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Neurofibromatosis: An issue of public health in Egypt

Neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF2) is one of the three kind of Neurofibromatosis (NF), a rare disorder that affects one in every 33,000 people around the world—including myself. To put it simply, NF2 causes benign slow-growing tumours to form on nerves throughout the body, including the brain and spinal cord, and there lies the danger of …

Adham El Khouly

Climate change threatens marine protected areas

Greenhouse gas emissions threaten the ecosystems in marine protected areas, according to a new research study published on Sunday in the journal Nature Climate Change. The paper points out that 42% of areas with fishing bans will be exposed to warming waters and decreasing oxygen levels that exceed natural variability by 2050. Researchers at a …

Mohammed El-Said

Sahara Desert grew 10% since 1920 due to climate change

The world’s largest desert, the Sahara, grew by about 10% since 1920 because of the impact of climate change, according to a new study by scientists at the University of Maryland (UMD). The study is the first research to assess century-scale changes to the boundaries of the world’s largest desert. The new research, which was …

Daily News Egypt