ISIS-TERRORISTS UNDER THE GUISE OF AN ‘ISLAMIC’ STATE

By Fatima Haffejee   Muslim’s have inadvertently become accustomed to condemning the cruelty of their so-called fellow brethren. The ‘not in my name’ campaign is one such example, almost as if we feel personally responsible for the atrocities committed in the name of Islam. It’s either that or having to persistently deal with ignorant remarks…

ALL ABOUT UTERUS FIBROIDS

By Doctor Sumayya Ebrahim     Fibroids are the commonest benign or non cancerous gynaecological tumours that occur on the uterus. They are also called uterine myomas or leiomyomata. They originate from the muscle layer of this organ.   INCIDENCE As many as 1 in 5 women may have fibroids during their childbearing years (from…

Combating Depression

By the “Social Worker” DEPRESSION Feelings of sadness or downswings in mood are normal reactions to life’s difficulties, but depression is much more than just sadness. It is a serious illness that involves the brain. SYMPTOMS OF DEPRESSION INCLUDE: Sleep disturbances. That is when you cannot sleep or you sleep too much. Concentration- you cannot…

Palestine: A humanitarian crisis

By Fatima Haffejee   To say that I have been glued to the carnage underway in Gaza is putting it mildly. I’ve spent every free minute either reading up tweets, facebook updates and links that I selectively click on all in relation to the sufferings endured by thousands of Palestinians.Bits of the world cup settling…