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What Is Adiponectin and How Does It Relate to Health Issues?

November 18, 2016 – 9:02 PM |

Obesity is big factor contributing to a variety of health conditions that range from high blood pressure to type 2 diabetes, cancer, and a spectrum of others potentially life-threatening problems. According to researchers, more than …

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What Is Adiponectin and How Does It Relate to Health Issues?

November 18, 2016 – 9:02 PM |

weight-loss-1024x512Obesity is big factor contributing to a variety of health conditions that range from high blood pressure to type 2 diabetes, cancer, and a spectrum of others potentially life-threatening problems. According to researchers, more than two-thirds of American adults and one-third of children meet the criteria for obesity. Read the full story »

Embracing the Fickleness of Time

November 15, 2016 – 12:51 AM |

A great movie is one that leaves you thinking, questioning reality, your life and all things in general, and not in the superficial way a lecture does, but in a deeper more relaxed kind of …

A Valuable Liaison: Healthcare and Technology

October 31, 2016 – 12:20 AM |

Health care is and always has been a lucrative field. Nowadays, technological proficiency is mandatory to get into the health care industry. Aside from making research and keeping medical records easier, it has also made …

Parenting Essentials: Building an Infrangible Nexus of Warmth and Trust

October 30, 2016 – 12:13 AM |
Parenting Essentials: Building an Infrangible Nexus of Warmth and Trust

Two individuals from different backgrounds,upbringing,education,lifestyles and distinct personalities come together to make a family. A family which they, despite being disparate, dream to be an ideal one. Before life gives them a chance to understand …

Psychological Impact of Work Place Harassment on the Nursing Community and Why We Must Firefight It

October 30, 2016 – 12:10 AM |

Harassment is defined as “any unwelcome sexual advance, request for sexual favors or other verbal or written communication or physical conduct of a sexual nature, or sexually demeaning attitudes, causing interference with work performance or …

In a Quagmire of Denial: Assessing Consequences and Solutions

October 30, 2016 – 12:10 AM |

In a stressful situation our brain gets burdened and opts for defense mechanisms and denial is one of them. Denial is the non-acceptance of the truth to reduce unease (Shah, 2013). There are three types …

A Clandestine Affair of Medical Negligence

October 30, 2016 – 12:10 AM |

A seven year old girl presented to emergency department (ED) with an insect bite. She received a full evaluation in ED, and was continuously crying during treatment. The Consultant ordered the resident to administer an …

The Inimical Effects of Rumination: Exploring and Finding Solutions

October 28, 2016 – 11:52 PM |

It is normal to reflect over negative experiences to reach new understandings of the situation that allow us to move forward.  But most of the times this process of self-reflection goes wrong and instead of attaining an …

The Cocktail of Life: A Mélange of Sweet, Sour, Salty and Spice

October 28, 2016 – 11:52 PM |

Life, in many respects, is a one-way ticket on an unknown train; you don’t know where it leads to or how it ends. Through this journey we enjoy the cocktail of life—a mélange of sweet, …

Heart Diseases in Nigeria: The Obesity Plague

October 28, 2016 – 12:18 AM |

According to a research ‘The growing threat of Obesity in Nigeria’ by HerbalPro, a herbal solution company that focuses on providing prevention and improvements to the most prevalent illnesses and diseases through herbal products, Obesity …

Let the Healing Begin: Therapeutic Milieu as an Adjunct to Pharmacological Treatment in Psychiatry

October 27, 2016 – 12:24 AM |

Therapeutic milieu is defined as “a structured and modified environment which aims to teach psycho-social skills and limit disturbing and maladaptive behavior of mental health patients.” (Stuart, 2013) Another definition of therapeutic milieu is that …

Health Care Redefined: Underscoring the Pivotal Role of Nursing in Oncology

October 26, 2016 – 1:09 AM |

Cancer and termites have one thing in common—they both cause destruction. Many patients suffering from cancer ultimately end up with death. Cancer is sorted into different types which affect people rigorously with respect to their …

Chasing Words through Uncharted Lands: Quietening the Noise Around Dyslexia

October 26, 2016 – 12:50 AM |

“If a child can’t learn the way we teach, maybe we should teach the way they learn.”
– Denis Waitley

Creating Support Systems for the Ill and Elderly: The Crucial Role of Family

October 26, 2016 – 12:20 AM |

During my clinical rotation at a senior citizen home in a local community in Karachi, I got a chance to meet and interview an 80 year old female patient. She had been admitted in the …