A multidisciplinary publication exploring the intersection of healthcare and human rights in today’s world.
Written by Kranti Kaur Alzheimer’s disease is a brain disease, a type of dementia, a term that means memory loss severe enough to hinder daily life experiences. The greatest risk factor for Alzheimer’s is aging. Usually those with Alzheimer’s tend to be 65 years of age or older: those who… Continue reading Blood Filtration as a Possible Treatment for Alzheimer’s Disease
Written by Luiza Ghazaryan and Ambika Nair Each year, the first week of October is marked as National Mental Health Awareness Month and October 10th is World Mental Health Day. In developed countries such as France, there are Medical Psychological Centers that provide mostly free services covered by state health… Continue reading A Glimpse into the Economical and Cultural Effects on Mental Healthcare in the Middle East
Written by Kranti Kaur The search for a cure to cancer has been ongoing for decades now, but no “cure” that can effectively eradicate the disease has been found. Currently, surgery is used to remove cancerous tumors, chemotherapy uses a mix of different drugs to kill off cancerous cells throughout… Continue reading The Role of Oncolytic Viruses in Cancer Treatment
We are What We Eat: Evaluating the Correlation between Nutrition, Food Insecurity, and Mental Health
Written by Ambika Nair “You are what you eat”, but how about when it comes to your mental health: is your mental health truly an impression of ‘what you eat’? For a while now, we have correlated healthier eating to a more positive and overall improved mental health. However, only… Continue reading We are What We Eat: Evaluating the Correlation between Nutrition, Food Insecurity, and Mental Health
Written by Madison Dietl According to a Pew Research survey, 1 in 7 US adults has used a mail-in genetic test, such as those from 23&Me, AncestryDNA, or FamilyTreeDNA. These companies advertise their test’s abilities to tell you where your ancestors are from, or if you’re at risk for any… Continue reading Discovering the History Written in Your Genetic Code; the Accuracy of Consumer Genetic Testing
Written by Anushka Angle and Reese Spicer Cover Design from Hemophilia Foundation of Michigan In light of the highly esteemed International Day of the Girl Child that occurred on October 11, 2022, more awareness must be spread through society to address the stigma behind menstruation and period poverty – the… Continue reading Putting a Full Stop to Period Poverty and Menstrual Stigma
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