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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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Teachers Can Help Refugee Students’ Mental Health, Report Says

Benjamin Plackett | 15 Jul 2019

A UNESCO policy paper calls on schools and teachers to detect and treat the mental-health problems of refugee pupils. Many of the recommendations are relevant to universities.

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Bureaucracy Unnecessarily Slows Down Human-Tissue Research, Arab Scientists Say

Benjamin Plackett | 08 Jul 2019

Some researchers say winning government permission for work with humans or human tissue is unnecessarily difficult in some Arab countries, slowing them down.

Conflict Health & Medicine Politics Research Science

An Iraqi Scientist Speaks Out on the Lingering Effects of Radioactive Weapons

Edward Fox | 02 Jul 2019

A prominent environmental scientist has relentlessly published and campaigned about the health and environmental effects of depleted uranium used for military purposes in Iraq.

Health & Medicine Research Science

Researchers Confront Puzzles About Risk and Disease in the Arab World

Benjamin Plackett | 28 Jun 2019

With non-infectious diseases on the rise, scientists and policy makers look for ways of obtaining more reliable data about who’s most at risk.

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Dispute Over Medical Studies in Morocco Heats Up

Ursula Lindsey | 17 Jun 2019

Students of medicine, pharmacy and dentistry are boycotting classes and exams, even as the government threatens to crack down.

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In Muscat, Rare Mice Help Scientists Understand High Blood Pressure

Benjamin Plackett | 13 Jun 2019

With access to a laboratory that houses mice and rats, a researcher in Oman has created a new biological insight into high blood pressure, a major health issue in the Arab region.

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Researcher in Oman: Why Do So Many Postmenopausal Women Die of Heart Disease?

Benjamin Plackett | 26 Apr 2019

Women are much more likely to die of heart disease after menopause. A researcher in Oman wants to help find out the reason.

Data & Surveys Gender Health & Medicine Research

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.




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