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Life & Style - Health
10/16/2022 12:12:08 PM
Scientists have transplanted human brain cells into the brains of baby rats, where the cells grew and formed connections.

Life & Style - Health
10/11/2022 7:46:00 PM
For decades, Executive Director of Mayo Clinic's Centre for Individualised Medicine professor Konstantinos Lazaridis has delved into what we are exposed to on a daily basis, and what they mean to our genes and health.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Living
10/4/2022 8:03:17 PM
Al Ahram Weekly interviews Sophie Yacoub, whose training in the treatment of infectious diseases contrasts to her father Sir Magdi Yacoub’s fame for cardiac surgery

COP27 - Climate change
10/4/2022 4:17:14 PM
Alarmed by a surge in disease, the United Nations is asking for five times' more international aid after deadly floods in Pakistan left millions of survivors homeless and at rising risk of waterborne diseases and other ailments.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
9/27/2022 10:33:50 PM
A presidential health initiative seeks to stem hereditary diseases, reports Reem Leila

Life & Style - Health
9/22/2022 11:29:32 AM
Non-communicable diseases like heart disease, cancer and diabetes are responsible for 74 percent of deaths globally and cracking down on risk factors could save millions of lives, the WHO said .

World - International
9/17/2022 7:55:56 PM
The World Health Organization raised the alarm Saturday about a ``second disaster`` in the wake of the deadly floods in Pakistan this summer, as doctors and medical workers on the ground race to battle outbreaks of waterborne and other diseases.

Opinion -
9/15/2022 6:30:16 PM
How do you stop a disease you cannot catch? This might sound like a trick question, but millions of lives could be saved around the world each year if more attention were given to answering it.

World - International
8/31/2022 12:27:10 PM
Officials in Pakistan raised concern Wednesday over the spread of waterborne diseases among thousands of flood victims as waters from powerful monsoon rains began to recede in many parts of the country.

Life & Style - Health
8/9/2022 1:56:44 PM
Climate hazards such as flooding, heat waves and drought have worsened more than half of the hundreds of known infectious diseases in people, including malaria, hantavirus, cholera and anthrax, a study says.

Egypt - Health
7/24/2022 8:16:31 PM
The Ministry of Health and Population announced on Sunday that 1.576 million women have been screened for diseases that can be transmitted from mother to fetus – known as vertically transmitted infections – as part of the Mother and Fetus Presidential Health sub-initiative since its launch in March 2020.

Life & Style - Health
7/18/2022 4:19:16 PM
Africa faces a growing threat from zoonotic diseases such as monkeypox, the WHO said, with the continent recording a 63-percent rise in such outbreaks over the past decade.

Life & Style - Health
7/18/2022 4:18:22 PM
Countries should step up their work on genomic technologies to combat diseases, and share that technology more quickly with developing nations, a new WHO report argued,

Life & Style - Food
6/23/2022 11:36:58 AM
The global food crisis sparked by the war in Ukraine will kill millions by leaving the hungriest more vulnerable to infectious diseases, potentially triggering the world's next health catastrophe, the head of a major aid organisation has warned.

Egypt - Politics
6/6/2022 6:00:18 PM
The Unit of Research and Studies at the Forum for Development and Human Rights Dialogue (FDHRD) has stressed that factors resulting from climate change are negatively affecting public health through a litany of causes including the spread of disease.

Egypt - Society
5/26/2022 3:15:10 PM
Egypt will not allow people suffering from chronic diseases to perform the hajj this year, as the country fears for their health and lives, said Minister of Social Solidarity Nevine El-Qabbaj on Wednesday.

Life & Style - Health
5/17/2022 4:40:07 PM
Under the slogan ‘Long life for all’, Egypt held a global symposium on 13 May to raise awareness about the pivotal role of vaccines in avoiding some diseases.

World - International
4/27/2022 11:18:27 PM
Measles cases have surged by nearly 80 percent worldwide this year, the UN said Wednesday, warning that the rise of the "canary in a coal mine" illness indicates that outbreaks of other diseases are likely on the way.

Egypt - Health
2/3/2022 6:22:04 PM
The 100 Million Health presidential initiative has screened 70,000 newborn infants for the early detection of genetic diseases since its launch in July last year, a statement by the health ministry said on Thursday.

World - Africa
1/19/2022 5:08:52 PM
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has opened a new vaccine manufacturing facility that he says will boost the country's capacity to make its own inoculations for diseases including COVID-19.

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