President Trump, North Korea and a Brief History of Nuclear Threats
During his first presidential speech at the United Nations on Tuesday, President Trump cited the “strength and patience” of his nation before telling the audience that “if [the U.S.] is forced to defend itself or its allies, we will have no choice but to totally destroy North Korea.” This is not, as it happens, the first time a nuclear power has openly threatened another state with destruction — but the previous episode does not bode well for President Trump, or for the world. In 1956 only the United States, the USSR and Great Britain had nuclear weapons. It turns out that Russia was quite a w...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: David Kaiser Tags: Uncategorized Nuclear Opinion United Nations USSR Source Type: news
Kids Believe Gender Stereotypes By Age 10, Global Study Finds
In almost every society, from Baltimore to Beijing, boys are told from a young age to go outside and have adventures, while young girls are encouraged to stay home and do chores. In most cultures, girls are warned off taking the initiative in any relationship and by 10 years old, already have the distinct impression that their key asset is their physical appearance. These are the findings of a new six-year study of gender expectations around the world, which gathered data on 10- to 14-year-olds from 15 different countries of varying degrees of wealth and development. The research teams interviewed 450 adolescents and their...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Belinda Luscombe Tags: Uncategorized boys gender girls Global global study health Johns Hopkins Mental Health/Psychology Stereotypes Source Type: news
No, the World Is Not Going to End This Weekend
There are a lot of reasons Caltech physicist Randall Smith didn’t recently announce that a rogue planet named Nibiru is going to destroy Earth this weekend — not the least being that “Randall Smith” of Caltech doesn’t exist. That’s the same reason — the doesn’t-really-exist reason — that NASA spokeswoman Heather Cartwright didn’t publicly confirm the fictional Smith’s findings. And as for Nibiru itself? It ain’t real either. That’s not the way the fever swamps in the more remote regions of the Internet have it, of course. According to the stories...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized onetime Science Source Type: news
Hamas Takes a Step Away from Isolation, With a Long Way Left to Go
In the decade since the militant group Hamas waged civil war with its rival Fatah political party, the stateless Palestinians have been left without a unified voice on the world stage. Now, that might be about to change. Over the weekend Hamas took a step toward unity by agreeing to elections in Gaza and the West Bank, raising the prospect of reunification after ten years of squabbling and violence. Few think the political split is over for good, but Hamas’ move reflects a desire by the group to come in from the cold — and creates a chance to ease the plight of the 1.8 million Palestinians living under an Israe...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jared Malsin Tags: Uncategorized Middle East Source Type: news
An Exhaustive List of All the References We Could Find in Mother!
Warning: spoilers for the movie mother! follow. Eliza: So the movie mother! was…something else. Eliana: I am shook. Eliza: I am…confused? Infuriated? Discombobulated? Eliana: I’m coping by Googling as many references as possible: there’s the Genesis story, and I kept thinking about The Giving Tree, which is already depressing for a kids’ book. But this movie takes things to a whole new, bloody level. Eliza: Yeah, and it was nearly impossible to avoid chatter in the ether that the whole thing is a warning about our present path to destroying the environment. Eliana: Yes, the director, Darren...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Eliana Dockterman and Eliza Berman Tags: Uncategorized Jennifer Lawrence movies Source Type: news
Michael Flynn Failed to Disclose Middle East Trip on Security Clearance Form, Democrats Say
(WASHINGTON) — Former Trump administration national security adviser Michael Flynn faced new questions about a 2015 trip he took to the Middle East as part of a private proposal to build nuclear power plants across the region. Two top Democrats said in a letter released Wednesday that he appeared to have violated federal law by failing to report the trip when he renewed his security clearance last year. The lawmakers — Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland and Rep. Eliot Engel of New York — also said documents turned over to their staff suggested that Flynn also failed to report contacts with Israeli and Egypt...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Chad Day and Stephen Braun / AP Tags: Uncategorized Congress Middle East onetime Source Type: news
