"Middle East" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
The region of southwest Asia and northeastern Africa usually considered as extending from Libya on the west to Afghanistan on the east. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988)
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Middle East" by people in Profiles.
Exotic foods reveal contact between South Asia and the Near East during the second millennium BCE. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021 01 12; 118(2).
Genomic History of Neolithic to Bronze Age Anatolia, Northern Levant, and Southern Caucasus. Cell. 2020 05 28; 181(5):1158-1175.e28.
Cardiovascular disease research activity in the Middle East: a bibliometric analysis. Ther Adv Cardiovasc Dis. 2015 Jun; 9(3):70-6.