With heat, dust and ants, residents face significant challenges, but a series of injections could solve the problem


By Dr Ahmed El-Rafei


Allergies are very common in the UAE, in fact, one in five residents suffers from them. They can affect the lungs, nose, sinuses, eyes, skin or digestive system, or lead to asthma. In addition to the allergens – that is, allergy-causing substances – found across the world, such as pet hair and food allergies, there are some that are particularly prevalent in our region. Read more