How an Outlaw Became the ‘Turkish Lawrence of Arabia’
This post is in partnership with History Today. The article below was originally published at History Today. In the twilight of the Ottoman Empire, 100 years ago, a restless Turkish prisoner of war languished in Malta, then a British possession. With copious leisure time forced upon him, Eşref Bey began to write his adventures as an officer in the Ottoman army. His biography has not survived, yet, from the archival material that has, we can imagine what it might have included: a string of increasingly momentous assignments for the Committee of Union and Progress (Ottoman patriots opposed to the policies of the sultan) and...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Benjamin C. Fortna / History Today Tags: Uncategorized People Source Type: news
Indian Kidney Traders Smuggle Donors to Egypt to Beat Rules Indian Kidney Traders Smuggle Donors to Egypt to Beat Rules
ndian police are investigating a major organ trade racket after they arrested two men, including an alleged kingpin, at Mumbai airport for trafficking poor people for their kidneys to Egypt.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Transplantation News Source Type: news
What Your Dreams Actually Mean, According to Science
If dreams were movies, they wouldn’t make a dime. They’re often banal, frequently fleeting and they’re screened for an audience of just one. As for the storyline? You’re in a supermarket, only it’s also Yankee Stadium, shopping with your second-grade teacher until she turns into Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Then you both shoot a bear in the cereal aisle. Somebody call rewrite. But dreams are vastly more complex than that, and if you’ve got a theory that explains them, have at it. The ancient Egyptians thought of dreams as simply a different form of seeing, with trained dreamers serving as seers ...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized behavior dreams Freud health Jung mind psychology sleep the brain Source Type: news
Ancient Egyptian treasures uncovered in tomb near Valley of the Kings
Mummies, jewels and sarcophagi are among the 3,500-year-old treasures discovered in a goldsmith ’s tomb in necropolisA remarkable ancient Egyptian tomb has been discovered in the necropolis of Draa el-Naga, near Egypt ’s famousValley of the Kings.The tomb consists of a small room at ground level and a burial chamber eight metres below containing four mummies. Its principal occupant was a goldsmith named Amenemhat from the 18th Dynasty (1550BC to 1292BC), the time of Tutankhamun,Nefertiti and Hatshepsut. The tomb also contains skeletons, funerary artefacts, including 150ushabti statues, intended to be servants i...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 9, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Edmund Bower in Luxor Tags: Egyptology Archaeology World news Science Africa Middle East and North Africa Source Type: news
RT educator unwraps secrets of Peruvian mummies
Move over Indiana Jones -- meet Julie Ostrowski, a radiologic technologist...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CT, 3D printing bring Egyptian mummy back to life Rewriting history: CT diagnoses ancient cold case CT, MRI find atherosclerosis in mummy hearts How CT unraveled curiosities of King Tut Austrian study uses MDCT to uncover tale of 12 mummies (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 31, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news
Radiologic technologist unwraps secrets of Peruvian mummies
Move over Indiana Jones -- meet Julie Ostrowski, a radiologic sciences instructor...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CT, 3D printing bring Egyptian mummy back to life Rewriting history: CT diagnoses ancient cold case CT, MRI find atherosclerosis in mummy hearts How CT unraveled curiosities of King Tut Austrian study uses MDCT to uncover tale of 12 mummies (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 31, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news
Marital violence and sexually transmitted infections among women in post-revolution Egypt - Vyas S.
