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The Domino Effect of Medical Errors

MEs are associated with a high-rate of morbidity, mortality, and economic burden on the community. Dr Samer Ellahham, (MD, CPHQ, FACMQ, EFQM, FACP, FACC, FAHA, FCCP) highlights the domino effect of medical errors in this must-read article.

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University’s Got Talent …. Not the Show

Professor Samar Ahmed discusses the importance of telling the story of your University.

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Truffle Hunting: It’s all about the right chemistry! Or – metaphorically speaking, “love is in the air.”

Dr Amelie Hofmann-Werther discusses the chemistry of love highlighting including the science behind pheromones.

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Cyberpsychology: The dangers of Internet and gadget addiction

Cyberpsychology is a new field within applied psychology, it assesses how we interact with others using technology and how technology influences our daily behaviour. Dr Arthur Cassidy Cyberpsychology and the dangers of Internet and gadget addiction.

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Undiagnosed live term extra-uterine abdominal pregnancy

Introduction Abdominal pregnancy usually presents with signs and symptoms before the pregnancy reaches an advanced stage. They pose a high-risk to the mother and the baby, mainly due to the risk of bleeding and poor placental implantation respectively. Case overview I present a case of advanced abdominal pregnancy. The pregnancy reached 40+5/40 without any signs or symptoms and with a

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Egypt; The promising land of Healthcare Investment

Egypt is the most populous Arab country in the world and has a growing population rate. The demand for healthcare services is expected to grow continuously with Egypt requiring an additional 26,000 beds (at 1.5 beds / 1,000 population) with an investment of $6 billion to $9 billion. Dr Soliman highlights the healthcare investment opportunities.

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Palliative care in the Middle East

In the Middle East, the growth of palliative care is still in its early stages. Dr Lama El Zein discusses how providing palliative care has shown to have extensive benefits for patients with serious illnesses by improving quality of life, decreasing unnecessary cost and improving care throughout the illness.

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When and how to treat back pain

A large majority of people will experience back pain at some point in their lives. It is estimated that 540 million people globally are affected by low back pain and it is the main cause of disability worldwide. A peer-reviewed research study concluded that the highest prevalence of low back pain is in Western Europe, followed by the MENA region

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Urine test could prevent cervical cancer

Urine testing may be as effective as the smear test at preventing cervical cancer, according to a study published in the journal BMJ Open.

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