News Features

Researchers find camels emit volumes of MERS virus
Researchers at Colorado State University (CSU) have confirmed for the first time that camels vent volumes of the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus, making them the likeliest suspect for spreading the pathogen to people. 
Ebola Update - Cases continue to escalate in West Africa
Keeping track of the still rapidly escalating Ebola case count in West Africa is not feasible with this bimonthly publication. So instead we cover other Ebola-related news in this section and refer you to this website to get the latest figures on Ebola... 
HIV/AIDS Update - An HIV epidemic is emerging among injecting drug users in the MENA It is known that HIV infection is a major issue among people who inject drugs (PWID) and with an abundance of cheap heroin pouring out of Afghanistan injecting drug use in the Middle East North Africa (MENA) region is on the increase. Middle East Health looks a recent study which aims to assess the current situation.
Tunisia Update - Transforming health care in Tunisia with community-driven programmes
Dr Chedly Maksoudi volunteered to participate in the Citizens’ Jury for health because he was concerned that health services were distributed unevenly between different regions of Tunisia: “The inequality of the system leaves people uncared for and that is simply unacceptable.  
World’s largest clinical study of the human mind and consciousness at the time of death shows evidence of Near Death Experience
A four-year international study of 2060 cardiac arrest cases across 15 hospitals looks at the possibility of awareness during resuscitation – so called Near-Death Experiences and Out of Body Experiences (OBEs)...

 Date of upload: 10th Jan 2015
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