OBJECTIVES: To explore the relationship between past year physical or sexual partner violence against women and women's self-report of sexually transmitted infection (STI) symptoms in post-revolution Egypt; and to examine the effects of men's and women's r... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 31, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news
Egypt promotes birth control to fight rapid population growth
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt is pushing to educate people in rural areas on birth control and family planning in a bid to slow a population growth rate that President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said poses a threat to national development. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news
The bees are already sealing their hives for the winter ahead
Ryall, Dorset The wax cells are studded with pollen gems in carnelian, citrine, garnet – an almanac of the seasonsThe bees think it ’s autumn. Since mid-July they have been reducing their numbers and sealing up the hives withpropolis. Dark brown, sticky when fresh, brittle as cinder toffee when dry, propolis is a glue bees make from tree sap. It ’s antimicrobial and despite its bitter taste some beekeepers chew it as a remedy for a sore throat.Bees use propolis to fill small gaps in the hive and to mummify any invaders that are too big for them to carry outside. Occasionally, you find a dead mouse inside ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 26, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Sara Hudston Tags: Bees Summer Insects Animal behaviour Wild flowers Biology Environment Wildlife Autumn Source Type: news
More skin in the game: Leather grown using biotechnology is about to hit the catwalk
Print section Print Rubric: Genetic engineering can now be used to grow leather without any need to raise and kill animals Print Headline: More skin in the game Print Fly Title: Growing leather in factories UK Only Article: standard article Issue: Blanket repression is the wrong way to deal with political Islamists Fly Title: More skin in the game Main image: 20170826_STP003_0.jpg LEATHERMAKI...
Source: Biotechnology - August 24, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Source Type: news
Here ’s Where You Can See Every Total Solar Eclipse for the Next 50 Years
A total solar eclipse will obscure the sun in parts of 14 states across the U.S. on Aug. 21, a rare event that’s been called the “Great American Eclipse.” You can find a detailed map showing the path of the eclipse here. But if you live in a place that won’t see the total eclipse or even a partial eclipse, don’t worry: It won’t be the last time the U.S. — and the rest of the world — will get a chance to see the moon block the sun in the coming decades. The next total solar eclipse to cross the U.S. will take place in seven years, and even before then total eclipses will take ...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - August 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Mahita Gajanan Tags: Uncategorized eclipse onetime space 2017 Source Type: news
Disabled Egyptians make prosthetic limbs for poor
CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian development organization that manufactures products for the disabled has opened a workshop in Cairo to make prosthetic limbs for the poor, staffed by workers with disabilities who could otherwise struggle to earn a wage. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news
Spoil the rod and save the child: socioeconomic predictors of harsh discipline by parents, Egyptian case study - Mohammed NY, Samak YAA.
The purpose of this article is to investigate the use of harsh disciplinary methods by parents as corrective techniques for their children, and the resulting behavioral aspects in the affected children. Sociodemographic predictors are tested for estimating... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 8, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news
Suicidal ideation in an Egyptian sample of hospitalized patients with acute psychosis - Ftouh M, Gad ES, Seleem MA, Saada S, Mubarak AA.
BACKGROUND: Suicide mortality is 12 times higher in psychotic patients compared to the general population. Identifying characteristic of suicidal patients among this group might help in preventing such behavior. AIMS: To assess the predictors of suicidal r... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 8, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news
Effect of speed hump characteristics on pavement condition - Abdel-Wahed TA, Hashim IH.
Speed humps are the most common type of traffic calming devices due to their low cost and easy installation. However, in many Egyptian roads, considerable number of these humps is randomly placed without proper engineering studies and justifications. Deter... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 7, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news
Solid Container Range Brochure
Frank Noe Egypt's primary pharmaceutical packaging products include a range of solid containers and closures. (Source: Pharmaceutical Technology)
Source: Pharmaceutical Technology - August 3, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news
'Southern' English language course for foreign teachers – archive, 1922
2 August 1922: Foreign pupils will learn to say a good, straightforward “nice” and an honest “time,” and will not attempt the popular “naice” and “taime”If Chaucer could come back to earth and attend the vacation course in English phonetics for foreign teachers of English which commenced at University College to-day he would probably understand less of the explanations than say, the visitors from Egypt and Czecho-Slovakia, who are attending in force. Professor Daniel Jones, head of the Department of Phonetics at the College, has often explained how “Cockney” has p...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 2, 2017 Category: Science Authors: From our London Staff Tags: Language Languages France Education London Source Type: news
A retrospective study of acute poisoning in children under 5 years old admitted to Alexandria Poison Center in Egypt - Seif E, Gomaa R, Eisa M.
