Greece Through The Eyes Of The Homeless

“A homeless woman was given a camera and asked to document life on the streets of Athens.” As Matina Pashali closed the door to her home behind her, she tried not to cry. She was in her early 50s – and homeless. Carrying a suitcase that held all of her belongings, she began to walk.… Read More

Why Aren’t Men In Their 30s Pressured To Have Kids? The Answer Isn’t Biological …

“Over the weekend women in their 20s were again under pressure to conceive. But this debate isn’t about fertility so much as an outdated social conservatism”   ere is an assertion with which you will be familiar. After 30, women’s fertility falls drastically. Their chances of conceiving naturally plummet, and they are left relying on… Read More

The Waris Dirie Story

My family was a tribe of herdsmen in the Somalian desert. And as a child, the freedom I had to experience nature’s sights, sounds and smells was pure joy. We watched lions baking in the sun. We ran with giraffes, zebras and foxes. We chased hyraxes—rabbit-size animals—through the sand. I was so happy. Gradually, those… Read More

Sugary Foods Leave UK Children Facing Tooth Decay ‘Crisis’

“Senior dental surgeon calls for cigarette packet-style health warnings on packaging of sweets and fizzy drinks” British children face a tooth decay “crisis” with huge numbers needing to have teeth removed under general anaesthetic, according to a senior dental surgeon. Professor Nigel Hunt, dean of the Royal College of Surgeons’ dental faculty, also called for… Read More

Three Tips for Over-50s to Safely Keep Fit

It seems that 2015 is the year of the fitness New Year’s resolution. From park-hosted boot camp classes to CrossFit for kids, everyone is hitting the gym harder than ever before. With diabetes and heart disease afflicting the Asian community due to a combination of genetics and diet, fitness could not be more pertinent to… Read More

Ailments Asians are Prone to and Why

Asians have very distinct lifestyles. Much of our free time revolves around socializing with family and friends, cooking and of course eating. As a result the diaspora has developed a pattern of health conditions directly correlating to this lifestyle. The good news is that many of these maladies are preventable and treatable if caught early.… Read More