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.
Non-communicable diseases associated with lifestyle and environment are on the rise, but disease patterns vary greatly by income levels and, in some cases, gender.
Deaths from AIDS are declining globally, but they are increasing in the Middle East and North Africa.
For the third year in a row, Yusuf Al-Qaoud leads two key listings of the most cited researchers in Jordan.