Childhood poisoning represents a major public health preventable problem worldwide. It has been identified that unintentional poisoning is the most common circumstances of poisoning in young children. Various drugs and chemical compounds have been implicat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news
Angola: Egyptian Physicians Help DR Congo Refugees
[ANGOP] Luanda -Five Egyptian doctors arrived Sunday in Luanda, en route to Lunda Norte province, where they will provide humanitarian assistance to refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo in Angolan territory. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 24, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news
No Justice, No Peace for Yemeni Children
'Zuhoor_Yemen' : One-year-old Zuhoor was forced to have the fingers of her right hand amputated after being seriously injured by an airstrikes near Sana'a. Credit: Mohammed Awadh/Save the ChildrenBy Tharanga YakupitiyageUNITED NATIONS, Jul 21 2017 (IPS)Human rights groups are urging the UN Secretary-General to include the Saudi-led Coalition (SLC) in a child rights’ “shame list” after documenting grave violations against children. Save the Children and the Watchlist on Children and Armed Conflict have documented at least 23 SLC airstrikes which injured or killed children, prompting an urgent call for the ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tharanga Yakupitiyage Tags: Aid Armed Conflicts Crime & Justice Featured Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Middle East & North Africa Migration & Refugees Peace Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news
Egypt: New MTV Dramas Tackle Genital Cutting and Sex Work
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Issues often seen as taboo (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 13, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news
Three-Zone Biosecurity Offers New Hope to Indonesian Farmers
James McGrane, FAO ECTAD Indonesia Team Leader, at his office in Jakarta. Credit: Kanis Dursin/IPSBy Kanis DursinJAKARTA, Indonesia, Jul 10 2017 (IPS)Poultry farmer Bambang Sutrisno Setiawan had long heard about biosecurity but never gave serious thought to it, even when the highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 forced him to cull thousands of his layer chickens in 2003 and 2009.Eighteen years into the business, however, Bambang, who is called Ilung by friends, is now converting his second farm into a three-zone biosecurity poultry with a strong conviction that it is the only way to save his business amid continued threat...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 10, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Kanis Dursin Tags: Asia-Pacific Economy & Trade Featured Food & Agriculture Headlines Health Projects avian flu biosafety Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Improving the lives of rural populations: better nutrition & agricultu Source Type: news
Egypt: Egypt Screens Sudanese Arrivals for Cholera
[Radio Dabanga] Cairo / El Gedaref / Nyala / El Tadamon -Egypt's Cairo airport has started screening passengers arriving from Sudan for signs of cholera because of the reported outbreak. Activists arrested during a seminar on cholera have been released in Sudan. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 30, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news
Egypt releases DRLs but dose concerns remain
Egypt has unveiled the first national diagnostic reference levels (DRLs) for...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: DRLs should be tied to clinical indication, not anatomy Action on CT dose brings results in Middle East Support grows for more rigorous training on dose Radiation dose issues climb agenda in Middle East CT's expansion puts emphasis on dose in Middle East (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 30, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news
Cairo Airport to Screen Passengers From Sudan for Cholera Cairo Airport to Screen Passengers From Sudan for Cholera
Egypt's Cairo airport has started screening passengers arriving from Sudan for signs of cholera because of a reported outbreak there, the head of airport quarantine said on Wednesday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - June 29, 2017 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news
Egypt airport says screening for cholera from Sudan outbreak
Cairo airport screens Sudanese passengers for cholera after WHO reported outbreaks in some areas of Sudan (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news
Cairo airport to screen passengers from Sudan for cholera
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's Cairo airport has started screening passengers arriving from Sudan for signs of cholera because of a reported outbreak there, the head of airport quarantine said on Wednesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news
Mummy DNA Gives Clues to Egypt's Long History
WEDNESDAY, May 31, 2017 -- Modern Egyptians have more DNA from sub-Saharan Africa than mummies entombed in their country, according to the first genome data on mummies. The findings are helping researchers gauge the impact of history on Egyptians'... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 31, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news
