Articles (Health)

Mother Knows Best
(Science at Home)

Sitting down with his small family to watch their favorite daily series, Ahmed hears “etchiu!”; the sound of his younger sister sneezing several times, but no one is paying attention. He looks at his parents and wonders: Are these the symptoms of COVID-19?


Cosmetics between the Past and the Present
(The Past and the Future)

Do you think that cosmetics are a modern invention? You are completely wrong if you thought so; cosmetics are as ancient as history itself!

Robotic Surgery
(The Past and the Future)

Robotic surgery is a misleading term because it implies that the surgery is performed by a robot; nothing could be further from the truth.


Cold Healing
(Human Health)

Cryosurgery is the use of extreme cold—nitrogen, carbon dioxide, Argon gas, and freeze sprays—to damage and inhibit the growth of abnormal cells and some tumor cells.


Is Fire Healing Possible?
(The Big Questions)

The theory of healing with fire revolves around the preservation of the balance between hot and cold elements in the body; fire healers claim it surpasses eastern and western medicine.


Safe Injection Technology
(The Past and the Future)

Discovering needles in the 1850s is one of the most significant achievements. Despite the widespread of syringes, they caused many problems. To limit them, scietists have invented new injection methods.


Learning vs. Performance
(Education)

You just wake up feeling drained, unable to make any progress; all attempts of pushing yourself to work hard end in vain and your expectations of great results just crack.


Escaping the Clutches of Depression
(Behavioral Sciences)

Feeling sad, losing joy and hope, succumbing to anxiety, moodiness, and social seclusion are painful human emotions that indicate a possible diagnosis of depression. The positive aspect, however, is that treatments are available for this condition.


Coronavirus Travel Tips
(Travel, Explore, and Venture)

Can our routine be the same during the coronvirus pandemic? Can families travel and enjoy nature? Or should they abide by the rules of social distancing and home quarantine to avoid infection.


A Sugar Free World (2): How to Reduce Your Sugar Intake?
(Science Policy and Ethics)

Overcoming a sweet tooth is difficult, even for those having a strong will; research shows sugar tricks your brain to demand more and more sugar.


A Sugar Free World (1): The Dangers of Excess Sugar Intake
(Science Policy and Ethics)

"We consume too much sugar!" You must have heard this statement before; it is worth hearing over and over again.

Biodiversity and the Pharmaceutical Industry
(Back to Nature)

Observing nature and scouring it in search for remedies and healing is by no means a new trend; humans have done so for tens of millennia.


Exercise Physiology and Dehydration
(Science and Sports)

When people work out during hot weather, they lose a lot of fluids through sweating, leading to dehydration, which leads to a decline in exercise effectiveness and fatigue; and here comes the role of exercise physiology.


Electronic Health Record: a New Era of Healthcare
(The Past and the Future)

Ancient Egyptians offered a huge amount of information recorded on papyrus, teaching us the importance of documentation, especially in the medical field.


Refrigeration: Where to?
(The Big Questions)

Who is not aware of the role of refrigeration? It is the main reason why we are able to preserve food for months without spoiling. In reality, the applications of refrigeration have expanded to include much more. 


Fear of People and Objects
(Behavioral Sciences)

When we hear the word phobia what comes to mind is the reasoning behind it is logical cause of panic; yet, surprisingly, the most widespread phobias are those that cannot be judged logically as terrifying.


Zoophobia and Entomophobia
(Behavioral Sciences)

Zoophobia is prominent among the different types of phobia, because of the diversity and widespread of the animal kingdom around us. 

Skincare Secrets (Part II: In Modern Times)
(Science at Home)

While not everyone is super invested in taking care of their skin, there is at least one moisturizing cream in every household that are especially handy when our skin tends to get dry, especially after washing our hands.


Skincare Secrets (Part I: In Ancient Times)
(Science at Home)

We all heard of Cleopatra bathing in milk to retain her youth, but how else did the Ancient Egyptians take care of their skin?

What Happens to Our Bodies When We Eat Sushi?
(Food and Agriculture)

Sushi, that unique Japanese delicacy that has become popular all over the world and is now one of many people's favorite meals; yet, I regert to inform you that it is not as healthy as you think.


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