Internet of Things (IoT) in Biomedical Research

Internet of Things (IoT) is a relatively new technological concept that simply connects “Things” to the internet thus enabling better access and connectivity of electronic devices. This concept has unlimited applications both in biomedical research and clinical practice. The Medical Internet of Things (MIoT) has gained increasing ground in the past few years. Dramatic...

Google Trends in Medical Research

Google Trends is a Google search analysis service for different regions and languages. The service allows simultaneous comparison of up to 5 terms or topics. Results are sorted according to geographical areas over a time series. The “Trends” can be used to monitor and analyze people’s medical complaints, interests and awareness. If you doubt...

Finding A Path

Biomedical research in the Arab World is in deep crisis. As previously discussed in another article, the causes and aspects of this crisis are multi-dimensional. It’s clear comprehensive understanding of these causes and appropriate description of these aspects is essential to find a path towards a solution. As a biomedical researcher, what do you...

Clinical Trials Registries

Clinical trial registration is one of the essential steps in the process of research planning and design. Clinical trial registries were found to reduce the publication bias related to clinical research. The WHO International Clinical Trials Registry Platform was established to allow search within the clinical trial registries included in the WHO Registry Network....

Biomedical Research in The Arab World

In almost all basic and clinical specialties, and in spite of the notable gap between research output in high and low-income Arab countries in some research fields (Sibai et al., 2017), the research output of the Arab World lags far behind other regions (Bayoumy et al., 2016; Zyoud, 2016). You just need to learn...

Advancing Biomedical Research in The Low-Resource Setting

A nation’s wealth is the most independent factor related to the quantity and quality of its research output. However, the relation is not always straightforward. Many wealthy countries don’t produce the expected research output in comparison to other less fortuned ones. This phenomenon raises attention towards the non-financial factors related to biomedical research and...

About PABRA

The Pan-Arab American Biomedical Research Association (PABRA) is a non-profit organization established in June, 2020 at Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA. PABRA seeks to encourage co-operation and collaboration between overseas Arab researchers in the United States and other world countries and their counterparts at their homelands in different Arab countries. To achieve this target, the...