The first genome data from ancient Egyptian mummies
(Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History) An international team, led by researchers from the University of Tuebingen and the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, successfully recovered ancient DNA from Egyptian mummies dating from approximately 1400 BCE to 400 CE, including the first genome-wide nuclear data, establishing ancient Egyptian mummies as a reliable of ancient DNA. The study, published today in Nature Communications, found that modern Egyptians share more ancestry with Sub-Saharan Africans than ancient Egyptians did. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 30, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news
Archaeologists uncover 17 mummies in Egyptian necropolis
Mummies elaborately preserved and therefore likely belong to officials and priestsAn Egyptian archaeological mission has found a necropolis holding at least 17 mummies near the Nile Valley city of Minya, in the first such find in the area, the antiquities ministry said on Saturday.Related:Ancient Egyptian mummy discovered 'in very good condition'Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 14, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Associated Press Tags: Egypt Archaeology Middle East and North Africa Science Source Type: news
Florence Nightingale's 'rubbish' amulets to go on display for first time
Objects she rated highly but didn ’t realised were fake to join actual ancient Egyptian artefacts at World Museum in LiverpoolA collection of ancient Egyptian amulets acquired by Florence Nightingale in the winter of 1849 when she went on an adventurous Egyptian holiday are going on display for the first time – and the curator at the World Museum in Liverpool is rather more impressed by them than the Lady of the Lamp herself was.Five years before she sailed to Scutari, Istanbul, during the Crimean war, Nightingale travelled to Egypt at a time when mass tourism there was in its infancy. She wrote vivid letters h...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 23, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Maev Kennedy Tags: Museums Egypt Liverpool Archaeology Africa Culture Middle East and North Africa Science UK news World news Heritage Source Type: news
Egypt ’s real treasure: diving with sharks in the Red Sea
Egypt ’s diving is spectacular, and could help revive the country’s tourism industry – but only if the value of its marine life is recognised and protectedTo say the Egyptian economy, much reliant on tourism, has seen a turbulent time of late, would be a woeful understatement. As you travel along the Red Sea coast from Hurghada, through Safaga, and El Quseir, the litter-strewn landscape of low hills and desert occasionally gives way to tourism developments and scattered international hotels. Their gardens are still maintained and the palm trees watered, but call in for a drink and the bars and pools are e...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 5, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Richard Aspinall Tags: Sharks Egypt Egypt holidays Marine life Science Animals Wildlife Environment Travel Conservation Source Type: news
Egyptian ritual images from the Neolithic period
Egyptologists have discovered rock art from the 4th millennium BC during an excavation at a necropolis near Aswan in Egypt. The paintings were engraved into the rock in the form of small dots and depict hunting scenes like those found in shamanic depictions. They may represent a link between the Neolithic period and Ancient Egyptian culture. The discovery earned the scientists the award for one of the current ten most important archeological discoveries in Egypt from the Minister of Antiquities in Cairo. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - March 22, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news
The pharaohs rise again: ancient Egyptian statues unearthed – in pictures
An Egyptian-German archaeological mission has unearthed two 19th-dynasty royal statues near Pharaoh Ramses II ’s temple in ancient Heliopolis: an 80cm bust of Seti II, and an 8m statue believed to be of Ramses II himselfContinue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 13, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Arnel Hecimovic Tags: Egypt Egyptology Africa Archaeology Middle East and North Africa Science World news Source Type: news
Regional Director meets Egyptian Minister of Health and Population
Dr Mahmoud Fikri, WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean, and Dr Ahmed Emad Eldin Rady, Minister of Health and Population of Egypt19 February 2017 – On 16 February, the WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean Dr Mahmoud Fikri received the Egyptian Minister of Health and Population Dr Ahmed Emad Eldin Rady at the WHO Regional Office in Cairo, accompanied by the WHO Representative in Egypt, Dr Jean Jabbour. This welcome visit came after the inauguration of the new Regional Director who assumed office on 1 February 2017. The Regional Director discussed WHO’s collaborative work ...
