Vitamin D deficiency in the region is worryingly high but experts disagree on whether doctors should recommend supplements.
Sudanese academics are searching for a more effective treatment of a rare but destructive disease, mycetoma, that mostly affects poor laborers.
Millions of malnourished children are at risk of problems in their cognitive development, say experts.
Omani researchers are testing the reputed healing effects of frankincense.
Analysis of patients’ footprints is providing important clues about the progression of diabetes, and opening the door to earlier intervention.
Egyptian scientists are trying to produce biofuel for aircrafts that would reduce the carbon dioxide they produce and lower the country’s pollution burden.
Academics in the region are taking on FGM and providing much needed data to help combat the practice.
Practical ideas for life in a hot climate could be useful beyond soccer.
Save the Children study shows the scale of the problem and the need for psychological health care for refugee children.