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World Heart Day – Keeping CVD at Bay : The Heart of the Matter

Heart. This is one organ that beats tirelessly, day in and day out, literally keeping us alive! Without us realizing, ‘heart’ features in our...

Understanding PCOS…Just Bcos!

PCOS, or Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is a complex hormonal disorder affecting as many as 10% of the female population during their reproductive years, or...

Alzheimer’s Disease: Losing Memories of a Lifetime

My friend and I were having a drink at the bar when he jokingly asked me what would I prefer to have when I...

Ushering in genetic evaluation for Usher Syndrome

This could be the first time you’ve heard about Usher syndrome. That’s ok. You may not know what kind of a condition it is....

Atrial Fibrillation – Did My Heart Just Skip a Beat?!

The human heart holds a special place in anatomy, physiology, literature and culture. To give someone “a place in one’s heart” is regarded as...

Over 50 Shades of Grey: Understanding Depression

Most of us lead stressful lives that require us to keep up with fast-paced schedules at work and home. We are finding it exceedingly...

I Know How You Lost Weight Last Summer!!!

“If you squeeze some lime into your cup of green tea, you can absorb iron better.” I stared at the computer screen and realized...

Blood Testing:  From Humours to Tumours

This article covers the history of blood testing from early ages all the way to the future... after 2017.

The Promise of Genomics to Science and Society – Part 3 of 3

Alright then!! The third and final part of this series on genomics and its impact on science and society. So far we have discussed...

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