Professor Samar Ahmed discusses the importance of telling the story of your University.Continue reading
Professor Samar Ahmed discusses the importance of telling the story of your University.Continue reading
Dr Amelie Hofmann-Werther discusses the chemistry of love highlighting including the science behind pheromones.Continue reading
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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.Continue reading
1. Cheng C, Li AY. Internet addiction prevalence and quality of (real) life: a meta-analysis of 31 nations across seven world regions. Cyberpsychol Behav Soc Netw. 2014;17(12):755–760. doi:10.1089/cyber.2014.0317 Accessed at: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4267764/
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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 aContinue reading
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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.Continue reading
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.Continue reading
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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 regionContinue reading
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Urine testing may be as effective as the smear test at preventing cervical cancer, according to a study published in the journal BMJ Open.Continue reading
The thalassemia syndromes are genetic disorders characterized by absent or deficient synthesis of one or more of the normal globin chains. Biotechnologist Osama Atif provides an overview of these gentic disorders.Continue reading
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According to the paper now available online, TP53 is the most frequently mutated gene in triple negative breast cancer, meaning it is fuelling the growth of this aggressive form of breast cancer. However, the problem with trying to target mutated TP53, specifically, is that it is not a druggable target, because of its potential toxicity – or ability to kill – nearby healthy cells.Continue reading