Source: WHO EMRO News - February 19, 2017 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news
PHR Condemns Closure of Egyptian Anti-Torture Organization
Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) today condemned the shuttering of Egypt ’s premiere anti-torture organization and clinic, the El-Nadeem Center for Rehabilitation of Victims of Violence. On Thursday, Egyptian officials sealed the organization’s office doors after a protracted effort to halt its work. (Source: PHR Press Releases)
Source: PHR Press Releases - February 10, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news
Egypt: Drug Price Hikes Highlight Market Volatility
ConclusionDespite its longer-term potential, profitability in the Egyptian pharmaceutical industry remains constrained by tight price controls. Efforts to ease the pressure on drug makers with the gradual introduction of an ERP system, have increased the burden of medicine costs on the general public and failed to shield pharmaceutical companies from economic turbulence. Government reassurances that the populous will be protected from the worst effects of structural reforms sound increasingly vacuous in the face of double-digit inflation and ongoing drug shortages. Government expenditure on health as a percenta...
Source: EyeForPharma - February 2, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Preeti Patel and Sophie Schmitz Source Type: news
Hundreds of coffins to be restored in Egyptian conservation project
More than 600 wooden coffins at Egyptian Museum in Cairo to be documented and restored by team of conservationistsEgypt will restore hundreds of coffins dating back thousands of years to the time of the pharaohs as part of a joint American-Egyptian project to document and preserve one of the world ’s oldest civilisations, a director of the project said.The conservation effort, funded by a US grant, will restore more than 600 wooden coffins that date to various eras of ancient Egypt and which are currently stored at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 17, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Reuters in Cairo Tags: Egyptology Archaeology Middle East and North Africa World news Hosni Mubarak Source Type: news
Egypt reports outbreak of H5N8 bird flu in wild birds: OIE
PARIS (Reuters) - Egypt reported an outbreak of the highly contagious H5N8 bird flu virus in two wild birds in the northern part of the country, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Wednesday, citing a report from the Egyptian farm ministry. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 30, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news
Currency Drop Hits Egypt's Medicine Supplies, Angering Public Currency Drop Hits Egypt's Medicine Supplies, Angering Public
Pharmacies across Egypt are running short of medicines, some of them life-savers, as a plunge in the value of the Egyptian pound coupled with strict government price caps has made scores of products unprofitable to produce or import.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 23, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news
Currency drop hits Egypt's medicine supplies, angering public
CAIRO (Reuters) - Pharmacies across Egypt are running short of medicines, some of them life-savers, as a plunge in the value of the Egyptian pound coupled with strict government price caps has made scores of products unprofitable to produce or import. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 22, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news
Egypt: Over 43,000 Deaths in Egypt Linked to Pollution in One Year - WHO
[Aswat Masriya] Over 43,000 Egyptians died from diseases related to air pollution in 2012, a report issued by the World Health Organization (WHO) said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 28, 2016 Category: African Health Source Type: news
Egypt: New Penalties for Female Genital Mutilation
[HRW] Tunis -More stringent penalties for female genital mutilation approved by Egypt's parliament on August 31, 2016, are a step toward eliminating the practice, but further legal and other reforms are needed, Human Rights Watch said today. Egyptian authorities should make sure that laws and policies against female genital mutilation are enforced, including holding accountable medical facility directors who allow the practice to take place. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 16, 2016 Category: African Health Source Type: news
CT, 3D printing bring Egyptian mummy back to life
Australian researchers used CT, 3D printing, and some forensic tricks to reconstruct...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Rewriting history: CT diagnoses ancient cold case CT, MRI find atherosclerosis in mummy hearts How CT unraveled curiosities of King Tut CT provides fresh revelations about ancient Egypt CT shows Egyptian heart disease hasn't changed in millennia (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 26, 2016 Category: Radiology Source Type: news