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Company unveils world’s first anti-bacterial smartphone
Life & Style

Company unveils world’s first anti-bacterial smartphone

Aimed at stopping the spread of germs, mobile phone and electronics company Bullitt has unveiled the world’s first anti-bacterial phone.…
Which is better: washing hands with water and soap or using alcohol?
Life & Style

Which is better: washing hands with water and soap or using alcohol?

As the coronavirus outbreak spreads across the nation, hand-washing has become more crucial than ever. With rubbing alcohol now a…
US sees first case of bacteria resistant to all antibiotics
Egypt

US sees first case of bacteria resistant to all antibiotics

U.S. health officials on Thursday reported the first case in the country of a patient with an infection resistant to…
Keep stomach bugs at bay when traveling abroad
Health & Fitness

Keep stomach bugs at bay when traveling abroad

Holidays abroad are a great opportunity for sampling local specialties and exotic cuisine. With Michelin-starred chefs and award-winning restaurants all…
Heartburn pills may help grow infection-causing bacteria in gut
Health & Fitness

Heartburn pills may help grow infection-causing bacteria in gut

Popular heartburn pills known as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) may be making some people more prone to bacterial infections by…
US military orders review as anthrax mishap widens
Health & Fitness

US military orders review as anthrax mishap widens

The US military said on Friday it discovered even more suspected shipments of live anthrax than previously thought, both in…
After the latest contamination scandal, can you trust your water?
Environment

After the latest contamination scandal, can you trust your water?

It is a common perception worldwide that drinking bottled water is safer than consuming tap water. In Egypt specifically, people…
Is indoor air quality as bad as outdoors?
Environment

Is indoor air quality as bad as outdoors?

Until the 1970s indoor air quality in the non-industrial sector  - in homes and work environments, for example - was…
Summer food concerns
Health & Fitness

Summer food concerns

Summer has arrived with its oven-fresh weather and in order to enjoy the season on the beach, rather than sick…
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