Articles (Diseases)

Healing Light
(Health and the Human Body)

The Sun was worshiped by several ancient civilizations, but with their demise, its worship diminish and the knowledge of its healing powers.


Meningitis: A Life-Threatening Condition
(Health and the Human Body)

Meningitis requires immediate attention, because the complications can be severe; luckily, there are vaccines to combat it.


Achilles Heel
(Safe Summer)

Whenever I read this story, I ask myself: Is this part of the body really so vulnerable that the Ancient Greeks created a myth about it?


Biodiversity and Human Health
(Health and the Human Body)

Human health is dependent on biodiversity and on the natural functioning of healthy ecosystems. 


Around the World in One Day – Part II
(Travel, Explore, and Venture)

Let’s resume our journey and see how trotting around the globe in one day would feel like.

A Cultural Dis-ease
(Science and Art)

Several diseases have became common themes in media as they touch people directly, either positively or negatively!


Cholesterol
(Agriculture, Food, and Nutrition)

We often hear about foods that are high in cholesterol, but we need to know what cholesterol is and why it has such a bad reputation.

She Against the World: Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha
(The People of Science: Scientists and Inventors)

A Pediatric Public Health Initiative was announced in 2016 to address the Flint community’s population lead exposure, thanks to Dr. Mona Attisha.


2018 Nobel Prize: Immunity and Cancer Cure
(Health and the Human Body)

In 2018, Professor James P. Allison and Professor Tasuku Honjo were jointly granted the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their developing a non-conventional cure for cancer.


Caroline Herschel: An Iconic Woman Astronomer
(The People of Science: Scientists and Inventors)

The German-born English astronomer, Caroline Herschel, was the first woman to discover a comet, to be officially recognized in a scientific position and get paid for her contribution to science.

The Inkblot Test
(Science and Art)

Have you ever come across an entertaining personality quiz entitled the “Inkblot Test” while skimming through the Internet? If you have not come across this test yet, let me tell you about it.


Water Also Kills!
(Health and the Human Body)

Around the world, millions of the poor hope to have a clean glass of water. This seems impossible as the problem of water sanitation increases especially in poor countries.


Animal Testing Nightmare
(Science Policy and Ethics)

Can animal testing turn into a nightmare?

Animal Testing
(Science Policy and Ethics)

Laboratory animals are most commonly used in biomedical research, education, and product safety testing. 

Common Sports Injuries
(Science and Sports)

Football fans, especially Egyptians, were devastated by Mohamed Salah’s injury in the final match of the Champions League last May. 

Stephen Hawking: A Legacy of Hope
(Education)

A disease as grave as ALS could have broken any spirit; however, some people’s strength and determination are stronger than any disease; Stephen Hawking is one of those towering figures.

Supermalaria
(Health and the Human Body)

If you are planning to travel to Southeast Asia, you have to be aware of mosquitos and the diseases they may cause. 

Chemistry of Summer
(Safe Summer)

Becoming a science communicator has made me curious about the chemistry behind everything I use. As we approach the summer, I found myself compelled to how to enjoy it while staying healthy.


Blue Gold
(Chemistry: Our Life, Our Future)

Can you imagine your life without water? Of course not, life without water is impossible; we need water to survive.


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