grant

Scientists Team Including NYUAD Faculty Awarded Major Grant

Abu Dhabi: A team of scientists including NYU Abu Dhabi Assistant Professor of Biology Shady Amin has been awarded a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) grant worth $4,999,505. This grant will fund a five-year study to examine the roles various physical and biological factors play in intensifying and prolonging harmful algal blooms that occur annually off the Florida coast’s Gulf of Mexico (GoM) and the processes that lead to bloom termination. Harmful algal blooms […]

Abu Dhabi International Airport Welcomes 4.5 mn Passengers in Summer

Abu Dhabi International Airport Welcomes 4.5 mn Passengers in Summer

Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi International Airport, AUH, has welcomed over 4.5 million passengers during the summer months, demonstrating the airport’s popularity with travellers heading to and leaving Abu Dhabi, as the airport seeks to offer a wide range of attractive routes, smooth operational efficiency and high customer satisfaction. During the summer period, the top five destinations that saw the highest share of traffic through Abu Dhabi International Airport were: London, Delhi, Bombay, Cairo and Cochin, which […]

Cleveland Clinic Launches Campaign to Promote World Heart Day

Cleveland Clinic Launches Campaign to Promote World Heart Day

Abu Dhabi: Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi has launched a month-long heart health awareness campaign, ‘Know Your Heart’, to educate people about the best ways to reduce their risks of heart disease. A major area of focus this year will be enabling people to better understand the link between obesity and heart disease, the leading cause of death in the United Arab Emirates and around the world. Studies suggest, however, that many people don’t know which foods, […]

New Space Dedicated to Community Exhibitions to Open at Al Hosn

New Space Dedicated to Community Exhibitions to Open at Al Hosn

Abu Dhabi: The Cultural Foundation within Abu Dhabi’s oldest historical site – Al Hosn – has announced a new programme of exhibitions, workshops, and art events to launch on 4 September 2019. Having undergone a full renovation of the original 1981-built spaces, the Cultural Foundation will continue to focus on Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan’s vision of nurturing the nation’s artistic consciousness and means of cultural exchange. The programme will coincide with the opening of […]

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi Introduces Device to Cure Incontinence Linked to Prostate Cancer Treatment

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi Introduces Device to Cure Incontinence Linked to Prostate Cancer Treatment

Abu Dhabi: Surgeons at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi have installed the UAE’s first artificial urinary sphincter to cure incontinence, following life-saving prostate cancer surgery. The device is the latest in a series of innovations introduced at the hospital to help improve patients’ quality of life and a new addition to its range of treatments for cancer patients in recovery. For patients with prostate cancer, one of the most effective treatments is to surgically remove the […]