13 May 2012
The air carries the fresh smell of jasmine and Far Eastern tunes calmly fill the space of Kempinski's Herbal Spa. On the 12th floor of the elegant Garden City boutique hotel, a pricey piece of heaven awaits.
The menu is extensive....
08 May 2012
“I want to go back to my old body. I can't even see myself!” The woman in the Al-Sabtia clinic cries to the doctor. “Is this the way a woman with three kids is supposed to look?” Her body is obscured by her...
26 Apr 2012
A hungry young boy runs up to the kiosk in the early afternoon and holds out a pound for the vendor. His brown shirt is mottled with dirt and his hair a tangled mop that ends just before reaching his shoulders. He wants a bag of chili...
02 Apr 2012
Monday marks the fifth annual World Autism Awareness Day, a day when autism organizations around the globe raise awareness through campaigns and fundraising events.
This year, the Egyptian Autistic Society has launched its first large-...
25 Mar 2012
As people grow older, the vulnerability to age-associated diseases increases. While some diseases are curable, others are chronic and can only be prevented, not treated.
In a press conference held Thursday by the Egyptian Vitreoretinal...
25 Feb 2012
A trip to the doctor’s office can at times be dreadful. A patient has to block a period of one or two hours from their daily schedule while they wait in a room full of people who are also in pain, finally getting around 15 minutes...
14 Feb 2012
As Valentine’s Day is a chance to show appreciation for those you love, the Breast Cancer Foundation of Egypt decided to provide free mammograms to women to mark the holiday.
“We thought it could be a nice gift for men to give...
13 Feb 2012
Last year on World Pneumonia Day (12 November), the Egyptian Medical Students Association NGO launched the "Protect Your Child" campaign against pneumonia, aiming to expand awareness of the illness and vaccinate high-risk...
05 Feb 2012
Winter is the season of runny noses, coughing and wheezy chests. Allergies, regardless of severity, can be uncomfortable, but in severe cases they can dramatically affect your lifestyle.
Both allergy testing and immunotherapy —...
29 Jan 2012
A professor from American University in Cairo says discovery of prostate cancer in a 2,200-year-old mummy indicates the disease was caused by genetics, not environment.
The genetics-environment question is key to understanding cancer.