New research measured the forces on students’ spines created by heavy backpacks, and how poor posture amplifies those forces.
The new system, designed to meet international accreditation standards, will give medical students more hands-on experience in hospitals.
The causes of vision loss in the Arab region are changing, researchers say, and public health policy makers need to listen.
Lamis Jomaa studies the food security and nutritional health of refugees, and is passionate about the idea that research can change the status quo.
Platforms like Facebook and LinkedIn could help counter worrying health trends, but some communities are at risk of being left behind.
Months of strikes and protests by students and professors who want better conditions and pay threaten to derail the academic year in both countries.
Sleep scientists say research points to specific measures people can take to get a better night’s rest.
The Lebanese capital comes alive at night, but experts warn that too many late nights come with health risks.
New legislation in Egypt that is intended to protect human subjects of medical research has drawn criticism from doctors and others.
Even simple strategies, like getting older cars off the streets, could save lives, says a scientist who looks for “realistic” solutions.