Female Genital Mutilation: A Cultural Abomination
May21

Female Genital Mutilation: A Cultural Abomination

The purpose of this article is not to shock or cause controversy, but to increase awareness so that perhaps one day this cultural abomination will belong to the same category as foot binding in our colourful human history. The World Health Organisation (WHO) defines female genital mutilation (FGM) as “all procedures that involve partial or total removal of the external female genitalia, or other injury to the female genital organs for...

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Understanding Diabetes through Psychoneuroimmunology
May16

Understanding Diabetes through Psychoneuroimmunology

Diabetes mellitus is a very serious illness which does not differentiate with age and compromises around 6.4% of the world’s total population[i]. Although there is no precise explanation for the direct causes of it, today’s scientific community has established an understanding of the effects and mapped multiple causes that are linked to the origins of the disease. To understand the topic in question, we have to primarily define the...

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