Articles (Health)

Daylighting Our Lives
(Science Everywhere)

With the increasing rise of building heights, getting enough natural light is becoming more and more difficult, and the Sun plays a short game of peek-a-boo with residents.


Tips To Avoid Weight Gain During Feasts
(Health and the Human Body)

Feasts are one of the key factors influencing weight gain but this is not inevitable and can certainly be avoided.


Hazardous Workplaces
(Science Everywhere)

Working in hazardous areas entails several risks, from injuries to losing lives, hazards can occur sometimes in unlikely areas.


Seven Health Benefits of Fasting
(Health and the Human Body)

Sometimes we worry that we will get tired and weak when fasting for long hours; however, the amazing thing is fasting has many health benefits.


Smoked Herring Fish Manufacturing; Advantages and Disadvantages
(Agriculture, Food, and Nutrition)

This year, Sham el-Nessim coincides with the holy month of Ramadan; have you ever tried eating herring fish on fasting days before?

Milky Symphony
(Science and Art)

We always hear music as a tool that helps relieve stress and makes us feel better in hard times. Do the same thing can happen to cows?

The Biggest Health Risks in Space
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

Since people began travelling in space, many people have been dreaming about it; however, it have negative effects on the human body.

How Cooking Affects the Nutrient Content of Vegetables
(Agriculture, Food, and Nutrition)

Vegetables can be served fresh or cooked by different techniques, but do they maintain their full nutritional value after cooking?

Jobs Suitable for People of Determination
(Science Policy and Ethics)

People of determination are an integral part of the society that cannot be ignored; however, they often face problems finding jobs.

Digging Hope
(Energy and Water)

Lack of fresh and healthy drinking water is a serious problem that is addressed through a number of methods, such as digging lakes or wells.


How Can We Perceive Our Environment?
(Health and the Human Body)

There are endless things that surround us, but how can we detect their presence?


A Pet’s Mustache
(Life Sciences)

A pet’s mustache can be trimmed or cut without causing the animal any problem is a myth; actually, it will drive the animal into a stressful state.


Ancient Egyptian Cuisine
(Human Civilization)

The fertile soil of Egypt was an essential factor in helping ancient Egyptians farm a wide range of crops, which was positively reflected on the Egyptians’ health in general.


Health Myths
(Health and the Human Body)

Popular heritage comprises myriads of health myths that have been passed on and believed though faulty and unscientific.


Give Me a Book, Not a Pick
(Education)

Child labor is a problem of a large magnitude. Chidlren have the right to attend school, be protected, and not be deprived from their childhood.


The Debate About Influenza
(Health and the Human Body)

At this time of year, we normally fear any possible viral infection. It is then crucial that we take a closer look at what Influenza really is, and how we can protect ourselves from it during the vacation.


New Year’s Priceless Gifts (2): A Year of Dealing with Uncertainty
(Behavioral Sciences and Mental Health)

The second important lesson the past two years have taught us is the importance of building tolerance for uncertainty.


New Year’s Priceless Gifts (1): A Year of Resilience
(Behavioral Sciences and Mental Health)

In the past two years, we faced unprecedent challenges. To get out of this dilemma as the pandemic continues, we sit still, take a deep breath, relax, and reflect on what has been happening.


Artificial Pancreas: A Dream Comes True
(Health and the Human Body)

In 2016, the U.S. Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) approved the first artificial pancreas produced by Medtronic company, named MiniMed 670G; hence, marking a milestone towards treating diabetes.


Light Combating Viruses
(Health and the Human Body)

Nobody likes viruses; yet, we are surrounded by them. The best we can do is to coexist with them, developing certain protective mechanisms against their aggressive nature.

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