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Will Arab Youth Reach Their Potential? The World Bank’s ‘Human Capital Index’ Offers Predictions

Benjamin Plackett | 10 Nov 2019

The institution’s new Human Capital Index indicates that many of the region’s youth face significant barriers in pursuing their full potential, but economists say it’s a more complicated than a single metric.

Data & Surveys Health & Medicine Research

Why Did People Die? Unreliable Data Affect Research in Many Arab Countries

Benjamin Plackett | 21 Oct 2019

Two new studies question the accuracy of death certificates in the Middle East, an issue that creates difficulties for researchers and policymakers who want to improve public-health efforts.

Data & Surveys Gender Health & Medicine Research

Female Genital Mutilation Is a Stubborn Problem, but Education Helps

Benjamin Plackett | 07 Oct 2019

New research shows that educating teenage girls about the risks of female genital mutilation changes their opinions to view it less favorably, but experts say that alone won’t work.

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Tips for Students: How to Cope with Exam Stress

Benjamin Plackett | 20 Sep 2019

Students may not realize the toll that anxiety over studying is taking on their bodies. Fortunately, that pressure can be managed and mitigated.

Health & Medicine Politics Research Science

Water Testing in Iraq Shows Urgency of Remedying Environmental Neglect

Benjamin Plackett | 09 Sep 2019

Researchers are taking a closer look at rivers and lakes that supply drinking water to cities in northern Iraq. They worry that heavy metal concentrations may pose health hazards.

Data & Surveys Health & Medicine Research

U.A.E. Researcher Develops New Way of Measuring Stroke Damage

Benjamin Plackett | 27 Aug 2019

Strokes are an increasingly common health problem in Arab countries. A scientist in Abu Dhabi uses technology and careful observation to better evaluate stroke severity and improve rehabilitation.

Development Health & Medicine Research Science

Egypt’s Agricultural Scientists Say They Are Not Protected From Biological Risks

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 21 Aug 2019

Many Egyptian agricultural researchers are reluctant to conduct experiments due to the lack of biosafety standards at laboratories.

Data & Surveys Health & Medicine Research

A New Way of Attacking Viruses Could Help the Arab Region

Benjamin Plackett | 19 Aug 2019

Researchers are developing single treatments that could fight a wide variety of disease-causing viruses, many of them prevalent in Arab countries.

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Arab Researchers Face Challenges in Studying Sexual Orientation

Benjamin Plackett | 07 Aug 2019

An Arab reluctance to discuss sexual orientation and sexuality makes it difficult to study related topics in the Middle East, researchers say. But they’re optimistic about the future as attitudes change.

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Egypt’s Doctors are Fleeing, Leaving Behind a Physician Shortage

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 29 Jul 2019

An increased number of Egyptian doctors are fleeing the country to work abroad, saying they are tired of low salaries, poor facilities and an unsafe working environment.




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