Genetic Testing: Why Is It So Important?

March 13, 2016  Thasneem Syed

“Alzheimer’s is a bad disease. We should cure it.” My first exposure to the heartbreaking implications of Alzheimer’s Disease came from countless hours of binge-watching Grey’s Anatomy, and for the first time, this rampant disease became more than just another name in a textbook.


Medics, Mortality, and Morality

March 04, 2016  Nayab Alam

In today’s day and age, modern medical practices and treatments have almost single-handily led to an increase of life expectancy by about 40 years. In fact, many call modern medicine the inventor of old age. Doctors, nurses, and other health care professionals work tirelessly to treat, prevent, and cure their patients and their lives. 


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