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Anorexia in the Middle East Is an Overlooked Problem, Say Researchers

Benjamin Plackett | 16 Apr 2019

Anorexia and other eating disorders in the Middle East need more academic study, medical and media attention, experts say.

Health & Medicine Refugees Research Science

U.A.E. Researcher Joins Quest for Heat-Resistant Vaccines

Benjamin Plackett | 08 Apr 2019

Researchers at New York University Abu Dhabi are trying to create vaccines that don’t need to be refrigerated—an important quality to insure safe, inexpensive delivery.

Data & Surveys Health & Medicine Refugees Research

Pharmacists Can Improve Syrian Refugees’ Health Status

Malak Makki | 02 Apr 2019

A recent study of Syrian refugees in Jordan found that, with health-care costs rising, pharmacists’ services were having a positive effect on refugee health.

Health & Medicine Refugees Research Science

New Research Could Help Combat Cholera in Yemen

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 29 Mar 2019

Researchers have identified the genetic makeup of the bacteria causing Yemen’s cholera epidemics. The new research could improve treatment, if the right antibiotics could reach the people who need them.

Administration Development Research Science

Researchers in Oman Attack the Global Food-Waste Problem

Benjamin Plackett | 27 Mar 2019

Food waste is clogging up landfills in Oman, so the government has turned to researchers in search of an alternative.

Development Finances Research Science

New Effort to Share Scientific Equipment Creates Potential Efficiencies

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 26 Feb 2019

A new online platform seeks to bring together United Arab Emirates research institutions to facilitate researchers’ access to devices they need. Egypt may follow suit.

Arts & Culture Gender Refugees Research Terrorism

Iraqi Researchers Use Art to Help Sexual-Violence Survivors

Benjamin Plackett | 01 Feb 2019

In a region with a psychiatrist shortage, nonexperts are called on to help refugees cope with psychological trauma. Art therapy is one way this is happening in Iraq.

Development Research Science

In a Fractious Region, a New Physics Facility Fosters Collaboration

Edward Fox | 24 Jan 2019

A new laboratory that has opened in Jordan allows international scientists to explore the behavior of matter at the atomic and subatomic level.

Development Research Science

Iraqi Laboratory Engineers Better Crops for Farmers

Benjamin Plackett | 14 Jan 2019

A researcher at the University of Duhok is experimenting with growing plants in controlled conditions to provide plants to farmers that might resist disease and bear fruit sooner.

Arts & Culture Development Faculty Research

In Jordan, Antiquities Sites Enlist Nearby Communities as Partners

Edward Fox | 11 Jan 2019

A project that links archaeology to economic development and education is a model for preserving the kingdom’s wealth of ancient sites.




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