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Merely passing in exams is not enough for students nowadays. Everyone wants to secure good grades, and so students preparing for an exam are often under a lot of pressure. Test anxiety is a common phenomenon …

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Diabetes: What it is and what measures should be taken?

December 17, 2017 – 6:18 PM |

Diabetes mellitus is a group of metabolic disorders characterized by a common condition of hyperglycemia. Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease which develops early on in life while type 2 develops later on and …

Facing the Loss of a Loved One: A Brush with Destiny

November 16, 2017 – 11:53 AM |

I had never been dealt such a difficult blow in my life, until the moment when a dear one was snatched away from me by the grim hand of destiny, death. Two months ago I went …

Finding the Right Mattress: Managing Neck and Shoulder Pain

November 16, 2017 – 11:22 AM |

You may wake up in the middle of the night because of a nagging shoulder or neck and experience restlessness. These are common issues among side-sleepers and even stomach-sleepers; they always end up experiencing very …

The Impact of Occupational Stress on Psychological Well-Being

November 10, 2017 – 3:56 PM |

Occupational stress is one of the leading influences on our psychological well-being. It may originate from a number of causes, from work overload and insufficient pay to safety issues, unique to an individual’s working conditions …

Aggressive Behavior in Children: An Aftermath of Hostile Video Games

November 9, 2017 – 9:24 PM |
Aggressive Behavior in Children: An Aftermath of Hostile Video Games

In this day and age, it is common to witness harsh, hostile and intolerant activities among societies. The rise in ferocious and intolerant behavior in Pakistan has indeed become a source of delinquency; not even …

Healing the Heart – Reflections of a Cardiac Unit Nurse in the Wake of World Heart Day

November 9, 2017 – 7:21 PM |

Cardiovascular disease is becoming a healthcare crisis and is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in every part of the world. It affects individuals from nearly all countries, backgrounds, ages, gender and races.

Motivational Therapy: A Humanistic Approach towards Psychosocial Rehabilitation

November 9, 2017 – 6:43 PM |

For over centuries, mental illness has been a concern around the world. It has a distressing consequence on the life of an individual and their families. Mental illness can cause emotional changes that comprise of …

Climate Change and Global Warming – A Ticking Clock!

November 6, 2017 – 6:08 PM |

The life led by cavemen once is almost impossible to imagine today. If one is offered to live that life one would wonder where to start from. The advent of technology has brought life to …

Love or Obsession? On Understanding the Massive Difference Between Them

November 2, 2017 – 6:29 PM |

Love is a pure feeling of affection towards someone. It could be for your parents, siblings, friends or any other person who is important to you. On the other hand, obsession is the idealization of …

The Quandary of Aggression Among Children: Prevalence, Predictors and Consequences

October 26, 2017 – 9:53 PM |

Childhood is a part of life where one learns all the moral aspects of life, which is why research has shown that the values learned in early childhood, i.e. the period from infancy to childhood, …

Solving the Problem of Eczema – How to Remove Rashes and Marks from Your Legs

October 26, 2017 – 8:26 PM |

Medical practitioners specializing in the field of dermatology explain that eczema refers to a health condition where inflammation occurs in some parts of your skin. You may begin to notice that some areas of your …

Vani: How Age-old Societal Norms Steal the Freedom of Young Girls

October 25, 2017 – 8:02 PM |

Feudalism is centuries old in the land we call Pakistan today. This feudalism is defined by many aspects, one of which is the act of ‘Vani'; Vani includes giving away one or multiple girls of …

‘Another World’ by Pat Barker – Review of a Novel at the Intersection of Medicine and Literature

October 23, 2017 – 9:41 PM |

Let’s dive straight into the subject of my blog: Pat Barker’s novel ‘Another World’. A family helter-skelter – a middle-aged professor, Nick, and his heavily pregnant wife, Fran. Their kid Gareth is the classic vicious …